Homemade Golden Syrup (黄金糖浆, 糖清)

INTRODUCTION

One of the main ingredients for Baked Traditional Mooncake (传统粤式月饼)  is golden syrup. The main reason of using golden syrup is to enhance the colour of the dough such that it is a nice brownish crust  without over baking

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Durian Crepes or Durian Pancakes (榴莲班戟, 榴莲可丽饼) 8
Durian Crepes or Durian Pancakes (榴莲班戟, 榴莲可丽饼)

INTRODUCTION

I do not know who started to pair crepes with durian…Honestly, I have never tried before but I do know Facebook players are making lots of money by selling this simple durian crepes… However, I can easily imagine the

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Longevity Peach Buns (寿桃)

INTRODUCTION

I prepared a batch of peach buns for an old Teochew lady to celebrate her birthday. However, I am totally not happy with the outlook of the peach buns. I made a very simple mistake at the last minutes

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Cooked Glutinous Rice Flour aka Gao Fen (糕粉)

INTRODUCTION

Gao Fen or cooked glutinous rice flour is a very important ingredient in Chinese pastry recipes.. It was used in many Chinese cakes or pastry that have sticky or gluey, interior fillings. In addition, it was also  used as

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Homemade Red Bean Paste (家居自制红豆沙馅)

INTRODUCTION

Moon cake festival is 3 months away and I believed it is time for me to share recipes of moon cake fillings.. To start of, I will share the basic recipe of red bean paste which can be used

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Kung Pao Chicken aka Gong Bao Ji Ding (宫保鸡丁)

INTRODUCTION

Gongbaojiding or Kung Pao Chicken (宫保鸡丁 或 宫爆鸡丁) is another famous Szechuan dish that is commonly served in China or Overseas’ restaurants. It is a very well known dish that was well liked by most Asians and also westerners. 

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Chinese Chilli Chicken aka Lazijiding (辣子鸡丁)

INTRODUCTION

This is an unique recipe.. This recipe is not suitable for your family if your family cannot take spicy food. It is also not suitable if you are having dinner in a rush…However,  I called this dish a “family

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Thai Red Rubies Dessert (Tub Tim Grob, Thapthim krop, ทับทิมกรอบ, 椰香红宝石)

INTRODUCTION

My kids went holiday to home town and their aunties brought them to a Thai restaurant..They ordered the Thai red ruby dessert and obviously very impressed with that.. They told their aunties that it is very nice and wanted

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Steamed Sago Cake–Kuih Bronok or Lapis Sagu(西米椰丝蒸糕,珍珠糕) 9
Steamed Sago Cake–Kuih Bronok or Lapis Sagu(西米椰丝蒸糕,珍珠糕)

INTRODUCTION

I have seen a kuih that looked rather similar with this kuih in Bengawan Solo made of sago balls.. It was called Sagu Melaka. Possibly such name was called because gula melaka was used in the middle layer and

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Kaya Muffins (加椰小松饼) 14
Kaya Muffins (加椰小松饼)

UPDATED POST ON 14 JUNE 2015

I have prepared another batch of kaya muffins using homemade caramel Hainanese kaya and the outcome is very good with the amended recipe as listed below. It is fluffier as expected.

INTRODUCTION

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