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Steamed Pumpkin Bun / Man Tou (南瓜馒头)

When you see the steamed bun a.k.a. Man Tou (馒头), what would cross your mind? For me, it will be Chilli crabs and Curry sauce. These two are always the best complements for the steamed bun, I would think. But, the usual Man Tou is a bit boring for me. Since I managed to find [...]

By | October 5th, 2014|Asian Cuisine, Kid-friendly Recipe, Steamed Cake /Tim Sum|5 Comments

Steamed Yam Cake / Orh Kueh for Tots

This recipe is similar to the one (Steamed Yam Cake / Orh Kueh) for adults, but I have modified the recipe for my toddlers. Presenting Steamed Yam Cake / Orh Kueh for Tots. No additional seasoning and less salt. I have made it as healthy and nutritional as possible. It is a tweak from normal [...]

By | October 1st, 2014|Asian Cuisine, Kid-friendly Recipe, Steamed Cake /Tim Sum|1 Comment

Steamed Yam Cake / Orh Kueh (芋头糕)

Following the Steamed Pumpkin Mushroom Cake, today I decided to cook Yam Cake / Orh Kueh (芋头糕) for both adults and toddlers at home. In fact, the way to cook Yam Cake and Pumpkin Cake is almost similar except the amount of water as Yam "absorbs" water whereas Pumpkin "produces" water during the process of [...]

By | October 1st, 2014|Asian Cuisine, Kid-friendly Recipe, Steamed Cake /Tim Sum|1 Comment

Assorted Agar Agar for Kids

Following my mooncake agar agar recipe, I have been trying to do a varieties of agar agar that is suitable for my tots. In fact, I have also sent some to my friends' tots, they love it and called for more. I prefer less sugary food, if not no sugar food for my tots and [...]

By | September 24th, 2014|Asian Cuisine, Dessert, Kid-friendly Recipe|0 Comments

Kueh Dadar

Kueh Dadar, sold out again! At times, when I have this craving of eating Kueh Dadar, it is just sold out. Frustrated, I was determined to do this Kueh at home. And, it also turns out to be my mum and hubby's favourite Peranakan kueh. All the more I should master it. It shouldn't be [...]

By | September 19th, 2014|Asian Cuisine, Kid-friendly Recipe, Peranakan Kueh|1 Comment

Steamed Water Chestnut Cake (蒸马蹄糕)

Steamed water chestnut cake (蒸马蹄糕) is one of the dim-sum dishes, but not all Chinese restaurants in Singapore that serve dim-sum have this dish. In fact, it is a popular yet uncommon dish. I am not sure why but this is an easy dish to make. Water Chestnut is commonly known to have cooling effect [...]

By | September 16th, 2014|Asian Cuisine, Dessert, Kid-friendly Recipe|2 Comments

Oozing Ondeh-Ondeh

The moment I bite into this snack, the brown Gula Melaka would just oozed out and filled my mouth with the sweetness from the liquid. Together with the aroma from the grated coconut and the bland-sweetness of the outer wrap, it always gives me the heavenly feeling. It is nothing but the oozing Ondeh-Ondeh. I [...]

By | September 13th, 2014|Asian Cuisine, Kid-friendly Recipe, Peranakan Kueh|2 Comments

Steamed Tapioca Cake

Whenever I passed by Bengawan Solo, I would drool at the Tapioca Cake. There are two kinds - baked and steamed Tapioca Cakes. It is one of the easiest steam cake recipes which I personally think it is easy to make. We have always seen white and yellow Tapioca Cakes. Trying to be creative ... [...]

By | September 10th, 2014|Asian Cuisine, Dessert, Kid-friendly Recipe|0 Comments

Chinese Hawthorn Malt Drink

Chinese Hawthorn Malt Drink. So, how does sticky poo relate to appetite? From sticky stool to better appetite? ... here is my recent little discovery. I have two sons, one who doesn't eat much or rather, he eats very little and at times just rejects food, another always calls out "mum mum". Nope, he isn't [...]

By | September 10th, 2014|Asian Cuisine, Beverage, Kid-friendly Recipe|0 Comments

Mooncake Agar Agar

Every year, I will look forward to receiving the Mooncake Agar Agar from my mum's friend who makes really delicious mooncake agar agar. Mooncake agar agar is agar agar (jelly) filled with the lotus seed paste filling and moulded into the shape of a moon cake. I love agar agar, I love lotus seed paste, [...]

By | September 7th, 2014|Asian Cuisine, Dessert, Kid-friendly Recipe|1 Comment