Sago Gula Melaka

Ever since I have tasted this dessert - Sago Gula Melaka at the high-tea buffet at Shangri-la Hotel two weeks back, I never forget the sweetness from the Coconut Sugar (a.k.a Gula Melaka) and the aroma of the coconut milk. This inspired me to make it myself. I am pretty sure it is a very [...]

By | April 5th, 2015|Asian Cuisine, Dessert, Kid-friendly Recipe|0 Comments

Osmanthus Wolfberries Water Chestnut Cake 桂花枸杞马蹄糕

Osmanthus Wolfberries Water Chestnut Cake is one of the favourite desserts that can be served warm, at room temperature or chilled, which has some health benefits. Osmanthus has some antioxidant elements that can improve complexion and it has potential to cleanse the body of excess nitric oxide. It is known to dispel cold and dampness in the [...]

By | February 6th, 2015|Asian Cuisine, Dessert, Kid-friendly Recipe|0 Comments

Black Glutinous Rice (Bubur Pulut Hitam) Dessert

Black Glutinous Rice dessert also known as Bubur Pulut Hitam is one of the popular desserts easily found in Singapore and Malaysia. It is made from Black Glutinous Rice, coconut milk and gula melaka. Usually before serving, we would drizzle some thick coconut milk onto the dessert to add onto the aroma. This dessert is sweet [...]

By | January 28th, 2015|Asian Cuisine, Dessert, Kid-friendly Recipe|0 Comments

Japanese Egg Pudding (Purin)

This recipe is motivated by my husband who has craving for Japanese Egg Pudding suddenly and asked if I know how to make. Frankly, I am not Japanese, logically speaking I do not know how to make Japanese Egg Pudding also known as Purin to the Japanese. So, I googled and compared the ingredients and [...]

By | January 10th, 2015|Asian Cuisine, Dessert, Kid-friendly Recipe|0 Comments

Melon Sago Dessert (蜜瓜西米露)

Melon Sago Dessert is a dessert that is similar to Mango Pomelo Sago which I have blogged last year. Both require no cooking (apart from cooking the sago), chilled dessert, fruit-based and taste really nice with lots of Sago! This dessert is also commonly known as Honeydew Sago or Rock Melon Sago. The reason for naming [...]

By | January 3rd, 2015|Asian Cuisine, Dessert, Kid-friendly Recipe|0 Comments

Cheng Tng (清汤)

For readers residing in Singapore, this dessert called Cheng Tng (清汤) which can be served either warm or cold is no stranger. In fact, it is one of the popular desserts served in food court or food centre (a.k.a. hawker centre). In particular to our warm country, a cold bowl of Cheng Tng (清汤) is always welcoming. There [...]

By | December 25th, 2014|Asian Cuisine, Dessert, Kid-friendly Recipe|0 Comments

Naturally Coloured Glutinous Rice Balls 七彩汤圆

I would consider this as my first time making the Glutinous Rice Balls for the winter solstice (冬至), in particular the Naturally Coloured Glutinous Rice Balls 七彩汤圆. When I was young, every year in a particular early morning during the December, my mum would use the edible red powder, the glutinous rice flour and some water to [...]

By | December 20th, 2014|Asian Cuisine, Dessert|2 Comments

Jiu Fen Taro & Sweet Potato Balls 九份芋圆地瓜圆

Since we won't be making a trip to Taiwan's Jiu Fen (九份) any sooner to eat my husband's favourite dessert: Jiu Fen Taro Balls九份芋圆, I shall make it at home. I remember very clearly the first time we travelled to Jiu Fen, we took a long bus ride there and it was raining throughout, and [...]

By | December 6th, 2014|Asian Cuisine, Dessert, Kid-friendly Recipe|0 Comments

Lemongrass Ice Jelly with Aloe Vera and Lime

Some cold dessert for the warm weather? Ice jelly is commonly found in dessert stalls especially those located in the food centre or hawker centre in Singapore. However, those served in the food centre are usually plain ice jelly. For this lemongrass ice jelly with aloe vera and lime, you can get it in some [...]

By | November 19th, 2014|Asian Cuisine, Dessert, Kid-friendly Recipe|2 Comments

Sweet Potato Ginger Soup 红薯姜汤

A good friend was visiting me few days back, so I asked her what she would like to eat and I would cook for her. She requested for Sweet Potato Ginger Soup 红薯姜汤. Good thing was, my elder sister was just back from Japan and brought back a beautiful purple skin (white flesh) sweet potato. [...]

By | November 13th, 2014|Asian Cuisine, Dessert, Kid-friendly Recipe|1 Comment