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Beetroot and Pandan Lapis Sagu

Who doesn't like a healthier Lapis Sagu? My toddlers love my Lapis Sagu but I have a concern over the artificial colourings and hence, came up with the natural colourings to make a healthier  Beetroot and Pandan Lapis Sagu for my kids. Inspired by the original Lapis Sagu's red and green, I used Beetroot juice [...]

By | December 13th, 2014|Asian Cuisine, Kid-friendly Recipe, Peranakan Kueh|0 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

Black Vinegar Pig Trotter with Ginger 猪脚薑醋

Black Vinegar Pig Trotter with Ginger is one of the confinement foods for most Chinese women after childbirth, usually to be given after 12th day of delivery. Apparently, black vinegar is to "cleanse" the uterus and the calcium, collagen and oil on the pig trotter to replenish and repair couple of the internal organs, bones [...]

By | December 5th, 2014|Asian Cuisine, Dishes|2 Comments

Steamed Egg Cake 鸡蛋糕

Steamed egg cake a.k.a steamed egg sponge cake a.k.a Ji Dan Gao is a rather easy steamed cake to make as the main ingredients are flour, sugar and egg. The olden days' recipe is always known to be 1 cup flour, 1 cup sugar and 1 cup egg. My mum always shares with me how [...]

By | November 27th, 2014|Asian Cuisine, Kid-friendly Recipe, Steamed Cake /Tim Sum|3 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

Lapis Sagu 九层糕

Another of my favourite childhood snack - Lapis Sagu 九层糕. What's nice about Lapis Sagu? I love the stretchy texture, the coconut aroma and the peeling layer by layer. And, I am always attracted by the colours as well.  However, what I could get from the stalls is sweet, too sweet for me. So, what's next? [...]

By | November 16th, 2014|Asian Cuisine, Kid-friendly Recipe, Peranakan Kueh|1 Comment

Pumpkin Fried Rice

Pumpkin Fried Rice. Pumpkin puree was one of my sons' favourite foods when they were babies and ever since they turned toddlers and prefer more chunky food, I haven't cooked pumpkin for them. In view of a cooking challenge posted by one of the Facebook pages - Singapore Home Cook that requires Pumpkin as a [...]

By | November 15th, 2014|Asian Cuisine, Kid-friendly Recipe, Rice|0 Comments

Meat & Broccoli Patties

While I was trying to think for the next day breakfast menu for my kids, a food programme on the television gave me an idea. I can serve patties to G&G. I love to make my own burger but haven't tried doing one for my kids. Combing through my refrigerator, I found these ingredients that [...]

By | November 14th, 2014|Asian Cuisine, Dishes, Kid-friendly Recipe|0 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

Green Bean Cake 绿豆糕

This is a nostalgic food which I love to eat when I was a kid. I could not recall how long I haven't eaten the green bean cake 绿豆糕. This snack is also known as mung bean cake. In fact, it is not really a cake but it is usually mould in a cake form. [...]

By | November 11th, 2014|Asian Cuisine, Dessert, Kid-friendly Recipe|0 Comments