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Double-Boiled Pear

Double-Boiled Pear. Cough, cough, cough. This is one of the ailments I most hated and it pains me to see my kids coughing. Seemingly that the flu season is getting more frequent compared to probably a decade ago. The Paediatrician clinic seems to be always packed kids with runny noses or cough. When you have [...]

By | August 31st, 2014|Asian Cuisine, Dessert, Kid-friendly Recipe|0 Comments

Snow Fungus Red Dates Dessert

The weather has been warm recently. Of course this is common in Singapore. What is more common at home, is my mum will always make some cooling sweet soup dessert for us to "cool" our body in this always warm weather. When I said "cool", the dessert may be served warm but it could reduce [...]

By | August 25th, 2014|Asian Cuisine, Dessert, Kid-friendly Recipe|1 Comment

Mango Pomelo Sago Dessert (杨枝甘露)

Mid-Autumn Festival a.k.a Moon cake or Lantern Festival which falls on the 15th of the eighth month in the lunar calendar, is barely a month away. It is celebrated by the Chinese and Vietnamese people, and it is believed that the moon on that night is the roundest. There are many legendary stories behind this [...]

By | August 19th, 2014|Asian Cuisine, Dessert, Kid-friendly Recipe|0 Comments

Tau Suan with Sago

Mid-Autumn Festival a.k.a Moon cake or Lantern Festival which falls oWhat is your favourite warm dessert? Mine is always Tau Suan with Sago and fried dough fritters (you tiao), so yummy. Tau Suan is also known as Mung Bean Dessert or Split Green Bean Sticky Soup. It is difficult to find a really nice Tau [...]

By | August 15th, 2014|Asian Cuisine, Dessert, Kid-friendly Recipe|0 Comments

Steamed Pumpkin Mushroom Kueh / Cake

Just the mention of the steamed pumpkin mushroom kueh (cake) has already made me drool. My mum has been making this kueh for years except these two years when we have been so busy with my twins. Even my ex-colleagues who have tasted the dish, gave two thumbs up and have been requesting for more. [...]

By | August 13th, 2014|Asian Cuisine, Kid-friendly Recipe, Steamed Cake /Tim Sum|1 Comment

Fish and Papaya Soup

For the past 14 months and until current, this fish and papaya soup is one of my "must-have" food for lactating purpose. Apparently, this is an amazing food that has helped me in boosting the production of my breastmilk for my twins. Besides, fish is a good source of protein and fish bones are natural [...]

By | August 8th, 2014|Asian Cuisine, Soup|0 Comments

Muah Chee

Muah Chee has been my all-time favourite snack and dessert since young. It is also my sister's favourite food, and when we were young, whenever we passed by the muah-chee stall in Pasar Malam, we would definitely get a packet each. I do remember many years ago, there was a granny who sold very delicious [...]

By | August 6th, 2014|Asian Cuisine, Dessert, Kid-friendly Recipe|3 Comments

Pandan Juice

Pandan Juice is a common ingredient in many baking and cooking recipes. Pandan juice inevitably is derived from pandan leaves, which is also known as Pandanus amaryllifolius. It is a tropical plant and commonly used as flavouring and colouring in our region. Pandan leaves are commonly found in supermarkets and wet markets. Some households actually grow [...]

By | August 6th, 2014|Asian Cuisine, Dessert|3 Comments