Category: Kid-friendly Recipe

  • Steamed Orange Cake / Cupcake (Gluten-Free)

    Steamed Orange Cake / Cupcake (Gluten-Free)

    I do not have nicety photos to show on the making of this Steamed Orange Cake / Cupcake (gluten-free) as I was making this cake using the ingredients I could find in my kitchen and have to do it very quickly for my hungry toddlers. Although I used Gluten-free flour, you can just replace it…

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

    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…

  • Steamed Egg Cake 鸡蛋糕

    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…

  • Lemongrass Ice Jelly with Aloe Vera and Lime

    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…

  • Lapis Sagu 九层糕

    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?…

  • Pumpkin Fried Rice

    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…

  • Meat & Broccoli Patties

    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…

  • Sweet Potato Ginger Soup 红薯姜汤

    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.…

  • Green Bean Cake 绿豆糕

    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.…

  • Sugarcane Water Chestnut Barley drink

    Sugarcane Water Chestnut Barley drink

    It has been a warm weather recently and the whole family has just recovered from stomach flu. Since we need something “cooling” for our bodies, boiling Sugarcane Water Chestnut Barley drink 竹蔗马蹄薏米水came to my mind. This beverage beside having its medical effects, it is also refreshing and sweet. Chinese Barley is commonly known to be…