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  • Tomato Sauce

    Tomato Sauce

    I have been searching high and low for a tomato sauce that doesn’t come with “natural favours” or salt and almost impossible to buy it from store. Hence, I have decided to make some for my tots. They love pasta. This is an easy sauce to make, just a little time-consuming. I used the slow…

  • Teochew Orh-Nee (Yam Paste) 潮州芋泥

    Teochew Orh-Nee (Yam Paste) 潮州芋泥

    As the name suggests, usually you can find Teochew Orh-Nee (Yam Paste) in Teochew Chinese restaurants as it is a traditional Teochew cuisine. The Teochew people (潮州人) are Chinese native to the Chaoshan (潮汕) region of eastern Guangdong province in China who speaks the Teochew dialect. From the 19th century, significant numbers of Teochew people…

  • Osmanthus Jelly(桂花糕)

    Osmanthus Jelly(桂花糕)

    Osmanthus Jelly is one of the cold desserts I would top on after a hearty meal in a Cantonese restaurant. This dessert is usually served in Cantonese restaurants. However, each time I made an order for this dessert, I would surely feel a pinch for my wallet. A small piece usually costs few Singapore dollars.…

  • Steamed Pumpkin Bun / Man Tou (南瓜馒头)

    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…

  • Steamed Yam Cake / Orh Kueh (芋头糕)

    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…

  • Traffic-Lights Steamed Cupcakes

    Traffic-Lights Steamed Cupcakes

    Traffic-Lights Steamed Cupcakes Recipe. Ever since my twins tots turned 13 months, they became picky over their food. On one hand they are learning to be independent, trying to do self-feed, on the other hand, they have a sharper taste buds than before, always prefer our food than theirs. Hence, to entice them to eat…

  • Assorted Agar Agar for Kids

    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…

  • Kueh Dadar

    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…

  • Steamed Water Chestnut Cake (蒸马蹄糕)

    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…

  • Oozing Ondeh-Ondeh

    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…