Tag: sugar

  • 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?…

  • 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.…

  • Steamed Milk Rice Cake

    Steamed Milk Rice Cake

    After steaming the milk cake using cake flour, I decided to replace cake flour with rice flour mainly because I noticed there is an ingredient in the cake flour that says “Chlorine”. So, trying to improvise the cake was very much motivated by health reason to avoid bleaching agent in my kids’ food, I did this…

  • Steamed Milk Cake

    Steamed Milk Cake

    My toddlers love steamed cake and I have some milk that is going to expire in few days time, so thinking of steamed milk cake for my kids. I chanced upon Aunty Yochana‘s Steamed Milk Cake recipe and decided to give it a try. The first time it turned out like huat kueh, i.e. flourishing…

  • Teochew Granny’s Cake / Soft Cake 老嬷糕

    Teochew Granny’s Cake / Soft Cake 老嬷糕

    This is one of the nostalgic childhood snack – Teochew Granny’s Cake / Soft Cake.  It has been a long-time since I ate this snack and recently, I saw it selling at one of the Teochew Cake shops and bought one to try. It is really sweet or too sweet for my liking. So, I…

  • Red Bean Lotus Seed Soup

    Red Bean Lotus Seed Soup

    Red Bean Lotus Seed Soup is usually served in a wedding dinner after the long course dinner. It symbolises fertility blessing to the newly wed couple or wishes the newly wed to have a lovely baby soon (早生贵子). Another variation is to add Lily bulb 百合, which symbolises a good match of a hundred year…

  • 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.…