A few weeks back, my good friend R rang me up to rant. His cousin who have major health issues with 3 stents placed in his arteries (stents are tubes placed into blocked arteries to help the blood flow) and very overweight. R encouraged his cousin to start with short routine exercise as R have lost a lot of weight by doing so. Cousin’s wife reply: No time to exercise. Continue Reading →
This year’s Chinese New Year have been filled with feasting and travelling with family. After coming back from Bangkok, I still could not get my backlog pile reduced. It seems to be getting higher and I’ll be travelling again tomorrow for a week. I’ll just have to take one thing at a time. At the meantime, I’ll share this easy healthy Chinese dessert with you. Continue Reading →
As I was about to make the Mango Sago Dessert, a light bulb went off.. one of my AHA moments. Don’t you love AHA moments? There are times when my creative juice is way low or brain just freezes over. AHA moments with inspiration like this are always welcomed. Continue Reading →
Hello there! For those who came here after seeing me on NTV7 Breakfast, thanks for watching & not switching channel
If you are wondering what I’m talking about, you have to click this link to watch me on NTV7 Breakfast Show (live streaming). I’ll upload the video of the show soon. I was sharing some recipes on flavouring up the plain yogurt.
If you hardly eat plain yogurt, you are missing out on the various delicious ways to enjoy yogurt. Forget about the flavoured sugar loaded yogurt tub. Mix & match your own favourite flavours.
Want to make your own yogurt? Click here for the recipe
Enjoy and have a yogurtful day!
Every now and then, I do crave for rich & creamy desserts like cheesecakes. When I do come across recipes I like, I try to make the recipes lighter & healthier. The baked cheesecake requires patience (which I don’t have when it comes to baking) and lots of spare time. This is a quick and simple no-bake dessert that is slightly healthier, that you would happily indulge. And doesn’t these No Bake Ricotta Cheescake Bites with Pecan Base and colourful toppings make a pretty dessert? Continue Reading →
‘Fresh with Anna Olson’ is one of my favourite programme on Asian Food Channel. The show was filmed in her beautiful home in Canada’s Niagara region and I love how the show showcases the incredibly fresh, seasonal ingredients that Anna gets direct from the farms. I’m very fortunate to be part of Anna Olson’s live show during her Fresh Flavours tour. Thanks to Asian Food Channel and BERJAYA University College of Hospitality for bringing her to Malaysia.
As mentioned in my previous post, the Nutriplus Pastry Competition and baking demos were held in conjunction with the launch of the cookbook Think Out Of the Shell Volume II . If you have not read about my experience in the Pastry Competition, do head over the post now (oh shameless self promo here) Continue Reading →
Durian Pancake is a very popular dessert in Southeast Asian countries – Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore (and also in Hong Kong). Most durian lovers will fall in love with this pancake on the first bite, just like me. Durian – coined as The King of Fruits by most Asians, whilst some people totally can’t stand the smell of it. It’s one of the food where you either love it or hate it Continue Reading →
Beat the heat with these colorful sorbets! These Fruit Sorbets are cool, creamy and surprisingly easy to make, and no ice cream maker is needed. This recipe is very similar to a smoothie, less complex and just as healthy. The main difference is that frozen fruits, lime juice and some sweetener is added to achieve that sweet-tart sorbet flavor. Continue Reading →
Bubur Pulut Hitam (Black Glutinous Rice Dessert) is a popular dessert in Malaysia and also in the neighboring countries Singapore, Indonesia and Thailand. It is probably one of the easiest dessert to make. Bubur Pulut Hitam literally translates to Black Glutinous Rice Porridge, so it’s basically cooking porridge and serve with the fragrant coconut milk . Continue Reading →