Recently, I was on NTV7 Breakfast Show to share some of the ways to mix & match your own favourite flavours with plain yogurt. If you hardly eat plain yogurt, you are missing out on the various delicious ways to enjoy yogurt. I always have a tub of homemade yogurt in my fridge.. Yogurt is so versatile, can be used as a snack, breakfast, dessert or even in dishes.
Sago Gula Melaka (Sago Pudding with Palm Sugar) is a typical Malaysian dessert. Simplicity best describes this dessert because you just need 3 simple ingredients and it can be prepared in 15 minutes. The insipid sago pearls when drenched with creamy coconut milk and rich sweet flavour of palm sugar syrup becomes a wonderfully rich dessert you want to tuck into over and over again. Continue Reading →
To me, the greatest birthday gift is another year of life… the gift of being alive and surrounded by wonderful people – family, friends and supporters. I could not have asked for anything more.
34 years of learning, fun, mistakes, and some accidents. Some of these lessons it took me 5 minutes to learn, others… a lifetime.. Here’s some of my life lessons. Continue Reading →
With all the unnecessary worry and stress the past weeks, I took some time off to be with the nature – frolicking in the river, lazing around doing nothing and finally managed to finish a book after many years! After a relaxing weekend, this girl still need her snacking habit fixed and came up with an inspiration of Homemade Peanut Butter Cups.
Jamie Oliver claimed this Baked Chocolate Pudding is chocolate heaven is his cookbook Jamie’s Kitchen. And I couldn’t agree more! I’ve been eyeing this Baked Chocolate Pudding recipe for months now but time was never right until last week. My chocolate cravings had shot through the roof!
Peanut cookies are my favorite traditional Chinese New Year cookies, it’s also my papa’s favourite. I definitely must have these addictive melt in the mouth peanut cookies for every Chinese New Year. Once you pop one into your mouth, you will definitely won’t stop at just one. What’s your favourite Chinese New Year cookie?
Have you ever had these Sesame Snack – sticky, gooey, crunchy, sesame snack? This is a common Asian snack that many people love. The ones sold in Malaysia are usually added with whole or ground peanuts. I always thought that this snack is complicated to make with the gooey stick ingredient until I saw Sesame Seed Snap recipe on Delishhh.com. Oh boy was I wrong, who knew it only takes 10 minutes of active time! And I was surprised to find out these snacks are also popular in other parts of the world. Seems the global food nation have more things in common that I thought. Continue Reading →
2011 has been an amazing and blessed year for me, as it has been for you. I am honoured to have received positive feedback from you the readers and thank you for your support! I will continue my best to share healthy, easy and delish goodies and there will be exciting new features for this site.
A while back, I was given a box of fresh cherries and I froze some in my freezer. As the weather starts to get hotter end of the year, frozen yogurt with those cherries would be perfect on these hot days. I saw Jamie Oliver made frozen yogurt with mix berries in 30 mins (in Jamie’s 30mins Meal), so I gave it a try with a small batch. What goes best with Cherries? Chocolate of course! Using my homemade yogurt, I made this Cherry Chocolate Frozen Yogurt.
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Most Malaysians of my generation and before, grew up with sweetened condensed milk (susu pekat manis) as an essential sweetener to our daily beverages – from Teh Tarik (Pulled Tea) at the local coffee shop to making Milo at home. In fact, the condensed milk could often make or break the taste of your favourite drink. During my childhood, there is nothing more satisfying than spreading condensed milk over toast and butter.
Day 2 of October Unprocessed Challenge
Today is lazy Sunday, woke up late, spend the whole day just lazing, reading and cleaning the house. Had a light brunch with these cute cake bites I made yesterday and an early dinner with Pork Porridge.. Cake Bites recipe coming soon!
Brunch: Sweet Potato Cake Bites with Papapa Smoothie and Fruit Salad
Dinner: Pork Porridge
Find out what this Challenge is all about here
Yesterday, I was looking for a sweet treat to make with my leftover egg white, which I used the egg yolks for homemade mayonnaise. And I found an easy recipe – Coconut Macaroons. Don’t be confused with French macaroons, coconut macaroons is baked sweets/candy using dessicated coconut with a crisp exterior and moist, chewy centre . Unlike French macaroons, these macaroons are very easy to make and requires very little skill.