Steamed Rice Cake (Bai Tang Gao 白糖糕)

I followed this recipe: Bai Tang Gao also known as Lun Jiao Gao (伦教糕) is a popular dessert in China, especially in Canton area. In this recipe, the following ingredients are required: Rice flour    150g water 300ml (2tbsp water to mix with dry yeast) 90g sugar (1 tsp sugar to mix with dry yeast) 3/4…

Braised Pork with Shiitake Mushroom

Cut pork into very tine cubes. Cut shiitake into small pieces. Heat a pan. Add in 1 tbsp oil. Add in pork and stir fry till no more pinkish. Add in a little ginger shreds. toss a bit. Add in shiitake, 1 tsp light soy sauce, 1 tsp dark soy sauce, 1 tsp sugar. and…

Super Easy Homemade Soft White Bread

I found this incredible homemade white bread recipe on YouTube. It doesn’t require a bread machine, nor much kneading. Every step is super easy. But the bread came out is amazing. I cannot believe the procedure is so simple, and bread is as good and soft as the ones bought from bakery shop.   I…

Small Honey Buns

When I was in high school, this honey bun was very popular. I remember that we needed to start our morning lesson at about 6:30 AM. We studied for about 1 hr by ourselves. Then at 7 AM, we had 1 hour to rest and have breakfast. Actually 1 hour isn’t enough for most of…

Pear Paste (秋梨膏)

Prepare 6 very big pears. Peel them, remove the seeds and cut into small chunks. Put all the pear chunks into blender and blend into paste. Prepare ginger, red dates, 2 luo han guo (crushed) and 50g rock sugar cubes. Put everything including the pear paste into a pot. Bring to boil with high heat….

Fudge Chocolate Brownie

Ingredients: Chocolate 200g butter 120g white sugar 1cup brown sugar 1/2 cup eggs 3 vanilla 1 tsp flour 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1/4 cup salt 1/4 tsp   Preheat oven to 180 Degree C Place chocolate and butter in a big bowl. Heat over hot water till chocolate and butter melts. Put aside and cool…

Kuih Seri Muka (Kueh Salat)

This is a Malaysian Nonya Kueh, which contains sticky rice as bottom layer and pandan egg custard on top. I love this dessert very much. I found this recipe on Youtube and followed it: Soak 300g glutinous rice in water for 4 hrs. Drain them and place them in a plate. Add in 100ml coconut…

Steamed Fish with Crispy Granulated Soy Bean (豆酥蒸鱼)

During our trip in Taipei, my husband and I had 豆酥鳕鱼 (Steamed cod fish with crispy granulated coy beans). It’s the first time for we to try this dish and we love it very much. Its’ my husband’s favourite dish in our whole trip. I did a little research online about the dou su (crispy…

Cheesy & Milky Potato

Ingredients: Potato slices (grated in scallop shape) 3 cups cheese 1/2 cup milk 3/4 cup salt 1/2 tsp butter 2 Tbsp black pepper 1 dash minced garlic 1 clove Preheat oven to 220 Degree C. Boil milk while arrange potato in baking pan. Butter the baking pan first. Spread half of the potato slices in…

Orange Loaf Cake

It’s a super easy cake to make and full of orange flavor. Ingredients: orange 1 eggs 3 sugar 100g vegetable oil 70 ml vanilla 1/2 tsp flour 250g baking soda 1/4 tsp baking powder 1 tsp   Preheat oven to 170 Degree C. Cut orange into small chunks and remove the seed. Put orange into…