Monthly Archives: April 2015

orange blueberry bundt cake

While I love light and airy chiffon cakes, the LAM is a fan of the denser and heavier types of cakes, like fruit cakes. So to be diplomatic, I make…

rice cooker tomato rice with chicken and mushrooms

It has been a few very long and busy weeks. The months of April and May are nightmarish for me because I always have tons of extra lessons to conduct….

duo layer chocolate oreo chiffon cake

I HAVE to share this recipe! I am positively in love. Yes, I am forever in love with chiffon cakes, I know, but this one, I love it so much…

easy stir-fried bee tai mak (老鼠粉) with chicken and oyster mushrooms

Bee tai mak  is one of those noodles that brings me way back to my childhood.  When we were kids, we would have bee tai mak soup when we we…

soft-baked chocolate peanut butter cookies

I was cooking something the other day when the LAM walked past. “The cookie jar is empty,” he said. I swear I have a bunch of cookie monsters living in…

barbecued pulled chicken mini-pies – an impossibly easy mini-pie recipe

The discovery of the ease of making very tasty pulled chicken for me is a little like cavemen discovering fire. I guess when cavemen discovered fire, they must have ran…

strawberry oreo hokkaido chiffon cupcakes with strawberry custard cream

This post was inspired by my little girl, Jadelyn.  Time flies by so quickly and she is turning 3 very soon. I was feeling a bit sad that my baby…

chocolate banana malted blueberry almond muffins

I was making a batch of Malted Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins for a friend and I had some bananas left.  I didn’t have time to make banana bread, nor did…

one-pot creamy barbecued pulled chicken penne with cherry tomatoes

Before I start this post, I would like to take the opportunity to say a big thank you to Gourmet Living Magazine for publishing two of my recipes! It was…

malted milk cookies with crushed maltesers

I love malt. Have you ever had a chocolate malt milk shake? It is DA BOMB! Extremely bad for the waistline *sob* but it is still da bomb. So when…