Category Archives: Breakfast

otah buns

I don’t know if you like otah. If you have no idea what I am talking about, here’s a description of otah, according to Wikipedia, “Otak-otak (Chinese: 鲤鱼包) is a…

kopitiam milk buns – plain milk buns

I spent most of my life avoiding anything to do with yeast. But recently, I started playing around with bread recipes. And I am well and truly hooked. My friend,…

sticky caramel pinwheel cake

The best part about joining baking groups is that one gets to try making things that one normally would never have thought of trying. It was the knowledge that I…

hokkaido milk bread

I had never attempted making bread. I had no interest in bread-making, and I really hate the smell of yeast. The LAM would make ciabattas and focaccias when we wanted breads that…

nectarine muffins

So, I made a nectarine upside down cake. And I had 3 nectarines left. Since wastage of food is a big no-no in my kitchen, I decided to use the…

chocolate and zucchini cake

Yes, I kid you not. This is a cake that contains chocolate AND zucchini. Weird? Well, if you think Carrot Cake and Beetroot Cake, then perhaps this is not that…

chocolate orange banana bread with white chocolate chunks

It is really easy to go wrong when you have too many elements in a cake. In this case, however, the combination of both dark and white chocolate, as well…

croque madame

These days the LAM and I rarely watch anything on TV. When we have finally managed to get Aden and JL to fall asleep, we are usually too worried that…

banana muffins with sliced almond

I always seem to have extra bananas in the house. I would see bananas and think, “nice!”, and buy some. The next day they would become ripened and I would…

apple bundt cake with vanilla glaze

It has been a while since I made something with my Bundt pan. I love Bundt pans! I think it is partly due to the fact that the pans are…