Category Archives: Breakfast

pork floss buns

You know, I have not touched a Chinese book or newspaper or magazine since I finished my “O” Levels many, many moons ago. In fact, while I can speak Mandarin…

sugared beignets

Beignet, literally meaning “bump”, is simply a fritter. In New Orleans, beignets are commonly served for breakfast, with loads, and I mean loads of powdered (or icing) sugar dumped on…

lotus paste buns

I had some lotus paste left from making mooncakes. The great thing about lotus paste (or most Chinese pastes) is that you can store them for a year. Fantastic! So…

chinese steamed radish cake 萝卜糕

I have been listing some new dishes that I can make for breakfast. Savory dishes. Because yes, this is true, people here do get tired of eating cake or muffins…

roasted banana bread with chocolate chips

Roasting bananas is one of those things – once you have done it once, you want to do it again. This is because when you roast bananas, the bananas not…

40 minute cheese buns

It was one of those really strange days. We had a dim sum lunch with family, then the kids were whisked off to the aquarium, so the LAM and I…

caramelized banana oat muffins

Don’t ask. My obsession with banana and oats is never-ending. It’s just such a yummy combination I wondered how many ways I can combine them in my bakes. So today,…

honey, maple syrup and olive oil zucchini muffins

If you bake quite a bit, or if you are a regular reader of my blog, you would know that muffins that contain vegetables tend to be moist. I like….

chocolate bread

I woke up one morning last week and in my news feed was this photo of a loaf of chocolate bread. It woke me up. Wow, chocolate bread. You mean…

greek yogurt cake

Since I am a fan of yogurt cupcakes, I have been searching for a good yogurt cake recipe. Just in the last week, I made two of these cakes using…