Category Archives: Desserts

salted egg yolk chiffon cake

In the Singapore food scene, I think nothing is as “hot” as salted eggs.  Salted eggs have been used to cook anything from seafood to meat and to being used…

caramel earl grey milk tea pudding

I love puddings. I think it is the texture that really gets me every time. Puddings are silky and they are cold.  And when I make them in my kitchen,…

osmanthus and coconut jelly ( 桂花椰奶果冻)

I like making jellies because there are just so many combinations of flavors, colours and shapes one can play with. Today I wanted to make some jellies that use osmanthus…

mango pudding

I am amazed at how badly my Chinese sucks. It takes me forever to read even one paragraph of Chinese words and even then I have to guess quite a…

mango yogurt jelly

I was about 10 when I made jelly for the first time.  Jellies are a great way to get your kids into the kitchen. My son was about 2.5 years…

4-ingredient no churn s’mores ice cream

I had some Graham crackers to use up. Originally I had bought them to make a cheesecake but I procrastinated (happens a lot) and got distracted by other things I…

matcha chiffon cake

I will never tire of chiffon cakes.  There are so many different flavors of chiffon cakes one can make.  I really believe that one can bake a chiffon cake every…

tao suan with you tiao (豆爽油条) | split mung soup with chinese cruller

If you had grown up in Singapore, you would have grown up with Tao Suan, which is a Chinese sweet dessert made with split mung beans. I rarely eat tao…

{Giveaway} no-churn cookie monster ice-cream

I usually stay well away from food coloring. But when I saw this recipe, I couldn’t stop thinking about it. I mean, Cookie Monster Ice-Cream?? How CUTE is that? So…

coconut milk and rock melon with sago

I don’t post many recipes on Chinese desserts because I worry that many are just too simple. As I was cooking a pot of Coconut Milk and Rock Melon with…