orange butter cake

It has been a very quiet Chinese New Year. I spent most of it at home, baking. It was wonderful! I experimented on a few recipes that I had been…

ham, mushroom and cheese muffins

It always amuses me when people I speak to tell me how lucky I am – that I have so much time to cook and bake and blog. And when…

herbal emperor chicken (药材皇帝鸡) | A Review Of Purely Fresh Online Grocery Store

If you have been reading my blog, you would probably have read about my chicken-head-and-feet drama. If not, you can read about it here. It is stranger than strange but…

chocolate pound cake

I have about 300 cook books and I am ashamed to admit that there are quite a few that I have not really looked at. So over the weekend, I…

roasted chicken with paprika spice rub

I roasted a chicken today for two reasons. The first was that I had a chicken that needed to be cooked – it was one of the two that still…

chinese steamed yam and pumpkin cake (芋头金瓜糕)

I grew up eating quite a bit of yam. It is not something I would eat on its own, but I love a good Yam Rice, and I like yam…

thai ginger, prawns and glass noodles (กุ้งอบวุ้นเส้น) | goong ob woon sen

I am so excited! Yes, I have something DELICIOUS to share!  Each year I sort of go into some kind of craze over a particular type of cuisine. It was…

2-ingredient flourless nutella brownies

I have always been a HUGE fan of Nigella Lawson. The lady can cook AND bake, and manages to look so darn good while doing so too. In fact, I named…

walnut butter cake

So, I am back with another version of Mrs Ng SK’s very famous, and very, very delicious butter cake! I started this year with a post on Banana Walnut Bread….

ham and cheddar muffins

Whenever I need to whip up something for breakfast, I turn to muffins. When I need to make a quick snack, I make muffins. When I need to feed a…