Tag Archives: desserts

gula melaka coconut sago with lychee and pineapple

“Gula Melaka is made by extracting the sap from the budding flower of a date, coconut or sago palm. The sap is boiled until it thickens, leaving a sticky sugar…

raspberry pudding with raspberry coulis

If I hadn’t tasted freshly harvested berries before, I would most likely think that berries are generally sour. Because that is true of the berries we get here in Singapore….

caramel pudding chiffon cake

Often when I bake chiffon cakes, the whole house smells heavenly.  Once in a while, though, for some reason, the chiffon cake is especially aromatic.  And the cake recipe I…

mango panna cotta

It is beginning to look like this house will never run out of mangoes. Which is a double-edged sword. On one hand, we love mangoes and it is nice to…

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,…

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…