Butter cookies is so classic and versatile. It goes well with tea, coffee and just by itself at any anytime of the day. Whilst some like them melt-in-the-mouth, some like them crispy and crunchy. Today, I will share a super basic crispy cookies that not only taste good, but also pretty long lasting. It can be kept in airtight containers for up to 3 weeks without any preservative.
Chinese New Year is less than a month away. The morning market is now busy with aunties and uncles selling festive food and rare once-a-year delicious snacks. I learnt from mum that the price of these snacks have increased significantly compared to the year before. So to the benefit of our pockets, I am making this simple but pricey snacks. Boy, you will be surprised how well it turned out.
Crisps are a crunchy and addictive snack. It sits in between cookies and snaps. Not as bodied and filling as cookies and not as thin as snaps. Ideal partner to a hot cup of coffee or tea in the cold evening or to serve at the chitter chatter session with your girlfriends. Super easy to make and tastes awesome with just few easy-to-find ingredients. Click on to impress your guests at the start a brand new year!
My family and I went to a local clean-eating concept restaurant and since my daughter would like to have something light, we ordered a chef-recommended bread-salad dish with apple sauce for its dressing. Boy, were we disappointed with the apple sauce! Other than the few pieces of chopped apple bits (more as garnishing than for flavour), there was nothing apple about it. Just syrup with chopped apples. So this weekend, I made my version of apple sauce and it made us vowed not to order the same dish from the restaurant, ever again! Click on to find out how to make your very own authentic apple sauce at home.
It's weekend again and the cool weather makes it perfect to stay at home and snuggle in bed. While some of us can't snuggle in bed whole day, we can get our kids excited with a baking project. I am sharing a super easy foolproof cupcake idea for fun in the kitchen.
Of all the desserts in the world, the easiest to make and children-friendly, it has to be agar-agar or seaweed jelly. You need only 3 basic ingredients to make a basic agar-agar dessert i.e. seaweed jelly, sugar and water. It is also really easy to screw up something easy if we do not pay attention is to the proportion of ingredients used. Click on for the important tip!
Since it's a long weekend, I am sharing a simple idea for party food. We know some of us like to host tea parties over long weekends sans vacation. I promise this is going to be the easiest party food ever and required no more than 5 ingredients to get the thumbs up from your party guests. Spring rolls are not just easy to make, also less messy for kids to eat while parents treat themselves to a good get-together.
I attended a wonderful birthday dinner of one of my elderly aunts. The meal was good and the ambiance was just perfect. Every dish served has a good symbolic meaning and one course caught my attention and it was the longevity steamed buns or known as paus. Paus are literally steamed buns.
Barley has always been a popular ingredient for a common Chinese coffeeshop drink which can mildly expel heat and balance our bodily fluid to keep us well-hydrated. You will be surprised to know how easy it is to make this drink at home at a fraction of what you pay at the coffeeshops. Ok, let's get started.