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.
Most of us tried the apple and celery blended drink for detox. For that, you would at least need a juicer to make it happen. I am sharing an even easier and yummier recipe made of apples and celery, giving you the best of both worlds, healthy and easy. Click on to find out more.
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.
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.
Malaysia is celebrating its 60th birthday today and how can we celebrate this special occasion without its most beloved food, the nasi lemak. I have previously posted an article about nasi lemak bungkus and today, am sharing the recipe to making its most important ingredient, the sambal or the chilly jam that can either make or break the entire assemble.
Potato is a very common kitchen staple ingredient and it is easily found all year around. So common that we may even overstock them at home sometimes. Today, I'm sharing an easy-done-than-said special nugget idea which is health and yummy. It is a perfect item to serve with children around. Using only few ingredients and little effort, am sure you will set the party ready in a jiffy.
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.
It's been more than a week now since my last post. Been extremely busy with spring cleaning. Yes, although I have tried some new recipes at home but am sharing one for now. It's a very simple toasted baguette. Sounds easy, right? But I have tried more than 5 times before making the perfect toasted baguette. Pair it with a nice warm thick mushroom soup or simply dip it with a bowl of tangy tomato soup. Or... coarsely crush them to go with your favorite salad. I guarantee it won't disappoint.
Have you heard of haw flakes? Okay, if you are an Asian, there is a high chance you have came across haw flakes as a common tangy disc snack wrapped in paper which is imported from China. It is still found in almost all Chinese medicine halls. This is actually made from a very sour fruit that has beneficial properties to our digestive system and packed with vitamins. I'm sharing this recipe today to ease the effect of overeating.