Black Sesame Cookies

Super easy and delicious. Not too sweet and bursting with black sesame flavor. Recipe (makes about 28 cookies) 90g plain flour 90g Black sesame powder 1/4 tsp salt ( can go up to 1/2 tsp to make this a savory cookie) 40g icing sugar 45g cooking oil Method 1. Add all dry ingredients in a…

Melt in the mouth Pineapple Tart

Love this easy yummy recipe. Very soft crumbly and buttery texture, thank you nasilemaklover. Double egg washed to make it more golden. Recipe (from Nasilemaklover, makes 50) 50 balls of pineapple paste, 8g each 175g salted butter 50g condensed milk 255g plain flour 1 egg yolk For egg wash: 1 egg yolk plus 1 tsp…

Easy Chawanmushi

Really sooooooo easy, you won’t believe it. Leaving out optional ingredients, you only need 2 things – eggs and stock. Yet the result is silky soft egg pudding. So, let’s get cracking, eggs! Recipe (for 2 portions) 1 egg (about 60-65g with shell) 100 ml stock ( I used Swanson) Additional ingredients like mushrooms, crab…

Strawberry Shortcake

This strawberry shortcake is made for my dear daughter’s birthday. It is made with Millac Gold (a blend of dairy and non-dairy) whipping cream. I thought quite some time whether to use dairy whipping cream, given the health concerns on using non-dairy product. However, with my very limited frosting skills and snail’s pace of frosting,…

奶香牛角面包 Horn Milk Buns

No need first proof and no need window pane for this popular bun from Taiwan. The texture is meant to be more heavy and not the usual Asian soft breads, try if you like a bun with more bite. Recipe (adapted from Fuchang Huang, makes 7) 250g plain flour 35g sugar 1 egg (reserve 1…

Shio Pan 盐可颂

This bun is crusty on the outside with a soft buttery centre. The bottom is toasted with butter and oh so crispy. The sprinkle of salt adds to the savory touch. Very yummy. Recipe (adapted from here, for 6) Poolish starter 50g bread flour 50g water 1/8 tsp or Pinch of yeast Pinch of salt…

Fudgey Brownie with Crackling Top

This is a fudgey brownie, not so much the Cakey style. It’s a very easy one bowl recipe. Another unique thing is that it uses cocoa powder only and zero baking powder or soda which might lend a metallic taste. Be sure to use Varlhona or other good quality cocoa powder, the taste will be…