Traditional Mooncake (Easy)

I call this recipe easy, because this is absolutely the first time I am making mooncakes in my life. I opted the easy way out and used  store bought paste. I also did not use any salted egg yolks. My eggwash is also another easy step of just using a full beaten egg and nothing…

Pineapple Tarts

Been so excited the whole weekend with making my very first pineapple tarts. Am happy with how they turned out, learn lots, and also overcame some fears. Before we start, the pastry is not melt-in-the-mouth, it is old school and has a bite to it. It handles very well, pre-baked and after bake. No problem…

Pineapple Jam/ Filling

I started wanting a jam that is a. Tangy and b. With some bite. So I read tons of blogs before I commenced. Please read the good information from travelling foodies, table for 2, kitchen tigress, Nasi Lemak lover. Start with choosing an unripe pineapple that is all green on the outside, it may be…

Chocolate Tarts

After my lemon tarts met with great success (with my kids, that is), whereby they did a clean sweep in a few hours for the 2 times I made it, I decided I could move on to another flavour, chocolate! By this time, I’ve gotten really tired of struggling with my 19 cm tart tin…

Lemon Tarts (improved)

My children and I love lemon tarts and I’ve been paying so much for them at places like Cedele, abc, Delifrance etc. Abc sells one for $6, which is enough for me to make about 9 of the same size! This is a simple hand mixed recipe. One key thing to note is the double…