Pi Day (3.14)

Did anyone notice that it is Pi day today? Today is March 14 i.e. 3.14 = Pi the methematical constant! Okay, I am not that much of a nerd, we had fish pie the day before, so not having any pie today, though I was tempted to make another pie just for fun… ūüôā Picture …

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Making Homemade Carrot, Spinach, Beetroot, Pea, Pumpkin and Egg Noodles

Thanks to cousin Polly who ignited my love of making noodles! Polly posted some lovely pictures and a recipe from a chinese blog on how to make noodles which reminded me of my mummy’s noodles. Mum used to make egg noodles which we called ‘mien fun kuih’ or ‘mien fun char gor’. In Malaysia, restaurants, …

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Making Pirate’s Fish Pie

I made fish cakes last week and porched the fish in milk. It seems an awful waste to pour the milk away so I made some white sauce (Recipe for white sauce). To use last weeks white sauce, I made a fish pie for dinner today. I called it Pirate’s Fish Pie because the pie …

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Making Non-diary Soft Bread (containing TangZhong with variations including spinach juice, carrot juice and beethroot juice)

Hui Lin, this is specially for you. Adapted this recipe to make soft TangZhong¬†bread without any diary products….for those who are not bothered whether its diary free or not, or maybe it is more like “depending on what you have in your pantry/fridge” lol, you can use milk and butter for this recipe. Using this …

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Making Spinach Bread (Containing ThangZhong)

Making Chicken Curry Katsu

Making Chinese Steam Cake (Ma Lai Go)

Hubs been craving for this cake for weeks. He kept bugging me asking if I could squeeze in my busy daily routine to make this cake, lol. So I finally gave in and made him one. It was gone in one sitting. Very soft, moist and yummy. Ingredients 2 eggs 120 g brown sugar (I …

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Making ‘Chocolate’ and Plain Soya Pudding (TauFoo Fa, Tofu Fa, Daufa, Soya Bean Curd / Jelly)

Soy bean pudding or soy bean curd desert also known as douhua, tafu fa , etc¬†is traditionally made with calcium salt (gypsum) to coagulate the soya milk. I found this recipe on the WWW using gelatin to curdle/solidify the soya milk (instead of gypsum) by chance, made it a few times as the boys loves …

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Making Novelty Bread – ‘Spot’ the Dog

Ethan’s breaky! Picture of Spot from one of Eric Hill’s book (pic taken from Wiki) …ok Spot hasn’t got brown ears, but it stands out!…..     This loaf of extremely soft (and cute) bread¬†¬†was made¬†using recipe from my previous post¬†– Making Hong Kong Pai¬†Bao …with slight modifications of course. OK, I must come clean …

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Making Quiche

I was thinking of what to cook for dinner one day and thought of Quiche. So I made quiche…simple ūüôā¬† 1) Very easy¬†to make and absolutely¬†tasty (at least that’s what my boys tell me) 2)¬†I have a little sous chef who was¬†more than happy to cook dinner 3) It’s absolutely¬†easy to make – even a …

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