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Buttery Cheesy Pineapple Tarts 芝士凤梨酥 (Kue Nastar)

Imagine pineapple tarts that are ultra buttery that it melts in your mouth, comes the aroma of the cheesy saltiness, then the sweet tartness of the spiced pineapple jam. These buttery cheesy pineapple tarts are to die-for!

Cold Truffle Capellini with Abalone and Black Roe

This exquisite looking yet quick and easy Cold Truffle Capellini with Abalone and Black Roe dish is set to make an impression during your Lunar New Year reunion dinner or any of your special dining event. Even though the flavours of each ingredient are unique and distinctive, they complement each other very well.

Air Fried Soy Chicken Recipe With Potatoes

Air Fried Soy Chicken Recipe with Potatoes is my go-to recipe when I am running short of time but still like to impress my dinner guests. With my Ninja Max XL air fryer, I can easily whip out a main chicken and a side potatoes.

Babi Pongteh, A Nonya Braised Pork Stew

Babi Pongteh, a traditional signature Nonya Braised Pork Stew that is uniquely prepared in each Peranakan family. Cooked preferably using fatty pork belly or pork trotters with mushrooms, fermented soy bean, dark soy sauce, palm sugar, and aromatics, this homecooked dish is slow boiled until the meat turns tender to the bite. It’s a typical dish prepared during special occasions and Chinese New Year.

Thai Steamed Fish (Pla Kapong Neung Manao – ปลากะพงนึ่งมะนาว)

Thai Steamed Fish is not only super easy and quick to cook, you find all flavours–savoury, garlicky, sourish, sweet and spicy–in one dish. Using very simple ingredients that you might already have in your kitchen, you get to serve this delicious Thai dish on your dining table in 15 minutes. Best served with rice and more chilli if you can take the heat!

Air Fryer Pineapple Jam

Here’s how you can make the perfectly moist pineapple jam using the Air Fryer. Simple, easy, quick and no mess! Why didn’t I think of this earlier? It really saves me time from hours of stirring and cooking over the stove.

How To Make Pineapple Jam for Pineapple Tarts 自制凤梨果酱

The best homemade pineapple jam ever! Moist, tender and full flavoured, this jam is perfect for making pineapple tarts, topped on cookies, spread on toast or even serve it as a fruit preserve on a charcuterie board.

Melt-in-Your-Mouth Pineapple Tarts

Melt-in-your-mouth pineapple tarts are to-die for. Known as kuih tart, kue nastar, or kueh tae, pineapple tarts are a much-loved classic pastry all time of the year. This recipe is adapted from a recipe on Straits Times. I reduced the amount of sugar and substituted it with Stevia sweetener, using the same dough recipe for both closed and open-faced pineapple tarts and got the thumbs up from my family.