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Category: Recipes

Green Tea Matcha Ice Cream 抹茶雪糕

Enjoy this green tea matcha ice cream, easily made with milk, cream, matcha green tea powder and a sweetener. You can control the amount of sweetener to add in and even use dairy-free milk and cream if you are lactose-intolerant.

Kaya Jam Thumbprint Cookies

Use kaya jam or any jams of your choice to make these quick and easy thumbprint cookies. The filling options are limitless. These thumbprint cookies make the perfect sweet for snack time, and a great holiday gift!

Peanut Butter Basque Burnt Cheesecake

It’s amazing how peanut butter levels up the burnt cheesecake, I love the crunchy bits of peanuts as I bite into the creamy cheesecake, indulging in the aromatic nuttiness of the peanut butter.

Taro Tofu Cake | No-bake, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Refined Sugar-Free

Here’s a healthy and delicious dessert using the versatile taro and tofu as a base, added with purple sweet potato to give it a pretty pop of purple. It’s free of dairy, gluten, and refined sugar and requires no eggs, flour, nor baking.

Osmanthus Goji Jelly Mooncake 桂花枸杞菜燕中秋月饼

Here’s an easy, simple and refreshing jelly mooncake made of agar agar, goji berries and the aromatic Osmanthus tea leaves. You only need 5 ingredients.

Snow Skin Mooncake 香芋紫薯中秋冰皮月饼 (Taro & Purple Sweet Potato)

Enjoy the mid-autumn festival with this dairy-free snow skin mooncake, easily made with the highly nutritious taro and purple sweet potato.

Mango Coconut Jelly Mooncake 芒果椰奶菜燕月饼

Enjoy this healthier version of the traditional mooncake, made with fresh mangoes, coconut milk and agar agar. It’s free of refined sugar, dairy and gluten.

Steamed Cod Fish with Essence of Chicken in 15 Minutes (15分钟鸡精蒸鳕鱼)

Steamed cod fish with crispy ginger strips and essence of chicken can be ready on the dinner table in 15 minutes or even less!

Spaghetti all’Amatriciana

Spaghetti all’Amatriciana is a well known traditional pasta dish made with guanciale (cured pork cheek or jowl), Pecorino Romano cheese, tomatoes and in some variations, white wine and onion.

Hainanese Chicken Rice 海南鸡饭

Hainanese Chicken Rice 海南鸡饭 is a simple plate of poached chicken with tender chicken meat and gelatinous skin, served with flavoured rice.

Air Fryer Tonkatsu (Japanese Pork Cutlet)

Here’s my rendition of Tonkatsu (Japanese Pork Cutlet or Pork Katsu), coated with crushed butter crackers for that buttery flavour and cooked with an air fryer, thus reducing the amount of oil used. It’s easy to prepare, and fast to cook and taste as great.

Sugar-Free and Gluten-Free Ang Ku Kueh with Mung Bean Paste Filling (Red Tortoise Cake 无糖无麸质绿豆蓉红龟粿)

These lovely blue sugar-free and gluten-free Ang Ku Kuehs get its natural hues from dried blue pea flowers. They can be filled with mung bean paste or peanut paste. I love how soft and chewy the skin is, they are best enjoyed with coffee or tea for breakfast or anytime of the day as a snack.