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beautiful voyager

Welcome to Beautiful Voyager

Hello! I am Pauline, born in Malaysia and now living in sunny Singapore. I am a weight-conscious, lactose intolerant foodie. I enjoy creating healthy, dairy-free, sugar-free, and made-from-scratch recipes, using healthier choices of ingredients. Get inspired on what to cook and where to travel with me.

Fish Tacos with Corn and Pineapple Salsa

My rendition of fish tacos using Del Monte canned sardines, different from the typical fish fritters served in restaurants. Dinner can now be ready in minutes!

Ang Ku Kueh – Sugar-Free and Gluten-Free (Red Tortoise Cake 无糖红龟粿)

This classic sugar-free and gluten-free Ang Ku Kueh has its dark red colour from beetroot juice extract. It can be filled with peanut paste or mung bean paste. The skin is sticky, soft and chewy, making it a popular snack that can be enjoyed in the morning as breakfast or anytime of the day as a snack with coffee or tea. 

Soon Kueh 笋粿 (Bamboo Shoots Dumplings)

Learn how to make Soon Kueh in this simplified step-by-step recipe. This Teochew steamed dumpling, also known as ‘cai kueh’ is a favourite local breakfast snack.

Red Glutinous Rice Wine Chicken 红糟鸡

This Red Glutinous Rice Wine Chicken 红糟鸡 is deceptively easy and quick to make. It tastes even better next day. Serve with mee sua or rice.

Pandan Coconut Ang Ku Kueh (Red Tortoise Cake 香兰椰丝红龟粿)

Pandan Coconut Ang Ku Kueh, a delicious traditional popular Chinese snack is made with pandan flavoured skin and pandan coconut filling. The fillings of ang ku kueh can range from the traditional sweet or savoury mung bean paste, peanut paste, yam paste, or pandan coconut paste.

Lychee Rose Basque Burnt Cheesecake 荔枝玫瑰巴斯克焦香芝士蛋糕

This lychee rose basque burnt cheesecake has a distinctive tropical fruity and rose flavour and is best served chilled. It’s deceptively easy to make.

Classic Basque Burnt Cheesecake 巴斯克焦香芝士蛋糕

Basque burnt cheesecake by its name appears burnt and caramelised on the outside but is creamy and rich on the inside. It’s incredibly fuss-free easy to make with very simple ingredients.

Dadar Gulung – Nonya Kueh Dadar – 香兰椰丝卷

Dadar Gulung, also known as Nonya Kueh Dadar is a thin and soft rolled crepe flavoured with pandan juice and coconut milk, encased with aromatic moist grated coconut infused with pandan and gula melaka, a type of coconut palm sugar.

Mung Bean Paste Filling (Sugar-Free) 无糖绿豆蓉

This sugar-free mung bean paste is made of Monk Fruit Sweetener, making it a healthier filling for snacks such as ang ku kueh (红龟粿), crispy sesame ball (煎堆), mooncakes and other Asian and Chinese snacks.

Easter Egg Cake – How to Make Cutie Chicks

Easter egg cake baking and decoration can be so fun and creative. Make them in chocolate and vanilla flavours and make them stylish! Happy Easter all!

2-Ingredient Peanut Paste Filling for Ang Ku Kueh 自制花生馅

Try out this quick and easy to make 2-ingredient peanut paste filling for ang ku kueh, crispy sesame ball (jian dui), sweet rice dumplings (tang yuan) or any cakes. No sugar added in this recipe and you have full control on whether or how much sugar you want to add. Absolutely healthy and yummy!

Sugar-Free Sesame Ball – Air Fryer Chinese Jian Dui 气炸锅煎堆

Using an air fryer to make these sugar-free sesame balls means it’s not soaked dipped in oil during cooking, making it a healthier snack. I have also used monk fruit sweetener in making the dough and the peanut paste and mung bean paste fillings so it’s vegan-friendly.