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Fruit Cake, Super Moist and Super Easy

This Fruit Cake recipe is tops! Make it for Christmas or any festive season. I heat-soaked the dried fruits on the same day I baked the cake. And no need for special baking equipment, just a mixing bowl and whisk to mix all ingredients together. Super moist and flavourful, super easy to make.

Yule Log | Bûche De Noël | Christmas Log Cake

The Christmas festive Yule Log cake, or Bûche de Noël is the most classic dessert served during Christmas. This log-shaped chocolate cake might look complex to make but it can actually be put together quite easily.

Spiced Apple Cake with Salted Caramel

This moist and delicious spiced apple cake with salted caramel is full of all the perfect fall flavors I love. This cake is so soft tender and moist, it’s the perfect dessert to serve after a hearty dinner or during snack time with a warm cup of tea or coffee.

Coconut Bundt Cake with Dark Chocolate Ganache

Here’s a super easy low-effort Bundt cake recipe that will definitely wow your guests at your dinner party or during Christmas.

Blueberry Basque Burnt Cheesecake with Blueberry Glaze

This blueberry basque burnt cheesecake topped with blueberry glaze and extra blueberries is not only pretty, it’s ultra delicious!

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.

Carrot Cake Recipe with Cream Cheese Frosting (Sugar-Free)

Moist, soft and just the right sweetness, that’s how I described this easy to make carrot cake with cream cheese frosting. The Monk fruit sweetener replacement made it free from refined sugar. I wouldn’t call it healthy just because carrots are added, but it’s sure yummy!

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Homemade tomato sauce

Homemade tomato sauce that’s versatile and easy to make. Use it for pasta, pizza, ragu or anything you can think of. Made of fresh tomatoes, basil, some herbs, canned tomato puree in the recipe. Keep it in the fridge for a long time and just take it out anything you need.

Baked Corn Fritters – A healthier option

Baked Corn Fritters – A healthier option to the fried version and a crowd pleaser at my home parties. This recipe uses miso paste for seasoning and also in the dipping sauce.

Fresh Vegetable Salad

Here’s a very basic salad made with simple ingredients – butterhead lettuce, onion, tomatoes, and almonds. Dressed with extra virgin olive oil, salt and pepper. Healthy and clean eating for the busy professionals on the go.

A surprise trip to Cascata delle Marmore, Umbria, Italy

Located near Terni, Umbria, the Cascata delle Marmore or Marmore Falls is a man-made waterfall created by the ancient Romans, standing at 165 m (541 feet).

Day trip to Toledo Spain, the City of Three Cultures

Toledo, known as the ‘City of the Three Cultures’ and declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986 for its extensive monumental and cultural heritage. I had a day trip to this beautiful city and wish I would have spent more days in this historic place.

Thank you, Mr Lee Kuan Yew

This is the difference Mr Lee made to people like my family, though it seems less significant to his bigger achievement in building a world class nation, to us it’s a whole lot of difference.

Taipei Charm: Rustic Countryside Jiufen and Shifen

This day we decided to visit Shifen 十分 and Jiufen 九分, famed for its nature and rustic country side. The way to get there can be really confusing. It is possible to visit both places within one day though I’d prefer to stay a night in Jiufen so I could spend a full day in each place.

Taichung jazz festival in the autumn

Coincidentally the annual Taichung Jazz Festival is in its second day in Taichung. We were told that Taichung’s weather make a good locale for outdoor events since it doesn’t rain as much as Taipei. Imagine listening to beautiful jazz music in cool autumn weather.