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Muah Chee / Mochi / 麻糍 (Steamed or Fried)

Muah Chee or 麻糍 can be easily made at home. I love this pillowy soft, chewy and bouncy snack coated with peanuts and black sesame powder, especially when it’s freshly made.

Egg Tart 蛋挞 (Refined Sugar-Free)

Creamy custardy and mildly sweet egg custard in a buttery flaky melt-in-your-mouth pastry tart, handmade from scratch and baked fresh from the oven. I love to enjoy these warm egg tarts with a cup of teh-c-kosong, Singapore’s version of milk tea with no sugar. This is the perfect afternoon tea break for me.

Low GI Mooncake with White Bean Paste

These gluten-free, dairy-free, grain-free, refined sugar-free Low GI Mooncakes not only taste yummilicious, it’s also a much healthier version than the traditional mooncake. It’s filled with low GI white bean paste which I made very quickly within 30 minutes. This is the healthiest and fastest mooncake I’ve ever made!

Classic Cantonese Mooncake with Double Yolk Lotus Seed Paste 双黄莲蓉广式月饼

The traditional classic Cantonese Mooncake is one of the most commonly known mooncake, characterised by its glossy golden crust, and imprinted with beautiful delicate patterns. In this recipe, I used white lotus seed paste with double yolk, giving it an aromatic contrasting flavour of sweet and savoury in one pastry.

Orange Chicken 鲜橙鸡柳 (Air Fryer)

This Air Fryer 🍊 Orange Chicken 🐔is my ultimate go-to dish for meal prep. It’s tangy and savoury and a little bit spicy. The zesty 🍊orange sauce is made with fresh orange juice, honey, rice vinegar, soy sauce, ginger, garlic and chilli flakes. The 🐔chicken breast is tenderised, then air fried to a beautiful golden crispiness. It’s perfect with fragrant 🍚rice!

Hokkien Bak Chang (Chinese Rice Dumplings) 福建咸肉粽

Here’s a detailed guide to making delicious Hokkien Bak Chang aka Chinese Rice Dumplings that’s chock-full of savoury goodness and infused with the signature five-spice powder. Happy Dragon Boat Festival, y’all!

Turnip Cake / Lo Bak Go / 萝卜糕 (Steamed or Pan Fried)

Chinese Turnip Cake or Lo Bak Go in Cantonese is a well-loved dim sum dish that is served steamed or pan fried. Either way, both are super delicious. While it can be laborious to make, it’s really worth the effort as homemade turnip cake is loaded with lots of radish, lap cheong and all the yummy goodness.

15-minute Tomato Tofu Egg Drop Soup 番茄豆腐蛋花汤

Full of nutrition and so so homely, you can make this delicious tomato tofu egg drop soup in just 15 minutes.