Macaron

  There are two ways of making macaron – Italian or French method.  The two methods both uses the same ingredients including egg whites, almond meal and confectionery sugar, the only difference is italian’s method would require to make a syrup and the procedure between the two methods also differ.  Some people suggested that italian…

Loose tea leaves for HK style milk tea

If you are interested to try making the HK style milk tea with the Moka pot, this is the black loose tea leaves I use. It can be found at Walmart in the tea leaves section. If you want to make rich HK milk tea you will need to use loose tea leaves like this,…

An alternative to chicken stock

Using highly concentrated organic chicken base, you can add any amount of water as you wish to dilute, it actually allows you to have more control over the flavour when you braise or slow cook the meat using Asian methods. I bought this at Costco at about $8.49 and it said you can use as…

Jeju tangerine tea with ginger

| Jeju tangerine tea with ginger | Always eat what’s in the season for its best quality! Winter is the harvest time for tangerines, especially my favourite – sweet tangerines from Jeju island in Korea. Inspired by a kumquat tea recipe I came across, I decided to improvise a tangerine tea recipe with this Jeju…

Natural French macarons

|nature collection macaron| most people love macarons for its rainbow colour, but i wanted to try something different recently. i call this my nature collection, with no food colour, extracts or any forms of flavour and using only the original ingredients to achieve the accent flavour of its own – vietnamnese coffee powder cà phê…

Cane sugared azuki beans

|Cane sugared azuki beans| This is a great asian dessert partner that goes so well with almost anything like ice cream, crepes, mochi, etc. The best is to use larger red beans like azuki beans to make the bean paste, however it may take a lot longer to cook as the azuki beans are bigger…

Japanese inspired matcha truffles

| Japanese inspired matcha truffles | Many people often find truffles are just too expensive, but actually you can make your own in just a few simple steps. This is a Japanese inspired method of truffles making, instead of the round ball shape, this comes in small squares. I find that this method is less…