Nin go (steamed chinese new year cake with coconut cream and maple syrup)

| nin go (steamed chinese new year cake with coconut cream and maple syrup) | Chinese New Year is just around the corner this weekend, nin go is one of the must have Chinese sweets that has a homonym for "grow every year". Nin go are sold in many Chinese restaurants or supermarkets during CNY…

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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…

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…

[making] 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,…

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…