Don’t Overbake Them, Brownies!

Question: Who lives by these rules? 1. Never quit. 2. Be yourself. 3. Don’t put too much flour in your brownies. My father was invited to visit her a few times after that. Once, he had heard that she was recovering from a serious car accident, and he stopped by to drop off a package … Continue reading

Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe 柠檬蛋白塔

“Lemon meringue pie is a type of baked pie, usually served for dessert, made with a crust usually shortcrust pastry, lemon custard filling and a fluffy meringue topping.” – Wikipedia Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe Ingredients: 1x 9-inch Pie Crust (you can make pie crust from scratch or use store-bought but make sure it is baked … Continue reading

These Are Just Some Of My Favourite Things!

Every now and then which is quite frequent actually, I love to indulge in what the health freaks call junk food or what the food snobs refer to as pedestrian food! They may be rubbish but I swear they are delicious garbage! I know my mom, my doctors and dentist would frown. Fats, sugar and … Continue reading

The Bakery Chef

Coffee culture is growing in Singapore and little cafes are sprouting up everywhere. Where they were once confined in Orchard Road, they are now available anywhere there’s human traffic. The dense and dry Red Velvet here failed to impress me but their Rainbow Cake was definitely better than the more expensive (S$12) and vibrant-looking cake … Continue reading

Delicious Makan Trail In Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia! Part 5 (Yong’s Steam Bot Garden 泳池海鲜生锅園)

Steamboat meal was excellent. Ricky’s friend said there are a few steamboat restaurants in Batu Pahat but Yong’s is well known among the locals for their fresh tasty food and reasonable prices. Indeed, we saw a good turnover of diners during our dinner. Benny said he liked the fact that the broth was not overly … Continue reading

Lady M® Confections @ Marina Square

Uber chic bakeries, cafes and pâtisseries are sprouting like mushrooms in Singapore these couple of years and Lady M® from New York’s Upper East Side (founded in 2001) has broken into Asia and Singapore like a whirlwind. Who is she? I have no idea currently but will find out for myself asap after this Easter holiday. … Continue reading

Moonlight Cake House @ Jalan Sutera, Johor Bahru, Malaysia

Mark asked, “Are you ready to eat the curry now or do you want to have coffee first?” “Erhm… Coffee and cakes?” I said timidly as I do not know if Mark’s diet would allow such indulgences. “Great! I know just the place.” “Wait, I have to dapau the chicken!” I walked over from Restoran … Continue reading

Uncle Tetsu Cheesecake 徹思叔叔起司蛋糕

It irks me to the core whenever people try to compare Japanese cheesecakes to American cheesecakes. It’s like comparing apples to oranges just because they are labeled as fruits. Japanese cheesecakes are NOT American and they aren’t trying to improve/modify on the latter’s recipe. Japanese cheesecakes are Japanese cheesecakes, period. The characteristics of a Japanese … Continue reading

Original Herbal Shop 正宗凉茶馆

After a satisfying meal at Founder Bak Kut Teh Restaurant, we crossed the bridge and walked over to Original Herbal Shop along Balestier Road, for some health boosting Traditional Chinese and Hong Kong desserts. 龟苓膏 is a traditional dessert originated from Wuzhou, China. It is totally natural and is served after every meal in the homes … Continue reading

Hippopotamus Restaurant Grill – French Desserts

If you had been following my blog, you would have realised Adrian, Yap and I started having desserts quite recently (see Robert Timms) and I sincerely hoped that it would become a ritual. In one of my early posts, I mentioned that my sweet tooth was developed after being initiated by Valerie, my elder daughter … Continue reading