Chocolate Chip Nutella Walnut Muffins

Sometimes you just need something sweet and satisfying to kick start your day. These muffins are a perfect choice as they are bursting with chocolate. I threw in some frozen Nutella pieces and topped the muffins with chocolate chips. To balance the sweetness I also threw in some chopped walnuts. The ingredients are basic and […]

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Walnut cheesy rye buns

I adapted my Walnut Fig Bread recipe for this cheese rye bread. This time I baked it on a hot pizza stone with a bath of hot water at the lowest level of the oven. The heat gave it a superb oven rise so the bread was really soft on the inside and with a […]

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Mocha Chiffon Cakei

I originally wanted to make coffee chiffon cake but changed my mind when I saw the tin of cocao powder yelling “ADD ME” haha so I threw in a tablespoon to make Mocha Chiffon Cake. Turned out just as good and very moist and light. The rise of the chiffon cake was perfect and turned […]

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Mee Siam in Soup (Siamese noodles)

Mee Siam is a popular noodle dish in Singapore and Malaysia. It comes in a soup version and a fried (dry) version. The original Mee Siam is served with hard boiled eggs, fried tofu, prawns and fish cake. My heart desired some fish balls tonight so I made some modifications to my Mee Siam. To […]

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Osmanthus Chiffon Cake

Osmanthus aka Gui Hua (桂花) is commonly used in Shanghai desserts. It’s a type of flower which is dried to make tea. It has a very distinct flowery aroma. Since I have some osmanthus tea sitting in my pantry for quite a while I decided to experiment with some osmanthus chiffon cake. To give it […]

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Hot Cocoa Mint Chocolate Cookies

This cookie seems be so complexed combining hot cocoa and mint chocolate. Surprisingly they are quite a good match as the mint helps to balance out the sweetness. These are very easy to make and you can freeze the dough and bake it whenever you want some treats or goodies to share with friends. You […]

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