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Make Hello Kitty Cookies! Vanilla Cookies Recipe

{Make Hello Kitty Cookies! Vanilla Cookies Recipe}. Crunch. Mmmmnnn…it’s a scrumptious Hello Kitty cookies kind of baking day using one of my favourite golden syrup vanilla cookies recipe. Today as one of our school holiday food making adventures, I had great fun with my little wombats re-creating Hello Kitty cookies I last made a long,… Read more »

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DIY Homemade Easter Bunny Marshmallows Recipe

{DIY Homemade Easter Bunny Marshmallows Recipe} I do love baking up beautiful delicate cakes and pastries but homemade sweet treats like marshmallows are my new go-to for a fresh take on dessert to present and serve to guests. Not only do they never fail to please the young and old alike, marshmallows are so elegant… Read more »

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Crispy Dessert Belgian Waffles

|Crispy Dessert Belgian Waffles| Belgian waffles are such an indulgent treat yet they are simple enough to make at home to add gold stars to our mid-week dinners… With their crispy coat and fluffy centres, we need little coaxing to tuck our dessert forks into Belgian waffles. Aren’t they just the perfect vehicle for rich… Read more »

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Salted Caramel Cupcakes

While a hearty stew always helps my family eat well at autumn and prosper, salted caramel cupcakes are the cupcakes I bake to get everyone into goodness and step right into the joy of life. Without the fudgey yumminess of the caramel buttercream icing on top, a cupcake is..well, only a cupcake. Along with a… Read more »

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Chocolate Easter Rainbow Popcorn

I was going to name the original title of this post ‘Birthday Rainbow Popcorn’, but seeing that we’re in the sugary territory of Easter soon, I thought it quite apt to share it as an Easter party snack recipe. Trust me, it’s so easy that if you’re sometimes running a little out of time (like… Read more »

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Charlie Brown & Peanuts Gang themed party

Photo Gallery of our Charlie Brown & Peanuts Gang themed party: When I couldn’t find many Peanuts-themed party decorations I loved, I decided I’ll make my own! The party hats, Charlie Brown cutouts (made using my Cricut machine), sticker labels on the bubble bottles were all handmade, including the food labels and ‘Charlie Brown’s signature… Read more »

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Lemon Meringue Cupcakes

For the love of Lemon Meringue Cupcakes… A mouth-watering afternoon tea soiree that would be considered my idea of a truly elegant and delectable high tea, would not be missing these dainty little lemon meringue cupcakes. Served along side some neat cucumber finger sandwiches with other petit fours (anything that has mascarpone or chocolate and… Read more »

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Bergedil (Deep-fried Potato Beef Croquettes)

For the love of Bergedil (Deep-fried Potato Beef Croquettes)! Potato. Every culture has its own way with it and if love is the universal language, then to me potato must be the universal food—so versatile, adaptable, nutritious, wonderful-tasting and accessible to people of all social classes. One has no excuse not to make the most… Read more »

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Deep-Fried Pandan Chicken ( Gai Haw Bai Toey)

I love, love, love anything cooked with what’s often called ‘Vanilla of the East’ especially well-loved and revered around the corner of the globe in Southeast Asian kitchens. I keep my personal pot of pandan plant as sacred as I can in my garden corner of ‘edible nature’, keeping my fingers crossed that it shall… Read more »

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Matcha Swiss Roll with Red Bean Cream

Swiss rolls remind me of my little girl self, nose and hands pressed against the looking glass of some Asian bakery looking in, yearning hungrily for a log of sugar-sprinkled swiss roll tightly wound with fluffy whipped cream. Strawberry-coloured, chocolate, green pandan or butter sponge—the flavours hardly mattered since I adored them all. I remember… Read more »