Passion Oh Passion!

The month of March is certainly a month of celebrations for me. Because it is a month that is filled with birthdays… And not just one, or two… but SIX birthdays of my closest friends all jammed packed into just one week of March! These wonderful people have shown me much love and comradeship over […]

Green Pea Cookies Recipe for Chinese New Year

With Chinese New Year just a week away, Penang is a hustle and bustle. Roads are packed with people out and about running errands, preparing for the new year. While the heat wave that we’re experiencing of late is causing trees to shed leaves, making Penang feel like autumn! It’s been so hot that I […]

Chinese New Year Pineapple Tarts Recipe

The blogosphere seems to be abuzz with Pineapple tarts! What with Chinese New Year a mere 3 weeks away! In fact, Food4Tots was also making them almost the same time I was, so we launched into a long discussion about them, exchanging tips and stories. 🙂 My family and I love this delicious, addictive tart […]

Quick & Easy Gingerbread Man Recipe!

Christmas is just days away! And so, if you’re in need of a last minute really quick and really easy gingerbread man recipe, look no further! My friends and I had wanted to make some gingerbread men but almost all the recipes we found on the internet required freezing the dough for an hour at […]

Lessons on life from a German Chocolate Cake

The past week has left me broken and shaken out of my comfort zone. There were tears and more tears, doubt, fear and endless questions. I questioned myself and the people around me. There were a lot of ‘whys’ and a lot of heart ache. I felt stranded and so very alone. But in the […]

Glutinuous Rice Dumplings (Bak Zhang) @ Tavoy Road, Penang

One of my favourite snacks would definitely be ‘bak zhang’ or glutinuous rice dumplings stuffed with pork wrapped with lotus leaves. Traditionally eaten during the Chinese festival “Duan Wu Jie“, this delicious savoury dumpling is also being sold throughout the year. My usual haunt for this snack would be at this stall off Burmah Road, […]

Apple Crumbled Cheesecake Recipe

I’ve had this fantastic looking Apple Crumbled Cheesecake recipe tucked away for some time just waiting for an occasion to make it. And opportunity certainly presented itself when a friend invite me and a few others over for home made mee udang (which was superb by the way!! getting the recipe from her soon!) I […]

Deep Fried Butter Oats Prawn Recipe for Chinese New Year

I know I’ve been guilty of neglecting this blog lately. How time flies when you’re caught up in a whirlwind of activity and when you’re having fun! The first gust of wind came when I decided, that this year, I would cook Chinese New Year reunion dinner! ~faints~ I had no idea what came over […]

David Lebovitz’s Cheesecake Brownie Recipe & Much Belated 3rd Flogger Gathering Round Up

I had wanted to start my first post of 2009 much earlier than today. But a bad case of food poisoning has caused me to hurl at the very sight and thought of food. I shall spare you all the ugly details. Trust me. You don’t wanna know. Am feeling less queasy today. Therefore, today’s […]

Durian Butter Cake!

Ah Rejoice! My blog is back online (after some down time while transferring to a new host) So… let’s celebrate with cake! A friend from overseas was back for a holiday and she had a guest with her who wanted to ‘see and taste everything Asia’. So I thought, what could be more Asian than […]