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Apr
17

Books at 10% off and free delivery worldwide

One of the things that really brightens up my day is.. getting a parcel through the mail.    All the anticipation, waiting, and finally my book arrived this morning ! I have been ordering my books online from BookDepository for the past few years.  So far service has been good.   I placed my order for …

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Apr
16

Easy egg cups

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In my bid to eat healthier,  I decided to add more beans in our every day meal  ( hope this is not just a phase..).  So I went grocery shopping and bought a few types of dried beans, processed them and now I have a stack of ready-beans in my freezer.  The scene is quite …

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Apr
9

Wonder mold for doll cakes

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I have bought this mold long ago, but have not used it yet.   I’m thinking probably one day I should have a garage sale and try to get rid of all my cake decorating tools.  The ones still looking new but collecting dust.. hehehe.  Anyway,  at last I tried to bake a cake using this …

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Mar
21

Creamy chicken pie

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‘Who ate my pie?’.. Well, this morning I woke up and found out that during the nite, while I was sleeping, my hubby brought a friend and donated a slice of our chicken pie..   Hope the friend likes it :)  Anyway, this is a Chicken pie, I made the filling using left-overs from our roast …

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Mar
14

Banana walnut butterscotch cake

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No matter how you style this cake, it still doesn’t look pretty.. with the jagged surface full of walnuts.   But the taste, it is totally the opposite.  Its really, really good and I had to include it here for you to try it yourself.   The recipe was adapted from the cook book, KitchenAid Great Baking.    …

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Mar
2

Tartlets – fruit & cheese varieties

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Last month I was helping Chef Gunawan to prepare some tartlets to be featured in the Aroma Magazine, February 2012 edition.  For those of you who did not buy the magazine,  take a look at the pages which I scanned below. Click on the picture to get a better view. Our tart class for this …

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Feb
22

Citrus & walnut bread (Kenwood Breadmaker)

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Today I baked a loaf of bread, yes.. from my Kenwood breadmaker, can you believe it.   I’ve had this breadmaker for years, but I have only used it once.  After trying it, I donated it to my mom, who then after some time returned it back to me.  So finally I found the machine under …

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Feb
15

Baking at CADS Enhancement Centre

CADS is an acronym for “Cerebral Palsy, Autism-ADHD, Down Syndrome-Dyslexia and Slow Learners.”  Today me and Chef Gunawan was at CADS Enhancement Centre in Jalan Duta to conduct our first baking session with the kids.  Due to their special needs, we used Gluten-free flour to make the Carrot and Blueberry muffins.  I had never baked …

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Jan
20

Chocolate cloud cake

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I was leafing through my favourite cookbook, “Classic Home Desserts” by Richard Sax (thank you !)  trying to look for a recipe with chocolates.   Found the recipe “Chocolate cloud cake” and since it sounds simple to prepare, no flour (means no measuring and no sieving),  I thought I’ll give it a shot.  One thing I …

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Jan
4

Tuna and egg in puff pastry

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This is another quick meal you can prepare, provided you have ready-rolled puff pastry in the freezer.  Thaw the frozen pastry about 1 hour before using.   The topping variety is endless, here I am using a can of tuna, fried with onions and eggs. The ingredients: 2 or 3 sheets of ready-rolled puff pastry 1 …

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