Tag: Egg

Cake Recipes, Snacks & Treats

Delicious Japanese Strawberry Shortcake

Japanese strawberry shortcake is an ethereally light and creamy dessert made of deliciously moist and fluffy sponge cake layers, filled with sliced strawberries in Chantilly cream. Decorate with luscious whole strawberries and cream – and – for that extra special yummm, sprinkle lavishly with white chocolate curls! My, oh my! Has […]

Cake Recipes, Snacks & Treats

Indonesian Prune Layer Cake

Indonesian layer cakes are decadently moist, gloriously buttery and wonderfully aromatic. These layered butter cakes are loved for their richly sweet and spiced-infused flavours, and often tinged with dashes of liquor – rum or brandy being the usual favourites! Here, these cakes are given a fresh twist by layering dried fruit, […]

Main Dishes, Pork Recipes

Braised Pork Belly and Eggs in Soya Sauce

Taste the heartwarming goodness of Chinese comfort food with this simple dish of pork belly slices and whole-cooked eggs braised in flavoured soya sauce. This deliciously tender pork is best enjoyed spooned over steamed rice, drizzled over with its sauce, or with piping hot porridge, and as meat stuffing for plain […]

Vegetables

Chinese-Style Fried Bitter Gourd Omelette

Bitter gourd omelettes are comfort meals that a lot of us grew up on. In this traditional Chinese favourite, soft and crunchy bitter gourd slices are nestled in a tender and fluffy omelette that’s lightly flavoured with pinches of everyday spices like salt and white pepper, and dashes of flavourful Asian […]

Cake Recipes, Snacks & Treats

Lady Bird’s Famous Lemon Cake

This is a famous lemon cake. And it was made so by an even more famous personality, the late Lady Bird Johnson, wife of the 36th US President, Lyndon Johnson, who served from 1963 to 1969. And while Lady Bird Johnson was renowned for her enterpreneurship and business acumen, which extended […]

Snacks & Treats

Easy, Do-It-Yourself Hainanese Kaya (Coconut Jam)

Oh, the yummm continues! Two posts ago, I wrote of a drool-inspiring, rich and creamy, homemade Nonya kaya (coconut jam), that we Singaporeans (and visitors alike, who are as much into our food culture as we are) enjoy in characteristic Singaporean fashion. Spread lavishly onto thick or wafer-thin slices of toasted, soft […]

Featured, Snacks & Treats

Homemade Nonya Kaya (Coconut Jam)

 Kaya (a Malay word meaning ‘rich’) is a coconut egg jam, widely eaten as a spread over toasted bread, soft buns, and as a cake filling or topping. It has a smooth texture, is creamy and rich tasting, made primarily with coconut milk and eggs, subtly flavoured with pandan leaves, and […]