Tag: Nut

Perfect, Soft & Chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

These insanely addictive, soft and chewy oatmeal cookies are chunky, moist and finger-licking good! Each cookie is generously loaded with the goodness of rolled oats, toasted nuts, blackcurrants, and made just a little sinful with semi-sweet chocolate chips thrown into the mix.

Super Moist & Tender Carrot Cake

Look no more for a super moist and tender carrot cake! With loads of freshly grated carrots, sweet currants and chopped pecans, infused with ground spices, filled and topped with an ultra smooth and creamy cream cheese frosting, and for a twist of flavour from the tropics, decorated with toasted coconut […]

Soft & Chewy Chocolate Chip & Nut Cookies

This may seem like nothing out of the ordinary, but I’ve returned from Barcelona with a new food addiction – not paellas, tapas, or food that can even be considered authentically Spanish. No, folks, I confess that I’ve fallen for cookies, and not just any kind – the chewy, chunky, […]

Chocolate Rum Brownies a.k.a. Choc Choc Rum Brownies

Yay! It’s October! And what a start I’ll be having – hubby and I are headed for Barcelona tomorrow. I’ll be happy to leave behind this dreadful haze, even if it’s just for ten days, to bask in the beautiful, mild autumnal season in Spain. So in case I don’t get […]

Cinnamon Hazelnut Chiffon Cake

Treat yourself to a refreshingly light, yet nutty, cotton-soft chiffon cake infused with the flavours of ground cinnamon and mixed nuts – a perfect accompaniment with coffee or tea at breakfast! It’s hard to believe that August is here! July was a busy month for me, and I’m starting to […]

Cinnamon Pecan Blondies – Like Brownies, But Blond.

This is a deliciously moist and chewy, fudgey blondie with cinnamon-infused caramel-like flavours. Perfect for breakfast or afternoon tea, with a cup of black tea or your favourite espresso. When my hubby said we were going for a 14-kilometre (8-mile) Nordic walk cum trek with our regular group of Nordic […]

Black Sesame Chiffon Cake – A Japanese-Inspired Treat.

Adapted from a Japanese-inspired recipe for black sesame chiffon cake by Okashi, this recipe uses a blend of home-made or store-bought spreadable black sesame paste as well as roughly ground black sesame to create a moist and fluffy chiffon with a deep, nutty flavour and tasty bits of crunch throughout. […]

Really, Really Moist Banana Sponge Cupcakes

A quick and easy recipe that makes really, really moist and spongy walnut-topped banana cupcakes. Perfect as breakfast snacks tea party treats! I make a lot of banana cakes and quick breads, but this recipe makes (gasp!) out-of-this-world banana cupcakes! Okay, give me a moment to get a hold of my excited […]

Pork Congee with Braised Peanuts & Dried Scallops

A Cantonese style, deliciously wholesome, hearty and nutritious congee with pork meat balls and braised peanut, infused with the sweet flavours of dried scallops and shallot oil. Sometimes, we just need a lot of love … in a bowl of congee. It’s something I always fall back to when I’ve […]