Pineapple Tarts

There are different versions of pineapple tarts all over Asia. You can see tarts in the form of cookies, squares, or rolls. Some people even make them look like pineapples. Overall pineapple tarts are tasty and pretty simple to make. Start by making the pineapple jam filling. You will need 3 cans of pineapple. I…

Chocolate Cake for Two

During the pandemic its been hard to meet up with friends, family and loved ones. Home baked items also has been harder to share since a lot of people hesitate to give something that might be contaminated. I still love baking but without being able to share my goodies, I’ve slowly stopped making anything. This…

Sourdough Herb Crackers

I’ve become very lazy with keeping my sourdough. The fatigue of baking and the pandemic has made it nearly impossible to keep up. I, of course, don’t like to see things go to waste so I decided to make some sourdough crackers with the discard. Why waste perfectly tasty stuff. This recipe is very easy…

Panetonne French Toast Casserole

Every Christmas we get a Panetonne, either as a gift or buy one on our own. Every year I love it but also realize how huge the loaf is. If you have never had a Panetonne, it is an Italian cake filled with citrus and raisins. It is buttery and soft and yummy. Usually I…

Pea Cookies

This recipe is for anyone trying to sneak in some veggies in their kids meals. Or trying to stay healthy before all the holiday goodies. For this recipe, you need banana, peas (yes peas! those green frozen ones), cocoa powder and oats. Blend oats cocoa powder in a food processor until finely ground and set…

Oatmeal Bake

Things are getting a little busier especially if you have returned to school or work. You might find that there isn’t much time to prepare and get ready. Making breakfast for yourself or your little ones can be a challenge too. I am still trying new things out to see what little C likes to…

Easy Icebox Cake

This week was my son’s birthday so I thought I would make him a cake. Well I decided to go for easy, because you know me, I love easy and quick. Well this is probably as easy as it gets. Basically you only need 4 ingredients (whipping cream, wafers, vanilla and sugar) and you do…

Surprise Sunbutter Cookies

I first saw these cookies on emmymadeinjapan and I thought this was the most interesting cookie surprise ever.  Apparently there is a chemical reaction that happens with the cookie and the baking soda. After baking and cooling the cookies, the middle of the cookie turns green! So fascinating.  I think this recipe would be a hit…

Blueberry Crumble Almond Cake

I created this recipe after a dinner I attended. I was in charge to the dessert but didn’t have time to go grocery shopping. Instead, I looked in my cupboards and fridge to create something. Almond flour and frozen blueberries was the inspiration and creation of a Blueberry Crumble Almond Cake! Begin with the cake….

Sourdough Sandwich Bread

The sourdough craze is slowly dying down but not completely over. Everyone now has become better bakers and sourdough makers. I used to make more sourdough recipes but found that maintaining a sourdough starter was very time consuming. You also end up with a lot of discard. Luckily this time around I’ve been using the…

My Grandma’s Mantou Recipe

There are a lot of things that you can take for granted especially during these time. I look back to days when I used to bake and cook with my grandma and I would reminesce on some of the food we ate. One particular recipe was chinese steamed buns. We used to make them almost…