• Baked & Fried Sweets

    Apple & Lemon Curd Shortcake

    My husband’s great auntie Betty’s Belgian Shortcake was absolutely delicious. I made the same shortcake with different filling today. I used Stewed Apples and Lemon Curd. Why? Because I had Stewed Apples that was getting old and I needed to use it up. This happens frequently since my family’s fruit consumption dropped after my daughter …

  • Mazegohan

    Canned Salmon & Peas Mazegohan

    Canned Fish is a life saver. Frozen Peas is also a life saver. Using those two, such a delicious and nutritious Mazegohan dish is super easy to make. Flavour can be European, Asian, OR any flavour you like. It’s a very versatile recipe. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 2 cup (*180ml cup) Short Grain OR Medium …

  • Beef Other Soup

    Beef & Wakame Soup

    I have a fond memory attached to this soup as one of my sisters frequently made this soup for our family members. She always used Beef Mince, which sometimes caused me coughing because the tiny pieces of Beef went to wrong way. I prefer using thinly sliced Beef. I wonder if my sister is still …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Custard Puff Pastry Twists

    There is a baked pastry called ‘Escargot’, which I LOVE. The one a local bakery is selling has Custard and Sultanas in it. This is the Escargot inspired ‘Puff Pastry Twists’. It takes only a few minutes to make the Custard in the microwave. Using store-bought Frozen Butter Puff Pastry, these great looking and delicious …

  • Beef Takikomigohan

    ‘Yakiniku’ Beef Takikomigohan

    ‘Yakiniku’ Sauce is a dipping sauce for Japanese style BBQ, but ‘Yakiniku’ Sauce can be used as a seasoning sauce for many dishes. The other day, I shared my Fried Rice recipe. This is a Takikomigohan recipe. Again, to season the dish, you only need ‘Yakiniku’ Sauce, nothing else. Using a rice cooker, this dish …

  • Potato Vegetables

    Potato Chips (Crisps) Coleslaw

    Every time I use Potato Chips (Crisps) for cooking, I receive negative response from some people. Good quality Potato Chips are basically Fried Potato that is seasoned. Why can’t we use it for cooking? I have no problem about using it for Salads. ‘Carrot & Potato Chips Salad’ and ‘Spinach, Lettuce & Potato Chips Salad’ …

  • Cooking Sauces

    Corn Starch White Sauce

    ‘Corn Starch White Sauce’ is super easy to make and no technic is required. If you are cooking White Sauce for someone who has gluten allergy, this sauce is an option. Saucepan Method and Microwave Method are equally easy. Ingredients 1 cup Milk1 tablespoon Corn Starch1 tablespoon (15g) Butter15g Tasty Cheese (Cheddar) *grated OR torn …

  • Bread Dough

    Poppy Seed Twisted Bread

    When I started searching for Ukrainian foods, it was in March, one of the first discoveries was Poppy Seeds Roll. It was a thick log of bread that was rolled with black Poppy Seed Paste. I was curious and I wanted to taste it, but I didn’t know where I could find the Poppy Seed …

  • Egg Prawn & Shrimp

    Prawns & Egg with Sweet Sour Sauce

    Do you have some leftover cooked Prawns OR uncooked Prawns? Try this simple dish. It is absolutely delicious. If you use uncooked Prawns, I recommend to boil them in salted water and drain, rather than cooking them with Egg. It won’t take long to cook this dish. Before you start cooking Egg, you must prepare …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Sweet Soft Biscuits

    When I was a child, there was a sweet treat which I was very fond of. It looked like a large biscuit, but the texture was softer and it was almost like a dry sponge cake. I recently discovered a recipe of something that was very similar to that biscuit. The recipe says Bi-Carb Soda …

  • Vegetables

    ‘Goma-ae’ Avocado

    ‘Goma-ae’ is a Japanese dish of vegetables dressed with sweet sesame seed sauce. Sesame Seeds need to be toasted, and Sugar and Soy Sauce are used to make the sauce. Depending on the vegetables that I use, I sometimes add extra ingredients such as Chilli. For Avocado, I highly recommend to add a little bit …

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