Baked & Fried Sweets

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    ‘Rugelach’ Cream Cheese Pastry

    ‘Rugelach’ is a Jewish pastry and it attracted my attention when I was looking for a recipe that I can use leftover cream cheese. The article I found was about food in NY and I found ‘Rugelach’ is a new craze. I have never tasted authentic Jewish ‘Rugelach’ and I don’t know what I bake …

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    Chocolate Ganache

    Chocolate Ganache is made by heating Cream and Chocolate. Most commonly, you warm the Cream first, pour it over the chopped Chocolate, then mix well. Heating Cream and Chocolate can be done quickly and easily using the microwave. You can add whipped Cream to it. 1. Basic Chocolate Ganache Ingredients 200g Dark Chocolate100-200ml Cream *100ml …

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    Super Easy Chocolate Cake

    Many years ago, someone gave me this Chocolate Cake recipe, so this is not my invention. I have tried some other different recipes but I have never come across any recipes easier than this one. Nigella Lawson said every home cook should know at least one Chocolate Cake recipe. Well… this is the one I …

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    My Mother’s Stick Doughnuts

    My mother’s doughnuts were not round. They were sticks and my sisters and I loved them. And our children, her grandchildren, loved them. Her neighbours also loved them. That’s why she used to make a lot of them when she decided to make them. There was no recipe. She just mixed flour, sugar and eggs. …

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    Banana & Custard Tart

    I used to make this dessert for my children quite often. It was one of their favourites, but they were in doubt at first because they had never tasted cooked Bananas before. This tart tastes best when it is cold. I recommend to cool it completely. I have cooked it for the first time in …

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    My Legendary Carrot Cake

    My quest for the best Carrot Cake recipe started when I tasted one slice of Carrot Cake on a Qantas flight from Sydney to Melbourne. I was coming home from Japan with my young children. It was a very long trip and I was extremely tired. The slice of cold and moist Carrot Cake tasted …

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    Super Easy Apple Cake

    ‘Apple Pie’ is very nice on a cold winter day but it’s not super easy to make, at least for me. This cake is absolutely Super Easy and tastes just like ‘Apple Pie’. When you feel like ‘Apple Pie’ but don’t want to bother, this is it! This cake is nice both hot and cold, …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Matcha

    Super Easy Matcha Biscuits

    This recipe is based on my ‘Shortbread Butter Biscuits’ recipe. I simply add 1 tablespoon of Matcha powder to it. If you like stronger Matcha flavour, add more Matcha for extra bitterness. And again, I don’t use much sugar. This biscuit dough can be cut out into your favourite shapes or refrigerated to be sliced. …

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    Rum & Sultana Cake

    This cake is not for children because it is highly alcoholic. To make this cake, you need to soak sultanas in rum for a few days. I always have a jar of rum-steeped sultanas/raisins in my pantry. It’s good to have, because they do magic on simple ice-cream or chocolate or anything. Cake Tin Loaf …

  • Azuki (Red Beans) Baked & Fried Sweets Bread

    An Pan

    ‘An Pan’ is a Japanese sweet bread roll filled with ‘Azuki’ Red Bean Paste. ‘An (sweet paste filling) + Pan (bread)’ can be made with other fillings but the most popular filling is ‘Azuki’ Red Bean Paste. Japan has a children’s super hero named ‘Anpan-man’ who’s head made of ‘An Pan’. The ‘Anpan-man’ stories are …

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    Milky Stick Bread

    Many years ago, my family lived in Japan for a short period of time. My children enjoyed Japanese culture and food. There were some food they were extremely fond of. One of them was ‘Stick Bread’. They were slightly sweet stick-shaped soft bread in a perfect bite-size for children. What is so special about those …

  • Azuki (Red Beans) Baked & Fried Sweets

    Taiyaki

    ‘Taiyaki’ is Fish-shaped pancake with yummy filling inside. The most common filling is ‘Tsubu-an’, the sweet ‘Azuki’ red bean paste. Other recommended fillings are custard, chocolate, fruit jam, or Nutella. Savoury filling would be nice as well. Be creative and enjoy making your own ‘Taiyaki’. Taiyaki pans are available from many online retailers. I bought …

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