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  • Baked & Fried Sweets Cold Sweets

    Scoop Cake

    I heard that ‘Scoop Cake’ has recently become quite popular in Japan. I believe it has been strongly influenced by the English dessert ‘Trifle’. However, ‘Scoop Cake’ in Japan is more like a shortcake in a bowl. It can be made with the clumsiest hands, because the sponge cake doesn’t have to be perfectly baked …

  • Cold Sweets Fruit

    Super Easy White Chocolate Mousse

    Is your friend visiting you for dinner? Are you thinking of a dessert? This dessert is super easy to make. It is basically a soft version of White Chocolate Ganache. I strongly recommend to add some Berries, fresh or frozen, as a topping. Berries are much better than sugary fruit sauce as this mousse is …

  • Cold Sweets

    My Family’s Trifle

    I live in Melbourne, Australia. Our Christmas is in summer. It can be very hot on the day. Summer Desserts are popular on Christmas day. Trifle is probably the most popular dessert. On Christmas day in 1993, it was a sparkling sunny day and I never forget, I tasted Trifle for the first time in …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Strawberry Roll Cake

    Sponge for Roll Cake should be moist and soft. Dry Sponge, especially if it is thick, tends to break when you roll it up. My Swiss Roll Pan is about 33cm x 23cm in size. This Sponge would be about 12mm thick, when baked. Cake Tin Swiss Roll Pan Ingredients Sponge4 Eggs *at room temperature1/3 …

  • Cold Sweets Fruit

    Super Easy Mango Yoghurt Ice Cream

    This ice cream is absolutely easy to make. You don’t need a food processor or any special equipment, but a hand blender would be handy to puree Mango. I used a fresh Mango today as Mangos are in season now, but you can used canned Mango. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1 Mango *pureed1 to 2 …

  • Cold Sweets

    Blueberry Yoghurt Jelly Dessert

    I made this Blueberry Yoghurt Jelly Dessert using my ‘Panna Cotta’ recipe. I reduced the amount of Milk and Cream to 1/2, and added Greek Yoghurt. Soft jelly set in the glass tastes similar to Cheesecake. I used Frozen Blueberries to make the sauce. Easy to make, looks great and tastes fantastic! Makes 4 Servings …

  • Cold Sweets Fruit

    Creamy Agar Milk Jelly & Mango

    I used to make Kanten jelly often, but Kanten is not easy to find. These days I often use Queen’s ‘Jel-It-In Vegetarian Gelling Powder that is Agar. It doesn’t have an unpleasant smell like Gelatine and it sets clean and clear jelly. I like its texture better than Kanten’s. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1 to …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Cold Sweets Egg Fruit

    Mango Pavlova

    ‘Pavlova’ is a dessert of meringue that is crispy outside and soft inside, topped with whipped cream and fresh fruit. It is one of the iconic foods in Australia. It is now October. The weather is getting warm and more and more fresh fruit are appearing in stores. I used this season’s first Mango for …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Nuts

    Chestnut Cream Dorayaki

    ‘Dorayaki’ is a Japanese sweet of two small pancake-like sponge wrapped a filling of Sweet Azuki (Red Bean) Paste. These days there are many variations. On the other day I saw Chestnut Cream Dorayaki that was available from a convenience store chain in Japan. I love Chestnut Cream as you can find how much I …

  • Bread Cheese Egg

    Quick & Toasty Bacon Quiche

    If you want to eat Cheesy Quiche for late breakfast or lunch, this ‘Quick & Toasty Bacon Quiche’ can be cooked in 15 minutes. You don’t need the oven. All you need is a frying pan. Absolutely easy to cook and delicious! Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 1 thick slice Bread *about 2.5cm thick1 to 2 …

  • Cold Sweets Matcha

    Matcha Tiramisu

    I love the bitter flavour of Matcha, but my family members don’t like it. That’s why I cannot make this dessert in the size same as my ‘Super Easy Tiramisu’, otherwise I will end up eating the whole lot. Make individual serves, and you can use Espresso for those who don’t enjoy Matcha flavour. This …

  • Cold Sweets

    My Children’s Parfait

    This is the dessert that my children used to make by themselves when they were young. While we were living in Japan for a short period of time, my children fell in love with Japanese style parfait, made by layering jelly, whipped cream, ice cream, and fruit, usually served in a tall glass. After we …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Bread & Butter Pudding

    ‘Bread Butter Pudding’ is NOT a familiar food to most Asian people. I didn’t know it. It’s a humble dessert that can be made with the ingredients that most people have at home. I am not a big fan of it, but I make it for my husband, who is very fond of it as …

  • Prawn & Shrimp

    Creamy Garlic Prawns

    I have received some positive comments about my ‘Creamy Tomato Garlic Prawns’. I am very happy that people enjoy the dish. However, there are some people who don’t like Tomato flavour. If you are one of them, why don’t you try this ‘Creamy Garlic Prawns’? Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 500g Uncooked Prawns1 Onion *finely chopped2 …

  • Azuki (Red Beans) Cold Sweets

    Azuki Milk Ice

    I have a super easy ‘Azuki Ice Cream’ recipe and it can be made with two ingredients, Tsubu-an (Sweet Azuki Paste) and whipped Cream. Because some people find it too rich, I have made a lighter version. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1/2 cup Milk1 to 2 tablespoons Sugar *OR Condensed Milk2 teaspoons Corn Starch Flour1/2 …

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