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  • 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 …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Lorna’s Cottage Cheese Cake

    Lorna is one of my husband’s grandfather Theo’s sisters. My Scone recipes are all based on Lorna’s Scone recipe. Recently I have discovered another great recipe of hers. It’s her Cottage Cheese Cake recipe. Cottage Cheese used to be the most accessible cheese and it is quite easy to make at home. Cottage Cheese, Lemon, …

  • Cold Sweets

    Super Easy Cream Cheese Mousse

    My ‘Super Easy No-bake Cheesecake’ is literally SUPER EASY. You only need basic ingredients, BUT you must use full-fat Cream Cheese and Thickened Cream (OR Heavy Cream). This ‘Cream Cheese Mousse’ is almost identical to the Cheesecake, but you can use fat-reduced light type products because the mixture should be set in the serving glasses …

  • Cold Sweets

    Lemon Posset

    You don’t know ‘Lemon Posset’? The origin of this super easy but underrated dessert is an English hot drink ‘Posset’. Lady Macbeth used ‘Posset’ to poison the guards in the famous William Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’. The drink evolved into desserts over the centuries and this ‘Lemon Posset’ became popular more than 100 years ago. You only …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Rice Cooker Soufflé Cheesecake

    Japanese Soufflé Cheesecake needs to be steam baked using a water bath. The batter is simple to make, but it’s tricky to keep the right temperature for the perfect result. Today I was just curious to find out what would happen if I cook it in my rice cooker, as I know Rice Cooker is …

  • Chicken

    Lemon Chicken

    My ‘Lemon Chicken’ is, in other words, ‘Kara-age’ (Japanese style Fried Chicken) with Lemon Sauce. I deep-fry the Chicken, but you can cook it in your favourite way. The main part of this dish is the sweet & sour Lemon Sauce. I always find the store-bought Lemon Chicken is too sweet. You can season the …

  • Cold Sweets

    No-bake Cheesecake with Lemon Curd Topping

    No-bake Cheesecake can be made without Gelatine and I have a recipe ‘Super Easy No-bake Cheesecake’. Today I added Gelatine and the cheesecake had an excellent texture. I made a top layer of Lemon Curd that is also softly set. Everyone enjoyed it and I am quite happy with the result. This No-bake Cheesecake is …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Very Basic Lemon Cookies

    The other day, my daughter was trying to make Lemon flavoured cookies for her colleague who loves Lemon. I suggested her to add Lemon Zest and Juice to a basic cookie dough and drizzle Lemon Icing on the baked cookies. That’s the easiest way to make Lemon flavoured cookies. Here is my recipe. These are …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Lemon Pound Cake

    I just added 1 Lemon to my ‘Basic Pound Cake’, which is actually ‘125g cake’, not ‘1 pound cake’. I added the Lemon Zest to the batter and I drizzled the Lemon Syrup over the hot cake, so that the syrup would soak the cake. It is very simple to make, no technic required, and …

  • Fruit

    Lemon Curd

    Our lovely next-door neighbours are enthusiastic gardeners and they grow Vegetables and Fruit. They are very kind to share their harvests with us. A large bagful of Lemons are challenge for me to consume. Today I used 4 Lemons to make this Lemon Curd. Makes About 400ml Ingredients 2 Eggs2 Egg Yolks3/4 cup Caster Sugar …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Lemon Curd Slice

    The other day my daughter tried a ‘Lemon Slice’ recipe that she found on YouTube. She baked the base, poured the lemon topping mixture over the base, and baked it again. The lemon topping didn’t set, and it was far too sweet. Then I decided to create my own ‘Lemon Slice’. The base of this …

  • Squid & Octopus

    Sir-fried Squid & Lemon

    Fresh whole Squids are hard to find where I live, but Frozen Squid Tubes are widely available from many shops, and they are inexpensive. Just thaw them, cut into rings, and stir-fry. Anyone can do that. Here is a super easy recipe for you to try. You only need a frying pan, and no special …

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