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Matcha swirl milk bread

By on February 3, 2017
matcha swirl sliced

This Matcha swirl milk bread is unlike any other because it has Matcha spread swirled into the middle! The Matcha swirl adds a nice earthy flavor to the loaf without being overpowering it or adding too much Matcha flavor. If you don’t care for Matcha, use vanilla extract or cacao powder in the condensed milk […]

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Breakfast | Cakes + cupcakes | Chinese treats | Desserts | Global eats | Healthy eating/specialty diet | Holiday | Lunar new year | On the go | Recipes | Snacks | Sweet | Vegan

Chinese steamed rice cake (bai tang gau)

By on January 29, 2016
bai tang gau

This Chinese steamed rice cake (or bai tang gau) has a sweet, slightly chewy addictive texture and an intriguing honeycomb pattern on the inside. In honor of lunar new year coming up, I decided that I would share a recipe for Chinese steamed rice cake with you all because this is something that I haven’t […]

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Prana ProactivChia review: How to use chia seeds

By on November 18, 2015

 I love chia seeds. I mean, how could you not? They are like nature’s sprinkles and you can basically add them to anything and everything without impacting the taste of your food! So you can only imagine how excited I was when I received the opportunity to try out the Proactivchia from Prana! The thing […]

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Desserts | Gluten free | Healthy eating/specialty diet | Mains and Entrees | Pudding + Custards | Recipes | Savory | Vegan

Minute rice + apple pie rice pudding recipe!

By on May 10, 2015

A couple of weeks ago I attended yet another web event and this time it was for Minute Rice®! Being that I live in an Asian household, I had never come across minute rice before because it was just never used in my house. We always cooked rice from scratch in our rice cooker and […]

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33+ holiday baking recipes

By on December 22, 2014

I know it’s the Holiday season and originally I had a bunch of scrumptious recipes to share but my sudden trip abroad threw a bit of a wrench into my plan. But I’m no grinch and will definitely not leave you all high and dry in the treats department this Holiday season, so here’s a […]

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Christmas | Desserts | Halloween | Healthy eating/specialty diet | Holiday | Pie/tart | Recipes | Sweet | Thanksgiving | Vegan

Mini pumpkin pies (vegan friendly)

By on November 23, 2014

I didn’t end up being able to make pumpkin pie in time for Canadian Thanksgiving back in October so I figured that I would make up for it by making it for American Thanksgiving instead! See, that’s the benefit of having a neighboring country that celebrates such a delicious holiday a month after your own. […]

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Cream puffs (matcha, nutella, black sesame, vanilla, chocolate, banana)

By on November 14, 2014

Cream puffs. Glorious cream puffs. How could something that looks so innocent be so difficult and technical to make? But I guess, this is what they mean when they say hard work pays off. At first, they might seem challenging because the pate a choux pastry and custard cream can go array in a blink […]

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