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Baked red bean glutinous rice cake

By on February 7, 2016
glutinous rice muffin

Lunar new year is among us and one of my FAVORITE things to have this time of year is nian gao or new year cake. It’s made out of glutinous rice flour so the texture of the cake is both sticky and chewy, resembling mochi which makes it super fun to eat as well.

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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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Easy no-bake blueberry cheesecakes (vegan friendly, refined sugarfree, gluten-free)

By on September 25, 2015
no bake blueberry cheesecakes

These silky smooth no-bake blueberry cheesecakes are naturally sweetened, have hints of coconut, can be made vegan and are easy to make. They are perfect for impressing guests at dinner parties or for you to eat the whole batch yourself because trust me, they’re irresistible.

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Maple oatmeal loaf cake (vegan friendly)

By on July 1, 2015
oatmeal maple cake

This maple oatmeal loaf cake is a terrific addition to any breakfast, or mid-day tea time snack. Instead of using rolled oats straight out of the bag, this oatmeal loaf calls for cooked oats which means that it’s a perfect way to use up left over oatmeal or a package of instant oats. The cooked […]

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Baked coconut mochi rice cake (gluten free)

By on June 10, 2015
coconut mochi cake

A simple and easy recipe for baked coconut mochi cake. Although baked mochi cakes are typically eaten during lunar new year, the cake’s chewy and glutinous texture is so addicting that I just have to make it and eat it all year ’round!

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Healthy superfood breakfast cake (vegan)

By on May 27, 2015

I’ve been pretty busy with work and what has been keeping me sane and my breakfast eating routine in tact is this deliciously moist superfood breakfast cake! Plus, the fact that it’s jam packed full of superfood seeds takes the entire cake over the top! If you’re a fan of apple crumble AND banana bread, […]

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