Category Archives: Snack

潮州軟糕 (Teochew Soft Cake)

This is a childhood snack of mine – the Teochew soft cake, or what one would call ‘neng go’ (soft cake) in Teochew. These ‘cakes’ can be commonly found in local bakeries and traditional Teochew pastry shops, available throughout the … Read more

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麻糍 (Muah Chee)

A new year is coming again. In three days’ time.

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A Treat Of Roasted Pumpkin Seeds For Halloween

The boy just had this first experience of performing on the stage last weekend. It was for his school’s graduation and year-end concert. His class danced to the rythym of the ‘Ten Little Indians and《我真的很不错》. We saw how he pranced … Read more

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Chocolate Cherry Mouse For Halloween

It’s finally October – almost Halloween time! Last year, I skipped this theme altogether as it was a super busy year. Not that it gets any better, but this year, I specifically took time out to get my hands on … Read more

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Crispy Italian Breadsticks

   The first time I tried breadsticks, it was in Rome, Italy. That was more than ten years ago now (thirteen? fourteen?) when I went to Europe for my first time with the guy. We were there the day on … Read more

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