Category Archives: Snack

Easy Home-Made Chocolates

Why do I have to make chocolate when I can simply buy it off the shelf? Because I would like to experience the process of making it; because I want to see what ingredients make up chocolate; because I want … Read more

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Really Addictive Candied Nuts For Christmas

We finally watched Frozen I, all thanks to the little one. He got his fix of the movie that came out six years ago (I didn’t realise it was so long ago!!) in Taiwan, in the hotel at Jiantan in … Read more

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Shiratama Dango With Red Bean Paste (Japanese Mochi)

The guy has been going on about this recipe for a while. He’s steeply into the Japanese culture now that he’s learning Japanese and attempting to understand this intriguing and truly unique culture.

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Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas

We just celebrated the boy’s fourth birthday in school this week. He’s been looking forward to his birthday ever since the beginning of March (yes!), looking forward to changing the calendar in his room from the month of March to … Read more

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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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