Tag Archives: Chinese New Year

Mandarin Orange and Cheese Cake Slices

What do you do with leftover mandarin oranges after the Chinese New Year? Put them to good use in a nice dessert cake such as this very delicious mandarin orange and cheese cake slices. But if you are too lazy … Read more

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Osthmanthus Flower Jelly (桂花糕)

The osthmanthus flower is a small, yellow (or white) flower that grows on small shrubs or trees and has a strong and sweet fragrance, which is why it is very popularly used as a flavour of tea as a dried … Read more

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The Ever Auspicious Fish Maw Soup

The smell of fish maw in the kitchen was very strong as I was boiling this ingredient in preparation of making this soup the night before. It smells like Chinese New Year; smells like how the kitchen and the entire … Read more

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Chinese New Year Golden Butter Crisps

I couldn’t believe this recipe actually works! It was a recipe that I got from a newspaper cutout many many years ago. There were only four ingredients and less than ten steps. Looks really simple – too simple to believe. … Read more

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Golden Pumpkin Huat Kueh (发糕) For The Year Of The Dog!

I got really excited when I saw this recipe being shared on FaceBook. No self-raising flour, no rice flour. Really? Can this finally be my life-saving recipe to create Huat Kuehs that can really ‘huat‘ (rise and bloom)?

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