Tag Archives: Chinese New Year

Osthmanthus Butter Cookies To Celebrate The Year Of Ox

This weekend will be a busy weekend for me, not really because of all the visiting we will have to fulfil (there are in fact less visiting chores this year), but because I am packing in a long list of … Read more

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Hot Pot Sesame Peanut Dip for my Chinese New Year Feast

A week more to Chinese New Year in Singapore. Everyone is looking forward to a better year ahead – so am I.

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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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