Recently, I got my hands on the most beautiful and aesthetically-looking fruits, Del Monte® Pinkglow® Pineapple. The fruit is naturally pink, with an aromatic sweet note when I cut it open. It is sweet and juicy, and I was literally eating every bit, ensuring nothing was wasted. I would be making Pinkglow® Pineapple Mini Pies, pairing with a No-Churn Pinkglow® Ice Cream. This is inspired by how people love dipping apple pies into ice cream. It is easy to make, and the end results are surprisingly delicious.(more…)
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Virtual Surrey Fusion Festival is now live until October 24, 2021, in participation with Cultural Days. In this festival, you are invited to join our cultural cooking challenge and share a traditional dish via photo, Instagram story, or video for a chance to win one of the four $250 gift cards for Central City Shopping Centre in Surrey. Each week has a different theme, including appetizers (week 1), drinks, entrees, and a dish you have never made before. You will be able to find more details here about this Cultural Cooking Challenge. Today, I would be creating a classic drink, Red Bean Ice, from my hometown, Hong Kong. And I hope this will give you guys some inspiration for your submission as well.(more…)
Mid-Autumn Festival is coming up soon, and it becomes a tradition for me to make mooncakes since two years ago. This year, I upgraded my recipe for making Snow Skin Mooncakes, so the skin will still be chewy and mochi-like even after 3-4 days in the freezer. In terms of the filling, I am making a simple shredded coconut paste with purple yam lava.(more…)
Matchstick Cookies are easy and fun to make. They are shortbread cookies, dipped in chocolate in a way to make them look like real matchsticks. Just like any cookie recipes out there, it uses simple ingredients and takes just a few steps. You can also prepare different chocolates, such as ruby, matcha, or even strawberry chocolate, to create different kinds of matchsticks. They are definitely addicting to snack on.(more…)
I thought today is National Matcha Day, and I realized that’s for the US only. Anyways, I made a quick and simple matcha dessert, Matcha Soy Milk Pudding for today. Every day is a matcha day, especially for all the matcha lovers out there. This recipe uses 5 simple ingredients and only takes you 10 minutes. You can make them the night before and enjoy them as an afternoon tea treat the next day.(more…)