[RECIPE] Matcha Lava Chiffon Cake

My secret Santa got me some 4-inch chiffon cake molds, and ever since I have used them to bake my cakes. Compared to a 6-inch cake, 4-inch cake is perfect for two people. It is also very good for people who are on diet, but still want to have some small treats. It is Ethan’s birthday, so instead of buying a cake from a bakery, I decided to make him a small surprise – Matcha Lava Chiffon Cake! The cheese foam in the centre will ooze out and create a beautiful and fancy lava effect.

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Bobii Frutii

Right across the Boiling Point in Richmond, there is a new-ish bubble tea shop, Bobii Frutii. It is originated from Taiwan and, this is the first Canadian store. They specializes in photogenic bubble tea with no preservatives, stabilizers, or artificial coloring. In addition, all drinks are served with their signature pearls, original, brown sugar, or butterfly pea flavour. Few days ago, I was invited to a media tasting, and I was very excited to try out their drinks to see if they are worth the hype.

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[RECIPE] Matcha Brownie Mochi

Have you tried the mochi muffins (also known as moffins) from Yama Cafe or Usagi Sweets? They are addicting and delicious to munch on as an afternoon tea snack. However, they are quite expensive ($1.25 to $1.50 each) especially I lost control and bought dozens of them. So after doing some research online, I decided to make my own version of moffins! I referenced a recipe from one of my favourite baker, Michelle from Sift and Simmer. I made some changes on the portion of sugar and oil to make them less sweet and I guess healthier.

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[RECIPE] Meringue Kisses

Valentine’s Day is in the corner, so I decided to make some treats for my friends and coworkers this year. And meringues cookies are probably the best gifts for anyone in any occasions. I went online and did some research on making perfect, crispy and gooey meringues cookies. They just need two simple ingredients – sugar and egg white. I did some trials before making an actual batch, and I want to share some tips with you all.

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