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Snow Skin Mooncakes with Shredded Coconut & Purple Yam Lava

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.

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Peach oolong tea - pigoutyvr

The Best Summer Detox Drink: Peach Oolong Tea

Vancouver’s summer is getting out of control this year, and sadly we don’t have an air conditioner at home. So I am trying to make different cold, refreshing drinks to get by while working from home. I made Peach Oolong Tea the other day, and I wanted to share this amazing summer detox drink with you all. It is a simple and quick recipe, and feel free to share your ways to stay cool this summer.

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Spicy chili oil wonton - pigoutyvr

Spicy Chili Oil Wonton

I recently got my hands on some high-quality XO sauce, and I decided to add them to Spicy Chili Oil Wonton. It is an easy, 20-minute dish, and the key to this dish is to find great chili oil. I used a mixture of XO sauce and chili oil, but you can also use your favorite chili oil only. I also used frozen wontons in this recipe, but you can also make fresh ones.

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Thai Milk Tea - pigoutyvr

Easy Thai Milk Tea Recipe

Thai Milk Tea is known for its creaminess and sweetness. Authentic Thai milk tea is a mix of black tea, spices, condensed milk, and evaporated milk. Though I have never tried the authentic ones from Thailand, I’ve done some research and did a few trials with recipes online. And I finally come up with the perfect recipe. It is easy, with ingredients that are more commonly found in your kitchen.

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matchstick cookies - pigoutyvr

Matchstick Cookies

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.

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