Month: February 2011

Fresh from the Oven February Challenge – Braided Challah Bread

Fresh from the Oven February Challenge – Braided Challah Bread

I’ve so glad I joined Fresh from the Oven, otherwise I would never be able to try these yummy bread every month! I kept saying I’d make the Khrushchev dough again as it was so nice and so easy, however before I could do that, […]

Banana and Coconut Loaf

Banana and Coconut Loaf

Ashleigh’s gone to bed. James putting things on eBay. It’s 2 o’clock and all these surely means I have to make a tea time treat! We have lots of bananas left in the fruit bowl due to Ash’s demand for them, so banana cake is […]

Mushroom & Pea Curry

Mushroom & Pea Curry

Today I was feeling a bit down. But nothing a good dinner won’t fix! I decided it’s not a day for killing today, so we’re having mushroom and pea curry. Sometimes I think Ashleigh likes curry more than I do, and he can certainly eat […]

Dorayaki

Dorayaki

Since I’ve got some Anko bean paste left from making my new year treat (remember my deep fry fail?), I’ve been trying to think of ways to use it up. And today is Chinese Valentine’s day, traditionally we have to eat something sweet, and anko […]

Be My Valentine – Baileys Chocolate Truffles

Be My Valentine – Baileys Chocolate Truffles

It’s that time of year again! Every corner you turn is patronising you with heart-shaped merchandise, red colour themed cards and expensive jewellery. Well, I don’t have any problem with that, since it’s your personal choice whether you buy it or not. But I’d like […]

Chinese New Year – Prawn Wonton

Chinese New Year – Prawn Wonton

More Chinese food! Well this is going to be the last one this month I think, as we are pretty much “chinesed” out ourselves. But hey, this one is a keeping as it is very versatile, you can alter the filling, you can boil them […]

Chinese New Year Treat – Gok Jai  (Peanut Puff)

Chinese New Year Treat – Gok Jai (Peanut Puff)

Chinese New Year is always a festival close to my heart. Mainly because I have so many childhood memories attached to it. Like… helping mummy to grate one Daikon after another till my fingers go in the grater (ouch), chopping millions of peanuts and they […]