Baking and Chinese Cooking

Month: May 2011

Tomberries (conberries?)

Tomberries (conberries?)

Just having a fridge clear out, throwing the odd wiltering cucumber, limb salad leaves away when I saw this: Yes they are called Tomberries, although I’m not sure if it is a proper name… probably like Munchkins (small pumpkins) that nobody knows what it is […]

Earl Grey Cupcakes, celebration for the twins :)

Earl Grey Cupcakes, celebration for the twins :)

Not passing on any excuses to make cakes, I spotted the perfect chance as tomorrow my project manager will be back from his paternity leave, so to celebrate the twins finally came home, I’ll just have to go all out and prepare some pretty cakes! […]

Chinese Braised Beef with Mooli and Beancurd Sheets

Chinese Braised Beef with Mooli and Beancurd Sheets

Lately I’ve been really craving asian food, probably because the weather is not so cold now, and hence the rich butter or pastry based “western food” all seems to be a bit stodgy suddenly. So I’ve decided to devote more of our dinners to oriental […]

Low Fat Chocolate Cupcakes

Low Fat Chocolate Cupcakes

Ashleigh has been crazy on chocolate lately. And cake. And all things sugary really. So for his treats I decided to make my own little chocolate cakes for him. Now before anyone lectures me about feeding your kids bad food, I know that this is […]

Museli Yoghurt with Honey

Museli Yoghurt with Honey

Just a very quick post… To call this a recipe is a blatant lie, as what it is really, is a quick healthy snack that you can throw together in last than 2 minutes. All you need is some natural yoghurt as your base, then […]

Real Food Festival 2011

Real Food Festival 2011

The Real Food Festival that I’ve been raving about for quite a while finally finished! James, Emma, little Ash and I went down on Sunday to indulge ourselves in what seemed to be an endless wave of brownies, ice cream, wine, cheese and lots of […]

Hot Cross Bun and Butter Pudding

Hot Cross Bun and Butter Pudding

Those hot cross buns I made for Fresh From the Oven were soooo nice and I must’ve been eating two every day. But they don’t seem to be going down and they’re going a bit dry. So I decided to give them a new lease […]

Real Food Festival @Earls Court Tickets GIVEAWAY!

Real Food Festival @Earls Court Tickets GIVEAWAY!

Hello everybody! I am glad to announce that I have FREE tickets for the Real Food Festival in Earl’s Court this weekend, in fact it starts tomorrow and ends this Sunday! It is a bit short notice I know, but it is a great event […]

Sweet Junkie – Old fashioned Sweets Review

Sweet Junkie – Old fashioned Sweets Review

Many thanks to Sweet Junkie, for sending me a collection of samples of their fine, handmade, old fashioned sweets. When I say old fashioned, I am only repeating what James had told me, since I grew up in a completely different side of the world. […]