Baking and Chinese Cooking

Month: February 2013

Queen of Puddings – The crowning jewel of a dinner.

Queen of Puddings – The crowning jewel of a dinner.

This very arrogantly named pudding was one of the Bake Off’s many demanding challenges. I have made it once before, in my early cooking days. Back in the days when I regard a chilli con carne is my killer recipe, and most of the time […]

Steamed Rice Cakes with Prawns and Chillies

Steamed Rice Cakes with Prawns and Chillies

Quite some time ago I bought a bag of rice flour for a recipe and it’s been sitting in my cupboard since. Today I finally found the spare time to think about a use for it. Rice cakes! Now the word “cake” in Chinese cuisine […]

Five Spiced Duck Leg with Chilli Noodles

Five Spiced Duck Leg with Chilli Noodles

Duck is my favourite type of poultry as they have the most intense flavour you can expect from a bird. I couldn’t eat it everyday, of course, but once in a while it is a very special treat indeed. You can easily get duck legs […]