Category Archives: Sweet Snacks

Showgirl Cupcakes with Buttery Pink & Cocoa Frosting

On the actual day of my brother’s birthday (yes, his name is Jeremy), I thought I’d make some cupcakes and I chose Showgirl Cupcakes, which was written about by none other than David Lebovitz. Have I mentioned that I love this … Continue reading

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Racheal’s Ooey Gooey Brownies

As a chocoholic, it’s hard to resist the temptation of good ol’ chocolate brownies. Strangely enough though, I’m not the one who first attempted to make them in my house: that honour belongs to my brother who is turning 21 … Continue reading

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Kuih Bakar/Kuih Kemboja

The fasting month of Ramadhan has started and it’s making me miss Malaysia even more, so I decided to make another type of kuih! For the uninitiated, ‘kuih’ is a type of snack that is commonly eaten for breakfast or tea, … Continue reading

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Homemade Cinnamon Twists and Cheese Straws

‘Mom, the shortcrust pastry is all cracked and falling apart.’ ‘Just bake all of it in the oven.’ ‘…. YOU PASTRY MONSTER!’ Dad likes recounting stories of how he met Mom  – what he jokingly refers to as the worst … Continue reading

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Single serve spicy chocolate brownie.

I can’t quite remember when my love affair with chilli chocolates started but it was probably during one of my trips to the Eumundi Markets at Sunshine Coast. There’s a beautiful chocolatier there that handmakes and sells his own chocolates, … Continue reading

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Ondeh-ondeh

Just when I thought I’d step away from the kitchen today, my sister bursts into my room, interrupting my lazy reading-on-a-beanbag session. “I need you to make something Malaysian for my Multicultural Festival tomorrow.” Lisa Jewell had to wait, I … Continue reading

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