Food for thought: Pasteis de Nata (Portuguese Custard Tart)

Hello Everyone, I have been baking the Pasteis de Nata for about two weeks now and every time I do it, it’s getting better and easier. The dough preparation is quite a challenge but it’s worth the while. Pasteis de Nata is the famous Portuguese Custard Tart. What I love about is the crunchy crust!Continue reading “Food for thought: Pasteis de Nata (Portuguese Custard Tart)”

Food for thought: Tteokbokki

Tteokbokki is a famous Korean dish. It’s main ingredient is the rice cake. The dish is spicy and sweet and very filling. What I love about Tteokbokki, the taste is very enticing and of course it definitely increases your appetite. The first time, my children ordered it at Korean restaurant, I thought it was likeContinue reading “Food for thought: Tteokbokki”

For for thought: Japchae (Korean Dish)

Japchae is Glass Noodles with Stir Fried Vegetables. Glass noodles are made from sweet potato starch. I made this Korean dish today and it’s really delicious. Everyone enjoyed it. It’s very easy to make and yet very filling. INGREDIENTS: 300 g glass noodles 200 g sirloin beef thinly sliced 6 pcs white mushrooms cut 6Continue reading “For for thought: Japchae (Korean Dish)”

Food for thought: Honeysoft Buns

I got the recipe from Savor Easy on Youtube. The buns are amazingly soft and tasty. The rising time is at least two hours, one hour each time after you knead the dough. I recommend for this to knead manually instead of using the mixer. First attempt, I used my stand mixer but the resultContinue reading “Food for thought: Honeysoft Buns”

Food for thought: Japanese Cuisine

Today, for dinner I made some Vegetable Tempura, Fried Salmon Skin and Sushi. At home, I make sushi once a week. It’s actually one of my family’s favorite and of course everyone at home loves Salmon. Preparation is very simple and quick. On my previous posting “Sushi”, the ingredients were posted there. For Vegetable Tempura,Continue reading “Food for thought: Japanese Cuisine”

Food for thought: Sushi

Who love sushi? One of my family’s favorite Japanese food are sushi and sashimi. Today, I am sharing with you all how to make sushi. It is very easy and simple. A pound of salmon fillet makes about 20-24 pieces. When making sushi, make sure that the salmon is fresh. When serving sushi, you canContinue reading “Food for thought: Sushi”

Baker’s Corner: All About Bagels

Traditional Bagels VS Regular Baked Bagels Traditional or Classic Bagels are more filling, tasty and chewy as they are boiled before baking. They are boiled between 30 to 60 seconds on each side. Otherwise, if you want your bagels chewier and thicker, boil it 2 minutes on each side. The longer you boil the dough,Continue reading “Baker’s Corner: All About Bagels”

Food for thought: Everyday Meals Ideas

Hi Everyone, I just want to share with you all some lunch or dinner ideas. I’ve learned to be more creative with meal preparations during lockdown. My children are home all day and with our current challenges, I have refrained from ordering food for delivery or take out. These meals are easy to prepare andContinue reading “Food for thought: Everyday Meals Ideas”

Food for thought: New York Style Cheesecake

Hello Everyone, Do you love cheesecake? I am sure most of us love cheesecake. My favorite one is the New York Style Cheesecake. It is larger, thicker, richer, super creamy and of course more indulgent than the traditional or classic cheesecake. With the New York Style Cheesecake, it has more eggs and cheese. Regardless ifContinue reading “Food for thought: New York Style Cheesecake”