Tag Archives : Breakfast

Avocado Milkshake


The theme for the next gourmet club meet is Avocado. While EK has enjoyed this milkshake countless times, he has never ever made it himself. Time for him to practice this recipe for the next club meet. Here you go: 1 avocado 1 Tbsp sugar 1 cup milk 6 ice cubes 1/2 tsp vanilla Blend everything together until smooth. Makes Read More

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Cheese Blintzes


  The holidays and the unexpected stress fracture in my foot has put me out of action for almost two months. Although the doctor insists that I have stay in that bulky healing boot to stabilize the foot, I am determined  to cook and blog a recipe this week. I’ve chosen to try Tyler Florence Blueberry Blintzes on Food Network Read More

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Pumpkin Apple Bread


Tis the season of apples and pumpkins. This moist pumpkin apple bread is a perfect blend of the two Fall favorite ingredients. The treat: savor the aroma of cinnamon and nutmeg while it bakes in the oven. Its one of the signature in our home that Fall is here. Ingredients 16 oz fresh pumpkin puree 1 granny smith apple, chopped Read More

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Sausage Bacon Hash


I am always in search of breakfast recipe that allows me to prepare the night before. This one that you can prepare in the evening and go to bed in peace. Next morning, crack an egg and stick it in the oven. Full hot breakfast ready in 25 minutes. Easy peasy! Ingredients 12 oz Hot Italian sausage 3 strips cooked Read More

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Kaya Toasts (Toast with Coconut Jam)


An authentic Singapore-style breakfast at the kopitiam (coffee shop) has to come with kopi (coffee), soft-boiled eggs, and kaya toasts. I have all the casts to create this breakfast at home except kaya (coconut jam). For years, I did not attempt to make this jam since someone told me that it requires hours of stirring the jam over the stove. Read More

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Egg Salad Sandwich


Sometimes in our quest for something new and fancy, we often forget what is old and simple is actually the best. I’ve made this simple egg salad sandwich many times when the kids were younger. Now that they have all grown up and I do not need to prepare those quick-fix sandwiches anymore, I have not visited this recipe for Read More

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Cranberry Banana Bread


I was getting ready to make Cranberry Orange Bread when EK told me that I need to use the bananas are they are getting too ripe. Does cranberry goes well with bananas? Sure they do! Now I can combine the sweetness of bananas and the tartness of cranberries all in one bread. This is my new discovery of the week! Read More

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Avocado Toast


While circling around UCLA looking for a good place for breakfast, we chanced upon a cafe called Le Pain Quotidien. One of their signature menu item is Avocado Toast.  When it was served,  I knew instantly that I want to replicate it at home. It’s really a very simple,  tasty,  healthy breakfast that takes no time to prepare. Try it,  Read More

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Bread Pudding French Toast with Strawberry Sauce


I was planning on making simple French Toast for breakfast this weekend. This loaf of challah that I picked up from the 300 bakery looked so good that I feel it deserves some exquisite treatment than simple French Toast. There is no other place to turn to than my favorite Tartine cook book.  The Tartine Brioche Bread Pudding recipe says Read More

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Blueberry Muffins


  One of the good things in life is to wake up on a fall weekend to some warm blueberry muffins.  The muffin tops are crunchy, and the bottoms are moist and oozing with the goodness blueberries. You will use only a little of the crumb topping for the muffins. Save the remainder in the refrigerator, they come in very Read More

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