Tag Archives : Dessert Recipes

Split Pea Porridge

With the self-imposed shelter-in-place practice, we have been stocking up the refrigerator and pantry; doing our little bit to minimize trips to the store. With every meal, I have to decide to do without or find substitute if some ingredients are missing. Let’s just call it ‘creative’ cooking. We are craving dessert. I pulled out some leftover frozen split peas Read More

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Pulut Hitam (Black Glutinous Rice Porridge)

Hillary asked me to cook the ‘purple rice’. I told her I’ve never seen or cooked purple rice. Then one day, I decided to make pulot hitam (black glutinous rice) for dessert and she said, this is the purple rice she wanted. Hope she’ll never mix up purple and black again. But she is right, the black rice turns purple Read More

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Dutch Apple Pie

The first time I made apple pie was in college after I purchased a Keebler graham ready crust and the ‘Always time for Pie’ recipe book. I love the crumbly topping and the smell of cinnamon as the pie bakes in the oven. It is both sweet and tart, perfect recipe for my taste. It has since become a yearly Read More

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Lek Tow Suan (Mung Bean Porridge)

One of my favorite breakfast/dessert from the hawker center in Singapore. In this recipe, every mouthful is filled with beans and you can feel the texture and satisfaction. Prep Time: 30 Minutes Cook Time: 30 Minutes Serves: 6 Ingredients: 302g (10 oz) shelled, split green beans (mung beans) Chinese crullers, thinly sliced. (A) 280g coarse sugar 143 ml (5 oz) Read More

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Mango with Sticky Rice

One of my favorite Thai desserts. Try mixing white and black glutinous rice to give it a twist. Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cook Time: 20 Minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked white glutinous rice ½ cup uncooked black glutinous rice 1 1/2 cups coconut milk 3/4 cup palm sugar ( 6 table spoons) 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon tapioca Read More

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Ang Ku Kueh

I remembered my sister always buy Ang Ku Kueh as offering to the Kitchen God. Hence I decided to prepare this dish for the Kitchen God gourmet club event. It takes time, patience, and precision to prepare these delicacies. But its worth it!

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