Tag Archives : Snack

Rosemary Cheese Puffs


I made these cheddar cheese puffs for the July 4th backyard BBQ and also made a big puff for Nike’s flat iron steak birthday sandwich. All the human said these puffs are so yummy on its own, and Nike voted 4 paws up as he wolfed down his b-day cake in no time. Next time, I will try these savory Read More

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Chinese/Homestyle Meatballs (肉丸)


This is a recipe from my aunt that I continue to prepare frequently as part of our home-cooked Chinese dinner. A special ingredient in this recipe is the cream-style corn. It adds color and sweetness to the meat. The meatballs has the crunch from the chestnut and tenderness from the creamed corn. Prep Time: 1 hour Cook Time: 1 hour Read More

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Mushroom Leek Tartlet


With some success at making flaky tart shells last week for the Banana Cream Pie, I saved an extra batch of the tart dough for this week’s attempt at Mushroom Leek Tart. It saves so much time to have the tart dough handy. I adjusted the Tartine’s Wild Mushroom Tart recipe to incorporate leek into the tart filing. We enjoyed Read More

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‘Five Spice’ Roll (Ngor Hiang) – 五香


In my whirlwind trip to Singapore, I missed many items on the checklist of must-try dishes. Thankfully, I was able to try some home-made Ngor Hiang from my god sister and noted the recipe. I was surprised that she did not add five spice powder to the filling! She insisted on taking the time to make mini-rolls as she says Read More

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Muah Chee (Glutinous Rice Dough in Black Sesame-Peanut Powder)


This is one of my favorite childhood snack: soft, chewy dough in super awesome sesame-peanut coating. I have to add a super-easy category to my postings, since it took me less than 10 minutes to prepare, cook, and woof it down. Prep time: 5 min Cook time: 3 min Woofing time: < 1 min 🙂 Serves: 2 Ingredients (A) Sesame-Peanut-Sugar Read More

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Chicken Quesadilla with Mango Salsa


This is one of Ashley’s favorite, she asks me to make it every so often on weekends. The mango salsa adds a fruity touch to the dish. It is a one-pan recipe. Thumbs up from the one who needs to wash dishes after the meal; only one-pan to wash :). I like it too because it is colorful and tasty!   Prep Read More

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