Dairy Free, Gluten Free French Toast Casserole

Due to health reasons, I have to avoid dairy and gluten from now on. It has been almost a week and for the first few days, I was at a loss on what to eat, lol. Hopefully, things will get a bit easier as I get used to this new way of life. The hardest […]

Comfort Food – Rice Porridge

Made this when it started getting chillier back in September but honestly, like I need any reason to have porridge, lol. I like my porridge to be on the soupy side…..how about you? And my absolute favorite topping is…….crispy anchovies! Hands down! What’s your favorite topping?

Steamed Pandan Cupcakes

Made these delicious steamed pandan cupcakes bright and early, for a Sunday anyway. 😁 Enjoy! 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons unbleached all purpose flour 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/8 tsp baking soda 1/3 cup vegetable oil (plus a little more to oil the custard cups) 1/2 cup unsweetened […]

Chinese Hot Dog Buns

We were hoping to do another hike but due to the weather, decided to stay in. Hence, I spent my morning making Chinese hot dog buns – delicious! ❤️ {Adapted from mykitchen101en.com Soft and Fluffy Pandan Sweet Bread recipe} Make the flour paste: 30g bread flour 150g water Mix bread flour and water in a […]

Fried Radish Cake and Porridge

I had fried radish cake (made this a while back and froze it and promptly forgot I have it until a couple of days ago, lol) and simple porridge with stir-fried green beans and roasted peanuts for breakfast. Comfort food indeed! ❤️ Radish cake recipe is from MyKitchen101en.com. Porridge is simply made from rice (I […]

Homemade Blueberry Sauce

Here’s my go-to blueberry sauce recipe – absolutely delicious! 😁 Blueberry Sauce {lightly adapted from the Blueberry Sauce recipe in The Professional Pastry Chef cookbook by Bo Friberg} 1/3 to 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup apple juice 2 tablespoons water 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1½ cups (or more) fresh blueberries Place sugar and juice in a […]

Sourdough Waffles

So light and flavorful – the best waffles I have ever eaten! Love it! ❤️ {Slightly adapted from the King Arthur Flour Classic Sourdough Waffles or Pancakes recipe} 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice Almost 2 cups unsweetened almond milk 8-1/2 ounces sourdough starter, unfed/discard* 8-1/2 ounces unbleached all-purpose flour* 2 tablespoons sugar 1/4 cup oil […]

No-Knead Sourdough Cranberry-Walnut Bread

Another use for my sourdough starter. Soooooo delicious – it’s time to make another one! Enjoy! {Slightly adapted from the King Arthur Flour No-Knead Sourdough Bread recipe} 1-3/4 cups water 1 cup (8 ounces) sourdough starter* 5 cups (21-1/4 ounces) bread flour* 2-1/2 teaspoons salt (I use table salt) 1-1/2 cups dried cranberries 1 cup […]

Sourdough Blueberry Bread

About a couple of weeks ago, a library patron (Barbara) and I had a brief discussion about sourdough starter. After I mentioned that I have been thinking of starting a batch, she generously offered a portion of hers! Here it is – it smells absolutely divine! Since then, I had fed it, gave a portion […]

Blackberry and Cream Cheese French Toast Casserole

Like bacon, cream cheese makes everything better, lol. So delicious! Enjoy. 1/2 tablespoon unsalted butter, softened 16 ounces brioche bread or buns, cut into 1-inch cubes (I typically use S. Rosen’s Brioche Buns, 12 count, 32 ounces, purchased from Costco for $3.59. You will only need 1/2 the bag. Freeze the rest for next time.) […]