Blueberry Cake

I totally forgot I have this fantastic, easy-peasy cake recipe where the cake bakes up perfectly and the fruit topping never sinks to the bottomless abyss, lol. The base recipe originally came from an old favorite magazine – Chocolatier, and had plum toppings but here, I filled it with a massive amount of blueberries, because […]

Fig Leaf Coffee

I’ve been hearing the term hygge (hue-guh) or self-care a lot lately and it’s even more relevant to me now, more than ever as I struggle with the consequences of a health condition and the side effects of the medications I need to take, while in the midst of a pandemic nonetheless (and I am […]

Air Fryer Ayam Goreng Berempah (Spiced Fried Chicken) with Nasi Lemak (Coconut Rice)

I have to say we are pretty pleased with our new air fryer so far. Last night, we made ayam goreng berempah or spiced fried chicken, and the chicken is cooked to perfection as usual, without much effort on our end. We served the chicken with a simple but delicious meal of nasi lemak (coconut […]

Unreal Dark Chocolate Coconut Minis

Over the holidays, we discovered the Unreal Dark Chocolate Coconut Minis at Costco! Holy moly, they are so awesomely delicious!!! Coconuty, not too sweet (51% less sugar than the leading brand) but that just makes it so easy to eat more, lol, gluten-free, dairy-free – be still my heart! Zero sodium!!! I’m currently on quite […]

Blackberry-Citrus Jumbo Muffins

While I definitely have to go without dairy for the rest of my life, excluding gluten from my diet is still not an entirely firm decision (although I have been doing my best to eat gluten-free). Of course, right before I was asked to omit gluten, I had just replenished my pantry with a 12 […]

Air Fryer Roasted Cashews

Roasted cashews in our air fryer tonight – took only a tablespoon oil and 4 to 5 minutes per batch! Too delicious and so easy-peasy! Pinch me, someone! 😁 Lightly Salted Cashews 2 cups raw cashews 1 tablespoon oil 1/2 teaspoon salt Preheat air fryer to air fry at 350F. Stir cashews, oil, and salt […]

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Ube Coconut Chiffon Cake

Happy New Year! I tried making this cake for the first time on New Year’s Day but while the flavor was delicious and it looked absolutely beautiful, the cake turned out too wet and heavy. It doesn’t seem obvious in the photos but the cake was sliding out of the pan the moment I turned […]

Chicken and Sausage Rice Soup

All I could think of when I was going to bed last night was that I really needed to use up some of the leftover ingredients in the fridge soon, lol. So, that’s exactly what I set out to do the moment I opened my eyes this morning and here’s the result – delicious chicken […]

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Steamed Pandan Cupcakes with Coconut Topping

Any day and everyday is the prefect day for pandan cake, lol and since it’s Christmas, it is only fitting to expend a little more effort to make the mini-cakes extra special and delicious! ❤️ Coconut Topping 1 cup water 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons cornstarch A little vegetable oil […]