Steamed Shrimp

Bought fresh shrimp yesterday and I didn’t get to cook them until this afternoon for lunch. Made a simple sauce mixture to pour on top before steaming the shrimp……so delicious! 1 pack fresh shrimp from Costco (guessing about 2 pounds), cleaned and deveined 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 small red chilies, sliced 2 tablespoons light […]

Fried Branzino

Tried Branzino for the first time – why does it taste so familiar? I feel like it tastes similar to another Asian fish but I don’t know what. 🤷🏻‍♀️ While we are on the topic of fish, I like to deep-fry my fish because I like to munch on the crispy head, fins, and tail, […]

Baked Feta Pasta

Made the famous Tik Tok baked feta pasta for dinner recently. There are so many versions out there but below is how we did ours – so easy and super delicious! ❤️ 8 ounces feta cheese 1-1/2 lbs tomatoes, cut into chunks 5 to 6 cloves garlic, peeled 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1-1/2 teaspoons […]

Cashew Cookies

As much as I love pineapple tarts and kuih bangkit, they are so time-consuming to make. Thankfully, I love these cashew cookies as well and they are much easier and faster to churn out! Delicious! Recipe can be found here at a previous post.

Laksa

For some reason, I woke up with a craving for laksa, lol. Thank goodness for instant laksa paste! Didn’t have a couple of the usual accompaniments but it was still perfection on this cold wintry day. ❤️

Nian Gao (Chinese New Year Cake)

Took down our Christmas decorations yesterday before the snow came and hung up a couple of lanterns outside (Keith did all that in the freezing cold just for me ❤️). I also took the opportunity to make some nian gao for the fast-approaching Chinese New Year. They are simple to put together but can be […]

Malaysian Honeycomb Cake/Beehive Cake

Made one of my favorite cakes yesterday evening – light and tender (the honeycomb/beehive layer has a slight chew) with a delicious caramel/butterscotch flavor. Fresh baking soda makes a big difference in how distinct the honeycomb-like patterns turn out. Recipe can be found here. Enjoy! ❤️