GORDON RAMSAY’S CLASSIC FRENCH MADELEINES

I am a big fan of Gordon Ramsay. I think he is a very talented, passionate and generous man in creating beautiful foods. After watching his video clip on Youtube, I decide to try out his delicious recipe, Madeleines, and it turns out so fluffy with light golden brown colour and extremely tasty. The only one thing […]

SHORTBREAD COOKIES (TRADITIONAL WAY)

This recipe is adapted by CANADA Corn Starch via Joyful Jollies cooking blog. I have eaten  a lot of shortbread cookies but this is the best recipe of shortbread I’ve ever made and tasted. It is so easy to handle with only 4 ingredients and couples of kitchen tools The cookies come out so fine, smell […]

VIETNAMESE SWEET CORN PUDDING (Chè bắp)

Ingredients: Sweet corn pudding 4 corn cobs 1/3 cup white sticky glutinous rice 1 tbsp. sugar 4 cups water Coconut milk 1 cup coconut milk 1/2 cup water 1 tbsp. sugar 1/2 tbsp. fat flour or tapioca starch 1/4 tsp. salt Pandan extract (optional) Toasted sesame seeds, to serve Directions: For the sweet corn pudding […]

CANDIED PINEAPPLES AND GRAPEFRUITS FOR LUNAR NEW YEAR

As I said in last post, Lunar New Year is fast approaching in a couple of weeks, I planned to make a few traditional dishes to celebrate Tết. Mứt, candied fruits are sweet treats cannot be missed out on this big festival. I have decided to make dry candied grapefruits and pineapples for this year; I will show […]

KUMQUAT JAM

Ingredients: 1 cup  kumquat 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 tsp. lemon juice Directions: Soak and wash Kumquats with ½ teaspoon sea salt in a bowl Cut each Kumquat in half and then take all seeds out Blend all Kumquats in a blender until smooth Pour back Kumquat mixture into a cooking pot. Add half cup […]

SALTED CARAMEL TOFFEE

It starts to look like a white Christmas in Canada with snow although there are still 14 more days to go. People go crazy with shopping, decorating and making special plans for the holidays. This year I have decided to make some homemade foods such as Salted Caramel Toffee for giving away to family and […]

STEAMED LAYER MUNG BEAN CAKE

“Steamed Layer mung bean cake is one of my favorite childhood snacks, and is a dessert cake for Vietnam, especially in the South. My grandmother used to call “Pig skin cake” and I still don’t why. Time has passed, maybe it fades away many things but I will never forget my memory of seeing my […]