Category: Asian cooking

Asian cooking, Baking Recipes, Dimsum & dumplings, My favourite things, Yeasted breads

How to make Salted Egg Lava Buns at home

I can’t even properly express how excited I am to share this recipe for Salted Egg Lava Buns with you all! After a few frustrating tries, you’d think I’d have developed a sort of “allergy” when it came to testing recipes for this particular bun already. Well this is one of those times when my …

Asian cooking, Baking Recipes, Yeasted breads

The surprising charms of Asian Red Bean Bread

When it comes to beans, I’m not really particular. I neither actively seek them out nor do I remove them piece by piece from my chilli. They’re just one of those things I don’t mind, you know? But there are particular moments when I’d eat them wholeheartedly, and one of them would certainly be when …

Asian cooking, Baking Recipes, Cupcakes & Muffins, Korean food, The Breakfast Bin

I wish my mornings were always filled with Korean Egg Bread

Visiting a country during its different seasons can be interesting. For one thing, you get to appreciate the artistry that Mother Nature has poured upon each season to make them unique from one another. The changing of the seasons has a way of reminding me as well how there’s a continuing cycle in the Universe. …

Asian cooking, Baking Recipes, Yeasted breads

Sharing my love for Asian Pork Floss Rolls this Chinese New Year 

We Chinese are a very superstitious lot. And while I don’t necessarily know or practice a lot of these superstitions myself, I think it’s a fun exercise trying to follow the preparations the elders make for Chinese New Year. They tie a lot of the food they serve to the superstitions, you see. I remember …

Appetizers n' Dips, Asian cooking, Cooking Recipes, Korean food, Pastas & noodles, Rice and grain dishes

A homemade 떡볶이 Tteokbokki Recipe because I’m missing Seoul

In my 25 years of life, I’ve been fortunate enough to travel to a handful of countries. Though I have been to three continents, I can still say with certainty that my heart belongs to Asia. To me, the countries in Asia alone will leave your soul satisfied in every aspect, may it be culture, …

Asian cooking, Cooking Recipes, Dimsum & dumplings, Pork dishes

My first attempt at Cantonese-style Char Siu Pork

It seems only proper that I squeeze in this little recipe for Char Siu Pork after writing about New York’s Chinatown. I didn’t really get to go on a food trip there, but we did eat a late lunch at one of the restaurants, and since we were in a hurry I didn’t bother documenting …

Asian cooking, Dimsum & dumplings, Filipino Food-love

Remembering Buwan ng Wika with this quick Palitaw recipe [VIDEO]

It’s a real shame when things don’t go as planned. I had this whole thing set in my head. I wanted to fill my blog this month of August with all things Filipino-related, just because it was the Buwan ng Wika– the Filipino language month. Apart from this Palitaw recipe, I had a list of …

Appetizers n' Dips, Asian cooking, Cooking Recipes, Dimsum & dumplings, Sponsored posts

Fresh Vietnamese Spring Rolls Recipe, as seen through the Huawei P9

As someone who enjoys cooking, one of my greatest dreams has always been to have a home garden. I always imagine myself stepping out through the kitchen door and into a backyard to pick some tomatoes, maybe some fat juicy bell peppers. It would be nice to be able to just pluck a piece of …