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Baking Recipes, Chocolates & confections, Christmas & holidays, My Comfort Food, My Favourite Ingredients

{Christmas Countdown 2013} A classic chocolate truffle for the holidays

Remember when I posted about the Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles and said I have another version up my sleeves? This version is actually sort of the more no-nonsense classic version of the truffle made with the usual chocolate, cream, and butter combination. The sort chocolate lovers can really sink their teeth into. If you’re …

Asian cooking, Baking Recipes, Christmas & holidays, Cookies, Living traditions

Chinese New Year cookies and things

Every year in our house, we follow the Hokkien way of celebrating Chinese New Year. My grandmother, or Ah-ma as we call her, was born and raised in Fujian, China so she is incredibly traditional, and even after 50 years of living abroad, all she knows is how to speak Hokkien. My grandmother is 92 …