Category Archives: Desserts and Pastries

Deep-Fried Sweet Potato Balls

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Sweet potatoes are always welcome to every household. During the world war period, many people are suffering from food shortage that they have to View more

Karlsbad Wreath (aka Major’s Wreath)

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This special wreath bread is very popular in Sweden. When I was visiting a close friend in Sweden, I got to taste this bread. I managed to get some helps View more

Grilled/Toasted Rice Cake Wrapped with Dried Nori (Isobe-Yaki)

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I learned to eat this grilled rice cakes on one of my breakfast meal in Japan. It is a very simple meal and easy to enjoy. I preferred this rice cakes with View more

Durian Pancakes

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My husband and I love durian. Not many people especially the Westerner do not them because of it smell. They said that it smells like bad feet. Anyway, in View more

Nian Gao (Glutinous Rice Cake) with Grated White Coconut

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For years my family has been eating this Nian Gao in this preparation. I know there are some Peranakan families too, do the same way. This preparation is quite View more

Traditional Steamed Pandan Egg Sponge Cake

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Every Lunar New Year Eve morning, my late mom and granny will start making their cakes last from other preparation so that the steamed cakes will View more

Kueh Rose (Kueh Goyang)

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This is also a good pastry/snack to make for any celebrations. In a couple weeks time we are celebrating Chinese New Year which falls on February View more

Ginger Shortbread Cookies

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This is one of our favorite shortbread cookies and almost every Chinese New Year/Christmas I will sure make these cookies to serve View more

Coconut Glutinous Rice Ball with Coconut Sugar Syrup

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This is also one of my favorite Southeast Asian desserts. It is very easy to make and easily available at any marketplace. This dessert is served in View more

Fruit Jam/Preserve/Jelly Cookies

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Chinese New Year is coming in about 6 weeks time and I am busy making cookies for all my families, relatives and friends. Living in the States, baking Asian View more