Happy Mother’s Day 2014!

Mother’s Day is a celebration honouring mothers and motherhood, maternal bonds and the influence of mothers in society. Mother’s Day this week celebrates its 100th anniversary as an officially recognised holiday in the United States. Shoppers are expected to spend nearly $20 billion this Mother’s Day, according a survey by the National Retail Federation. But … Continue reading

Japanese Cheesecake Recipe

Osaka Cheesecake Rikuro Inspired Recipe Ingredients: 140g/5 oz. Castor Sugar 6 Egg Whites. 6 Egg Yolks. 50g (2 oz.) Butter. 250g (9 oz.) Cream Cheese. 100ml (3 fluid oz.) Fresh Milk. 1 tablespoon Lemon Juice. 60g (2 oz.) Cake Flour/Superfine Flour. 20g (1 oz.) Cornflour (Cornstarch). ¼ tsp. Salt or Cream of Tartar. Method: Pre-heat … Continue reading

Going Bananas :p

I never knew that bananas are flowering plants and are often mistakenly called banana trees. Bananas are rich in nutrients and has many other significant contributions like paper, fibre, religious symbolism, etc… etc… Find out more about Bananas. Recently, my dear friend, Steven Labbe, shared with me his “swear by” recipe and it was the … Continue reading