Nine Fresh (九鲜) – Your Balls Are Q ? My Balls Lagi Q!

Try Me If You’ve Got Balls! That’s my post title back in May 2013 for BlackBalls 黑丸嫩仙草 when reviewing the popular Taiwanese dessert chain in Singapore and Melbourne. As the saying goes, “When ya get ’em by the balls, their hearts and minds will follow!” Well, BlackBall got me then but now Nine Fresh is even … Continue reading

Moist Chocolate Cake Recipe

When my kind neighbour brought me this gem from Indonesia, I was reminded of the moist chocolate cake I used to bake for my children. I would pour the batter into teddy bear moulds and it would come out perfect for a mid afternoon snack. The recipe used was not my own creation but it … Continue reading

Onde Onde

Pandan Flavoured Onde Onde Recipe: 500g Sweet Potatoes (yellow flesh, preferred). 10 Pandan Leaves, wash and tie 3 leaves into a bundle and cut the 7 remaining ones into small pices, set aside. 75g Plain Flour, sifted. ½ teaspoon Salt (each for dough and coconut shavings). 400g Palm Sugar (they come in cylindrical block form). … Continue reading

Do Not Scorn My Scones

Eat them warm with butter, clotted cream and jam. During a recent trip to Gold Coast, Vanessa bought a couple of scones at a restaurant near our hotel, but was disappointed with them. Since we had some spare time tonight, we decided to take a stroll to Woolsworth at QV Mall to grab some ingredients … Continue reading