These buns have a lava-like filling made using salted egg yolks and milk. Delicious and an absolute joy to eat! You can’t stop at just one!
My first attempt at Cantonese-style Char Siu Pork
Sweet, savoury, garlicky, and smoky– just some of the things a slice of this Char Siu Pork brings to the table!
Remembering Buwan ng Wika with this quick Palitaw recipe [VIDEO]
Palitaw is one of my favourite Filipino treats: glutinous rice dumplings chewy to the bite and topped with coconut, sugar, plus toasted sesame.
Fresh Vietnamese Spring Rolls Recipe, as seen through the Huawei P9
A classic Vietnamese Spring Roll recipe you can’t go wrong with! Double the recipe for more spring rolls.
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The Buchi (麻糰): A Chinese restaurant favourite with many names
After writing about a Chinese restaurant in my previous post, I got in the mood to talking about a dessert that’s often served in local Chinese restaurants after a heavy multi-course meal. No, we’re not talking about Mango Sago, though that’s pretty much a staple too. I’m actually talking about the Buchi, or the Fried Sesame Seed Balls that usually have colourful pieces of toothpick stuck on them to make them easy to pick up and pop in your mouth. I know it’s the mooncake season and other blogs are probably writing about mooncake recipes, but let’s be real: I like buchi a lot more than mooncakes, so here we…
Of friendship and dimsum + How to make Homemade Dumplings [VIDEO]
Dimsum– quite possibly one of the best things about living in Asia. Also one of the best things about living in a country where there are so many excellent Chinese/Cantonese restaurants. I can eat a whole meal comprised of just these steamed wonders. Dimsum has always been a favourite of mine since childhood, but lately I have come to gain a new appreciation for Dimsum, when two of my bestest friends and I began this tradition of meeting over dimsum and catching up. We try to do it every month if all our schedules permit, and quite frankly it’s one of the highlights of my month whenever we do. There have…