Chinese Recipes and Content, Restaurant Reviews

My Top 6 Asian Food Recommendations in Nottingham (2019 edition)

Are you looking for some awesome Asian food in Beeston or Nottingham city centre? Well you are looking in the right place! These are 6 Asian food places that you should be checking out – as recommended by Asian students themselves! All of these recommendations are my own opinions; I have not been paid or… Continue reading My Top 6 Asian Food Recommendations in Nottingham (2019 edition)

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Desserts, Pastry

Apple and Nectarine Tartlets

Today’s recipe post has been highly requested after I posted the photo of these bakes on social media and they were really well received on Twitter and Instagram! These are my Apple and Nectarine Tartlets! I love this style of tart because it’s just super simple and really low effort. All it requires is square… Continue reading Apple and Nectarine Tartlets

Chinese Recipes and Content, Desserts

Sweet Potato Sago Pudding (番薯西米露)

3 of my last 4 recipe posts have all been Chinese recipes and we’re going to continue that trend with today’s new recipe post, which is for Sweet Potato and Sago Pudding (番薯西米露). This dessert soup is ideal for any season because it can be served fresh off the heat piping hot, gently warmed or even… Continue reading Sweet Potato Sago Pudding (番薯西米露)

Cakes, Chinese Recipes and Content, Desserts, Food on Youtube

Pistachio Castella Cake (開心果古早味蛋糕)

I’m carrying the theme of my last blog post of making recipes being inspired by videos that I watch on YouTube and testing them out. Today I’m taking inspiration from a video by a Korean ASMR cooking channel called ‘Cooking tree 쿠킹트리’. Now I’m not the biggest fan of ASMR videos however the cakes, desserts… Continue reading Pistachio Castella Cake (開心果古早味蛋糕)

Confectionery, Food on Youtube

Trying Hercules Candy’s Peanut Brittle Recipe

I used to do a series on the blog sharing some of my favourite food related YouTube channels before recipe testing and developing. Food channels on YouTube are super common these days but there are always channels to discover that you can get hooked on straight away and Hercules Candy is one of them. I’m… Continue reading Trying Hercules Candy’s Peanut Brittle Recipe

Cakes, Chinese Recipes and Content, Desserts

Malaysian Steamed Sponge Cake (馬拉糕)

Steamed Malaysian Sponge Cake is one of my favourite dim sum items. It's soft, fluffy and no one can resist it when it comes out onto the table freshly steamed, fragrant and super comforting. Here's how you can make your own version at home without the need for any fancy mixers! Despite its name, the… Continue reading Malaysian Steamed Sponge Cake (馬拉糕)

Cakes, Chinese Recipes and Content, Confectionery

Baked Chinese New Year Glutinous Rice Cake (焗年糕)

There’s always a new recipe that you find by accident and it fast becomes a staple and that is most certainly the case with my Baked Chinese New Year Glutinous Rice Cake (焗年糕)! Now I know that I’ve missed the Lunar New Year for this year at least but this Baked Glutinous Rice Cake is honestly… Continue reading Baked Chinese New Year Glutinous Rice Cake (焗年糕)