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Coconut Milk Pudding Dim Sum (椰汁糕)

This year marks the first National Dim Sum Week which takes place from 30th June to July 5th 2018. If you aren’t familiar with dim sum, it refers to the little delicious food which come on plates or in steamer baskets. It poetically means ‘to touch the heart’. This week will celebrate the sheer amazingness… Continue reading Coconut Milk Pudding Dim Sum (椰汁糕)

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Desserts, Food on Youtube, Product Reviews, Sweet Recipes

How to make Chocolate Soufflé for Two

The soufflé has gained a reputation of being incredibly difficult to make. With many TV chefs, cooks and programmes placing the soufflé on a pedestal, it makes the soufflé sound much harder to make than it is. I challenged myself to tackle the soufflé and it was an adventure with many ups and downs but… Continue reading How to make Chocolate Soufflé for Two

Product Reviews, Savoury Recipes, Student Meals, Vegetarian

Simple Rice Cooker Congee with Minced Beef

Whenever you are ill, do you have your go-to ill food? For many people, it’s probably going to be chicken soup or something along those lines. But I wonder if you have heard of the ill food for many Chinese people; it’s congee, which is a type of rice porridge. This is my recipe for… Continue reading Simple Rice Cooker Congee with Minced Beef

Savoury Recipes, Student Meals

Bacon and Scrambled Egg Breakfast Burritos

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so they say. Usually breakfast is never on my radar, I wake up a bit too late so skip that first meal so I can make it to my lectures. Getting up those 20 minutes earlier should probably be a priority however a bowl of cereal… Continue reading Bacon and Scrambled Egg Breakfast Burritos

Blogging, Restaurant Reviews

Growing Up as a BBC and Restaurant Review: U Canteen

Today’s blogpost is going to be something slightly different. It’s a restaurant review with a lot of history too. I was inspired by posts from fellow BBC (British Born Chinese) bloggers, Elsa, Winnie and Michelle (ElsaEats, Diamond Canopy and Daisybutter respectively) who talked about growing up as a BBC. I want to talk a little… Continue reading Growing Up as a BBC and Restaurant Review: U Canteen

Cakes, Product Reviews, Sweet Recipes

Double Chocolate Chunk Brownies

This recipe was a true invention on the spot for when me and my flatmates were all craving brownies one night. I just needed something sweet and chocolaty and rich and sticky and brownies were the only solution. In the end, I came up with my Double Chocolate Chunk Brownies. I looked in my recipe… Continue reading Double Chocolate Chunk Brownies

Meat, Pastry, Product Reviews, Savoury Recipes, Student Meals

Chicken and Chorizo Pot Pie for 1

I remember watching Nigella Lawson making a Chicken Pot Pie in one of her shows and she used chicken stock concentrate and it’s an ingredient that I’ve never tried before. But thanks to the lovely team over at Essential Cuisine, I am finally able to use chicken stock concentrate, 10 years after watching Nigella make… Continue reading Chicken and Chorizo Pot Pie for 1