Chinese Recipes and Content, Desserts, Food on Youtube

Coconut and Red Bean Pudding (椰汁紅豆糕)

Chinese New Year is on its way and it’s the perfect time to try out today’s new recipe for your family and friends, it’s my Coconut and Red Bean Pudding (椰汁紅豆糕). Red beans (or azuki beans) are very common in Chinese and Japanese desserts. They have a mild but nutty flavour with a sweetness that… Continue reading Coconut and Red Bean Pudding (椰汁紅豆糕)

Bake Off 2019, Bread, Chinese Recipes and Content

Sweet Potato and Taro Tangzhong Buns

The seventh signature of Bake Off 2019 was to make 24 Festival Buns, buns that take on the theme of a festival or holiday from around the world. Henry got his tongue in a twist with his Kardemummabullar and we saw the grills being turned back on for the Sarawak showstopper challenge! I’m continuing to… Continue reading Sweet Potato and Taro Tangzhong Buns

Bake Off 2019, Bread, Chinese Recipes and Content

Tangzhong Chinese Tear and Share Buns

The third signature challenge of Bake Off 2019 was to make a filled tear-and-share loaf. We saw Michael receive the first Hollywood Handshake with his Keralan Star Bread, which was inspired by his Indian roots. I have also been inspired by my roots and decided to combine some traditional Chinese bakery items with some Western… Continue reading Tangzhong Chinese Tear and Share Buns

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)

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)

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)