Cakes, Product Reviews, Sweet Recipes

Mini (and cute) Matcha Cakes – ideal for Halloween!!

There’s only 1 more week of Bake Off this series – time has flown by! But before we knew the final 3 bakers, there were the three semi-final challenges to go first! The bakers had to make 24 signature madeleines in two different flavours, travelled to Italy for the complex 7-layered torta setteveli technical before… Continue reading Mini (and cute) Matcha Cakes – ideal for Halloween!!

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Product Reviews, Restaurant Reviews

I Tried the Limited Edition McDonald’s D24 Durian McFlurry

This is the limited edition McDonald’s Durian McFlurry. Made using real D24 durian purée, the McFlurry is back in Hong Kong and Macau after selling out within 2 days when it first was released earlier in the month. For those of you not in the know, durian is sometimes better known as the world’s smelliest… Continue reading I Tried the Limited Edition McDonald’s D24 Durian McFlurry

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

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

Blogging, Product Reviews

Product Review: Photo Backdrops

Backdrops have never been on my radar before as a blogger. I’d often use what I had around the house to take photos on, whether that be a wooden table, a slate or even some bathroom tiles (not actually in the bathroom, I bought them in the clearance). Whilst these have created nice photos, I… Continue reading Product Review: Photo Backdrops