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Naankhatai (Indian Ghee Cardamom Shortbread)
Naankhatai (Indian Ghee Cardamom Shortbread)

Naankhatai is an Indian shortbread made with ghee and flavoured with some ground cardamom. It is a melt-in-your-mouth, buttery, sweet treat sold at sweet shops and grocery stores in India. My recipe is a four-decade-old mum's Naankhatai recipe that I have grown up...

Homemade Chewy Caramels
Homemade Chewy Caramels

Your search for the easiest, multiple-tested, foolproof buttery homemade caramels ends here! Try my recipe for the most delicious Homemade Chewy Caramels today. I guarantee you will love it. It is the most delightful treat for the whole family. Perfect for gifting...

Crispy Caramel Apple Tart And My Fool Proof Frangipane
Crispy Caramel Apple Tart And My Fool Proof Frangipane

If you love mug cakes (of course you do!) then you will love this quick dessert of buttery flaky pastry  topped with a caramel fudgy frangipane and paper thin apple slices, baked to golden must-be-eaten-with-a-dollop-of-ice cream perfection. An abomination of a...

Sticky Triple Chocolate And Orange Star Wars Cake
Sticky Triple Chocolate And Orange Star Wars Cake

"Mum, look at me!" left shoulder thrown back, little wiry body angled sideways, knees bent in some kind of a stance, chin tucked down, eyes glaring menacingly, skinny right arm stretched towards me, the forefinger and thumb cocking an imaginary weapon. "Guess who I...

Baileys Salted Dark Chocolate Panna Cotta
Baileys Salted Dark Chocolate Panna Cotta

Imagine a dinner party set at a long, vintage table with crystal goblets and crackled plates amidst tall flickering candles, their flame bouncing off a bejeweled low hanging chandelier. Imagine a glorious dessert platter of shimmying, jiggling, wickedly deliciously...

Bourke Street Bakery Dark Chocolate Raspberry Muffins
Bourke Street Bakery Dark Chocolate Raspberry Muffins

If you are really looking for a legitimate excuse to eat your favourite chocolate for breakfast, albeit in a softer gooier form and encased in a moist, buttery, raspberry studded cake; then you are in the right blog post with the most perfect recipe. The Bourke Street...

My Singapore Noodles
My Singapore Noodles

You will be surprised to know that Singapore Noodles don't actually exist in Singapore. I lived in Singapore for five years and not once did I come across Singapore Noodles. What I had there that was as close to this delicious dish was called Fried Bee Hoon. But it...

Sweet Butter Flatbread Rolls
Sweet Butter Flatbread Rolls

Food is all about the taste. Some people will tell you that. While others might contest that food is about life, about health, about vitality. Food might be all that, but to me it is all about memories. From past to present to the ones we are yet to make. Just like...

Gula Melaka Syrup – Palm Sugar Syrup
Gula Melaka Syrup – Palm Sugar Syrup

  Some things in life are deviously simple. Devious, because they hide under the guise of something far more complex. Earlier this year, I had my first taste of and instantly became addicted to Cendol. Cendol is a traditional dessert in South East Asia and you...