Month: September 2015

Chinese Cuisine Series Pt.2: The Staples

Yesterday, I started the Chinese Cuisine series with Geography, today, I’ll get into the staples of Chinese cooking Rice: “你吃饭了吗?”(Have you eaten rice yet?). What this greeting really means is: “Have you eaten food yet? “ To the Chinese, rice is so important; it is synonymous with food. Not surprisingly, China is the world’s largest … Continue reading Chinese Cuisine Series Pt.2: The Staples

Epic Kitchen Hack and Sweet Potato Tortilla Española

As it turned out, it was actually a good thing that I didn't make pancakes yesterday. I forgot to get cooking spray, again. So I walked down to CityShop to get cooking spray and............... there was none:( Back to square 1. I looked around the kitchen for some inspiration and found baking sheets. Basically, I … Continue reading Epic Kitchen Hack and Sweet Potato Tortilla Española

Plum Cupcakes…. A disappointing first experiment

Yesterday, I was all excited at finally starting this blog and after watching a Cupcake Wars marathon on Friday night, just HAD to bake cupcakes. I didn't want to make just any cupcake, I wanted to make something complicated, fancy and also original, like on the show. I researched fillings, frostings, found a parent recipe. … Continue reading Plum Cupcakes…. A disappointing first experiment