Recipes

Christmas Truffles (Part 2)

I’ve already shared with you some of the Christmas truffles that I’ve made previous years, but I also wanted to show you some of the new truffles that I made this year.    Speculoos Truffles Speculoos spread, Biscoff, cookie butter or whatever you want call it…this i
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Easy Chicken Rice at Home

This time, exactly one year ago, Key and I arrived wide-eyed and pretty nervously at Changi Airport. We have lived in Singapore for one year today! I’m calling it our Singaversary :) What better way to celebrate, than to share with you, my cheat’s chicken rice recipe. Chicken ri
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Vietnamese Grilled Pork Noodle Bowl with Spring Rolls

Hello! It’s so good to be back to posting. I hope you all had a lovely festive season. We had an amazing time visiting friends, family and our beloved pets in Australia. You can check out what we got up to here and here. We are back in humid Singapore now, getting ready for a full on
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Chocolate Fondants with Candy Cane Ice Cream

Mum and I were emailing last week as we were finalising what we would be eating on Christmas day and who would be making what. This is a (lightly edited) portion of our email: ———————————————R
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Homemade Food Gifts for Christmas

Do you give homemade food gifts at Christmas time? I always make chocolate truffles but usually some other homemade gifts appear as well. This year, as we are travelling for Christmas, additional home made gifts won’t be possible. It’s going to be enough of a rush to get m
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Roast Pumpkin Salad with Feta and Spinach

I am the eldest of three kids and my brother and sister and I are all quite close in age. We aren’t exactly children anymore (ummm, I’m turning 29 in a little over a month) but even in our twenties, there are still some Christmas family traditions that we insist upon, sometimes
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Banana Bread with Coconut

Key’s family has their main Christmas celebration on Christmas Eve. So ever since Key and I have been together, I’m so lucky to have been welcomed to their Christmas celebration and then we head off to my mum and dad’s place for their family Christmas on Christmas Day. We both e
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Christmas Truffles and Barks

I only make truffles and barks at Christmas time. I guess it’s a way of keeping them special, as well as ensuring I do not eat bucket loads of them. I have made them for probably the last 5 years or so now. Some I do every year, but I also love coming up with some new flavours each ye
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Banana Smoothie Popsicles with Cacao Nibs

I wanted to make something with the cacao nibs that I got in my recent iHerb haul and I’ve also been brainstorming about some popsicles to make use of a $2 popsicle mould that I picked up from Daiso a while back. So I combined the two and I came up with these banana smoothie flavoured
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