Friday, November 28, 2008

Tiffany Cafe-Furama Hotel Buffet

Yesterday was our departmental buffet lunch at Furama Hotel~Tiffany Cafe. What so special ? It's a hotel Halal buffet, kinda of hard to find in S'pore. Importantly we could have a good meal together with our fellow Muslim colleagues.

This was the best dish at the buffet. My creation ... " Brownie with ice cream ". I've ate to my heart content and had 3 round serving of it. No wonder my cough still haven't recover and my dear friends here are still teasing me about the ice cream i took till now :p

Sunday, November 23, 2008

What's Up for Dinner - Japanese Curry

A special request from my hubby - Japanese Curry. I complied for dinner tonight as Son loved it a lot. He had 3 serving of it - though it's spicy hot. Very encouraging, as he keep praising me as he request for more.

1 small box S&B Golden Curry sauce mix - Hot
2 small tray of chicken fillet fm Cold Storage (cut to cube)
3 med potatoes (cut to cube)
1 carrot (cut to cube)
onions (eliminate - i don't like eating)
2 1/2 cups water


  1. I used my favourite Tanyu pot to stir fry chicken in butter
  2. Add in potatoes & carrots
  3. Add water and bring to boil
  4. make sure potatoes & carrots are cooked and soft.
  5. break in the curry sauce mix into piece and stir till completely melted
  6. stir constantly and serve hot over rice

I've added some furikake on the steamed rice to make it more tasty

Pandan Chiffon Cake

Finally, I'm back ! I've been really busy and worst of all is that i was very sick for the past 1 week. As of today, i'm coughing lesser now. Today my aunt & cousin came by my place to visit my mom (she had her eye operation on Thur). She's into recovery now. We took the opportunity and show my relative how to bake pandan chiffon cake. (Though i'm half past six on that) My cousin elder than me was very very pleased with the outcome of the cake (finally i've succeed and passed my chiffon cake) She even wants me to buy for her the mini chiffon tin @ Daiso. The chances of me visiting Daiso will be higher than her.

Proudly presenting you my suceessful Pandan Chiffon Cake.

Here's the original from Prima, i've made some modification to it.

4 Egg Yolks
50g castor sugar
1/4 tsp salt
35ml Canola oil / corn / vegetable
100ml coconut milk }
1 tsp pandan paste } mix

100g Top flour / plain flour }
1 tsp baking powder } sift together

5 Egg whites
50gm castor sugar }
1/4 tsp cream of tartar } mix


  1. Using hand whisk mix (A) until well blended. Add (B) and mix well
  2. On a separate bowl, whisk egg whites until soft peaks from using high speed until foamy. Add sugar & cream of tartar, continue whipping until stiff (like snow) * Don't overbeat and this process are done in a very quick manner.
  3. Quickly use a spatula take 1/4 of the meringue and slowly fold into the egg yolk mixture in the earlier bowl. Mix until well combine. Finally add in the remaining meringue and mix well
  4. Pour mixture into an ungreased chiffon tin and bake for about 40-45 mins @ 170c. * Bake at the lower rack (i used 4 mini chiffon tins fm Daiso and 1 smaller PH mini chiffon tin)
  5. Immediately turn tin over on a cake rack to cool before loosening cake

Personally i preferred the mini chiffon tin from Daiso. Mainly the quality is stainless steel and is bigger in size as compared to PH one. To make it even more convincing it was cheap and good.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Oreo chocolate butter cake

When i was about to head down to NTUC Fairprice with Mei to buy some bread, suddenly son said that his class is having a party tomorrow. My jaw almost drop as it's about 8plus and he wants me to bake something for him to bring to school to share (30 kids & 2 teachers). Hmmm ... Oreo (kids favourite). Son seems pleased with my suggestion, i rush down grab a pack of oreo. Using my reliable butter cake- i added chocolate paste and oreo to it. Here's the simple and easy .... Oreo chocolate butter cake
This week will be filled with heavy baking as well as a busy personal and work week. Lots of happening.

Bananas cupcake

This is my favourite. I had it made several times and had received many praises for this :p all credit to jthorge . I did some adjustment to it.
Today is mei school meet-the-parent session, bake this for her teachers. As for son is a sharing with his friends.


250g butter

1 1/2 cups castor sugar

4 eggs

1 tsp vanilla essence

4 tbsp milk

2 cups mashed banana (I used red meat bananas)

2 cups plain flour (sift together with 1 tsp bicarbonate soda and 1 tsp baking powder)

2 bananas (sliced) as topping


  1. Cream butter & sugar in a mixing bowl
  2. Add in eggs, vanilla esscence, milk and mix well
  3. Add mashed banana into the mixture and mix well
  4. Finally add in sifted flour and mix well
  5. Pour into the cuppies and add in a slice of banana
  6. Bake at 175c for 20-25 mins

It's really soft and moist

Will be baking chocolate chip cookie on Wed for Mei Thursday year end class party.

Monday, November 10, 2008

Milo Chiffon Cake

I bought 4 mini Chiffon cake tin on Thur & today from Daiso, that was the motivation behind me for the chiffon bake today. So far I only get 1 successful chiffon bake. What about today ... hmmm mix mix lor. I bake 4 mini chiffon cake but only 3 of them turn out quite well, the other not so lor ... why ????

Cos i went to wrap the cake tin with a alumimum foil to prevent leakage. (hahah ... me really 画蛇添足) By doing that my cake base was not probably bake only the top layer can be eaten.

Another mistake i made was, i forgot to add in the flour just before pouring the batter into the bake tin. (aiyo so forgetful... sign of age). Thanksfully the result of the cake still turn out well, though with some hipcup here and there.
I uses Rei, Alex Goh recipe and modifiy a little here and there and now becomes like this ...

4 eggs yolks
30g castor sugar
1/4 tsp salt
40g canola oil (alternative choice veg / corn oil)
130g UHT milk
3 tbsp Milo
1/2 tbsp cocoa powder

* 120g cake flour
* 1/2 tbsp baking powder
* sift 2 x

5 egg whites
80g castor sugar } mix
1/2 tsp cream of tartar }

  1. Mix (A) until well blend. Add (B) and mix well
  2. In a separate bowl whisk egg whites in (C) until soft peaks form. Add in sugar & cream of tartar. Continue whipping until stiff (this process should be very quick)
  3. Take 1/4 of the meringue and mix with the egg yolk mixture from step (1) until well combined. Add the remaining meringue and mix well.
  4. Pour the batter into food cake tin and bake at 170c for 40-45 mins
  5. Immediately remove from oven and invert the pan and let it cool
  6. When it is cool, remove it from the mould

Friday, November 7, 2008

Ah Ping 1st attempt

Well Done ah Ping ! For your 1st attempt on Almond cupcake. Thanks for sharing with us.

Tuesday, November 4, 2008


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Monday, November 3, 2008

Lizard Trap

Cool item i got - Lizard Trap. Lately, my house got so many lizard. So last night i decided to setup the trap, i have yet to find out what is the successful rate. (forgot to check this morning for the result) Anyway, here's how it look like.
Btw, i had done a couple of test. It has proven its effectiveness. I'm extremely happy with the result so were my family and went back to the departmental store to buy more.

Corn Muffins

My little helper

Here's the after bake, see pretty pose by mei

Here's where i got my source from Happy Cup

The texture was not as smooth can feel some cornmeal, maybe need to double sift the cornmeal. Other than that it taste alright, though not very much like Kenny Roger Corn Muffin.

Saturday, November 1, 2008

Treat a Trick - 31 Oct 08

Didn't take much of Mei Mei picture as she was not really in a mood. Probably overwhelm by the large crowd and she even request to go home many times. As for Son ... he got lots of sweets & chocolate (so far no china made chocolate given :)

Halloween Butter Cupcake

Here's a quick bake for Halloween using half portion of my Marble Cake recipe. By removing the chocolate paste, it has turn into a good old butter cake.

This was my last minutes decision to bake some cupcake but i don't have much time for icing decor and the weather this afternoon was just too hot for me to go PH to buy the ready icing. So i just went to the computer and have the picture printed out instead. Still nice nice ah...