Monthly Archives: January 2012

Mandarin orange marmalade, let’s jam away!

The Chinese love having mandarin oranges (or “kam”) in their houses over Chinese New Year because “kam” translates to  gold in the Cantonese dialect. It signifies abundance and prosperity for the whole year. These mandarin oranges are indeed auspicious to … Continue reading

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Ushering Chinese New Year II: Ngoh Hiang

Ngoh Hiang (五香) has and will always have a special place in my heart. It may seem like an ordinary spiced pork roll wrapped in dried beancurd skin – something that is available commercially everyday of the year. To me, … Continue reading

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Ushering in Chinese New Year: Pineapple tarts

It has barely been a month after Christmas and we are about to usher in Chinese New Year. For the Chinese population in Singapore, Chinese New Year is one of the biggest festive seasons in the year, bigger than Christmas, … Continue reading

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Pineapple tarts

Just baked up some pineapple tarts! Love the smell in the house right now. Did I mention that pineapple tarts are my absolute favourite Chinese New Year treat? Will post up recipe soonest!Have a lovely weekend! xx, Jo

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7 x 7 blog award

A big thank you to Emerald Garden Lady for nominating me for this award. I’m very honoured especially since I have not been blogging for long. The rules are as follows: 1. Thank the person who gave you the award. … Continue reading

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