Category Archives: Chinese New Year

Pineapple tarts (version 2.0)

Hi there, If you have been following my instagram account (Do say hi!), you would know that I’ve been busy  making pineapple jam and pineapple tarts for the upcoming Chinese New Year. It has been two weekends of making the … Continue reading

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Sesame cookies

Black sesame seeds have found their way in many traditional Chinese desserts like the thick and sweet black sesame soup (黑芝麻糊) or black sesame dumpling (tang yuan). I love the flavour of black sesame especially in desserts and would never … Continue reading

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Rose, cranberry and pistachio cookies

Hello everyone, Just a quick post before the buzz and fuss of Chinese New Year. I can’t admit that I’m a huge Chinese New Year fan. There are some traditions that I love (like cooking and eating with the family) … Continue reading

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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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