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Homemade pineapple jam (for pineapple tarts)

With Chinese New Year approaching, the house is being filled with more snacks and delicious goodies. Last year, I didn’t have time to make my own pineapple paste. This year, I wanted to do it because while I liked my … Continue reading

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Homemade lemongrass and ginger ice cream

I love the flavours of lemongrass and ginger on its own and they are even better when brought together. A lemongrass and ginger iced tea is just the perfect drink to uplift and refresh one’s mind and body on a … Continue reading

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Dark chocolate sorbet

I’ve been in a sorbet phase for the past couple of weeks. Made this intensely dark and rich chocolate sorbet, a huge contrast to the light and refreshing kiwi sorbet. I know that you will probably not believe me when … Continue reading

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Chocolate lavender tart

It is just a day to Valentine’s day. I don’t really give any special meaning to a commercial day as such and I don’t expect a big bouquet of flowers or a big present from J. I think that the … Continue reading

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Homemade kiwi sorbet

I know it’s bitter cold in Europe (it’s indeed surreal to see the waterways and canels in Venice frozen!). Conversely, it’s maddeningly warm in Singapore. What’s with the weather these days? The best decision that I made all day was … Continue reading

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