Blackberry Banana Smoothie with Greek yogurt, a great start for the morning. It is thick, luscious, creamy, and satisfying.
This cool Blue Hawaiian Mocktail is a fun drink to prepare for any occasion. Only 3 ingredients and some crushed ice are needed.
You can make this healthy delicious ABC Juice (Apple Beet Carrot Juice) with a hint of tanginess from lemon juice using a blender. It takes only 10 minutes.
Warm, creamy Coconut Chai Latte infused with cinnamon, star anise, cloves, and cardamom. So delicious topped with frothy coconut milk. Includes video.
Healthy and delicious Papaya Banana Smoothie. It is a great starter for the morning as its mellow taste is soothing to the palate.
Frothy Matcha Latte, a delicious alternative to caffe latte. Matcha (green tea powder) combined with your choice of almond, soy, coconut or cow’s milk.
A delicious and wonderful pick-me-up in the morning or during snack time. This Apricot Pear Smoothie is fresh, fruity, and slightly tart.
Thick, creamy, and luscious Blackberry Peanut Butter Smoothie you can eat with a spoon. Totally satisfying for the peanut butter and jelly fan.
Nothing beats this refreshingly cool Avocado Cucumber Smoothie on a hot summer’s day. It is totally satisfying for breakfast yet light enough for a snack.
Seasonal cantaloupe and pineapple pair beautifully in this cool, juicy, and refreshing Cantaloupe Pineapple Smoothie. You have to give it a try!
A delightfully sweet smoothie with a combination of mangoes, ginger, and flax milk. It’s like a glass of tropical sunshine to brighten up your morning.
This is a slightly tart and zesty smoothie, perfect to kick start your morning. The Greek yogurt gives it a nice creamy taste and texture.
Soy, rice, and almond milk are popular dairy alternatives that have been around for some time. Coconut milk made its entrance like a blast from the past in recent years. The humble santan of my childhood which was used primarily for cooking and never as a beverage, now comes in modern clinical cartons. It is…
One of the most evocative aromas associated with the Chinese convenience stores in Malaysian shopping malls is the scent of Tea Eggs being cooked in a rice cooker. Strangely enough this popular snack cannot be found as street food or local cafes. It is fully and truly the monopoly of these stores who also sell…
Start your day with this delicious Pineapple Banana Smoothie. It’s a glass of tropical sunshine with a slight and refreshing tanginess.
Start your day right with this power smoothie. Not only does it taste great but you will also get a dose of Omega-3 fatty acids, lignans, fiber, and protein.
Drink in your fruits and vegetables with this healthy almond milk Kiwi Kale Smoothie. It has a lovely color and is refreshingly tangy.
A delicious smoothie using vanilla coconut milk as the base. It is chock full of strawberries and blueberries.
Today I am going to share a very simple dish using the homemade salted eggs from my previous post. Ochazuke is rice in green tea normally accompanied by a variety of condiments, nori, and leftover side dishes seasoned with a little salt or soy sauce. Salted egg makes a wonderful accompaniment to ochazuke as it…
This comforting Teh Halia (Ginger Tea) with condensed milk will surely warm you up on chilly days. The ginger flavor can be as light or strong as desired.
Leng Chee Kang is a dessert consisting of a variety of pre-cooked ingredients mixed in a syrup. Considered to have “cooling” properties, it may be served warm or cold with ice cubes. Hence, it’s popularity in Malaysia and Singapore where the climate is hot and humid throughout the year. While it is not exactly a…
Finally the sultry days of summer are upon us, complete with high temperatures and humidity. The mercury is expected to climb to the nineties later this week. To combat the heat, this sweet barley and winter melon drink is the perfect antidote. Both barley and winter melon are considered to have a cooling influence by…
This has been an extremely wet and cold spring. In years past, vegetable plots would be sprouting and flower beds a riot of colors by this time. Not so this year. Most people are still huddled indoors. Even the crocuses, daffodils, and tulips are out later than usual. While April showers bring May flowers, showers…
It is always nice to receive things in the mail and recently a case of POM Wonderful arrived at my doorsteps. I have heard so much about this drink but have never tried it. POM Wonderful is a 100% pomegranate juice and is packaged in a unique double-bulb plastic bottle. While it is touted for…
Super cool Fruit Freeze, the perfect treat on a hot summer’s day. These fruity ice cubes are a fun and delicious way to liven up your beverages.
Enjoy a glass of this cool and refreshing Kiwi Banana Smoothie for breakfast or a mid morning snack. It is so tasty and satisfying.
Crystallized Ginger Soy Smoothie with pear, matcha, crystallized ginger, soy yogurt, and soy milk. It has a unique flavor that is quite refreshing.
Ochazuke or rice in green tea is a quick and simple Japanese meal of rice steeped in green tea topped with savory condiments.
Vadai is a favorite Indian snack. Mom used to make these and my brothers and I really enjoyed them. They are crispy and crunchy on the outside and soft and moist on the inside. They are especially delicious, straight out of the pan. When cooled, it is best eaten with curry. I made some sweet…
Delectable sesame seeded Honey Chicken Buns filled with honey and ginger flavored chicken. They are perfect for a snack or light lunch.