Tau Foo Fah or Tau Huay is one of my favorite desserts from the old country. I used to eat it frequently as it was easily available and very inexpensive. This soy bean pudding has a silky smooth texture similar to that of panna cotta. It is sweetened with a simple syrup and is delicious [...]
Sweet Corn Pudding was one of my favorite childhood desserts. This simple dessert can be prepared in minutes with only five ingredients, most of which are pantry staples. Over here, most people use canned coconut milk. This is very convenient and it is always good to have a couple of cans in the pantry. In [...]
There has been a major holiday and celebration every month since November. It was all fun and good but after three months of cookies and dessert, it is time to tone down on the sweets a little. Yet, it is hard not to make something heart-shape and pretty for Valentine’s Day. I decided on a [...]
I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas. Can’t believe it came and went so quickly. We had a very good one and are still enjoying the extended holiday season as Ro-Ri San and the boys only go back to work next week, after the New Year. It is great to spend time with the [...]
Summer came just in time for the 4th of July holiday. We are getting a stretch of sunny days this weekend and everyone is out and about. There is laughter in the air and aroma of barbecue in the neighborhood. These are the summer days we have been waiting for all year.
Whether you are taking Mom out for lunch or dinner this weekend, it is still nice to be able to prepare a little something for a more intimate time at home. A leisurely breakfast or afternoon tea is a wonderful way for the family to get together to honor and appreciate Mom. These small meals [...]
Tau Foo Fah or douhua (in Mandarin) is a Chinese dessert made with very soft tofu eaten with a clear sweet syrup infused with ginger or pandan. Sometimes brown syrup is used in place of clear syrup. Usually eaten warm, it is also quite delicious chilled. In the old days, tau foo fah is sold [...]