Most things deep fried are popular and these sesame seed balls are no exception. Many of you have seen or are familiar with this popular dim sum dessert offering. They make a sweet ending to a sumptuous meal. Most Chinese restaurants here in the US make them with a red bean paste filling but they [...]
Fall is going by very quickly and winter will soon be upon us. In fact, we had some snow on Monday. It felt very cold as is usually the case with the first snow fall of the season. Fortunately, it did not stay around for too long and melted right off. I don’t think I [...]
Today, I am guest posting at Raymund’s blog, Ang Sarap. Every Monday and Friday in the month of June and July Raymund is featuring bloggers that he follows. I am honored to be one of them. This is a really cool series with diverse recipes from around the world. I hope you will visit as [...]
Modern technology is amazing. You are reading this post as though I have just written it, while in truth I am somewhere out there in the sky flying towards Malaysia. Blogging can be such a “many-splendored thing” with scheduled posting! In anticipation of my trip to Asia, I have been in a cooking frenzy to [...]
I do enjoy living in a temperate environment with four distinct seasons. Each season has something unique and interesting to offer. Spring is fresh and exciting with renewal and rebirth. Long carefree summer days with a myriad of outdoor activities are just the things to look forward to. When we tire of those activities, the [...]
Pisang Goreng literally translated means fried bananas. These battered and deep fried bananas are very popular in Malaysia and Singapore. Sold by street vendors, they make great tea time snacks. They are best eaten straight out of the pan while the fried batter is hot and crunchy and the banana is sweet and warm.
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 [...]