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.
It has been really, really cold here these past two weeks with sub zero temperatures and literally bone chilling wind chills. Thank God, modern homes are equipped with a furnace and fireplace so that we can weather this bitter cold comfortably indoors. I can’t really complain as I am a stay-at-home mom and can limit [...]
Many Chinese sweet soup desserts are taken warm or even piping hot. The latter may seem counter intuitive especially on a hot summer’s day. However, there is a vein of traditional Chinese thinking that the hot soup will actually open your sweat glands and pores to help the body cool off. On the last bit [...]
By the time you read this post, I am up in the sky again homeward bound to Minnesota. How quickly these two and a half weeks have gone by. It was great to see family in Malaysia and I treasure the little time I got to spend with each of them. Leaving is always hard [...]
I am so glad it’s Friday and the weekend is here! This has been a crazy week, schedule-wise. There were so many activities we had to rush through dinner almost every evening. On top of that, I sprained my right wrist last week, slowing me down considerably. Although it did not hurt too badly, it [...]
Ginger tea or teh halia as it is known in Malaysia is a sweet, spicy, and invigorating drink, much welcomed on cooler days. This beverage is prepared with black tea, grated ginger, and condensed milk. Sometimes it is pulled like teh tarik making it frothy at the top. Normally consumed warm, it is a good [...]
I made a gluten-free gingered pear upside down cake for the Thanksgiving gathering at a friend’s place during the recent Thanksgiving holidays. As I was in a rush, the pictures I took wasn’t good. The cake though turned out very well and not a crumb was left. There was no chance for me to remedy [...]