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  • Salted Egg Yolk Cookies

    The salted egg yolk taste is something distinctive to South East Asian cuisine. We love almost everything coated in this amazing flavor and it is a very versatile flavor indeed! It pairs well from savoury meat like prawn, chicken, pork, to sweet treats like cookies! The combination of a soft, buttery, melt-in-your-mouth cookie and the rich flavour of the salted egg yolk that also gives a little bit of that needed texture, is guaranteed to take your pallet to an all new high!

  • Japanese Creative Bento – Piggy Design

    This is simple-to-make cute piggy bento is just perfect to usher in the 2019 year of the pig!

  • Pineapple Tarts Recipe 黄梨挞

    Recipe from Spoonful Chinese Cooking Instructor Cai Li With the Chinese New Year around the corner, you can find pineapple tarts just about everywhere in Singapore or Malaysia. Every bakery that churns them out is claiming that its tarts are the best. But I found out today these melt-in-mouth homemade tarts with buttery crumbly pastry and fresh homemade pineapple jam are the BEST I’ve had so far. It calls for simple and fresh ingredients with minimized use of sugar. No preservatives added at all.

  • Chocolate Cookie Choux Puffs

    These delightful crunchy & chocolatey yummy choux puffs (or call them cream puffs if you want to pardon moi French) are amazingly good for the soul. I mean, come on, it’s Chocolate! And here’s how to make them!

  • Chinese Clay Pot Rice

    Recipe by Spoonful Chinese Cooking Instructor Cai Li This is a traditional Cantonese dish but now becoming popular throughout China. The rice is slowly cooked in a clay pot, giving the dish a distinctive flavor. It is typically served with Cantonese-style cured pork and vegetables. A perfectly cooked clay pot rice has a great flavor of all the ingredients, with nicely crisped and scorched rice on the bottom of the pot.

  • Simple Matcha Tiramisu Recipe

    This simple no-bake Matcha Tiramisu recipe is rich, creamy and simply delicious! The goodness of matcha just takes this Italian dessert to a whole new level! Serve it whole or in small containers as individual servings, you’re bound to score some brownie points with this one! This time we’ve added our Spoonful logo with printed out of Takikawa Oblate Edible sheets!

  • Matcha Cupcake Recipe

    Recipe from Gold Kili You don’t need an oven, or expensive or hard to acquire ingredients to bake these delicious matcha cupcakes. Lightly steamed and infused with matcha fragrance throughout the cake and its cream cheese frosting, these cupcakes are just the right sweetness for birthday parties or an afternoon snack. 

  • Ginger Cookie Recipe

    Recipe from Gold Kili Try these easy to make heartwarming ginger cookies!

  • Homemade Chinese Rice Wine Recipe

    Recipe from Spoonful Chinese Cooking Instructor Cai Li This gentle, sweet-sour, marvelously aromatic homemade liquor is a common flavoring for all kinds of  China regional cuisines. You can find the rice wine (sometimes called Chinese Cooking Wine) in the Asian supermarkets, but the homemade version is much more delicious and it is surprisingly easy to make. No preservative is added. It keeps for ages in the fridge.

  • White Roll Cake with Whole Oranges

    This charming white roll cake with whole oranges takes the meaning of refreshing to a new level! The tangy acidic orange goes really well with the sweet soft sponge. Packed with all the goodness of oranges and the happiness of cake, what more could you ask for?

  • Pumpkin Chinese Steamed Bun 金瓜馒头

    – Recipe by Cai Li Blakeman, our expert culinary instructor on Chinese cuisine-  This is what I call the Chinese version of dinner rolls and it can be an easy and healthy breakfast option as well. The golden yellow Chinese Steamed Bun or mán tóu, are made with fresh pumpkin.

  • Pomegranate Hidden Heart White Cake Recipe

    Need a sweet surprise for a celebration or just enjoy an afternoon tea for two? Why not make a pretty hidden-heart surprise cake that’s perfect for Valentine’s day or those special Anniversaries?  Here’s a healthy recipe to share. Made with soy milk, no yolks, and less flour, this cake is high in protein, low in fat and sugar and also suitable for the lactose intolerant! The Pomegranate seeds also add additional fiber, Vitamin C & K, folate, and potassium! Oh! Did I mention that its also great as an afternoon tea snack for those diet cheat days when you absolutely just…. need….. cake….? ^_^

  • Shanghai Potsticker Buns 生煎馒头 Recipe

    – Recipe by Cai Li Blakeman, our expert culinary instructor on Chinese cuisine-  The most popular street snack in Shanghai. These golden-bottomed buns, known as shēng jiān mán tóu in Chinese, meaning pan-fried directly without steaming, are the heftier yet equally irresistible big brother of Shanghai Xiao Long Bao.

  • Hojicha Pudding

    Hōjicha (ほうじ茶) is a type of Japanese green tea that is roasted over charcoal unlike most Japanese teas that are usually steamed.  The tea is roasted in  high temperature, which changes the leaf’s colour tints from green to reddish brown.

  • Sakura Matcha Latte

    Matcha is now recognised to be one of super food and Matcha Latte is getting more and more popular in cafes. Taking more matcha is actually good for health as it is a high source of vitamin C and antioxidants!

  • Ginger Mojito

    Recipe from Gold Kili The classic mojito is easy to make for parties but if you really want to take it up a notch, how about adding some spice to that fizz? Your friends will be none the wiser on the elegant simplicity of this cocktail. Go alcohol-free or create some buzz with a shot of spirits.

  • Choya Umeshu Pound Cake

    Tired of the old-fashioned rum & raisin pound cake? Try this new twist with Choya Umeshu! You’d be surprised how amazing this tastes!

  • Choya Umeshu Seafood Marine Salad

    Try this healthy and simple to make seafood salad with Choya Umeshu!

  • Choya Umeshu Vegetable Pickles

    Pickling is one of the oldest methods of food preservation but did you know that your gut actually loves pickled vegetables because they are a source of healthy bacteria? The benefits of pickles include a good supply of  probiotics, antioxidants, essential vitamins and minerals, and improves your digestion. Here, we let you in on how to make yourself a healthy pickled snack or side dish with Choya Umeshu!

  • Choya Umeshu Kanten Jelly

    Feeling Tired? Refresh yourself with a relaxing Choya Umeshu drink! Here’s how to make this wonderful and healthy cocktail jelly.

  • [Gunma Prefecture Recipe] Taranome Tempura

    Try your hands at some delicious and nutritious vegetable recipes using fresh produce from Gunma prefecture. 

  • [Gunma Prefecture Recipe] Tara no me Pasta

    Try your hands at some delicious and nutritious vegetable recipes using fresh produce from Gunma prefecture. 

  • [Gunma Prefecture Recipe] Leek Gratin

    Try your hands at some delicious and nutritious vegetable recipes using fresh produce from Gunma prefecture. 

  • [Gunma Prefecture Recipe] Green Smoothie

    Try your hands at some delicious and nutritious vegetable recipes using fresh produce from Gunma prefecture. 

  • [Gunma Prefecture Recipe] Mizuna With Enoki Mushroom in Sesame Sauce

    Try your hands at some delicious and nutritious vegetable recipes using fresh produce from Gunma prefecture. 

  • [Gunma Prefecture Recipe] Spinach With Sesame Dressing

    Try your hands at some delicious and nutritious vegetable recipes using fresh produce from Gunma prefecture. 

  • [Gunma Prefecture Recipe] Okonomiyaki (Yamato Yam Pancake)

    Try your hands at some delicious and nutritious vegetable recipes using fresh produce from Gunma prefecture. 

  • Miyazaki Honey Kumquat (宮崎金柑)

    This simple to prepare recipe uses Kumquat from Miyazaki prefecture. You can enjoy it hot on a cold day or as a refreshing sparkling drink, on a hot summer day!

  • Kansho (Sweet Potato) Cream Tart

    Enjoy all the goodness from the humble sweet potato in a delicious dessert tart! This recipe requires Yaki Kansho (Baked Sweet Potato)

  • Yaki Kansho (Baked Sweet Potato)

    Did you know that sweet potatoes are a kind of super food? Rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, manganese, copper, pantothenic acid and vitamin B6, they are also a good source of potassium, dietary fiber, niacin, vitamin B1, vitamin B2 and phosphorus. Miyazaki is a prefecture in Kyushu and Kyushu in general is famous for its sweet potato produce. This recipe uses the sweet potato from Miyazaki.  

  • Sweet Potatoes Leaves Curry

    -by Chef Linda- Can’t get enough of Peranakan cuisine? Try this simple and heart warming Nonya dish made with super food sweet potatoes, its leaves and tiger prawns! These much “neglected” sweet potatoes leaves –  delicious and affordable and they pack a multitude of health benefits.It is quite similar to another local vegetable – Kang Kong (morning glory/water spinach), only more fibrous. 

  • Tamarind Pork

      -by Chef Linda-Try out Chef Linda’s Tamarind Pork Recipe! This dish is not to be confused with Babi Assam which is the braised pork in tarmarind sauce. This however, is the dry version!This recipe is simple! Simply combine the marinate and then rub it into the pork belly and set overnight in the fridge and then you’re ready to go! The pork belly becomes succulent and tender; simply irresistible with those charred edges.

  • Bo Bo Cha Cha

    -by Chef Linda-Try your hands at Bo Bo Cha Cha – The Peranakan sweet soup that’s as colourful as a rainbow!

  • Il Risotto Pugliese

    -by Chef Angelo Ciccone-While risotto is originally from North Italy, it is today a staple in all Italian homes.  The recipe reflects the fresh and natural flavors of my hometown – the sun-kissed coastal region of Puglia in Southern Italy bordering the Adriatic sea. Here, pasta and risotto paired with fresh-caught seafood is a must, thus inspiring this recipe.

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