Author: Candice Cheong

Candice Cheong heads Marketing at Spoonful. She stems from an Advertising and Marketing Communications background having graduated from the University of Canberra, Australia and has been working in the media industry for more than 15 years. Her passion for food led her to Spoonful and she’s inspired by teammates here, further fueling her hobby in baking. As a mom of two young kids, Candice works in the day and bakes at night, earning her the nickname The Midnight Baker. Besides baking, she has an innate passion for all things Japanese, travel, and a keen interest in photography. Follow Candice on Instagram @dice97

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…

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!

Elle et Vire Course Report vol.1 – Pastries

The other day I was a very honored to receive an opportunity to attend a workshop by Elle et Vire, a famous French cream & butter brand in France. The place is Maison de la Crème under the  Elle et Vire group, located in a quiet residential area close to Versailles, just outside of Paris. …

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…

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…

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…

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…