Category: Recipe

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…

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…

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 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…

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.