6 Lessons from Sekinchan Fruit Orchard

31st January 2016 One of the highlights of my trip to Sekinchan was the free tour of his fruit orchard (Wan Chai Mango King) – My grandma, aunt and I were in 7th heaven! ❤ I’ve never met anyone so passionate about agriculture and fruits like this fruit vendor. You can really feel his energy…

Tortellini filled with goat ricotta cheese in a butter sage sauce

During my trip to Prato, I got an incredible opportunity to learn to how to make pasta from scratch from pasta maker, Roberto. Here I’ll be sharing the ingredients for this classic Emilia Romagno tortellini and Roberto’s tips for pasta making and cooking! Emilia Romagno is renown for having one of the best pasta in Italy and that’s where Roberto is from… just sayin! 😉

[Recipe & Tips] Crumbly and Buttery Short Crust Pastry

18 January 2016 – Cooking fiesta with grandma During my holiday back in Malaysia, my sis and I listed down a list of dishes we MUST learn from our grandma and her short crust pastry was top on the list 😀 Rule of thumb for yummy short crust pastry – 2 flour : 1 fat…

4 Things I learnt from the Taiwanese Tea House

One of the MOST significant highlights of my trip to Taiwan was learning about Chinese teas (i.e. how to drink tea without activating the caffeine etc) 🙂 In the city of Tai Chung, we visited a tea house where we sampled several types of Oolong Teas grown in the highlands as Taiwan is particularly famous for…

My Kitchen Staple : Garlic oil & how to use it?

Here is Chinese cooking lesson 101 from my family – you must always have garlic oil at hand. I remember my grandma, popo would have both garlic oil AND onion oil! Imagine how much time and effort she put in to make them and feed her 7 kids and many grandchildren haha 🙂 The container…