Malaysia Street Food ~ Turnover Pancake (Apam Balik) ~ 慢煎餅 (vegan or gluten-free friendly)

Malaysia Street Food ~ Turnover Pancake  (Apam Balik) ~ 慢煎餅

Apam Balik‘ is the Malay name. Its special character is like a type of griddle cake, deep and thick pancake. The texture of Apam Balik is akin to a crispier form of English crumpets. And topped with butter, ground roasted peanut, sugar and toasted sesame seeds. It is then folded into half-moon shape and cut into wedges before serving. Translated, ‘Apam Balik’ means ‘Folded Pancake’. Available everywhere in Malaysia, it is a most popular snack among the local. It is sold at their night market and other hawker food outlets. Other than the original peanut flavour, also as fresh berries with chocolate or ice-cream are fast catching on, especially among the young.

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Vegan Rhubarb & Ginger Pie With coconut & Almond Crumble Topping

Vegan Rhubarb & Ginger Pie With coconut & Almond Crumble Topping 

What a gorgeous weather during this few days all around England. The temperature around 18 to 23°C in the daytime, just perfect!

Sunny and breezy! And the length of daytime is getting longer. We can enjoy the superb weather at last!

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No-Bake Easter Coconut Nest Filled with Chocolate Eggs ~ Vegan friendly

No-Bake Easter Coconut Nest Filled with Chocolate Eggs ~ Vegan friendly

There are lots of daffodils all over the side road, park, neighbours’s front garden, even my back garden is blooming beautifully.

It is spring time??? Yes! At last! But, we have been waiting for so long.

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Vegan Hot Cross Buns for Easter Holiday

Vegan Hot Cross Buns

Happy Easter, Everyone!

I think lots of you are in the Easter holiday at this moment, right? Luckily, the weather in England is bright and sunny! Wish you all enjoy it with your friends or family!

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Chinese Healthy Tea~Longans & Ginger Tea【養生茶飲-桂圓紅棗薑茶】

Chinese Healthy Tea~Longans & Ginger Tea【養生茶飲-桂圓紅棗薑茶】

Firstly, let me explain what it is all about! It is one popular Chinese herbal tea, actually, it is my first post about Chinese Tea.

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Vegan Japanese Pumpkin Chowder with Sweetcorn ~ 純素日本南瓜,玉米濃湯

Vegan Japanese Pumpkin Chowder with Sweetcorn ~ 純素日本南瓜,玉米濃湯

I made this soup is good enough for a big party. But I forgot to mark it down all the detail include the ingredients and the quantity. So, you need to do your adding or decreasing.

I got few special Japanese pumpkins, Kabocha, from my friend. She is a busy mum but have perfect green fingers. She grows lots of vegetables and can get really good harvester every year. This pumpkin is one of her crops.

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Happy ST. Patrick’s Day 2015 ~ Steamed Coconut Tapioca cake

Happy ST. Patrick’s Day 2015 ~ Steamed Coconut Tapioca cake

Today is the St. Patrick’s day, nearly forget about it.

Still have half day to make something fun for it.

Here is the one that I made this afternoon, only take me two hours to spend in the kitchen.

It is one of the popular cake in South-east Asia, no-bake but steam. Add the coconut milk to make more flavour to the cake.

I use the pumpkin puree to make the orange colour. The middle layer white colour is the plain coconut milk with tapioca starch.

And the third layer is the green, I just add two  drops of pandan extract with the coconut milk and the tapioca starch.

 

That’s all the ingredients and make the Irish flag, do you like it? Anyway, it taste so good and soft.

Enjoy!

 

Vegan Chickpea Cheese Pie for Pi Day + (Homemade Vegan Red Leicester Cheese)

Vegan Chickpeas Cheese Pie for Pi Day +  (Homemade Vegan Red Leicester Cheese)

Nearly forgot the pi/π day today, thanks for the blogger new post to remind me.

To get something success perfectly, it must have lots of things to assist it. I can understand it deeply in my mind.

You feel miserable, do you?

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Tomato and Chilli Chutney ~ 番茄,辣椒酸辣醬(不含洋蔥,蒜)

Tomato and Chilli Chutney ~ 番茄,辣椒酸辣醬(不含洋蔥,蒜)

Here is my other tomato chutney again. Do you remember my old post, probably not? The spiced tomato chutney from 2012. That one was my favorite, even my kids love them so much. But I can tell you secretly, try this one, you’ll fall in love with it straight away!

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Steamed Black and White Bun ~ Man Tao (雙色饅頭)

Steamed Black and White Bun ~ Man Tao (雙色饅頭)

This is a post that keep in the draft for a long time, nearly forget about it! Today, I am releasing it for you all.

Two tone 'man tau'

Two tone ‘man tau’

What’s all about? Black and White? An old movie?

I am talking about the bread/ ‘man tao’饅頭 that I made today. It is the colour of this steamed bun. Black is actually dark brown sugar (台灣黑糖), and the white is the plain white layer.

They are a traditional breakfast bread roll in China. Also, so popular in South-East Asia, even now. They have so many different flavour: like pandan juice; pumpkin; yam; or purple sweet potato. Personal, I like the purple sweet potato, but it is not easy to buy from England. . Also in Taiwan and Malaysia. People like to have them in their breakfast with a cup of fresh-made hot or cold soya milk . Mmm, so yummy!

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