The Chinese Legend of the Jade Rabbit

Source: Shenyunperformingarts.org Cute, fluffy, and white, the Jade Rabbit is no ordinary bunny. Calling the moon its home, the Jade Rabbit is a mystical and enchanting Eastern legend. When the bunny isn’t busy making immortality elixirs, it keeps the beautiful goddess Chang’e company in the Moon Palace. Out of the various legends explaining the origin…

MUSIC: Remembering Wong Ka Kui, Japanese students singing “Under a Vast Sky” 怀念黄家驹 日本学生日文演唱《海阔天空》

WATCH Remembering Wong Ka Kui, Japanese students singing “Under a Vast Sky” 怀念黄家驹 日本学生日文演唱《海阔天空》 (https://youtu.be/Q6thjhIa268) “Under a Vast Sky” (海阔天空) was a 1993 hit by Hong Kong band—Beyond. The song was composed by the band’s lead vocalist and guitarist, Wong Ka Kui. He expressed his disappointment with Hong Kong’s music industry in the 1990s, through “Under a…

Recipe: Condensed Milk Raisin Cookies

This recipe is adapted from http://jesska.co.za/2012/12/30/condensed-milk-cookies/ Makes 48 Condensed Milk Raisin Cookies (Sugarless) – I replaced sugar with 3 tbsp honey Ingredients: 125g butter 3 tbsp honey 1/2 tin condensed milk (120g to 200g condensed milk – depending on your preference) 1.5 cups flour 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp baking powder a pinch of salt…

Recipe: Raisin Cupcakes with Lychee

This recipe is adapted from ‘Baking with Tropical Fruits’ by Melinda Lim Makes 12 Raisin Cupcakes with Lychee (Sugarless) – I replaced 200 g castor sugar with 3 tbsp honey Ingredients: 1 can of lychee, drained and chopped, reserve the liquid 220 g (7.5 oz) cake flour 1.5 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 200…

Recipe: Kimchi Jeon (Korean Kimchi Pancake)

This recipe is adapted from ‘The Food of Korea‘ Makes 1 10 cm wide round pancake Ingredients: 1 cup (200 g) cake flour 3/4 cup (185 ml) water 1 egg, lightly beaten (OPTIONAL) 1 tsp salt 250 g kimchi 150 g pea sprouts (you can also use carrot or green onions) 2 tbsp vegetable oil Preparations: Combine…

Recipe: Longan Coconut Cupcakes

This recipe is adapted from ‘Baking with Tropical Fruits’ by Melinda Lim Makes 12 Longan Coconut Cupcakes (Sugarless) – I replaced 200 g castor sugar with 3 tbsp honey Ingredients: 1 can of longans, 397 g (14 oz), drained and chopped, reserve the liquid 200 g (7 oz) cake flour 1.5 tsp baking powder 0.5…

Danroll Cake Shop (Hougang Avenue 8)

Do you agree? Sometimes, the best cake shop is located in your neighbourhood! Take a look at the wide assortment of cakes and pastries sold at Danroll Cake Shop, nestled in the quiet Hougang Village! Danroll Cake Pte Ltd Address: Blk 681 Hougang Ave 8, #01-811 Singapore Tel: +65 6386 4739 ———————————– WATCH Song Composed by the Little Angles of RideToFreedom…

I miss ‘Wild Olives’ western food stall at Changi Airport …

I miss the affordable, healthy and delicious western cuisines offered by ‘Wild Olives’ at Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 2 Staff Canteen!  好想念’Wild Olives’ 西餐 (新加坡樟宜机场2号航站员工食堂) Grilled Chicken with Mushroom Rice & Coleslaw Unfortunately, Wild Olives was no longer operating its western stall at Changi Airport Terminal 2 due to a change of the operator. What a…

Learn How to Make Vegetable Spring Rolls Recipe 春卷 From CiCi Li

Spring rolls are popular traditional Chinese snacks. Back in the days, people eat spring rolls on the Li Chun Day, which is at the beginning of spring. In order to pray for good health, and they call it “bite the spring.” Later spring rolls gradually become an everyday snack. Let’s learn to make Vegetable Spring…