Year: 2014

Cookie dough cheesecake

Preparation time: 30 – 40 minutes Oven temperature: Preheat the oven to 180 degrees. Baking time: 40 minutes (or when the top turns brown) Ingredients for the cookie dough: 120g butter 60g caster sugar 1 large egg 1 tsp of coffee essence 160g plain flour 0.5 tsp baking soda 0.5 tsp salt 150g of chocolate chip Ingredients for the cheesecake 300g of lite cream cheese 300g of greek yoghurt 2 large egg 1 tsp vanilla 3 tbs caster sugar To make the cookie dough To make the cheesecake:

Banana walnut cinnamon muffin

Ingredients 100ml of grape seed oil 120g self-raising flour 120g self-raising wholemeal flour 80g brown sugar 3 large eggs (at room temperature) Half tablespoon of cinnamon powder 50g of walnuts 5 tablespoons of non-fat yoghurt or greek yoghurt 2 large bananas Preparation time: 15 min Oven temperature: Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Baking time: 40 min Click on the pictures below for baking instructions

Chocolate marble cake

Marble cakes are one of my favourite cakes growing up. As a kid, I was always amazed by the waved like patterns in the cake. Turns out it is really easy to make it – all you need is a spoon to swirl the mixture around and the best part is that now I get to decide the types of swirls I want in my cake! Ingredients 120g unsalted butter (at room temperature) 225g self raising flour 100g caster sugar 4 large eggs (at room temperature) 1 tablespoon of cocoa powder 1 teaspoon of vanilla essence 4 tablespoon of non-fat yoghurt or greek yoghurt (tastes better with greek yoghurt) 50g of grated dark chocolate (optional) Directions Preparation time: 20 min Baking time: 30-40 min Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Grease a loaf pan Beat the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy Add in the egg one at a time and continue to whisk Add in the yoghurt, one tablespoons at a time and 1 tsp of vanilla essence Sieve the flour into the …

Dining in Bangkok

Bangkok is a melting pot of cuisines. You can find delicious Japanese food, western food and of course Thai food. I love everything about Thai cuisine – the spiciness, the sourness with a tinge of sweetness. It’s just so appetising that you crave for more. If you are heading to Bangkok anytime soon, do check out the foods listed below. Nara Thai Cuisine Erawan Bangkok Basement Verdict: One of the best thai food I’ve ever had. It’s slightly pricey but you are paying for the quality. Click here to enter their website. Street food Next to Pantip Plaza, The Computer City Verdict: The perfect way to experience Bangkok is to dine like the locals. Delicious and cheap street food away from the tourists. Chatuchak weekend market Verdict: Other than Platinum mall, Chatuchak weekend market is the place to go if you are looking for arts and crafts, clothes, shoes… you name it, you can find it there. There are lots of delicious street food such as coconut ice cream, red ruby that you can buy and munch along. …