Rice vercimelli stir-fry with vegetable

4 Apr

So… this is one of my attempts to clear up my kitchen board :P I still have some dried rice vermicelli left, together with some frozen vegie in the freezer –> So here it goes, a healthy edible dish :D

Ingredients:

Mixture of vegetable (broccoli, cauliflower, carrot, corn, green peas) – cut into bite-sized pieces if needed -150gr

Dried rice vermicelli – boil,drain n let cool a bit Continue reading

Streusel Berry Cake

4 Apr

Ingredients:
For streusel topping:
All purpose flour – 1/3 cup (45 gr)
Granulated white sugar – 1/3 cup (65 gr)
Ground cinnamon – 1/2 ts
Cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces – 1/4 cup (56 gr) Continue reading

Banana Strawberry Smoothie

11 Mar

Ingredients:
Banana – 1 ripe
Strawberry (fresh/frozen) – 3 medium
Milk – 200ml

- Blend all together. Can add more sugar to taste

Lemon Yogurt Cake

6 Mar

Yesss another <3 lemony baked good <3 !!! :D I made this cake and the previous one (Lemon layer cake with lemon curd) at the same day but I didn’t have time to post this any earlier. I was so busy with my last week in the latest course at school, which had me crazy with 2 exams in a week 8-}

This is the purrrfek choice for those who love lemon and yogurt. The cake can be served either after meals as dessert, or at breakfast, or brunch, or … anytime of the day :P It’s very easy to make, especially if you have someone help u grating the lemon zest n squeezing the juice :D (unfortunately I had to do everything myself – poor me!!!)

The Lemon Yogurt Cake recipe below is adapted from Ina Garten in the Barefoot Contessa show. Continue reading

Lemon Layer Cake with Lemon Curd

2 Mar

My mom actually wanted me to try making a cake with whipped cream so that I can learn myself how to work w whipping cream. At the same time I was very eager to do sth with lemon, so I decided to make this one. It didnt turn out absolutely perfect because I did not follow every-single requirement from the original recipe :P However, the final work still turned out great, not over-sweet, lovely tanginess from the lemon curd, creamy whipped cream. Oh just thinking about it makes me crave the cake again :( For those that prefer a sweeter taste, increase the amount of sugar for the lemon curd and the whipped cream ;)

The original recipe (Lemon layer cake with lemon curd and mascarpone) is from Bon Appétit, April 03 issue but I modified them a bit during the process. For example I didnt use any mascarpone, and I always use less than the required amount of sugar :P Here is the recipe that I used, not the original one. Continue reading

Vietnamese Beef Stew with Ginger

27 Feb

This is a great winter dish which is very very simple to make. When I was small, I always thought that this beef stew is more than complicated, actually we simply simmer all together for several hours, of course the more you cook the longer it will take. Just have to be patient :P

Here is the recipe for Stewed Beef with Ginger: Continue reading

Berries Yogurt Smoothie

27 Feb

Ingredients:

Berries (strawberries/raspberries/blueberries/blackberries/cranberries/etc) – 3/4 cup (freh/frozen)

Yogurt – 200gr

Milk – 150gr

Sugar to taste, if needed

- Blend everything until smooth :D

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