Author: Annie

Blueberry Squares with Passion Fruit Syrup

Blueberry Squares with Passion Fruit Syrup

This is one of the easiest cake to make if you have a lot of blueberries to use up. (Although that never happens in this house as all the kids are eating them by the punnets) If you can’t source passion fruit, you can skip…

Flapjack Biscuits

Flapjack Biscuits

How are we all doing in this crazy first week of lockdown due to Covid-19? There has been a lot of “Why”s and “When”s type of questions in this house. The kids are doing fine, in a way they seem to quite enjoy not being…

Raspberries Creme Brûlée

Raspberries Creme Brûlée

A quick french dessert that everyone loves, with a tangy raspberries twist.

Broccoli Pesto Pasta

Broccoli Pesto Pasta

This is one of the kids’ favourite dinner, and one of mine too! For different reasons… kids obviously just love the carb, and I love it because it can be done in 20 minutes from start to finish. Perfect for a busy family! Apart from…

Flan Pâtissier

Flan Pâtissier

It’s Ashleigh’s birthday and for all the birthdays in his life, I’ve produced a decorated cake for him. Over the years the cakes have gone more and more elaborate and this year, I’m just not so sure how to capture his latest favourite, Yu-Gi-Oh, in…

Jin Dui – My fondest memory of mum, of Chinese New Year.

Jin Dui – My fondest memory of mum, of Chinese New Year.

This post is dedicated to my mum. She’s passed away for over 10 years now and I wish I knew it would’ve been my last time watching her made these before I left for the UK. Anyway, these tasty little morsels are the highlights of…

Jade Dumplings

Jade Dumplings

What a grand name! They’re pak choi dumplings really. And have you heard of Jadeite Cabbage? It’s a piece of very precious national treasure, of a chinese cabbage carved out of jade!  Anyway, like all dumplings, you can put in anything you like as fillings, and…

Matcha Madeleines

Matcha Madeleines

Like many of the fellow foodies, I own way too many baking tins and my baking equipment cupboard is always full to the brim. A bundt tin, a swiss roll tin, a heart shaped tin, big round tins, small round tins, brownie tin… And really,…

Cooking the Perfect Rice

Cooking the Perfect Rice

I love rice! I don’t think I can survive a week without rice. Yup I think a week is my limit. When we go travelling I’ve been known to have to hunt down a restaurants that do rice dishes to get my rice fix. So…

Grapefruit Bircher Muesli

Grapefruit Bircher Muesli

After our very indulgent Chinese New Year, it feels right to be yet again thinking about eating lighter and being a healthier person. I have to admit one fruit that I was never that keen on was grapefruit. But I thought this recipe from Gizzi…