Friday, 30 November 2012

Mixed Vegetable

Mixed Vegetable


Heat up oil and stir-fry minced garlic until aromatic. add in carrot, baby corn, broccoli, homemade fish ball, a bit water until cooked. add seasoning and stir well. dish up and serve.


Braised duck with red yeast rice


1 cleaned duck (2.5kg)
1 tbsp oil
1000ml water

2 tbsp red yeast rice
2 star anise
1 small cinnamon stick
1 tsp szechuan pepper corn (花椒)
5 slices ginger
2 stalk spring onion

1 tsp salt
3 tbsp light soya sauce
3 tbsp sugar
3 tbsp shaoxing wine
1 tbsp cornstarch water, for thickening

1. Clean duck and blanch in boiling water for a while. Dish and drain.
2. Heat up oil, stir-fry spices until aromatic. Add in water, duck, seasoning and bring to boil.
3. Lower the heat and simmer for 1 hour or until the duck is tender. Dish up and leave to cool.
    cut duck into pieces and arrange onto a serving platter.
4. Strain the duck gravy into a saucepan and bring to boil. thicken with cornstarch water and
    pour over duck. serve.

食谱取自YumYum no 79.

Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Sunday, 11 November 2012

Lollipop Cake



Lollipop Cake

Ingredients A
120g    butter
120g    caster sugar
2          eggs
120g    self-raising flour
1 tbsp  cocoa powder

Ingredients B (Beat till creamy)
100g    cream cheese
100g    icing sugar

Ingredients C
300g    cooking chocolate

1.   Beat Ingredients A till fluffy and pour it into 8" round mould.
2.   Bake at 170 Degree C for 30 minutes till it cooked. Let it cool in the mould for 30
      minutes. Revert the cake onto wire rack and let it cool completely.
3.   Place the cake into the mixing bowl and crumble it. Add some of frosting
      (Ingredients B) and mix it thoroughly combined. The mixture should be moist
      enough to roll into small balls (size of a 20cents coin).
4.   Place the balls onto silicone paper and use a baking paper to cover it.
5.   Refrigerate for several hours or chill them in freezer for 15 minutes till the balls
      are hardened
6.   Place cooking chocolate into microwavable bowl and heat on high heat for
      40 seconds. Stir well to ensure the chocolate is completely melted.
7.   Dip a lollipop stick into melted chocolate before sticking into hardened cake pop.
8.   Dip the whole cake pop into melted chocolate. You may use a spoon if necessary.
9.   Gently shake off the excess chocolate. Decorate the cake pop as desired while the
      coating is still wet.
10. Stick the pop cake into polystyrene block.

(Recipe from The Carnival of Baking)


Thursday, 8 November 2012