Honey and Lemon Chicken

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Baked these honey n lemon chicken for dinner. Hub said nice. :D 

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Taiwan 卤肉饭

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Taiwan 卤肉饭, which I cooked for everyone. Zann’s specially requested for pork belly. Nothing beats home cooked, but we still miss the Taichung’s version though. 

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Chocolate wassants

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I love chocolate wassants. After trying Provence’s wassants, I wanted to learn in making them. And I can bake them on weekend when hub is around to take care of baby Ian. 

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When I read through the recipe and learnt that is a 85% hydration level. I was hesitant. Sticky dough indeed! But I still went ahead to try. If I don’t try I wouldn’t know. So I hand knead this time. Took me nearly 40mins to reach window pane. Hard work!  

My chocolate wassants turned so dark after I egg washed them.. Can you see the chocolate swirls inside? Zann waited anxiously at the oven and was the first to take two and ate them right away. I was surprise she would eat cos she doesn’t like chocolates. Nevertheless I am happy lah. 

I read some recipes used water roux method. I will practise on the wassants again. 

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Zesty lemon cake

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A zesty lemon cake, with lemon zests this time and it taste so much better than the orange cake I baked previously. This time, I used different method to bake this light and ‘fragile’ cake without butter.

Suitable for the older folks who prefer not so much butter. My mom and umm, myself ( I’m getting older). We are the types who prefer simple ‘light’ cake with minimum butter.

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Orange Cake

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So many mandarin oranges on my table, which I wanted to clear. Wanted to bake myself a good butter cake last week but no time. Until today I finally bake myself a not so buttery small orange cake. Too much buttery pastries during CNY last week so this time must control.

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Ba Kwa Fried Rice

 

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A quick fix lunch for everyone before going out… :D 

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Banana and Walnut Kek Lapis Cake (CNY goodies)

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Baked this high calories layer cake for our own CNY goodies. This will be my last kek lapis bake for this month. 

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Coffee Peanut cookies [CNY goodies]

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