Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Day I Burned 600+ Calories

A friend of mine invited me to one of the gyms here in Penang as her guest today.  The main intention was to check out (or in my personal case, reconnect with) one of my loves of all times, Body … Continue reading

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Dong Po Rou: Restaurant Cuisine at Home

I’ve always loved this restaurant dish, but only recently did I find out that it’s called Dong Po Rou (東坡肉), which means Twice-Cooked Pork Belly.  I’ve always just called it “that sinful pork dish” or something to that effect.  I … Continue reading

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My First Attempt at Novelty Cupcakes

I’ve been wanting to make some novelty cupcakes for a long time now, and when my nephew’s full moon celebration came along, I knew it was the perfect opportunity. (Oh, did I forget to announce that I just turned “Aunt” … Continue reading

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The Chicken Soup for My Soul

My kids love the “Kai See Hor Fun” or Chicken Koay Teow at Old Town.  Being an Ipoh-bred lass, I have definitely had my fair share of yummy chicken koay teow, which originates from my hometown.  I have often wondered … Continue reading

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How I Uncracked the Crack “Under Pressure”

A few days before my daughter’s birthday do, I started making the Dora figurine for her cake.  I used fondant, and when I searched the internet, there weren’t too many samples to refer to.  Most of the Dora cakes used … Continue reading

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