Friday, May 23, 2008
I had to order from Z the icing image specially made and collected it a week before. This piece of icing image cost me $10. Ds J was especially excited when he saw how the cake turned out in front of his eyes.
This is one of the easiest decorated birthday cake I ever made. Now will have to wait till Monday for the taste test with his cousins and grand parents.
Thursday, May 22, 2008
It's a cooling kind of jelly cake using water chestnut flour and osmanthus flower which gives the jelly cake it's distinctive flavour. However the osmanthus fragrance and flavour is an acquired one. When I first tasted this cake I liked it straight away, however my dd refused to taste it saying she didn't like the smell. LOL. I'm not sharing the recipe here as J is selling it.
Monday, May 12, 2008
So here's introducing our favourite stall where we ordered fish slice soup noodle without fail whenever we visited the stall. They seemed to have changed their stall name too! It used to be call Chen Ji if I remembered correctly. Dh said that he recognised that it's the same people manning the stall even though the name was changed. I would rate their fish slice soup noodle better than the one at Ka-Soh LOL. We also ordered their Cereal Prawns and of course it's yummy.
For dessert we had Ah-Balling from this stall here .... we could see him making them at the stall using the different fillings he had displayed at the stall. The plain soup base had a very strong fragrance of pandan. The ah-balling was soft and the fillings were not too sweet. A bowl of five different pieces of ah-balling cost $2.50 .
Saturday, May 10, 2008
Well this little robot has been working quite a bit for the last couple of days and the floors are definitely less dusty. My poor back which was acting up again had quite a bit of rest too LOL. Now dh is asking me if I want a robomop too ;-)
Wishing all mothers who read my blog ..... to have a Happy Mothers' Day too!
Monday, May 05, 2008
I must blame this sleepiness on the carbohydrate effect that I had after the sugar high tea I took just before the ride, the cool air-conditioning and the half an hour of distant staring into calming seas and peaceful greenery of the surrounding views.
This Japanese cafe is hidden from view and is situated right inside the Japanese fashion shop that is in the building of the Singapore Flyer. The shop sells kimonos and high quality T-shirts and fashion accessories and handbags made of kimono material. They were really beautiful. I didn't dare to take any photos cos' there was a sign that said "No photography allowed".
We ordered a piece of chocolate fudge cake, a chocolate cheese cake and two white coffee.
$16 for two sets of tea-time yummies ..... We just ate up and drank up everything LOL.
Dd was given a cup of hot chocolate FOC.
Thursday, May 01, 2008
Yes, I've found the link and it's here .....
It's a recipe that resulted in a tangy lemony flavoured roast chicken. I liked the flavours cos' it's quite refreshing to taste a chicken with tangy flavours. I adapted it a little by adding in a tablespoonful of honey cos' I couldn't accept the fact that this recipe didn't have any sugars in it.
1 kg chicken thighs
3-4 springs of rosemary herbs from Cold Storage (use the leaves)
2 whole garlic bulbs, with skin, smashed
2 lemons, sliced into 8 pieces
2 tsp salt
1 tsp chilli flakes
2 tbsp honey
2 tsp sugar
2 tbsp olive oil
Wash and place chicken thighs in a roasting pan.
Add in all the above ingredients and mix them well with the chicken parts.
Arrange the chicken parts with the lemon pieces in between them.
Pre-heat oven to 220 degree C and place chicken in the pan to roast for about 30 mins.
Then turn down temperature to 200 degree C to continue roasting for another 30 mins.
Once the chicken skin turned nicely browned the dish is ready. Reserve some of the gravy to drizzle on the chicken before serving.
Serve dish with salad or white rice or mash potatoes.