Making Homemade Kaya in a Sous Vide Water Bath

Since our trip to Hong Kong in January, I’ve been dreaming about French toast served with kaya, a thick sweet coconut spread. On chatting to my dear friend Diana about my experimentations with French toast made in my waffle machine, she mentioned that she’d come across a few recipes for making kaya using a sous ... Read more »

French Toast Waffles & Home Made Kaya | A Tribute to Hong Kong’s Cha Chaan Teng Cafes

Our visit to Hong Kong earlier this year reminded me of the delights of French Toast aka ‘eggy bread’. I particularly loved it slathered in melted butter, condensed milk and kaya (often translated as coconut jam). A staple of the cha chaan teng (Hong Kong style café) menu, the French toast is virtually deep fried ... Read more »

Golden Kiwifruit, Pineapple & Turmeric Smoothie Recipe

Golden Kiwifruit, Pineapple & Turmeric Smoothie Recipe

This post contains affiliate links. I love kiwifruit! Although native to China, the kiwifruit is most strongly associated with New Zealand. New Zealanders were the first to grow the fruit commercially, after its cultivation was brought across from China a little over a century ago. Indeed, the name most of us know the fruit by ... Read more »

Pear and Parsnip Cake with Salted Honey Buttercream and Chocolate Ganache

This post contains Amazon affiliate links. This delicious recipe is from Veggie Desserts + Cakes by Kate Hackworthy. Read my review of Veggie Desserts + Cakes here, and enter my giveaway to win your own copy. Image from book, used with permission 5 from 8 votes Pear and Parsnip Cake with Salted Honey Buttercream and ... Read more »

Pea and Mint Cupcakes with Rose Water Buttercream

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This post contains Amazon affiliate links. This delicious recipe is from Veggie Desserts + Cakes by Kate Hackworthy. Read my review of Veggie Desserts + Cakes, and enter my giveaway to win your own copy.   5 from 3 votes Kate Hackworthy’s Pea and Mint Cupcakes with Rose Water Buttercream Kate’s recipe introduction from the ... Read more »

A Taste For… Tofu | Warm Tofu with Spicy Soy, Spring Onion & Garlic Sauce

You probably think you know tofu, don’t you? A wobbly block of bland, white protein much-loved as a meat substitute by vegans and health nuts. But as a card-carrying carnivore, I’m telling you that tofu is a delicious, versatile and nutritious ingredient that should be in everyone’s fridge or store cupboard. Certainly, the flavour is ... Read more »