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My Favourite Cookbook List

My Favourite Cookbook List

GENERAL COOKERY The Real Food Companion by Matthew Evans Written with gusto and filled to bursting with information to inspire and a huge range of recipes to nurture the soul and family, The Real Food Companion outlines everything you need…

Tropical Meringue Nests with Mango and Coconut

Tropical Meringue Nests with Mango and Coconut

The idea of whipping and cooking egg whites used to make me want to lie down in a dark room. They always seemed far too difficult and after a horrific attempt many years ago, my desire to ever work with…

Homemade XO Sauce

Homemade XO Sauce

This sauce is considered the emperor of all sauces in Hong Kong. Many chefs create their own version and keep the recipe with absolute secrecy. Here is my homemade version that will set your tastebuds on fire. This sauce is…

Pecan Pie from Baking by Dorie Greenspan

Pecan Pie from Baking by Dorie Greenspan

My very first job was at a sandwich store called Gourmet Fast & Fresh. It wasn’t any ordinary sandwich shop, it was like a supermarket of sandwiches and baguettes. It was housed in a two storey building. The top level…

Whoopie Pies – Chocolate and Vanilla Buttercream

Whoopie Pies – Chocolate and Vanilla Buttercream

I’ll admit it right now. I am not very good at taking orders from people, especially when it comes to food. My eyebrows furrow and my toes curl up when I hear a command. The kitchen is the one place…