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Kung Pao Apple Chicken

Have you had those nights or rather days where you don’t have a clue of what to cook? I have had so many especially during the Covid restrictions or Heightened Alert as it is known in Singapore. Lunch and dinner depends very much on what is available in the fridge or the supermarkets. Gets tricky when you stock up on ingredients at a less crowded … Continue reading Kung Pao Apple Chicken

Mincemeat (Pie) Bread Pudding

This is what I did with my left overs from last year’s Christmas mince pies instead of a Mincemeat Pie Strudel. Mince Pies are a very English tradition and is normally served with brandy butter and is really a mixture of dried fruits, candied peel & suet. You can also make your own fillings with or without suet (fats). I usually go for the Robertsons  … Continue reading Mincemeat (Pie) Bread Pudding

Yoghurt Banana Loaf

Yet another banana loaf variation. Ingredients: makes 2 9″ loaves 1 1/2 cups plain flour 1/2 cup quick cooking oats 1 tablespoon (3 teaspoon) baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup vegetable oil 100ml plain yoghurt 3 eggs 3 ripe bananas, mashed (about 1 cup) 1/2 cup soft brown sugar 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1/2 cup dried cranberries Method: Mash the yoghurt into the mashed bananas. … Continue reading Yoghurt Banana Loaf

Orange Meringue

I figured if you can make Lemon Meringue, you can make use of the plentiful oranges on hand as well. It did turn out a little too sweet for my liking, but it might just right for someone out there. Ingredients: makes 1 9″ pie 1 portion of  Short Crust Pastry – 2 Custard: 1-1/2 cups orange juice (freshly squeezed, about 3 oranges) 2 tablespoon orange … Continue reading Orange Meringue

Apple Slices (Apple-nies)

Not quite an apple cake or loaf. A bake for the many uncles & aunties that we sit with on the weekend mornings at our local kopitiam aka coffee shop. Something quick, easy & not too sweet on the palate. Ingredients: makes 1 brownie pan’s worth of apple brownies 1 apple, grated or finely cubed, skin/core removed 1 cup flour 1-1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 … Continue reading Apple Slices (Apple-nies)