Sunday, November 7, 2010

Dough for eggs noodle

Using Kenwood bread maker to do eggs noodle

I used to set my own favorites program. shortest period of knead step 1 10 minutes and step 2 10 minutes. Don't have to prove. Even though the machine compulsory to prove for 10 minutes, I take out the dough once the kneading finish.

1 cup of plain flour (about 220g)
1 egg
30 to 50 ml of water.

above recipe will be enough serving for 2 persons. Increase accordingly to your serving but the machine max capacity will be around 4 cups of flour. try not to make more then that, or split it into 2 times.

one ready, you can either roll the dough to a flat surface and then cut it or you can used a noodle making machine to shape it to your desire pattern.

Potato Bread

Put in all the ingredients according to your machine sequence. Mine was all the wet ingredients and then dry ingredients.

1 egg then top up with milk till 210ml
* about 150 ml fresh milk
60g butter (melted)
250g bread flour
50g potato flour
60g sugar
1 tsp salt
1.5 tsp instant yeast

I used program 1, 500g for the weight and light crust.

Kenwood bread maker BM450

One of the best bread maker. Make fantastic bread and I highly recommend it.

All their recipe are good. I used it for 2 months and now I started to experiment others recipe using it. More of bread recipe for your sharing......

steam haw flakes cake

Got this recipe from my sister-in-law, haven't got a chance to make it yet, but i want to write it down before i forget. will definitely post a picture once i do it

200g butter
90g sugar
200g marie biscuits (crunch till powder)
5 eggs
haw flakes

beat sugar and butter till fluffy
add in eggs
then marie biscuits

pour in one layer of batter and haw flakes, alternating it depending on your desire thickness

Steam it for 40 minutes in medium flame

* marie biscuits can be replace by cream cracker (increase sugar slightly)/ cheese cracker

Homemake Condensed Milk

Got the recipe from here. Thank you for sharing such a wonderful recipe.

125 g butter
2 cup sugar
1 cup boiling water (hot)
3 cup milk powder (or 4 cup depending on the thickness you desire)

Put sugar , butter and water in a blender.
Blend while gradually pour in Milk powder.

Once cool down the batter will thicken slightly.

Saturday, May 1, 2010

Apple Crumble Cake

adapted from here
(modified slightly)

Apple filling:

5 Gala apples, peeled and chopped
1 ½ tbs unsalted butter, room temperature
½ tsp ground cinnamon

Crumble topping:
185g Self raising flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
130g unsalted butter, room temperature
140g brown sugar

100g unsalted butter, room temperature
80g brown sugar
1 egg
150g self raising flour, sifted
1/2 tsp baking soda, sifted
1 tablespoon milk
icing sugar, to dust (i omit)

Preheat oven to 160ºC/320ºF; butter a 20x30cm (8x12in) pan and line with non-stick baking paper or foil (if using foil, butter it, too) extending paper/foil over the edges of pan.

Start by making the filling: place the apples, butter and cinnamon in a saucepan over low heat and cook for 5 minutes or until softened. Allow to cool.

Now, the crumble: combine flour, baking powder, butter and sugar in a bowl and mix using your fingertips until mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Set aside.

Make the base: place the butter and sugar in an electric mixer and beat until creamy. Add the egg and beat well. Fold through the flour, baking powder and milk. Spread into prepared pan – it will be a thin layer - top with the apple filling and crumble and bake for 40 minutes until golden. Allow to cool, unmold using the foil “handles” and cut into squares. Dust with icing sugar to serve.

Serves 6-8 – I made ¾ of the recipe above, used a 20cm square pan and got 16 bars

I used cupcakes and make 7 cups

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Otak-Otak, Muar

Among all the otak-otak I have ate before, this is my favorite, spicy and the taste just perfect.
If you plan to buy those stick type, then got to book earlier. But to get the packet type, then is ever ready.

Just steam for 20 minutes and serve it warm.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Custard Tart

I like it!! I always like custard cream, adapted the custard cream recipe from kuali. The rest are my own combination.

150g Digestive biscuit
100ml Butter

Crunch the biscuit then melt the butter and combine it. Press it at the bottom of the paper cup

Custard Cream:
2 eggs yolk
180g sugar
60g custard powder
30g corn flour
400 ml UHT fresh milk
300 ml water
1 tsp butter

Sift custard powder and corn flour in a bowl.
Whisk egg yolks and sugar in a mixing bowl for 3–4 minutes, then stir in flour mixture.

Bring milk and water to near boiling point. Pour the hot milk into the egg and custard mixture, whisking well.

Return mixture to cook over low to medium heat, stirring constantly till mixture takes on a thick consistency. Remove from heat and stir in butter.

Wait till cool down slightly then spoon into the cup

I added some blueberry puree on top, like this

I used 2 different cup, small and big. Of course if you has the time to make the small ones, it do taste better. Probably of the bite size and the big ones I cut it before serving.

Monday, April 19, 2010

Salmon in Char Siew Sauce

I marinated the salmon for 2 hours with Char Siew Sauce, I used Lee Kum Kee. With a dash of pepper.

With some olive oil, pan fry for 2 minutes or till the skin soft. Do not turn the fish

Then bake it 180 C for 10 to 12 minutes....

Served immediately.

That's it... so simple and yet taste so good. my kids love it

Sunday, April 18, 2010

butter cupcakes - sugarless

This label will be all the cakes that i make for my mother..... sugarless. Will try more recipe without adding sugar to it.

this is a most plain butter cake,


150g salted butter
2 eggs

150 g self raising flour
1/2 tsp baking soda

80ml fresh milk

some peanut butter (no sugar added peanut butter) and dark chocolate chips (optional)

1) beat butter till fluffy, add in eggs one by one and continue to beat
2) fold in the flour add milk
3) spoon to to cup 3/4 full
4) spoon 1tsp of no sugar added peanut butter into it and swirl it
5) sprinkle 5 dark chocolate chip on top....not so many ya.....

bake 180 C for 25 minutes
Make about 6 cupcakes

taste a bit salty with rich butter, I think I will try to used unsalted butter next time

custard steam cake

180 g sugar
5 eggs

100 ml vegetable oil
130 ml milk

c) - sifted
280g flour
80g custard powder
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda

Some chocolate chip for sprinkle (optional)
1) whisk sugar and eggs till fluffy
2) fold in b and c till combine

Pour into pan/paper cup and steam on high heat for 30 minutes

Monday, April 12, 2010

Deep Fried Fish

Above was the dory fish I brought at frozen food (previous post here) They have many types of packaging for dory fish fillet, 20% to 50% quality, for home consumption 20% water.

Come with 3 packs (2 kg) per box. Yes, must buy one box

Most simple recipe, deep fried it

marinate with a bit of salt and pepper (2 hours in the fridge)

6 tbsp of self raising flour (or plain flour with 1 tsp baking powder)
2 tbsp of corn flour
1 egg
pinch of salt
mix the above with ice water till batter form
then deep fried it

taste so good, crispy outside and juicy inside, kids love it

waiting for my sis to post a recipe for batter.......which can stay crispy for many hours

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Cream cheese banana cupcakes

Still got some bananas sitting in my fridge..... wondering what cake should i do and while looking through I saw some cream cheese.... been there for quite some times.....

So instead of making a cake with butter, I change it to cream cheese which I feel is much healthier. Surprisingly, it do taste good and moist

250 g cream cheese
250 g self raising flour
150 g sugar
300g mashed bananas
4 eggs
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
100 ml milk
some chocolate chips for decoration

Sift flour together with the baking soda and baking powder

1) beat cream cheese and the sugar till fluffy
2) add in egg one by one
3) fold in the flour and milk
4) then the banana
5) spoon into paper cup 3/4 full
6) sprinkle some chocolate chips on top

Bake 180 C for 35 minutes

make about 15 cups

My kids love it with some whip cream on top

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Chocolate chip Banana Cupcakes

Adapted the recipe from here.
Thank you for sharing such a wonderful recipe, so fluffy and rich in flavour

250 g Butter
200 g sugar
300 g self raising flour
4 eggs
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
4 tbsp cocoa powder
200 ml milk
250g chocolate chips
300g mashed banana
some banana wedges (cut into quarter)

1) Beat butter and sugar till fluffy
2) add in egg one by one
3) sift in sifted flour, baking soda, baking powder alternately with the milk
4) then the banana and the chocolate chips
5) spoon into the paper cup and put in the banana wedges in the middle of the batter

Bake for 35 minutes, 180 C

Make about 20 cups. You can reduce all the ingredient by half to make 10 cups

Monday, April 5, 2010

Frozen seafood

My friend recommended me this place to buy fresh salmon (head to tail) and other frozen fish. They are one of supplier for the Japanese product in Malaysia. The telephone and address as below:

Let's start with the product that they have:
Dim sum (fried or steam), I haven't tried before, but the girl highly recommend me...will try next time

Steam, lot's of product to do steamboat. I brought the bear and star fish cake for my kids. Haven't cook it yet. Don't know how it taste yet.... will review later

Breaded type, will try the squid ring and scallop next time

Fried Type

Shell & scallop. Highly recommended by my friend, the Japanese scallop

Japanese product. you can get edamame, ramen, seaweed and so much more at distributor price

My favorites, Salmon, cod fish, oil fish and dory.......
1) whole salmon, fresh are more expensive. seasonal price from RM 30 to 35 per kg. aproximately 4 kg per salmon
2) frozen salmon, about RM 3 to RM 5 cheaper than fresh salmon
3) Dory with 20% water, per box about 6 kg, RM 52
4) Oil Fish, RM 40 to RM 45 per kg
5) Cod fish, RM 60 to RM 63 per kg
6) Fish head,co and NZ ling, got to buy in bulk, about 20 to 30 head per order (didn't ask the price cos i know i cannot finish so many heads

They have frozen prawn and crab too....

Can call them and ask them to pack before you go, or call the sales personnel Mr. Ong 016-22777 82 and said Janice's friend.

Monday, March 8, 2010

Croissant - Nice One

Do you like croissant? if yes, then you should try this shop croissant, One of the best croissant i ever tasted in KL.... I find their price are ok too. and do u like freshly bake bun. then you can even buy frozen bun and bake it at home yourself. located at Mont kiara. When you drive from mont kiara towards solaris, you will pass by this shop. will get the address posted here next time i go there.

Other variety of bun

The name of the shop

They have breakfast and lunches set too. I order a salmon sandwich, which taste fantastic

Will definitely be back

Perfect with a cup of coffee

This is the best, crispy outside and fluffy inside, with a taste of pure butter

See the variety of frozen bun that the have, just buy and bake it over the weekend for a fresh from the oven bun

And they have free wifi too.....

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Chiffon Cake - Orange

My 1st attempt to bake a chiffon cake. I always feel that baking chiffon cake are so hard because of the fluffiness, must be gentle so that the cake doesn't sink back down once taken out from the oven
Thanks to Peng's kitchen that have so much variety of chiffon cake. gonna try more.

4 eggs yolk
100g plain flour
2 tsp baking powder
2 tbsp corn oil
90 ml orange juice

7 eggs white
1/2 tsp cream of tartar
100g castor sugar

combine A in a bowl

Beat B until soft peak form. pour in sugar gradually

Fold 1/3 of the B onto A and stir gently.
Once mix, Fold back A onto B, and stir gentle will all mix

Slowly pour into chiffon baking tin and bake 180 C for 30 minutes.

take our from the oven and turn upside down till cold

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Pulau Perhentian - food

They still serve buffet for breakfast.
2 days same breakfast, only the noodle are different the rest all the same
beans, potato, bread, fried flat noodle, and a small area that serve eggs and pancake

porridge too

eggs and omelet

Lunch for the day

1) vegetable

2) squid

3) Chicken

4) Fish

5) and bean curd

and goes with white rice

Tea Break
Same cake again, and


And tonight our dinner will be BBQ seafood
But they still serve rice with some veg and curry chicken

While waiting for them to serve the bbq

Squid - I like this one

Chicken wing - tasteless inside

hot dogs


quite big, size of my palm

Fish - extremely salty

Potatoes -tasteless too, but what do you expect from a potato

Overall the food are good. Only the bbq are a bit disappointed. Nonetheless, by looking the this view, the food do taste better ;)