Cheese Scones

  I have returned! And I got a wonderful gift from my mother – cheese from Holland. It’s Gouda, it’s called boerenkaas or farmer’s cheese – a protected form of Gouda made in the traditional way, using unpasteurized milk. She got me 2 types, one is young and light (pictured above!) and the other is quite matured,…

Gnocchi in Sage and Brown Butter

In Florence, 2 years ago, I had a ravioli dish that was served with a simple browned butter and sage sauce, that I found extremely divine. It may be because I was at the Piazza della Signora, but it was something to remember. I have never made gnocchi before, and before I met George, I…

Double Chocolate Fudge and Oreo Brownies

To continue with the Christmas theme, this is a decadent dessert that I concocted all by my lonesome – a hodgepodge of trial and error. I saw photographs of brownies while I was surfing through Tumblr several years ago with broken pieces of oreo cookies in them and I thought ‘Why not a layer of…

Flour Tortilla

Unable to find tortillas to go with my Chickpea & Butternut Squash Curry Roast, I decided to attempt to make my own. I remember having these beautiful freshly made tortillas over at Jennifer’s place in Paiania once, and I thought, lets attempt this! And wow I know it’s a bit time-consuming than popping over to…

Raya Cookies: Yuzu and Lavender Cookies

Another year has passed. Another Raya (Eid) will come again. And so, another cookie recipe. I will call this my Raya Cookies edition. I will make at least 1 cookie every Raya! Last year I made Kourabiedes. This year, its Yuzu and Lavender Cookies. I was in the UK for 12 days earlier this month….

Raya Cookies: Kourabiedes-inspired Walnut Butter Snowballs.

It is going to be Raya (Eid) in a few days in Malaysia, and during the fasting month, people bake cookies and elaborate recipes of yore come out. People always have several types of biscuits, cookies, cakes and other festive foods around the house because people are always coming to visit. I have several favourites,…