Tiger Balm to the rescue for the pre-Christmas aches

Sometimes we bring stresses upon ourselves. I haven’t been blogging for a while because work has taken up so much of my time. It is not only mentally tiring, most times it involves physical work. I have to run, stretch and carry heavy stuffs. If that’s not enough, I am preparing for Christmas. It is […]

Traditional double boiling pot

Someone asked in my previous post (though I have forgotten who or which post) to show her a photo of the traditional double boiling pot I mentioned. Usually, if I have time, I will use this pot to do the double boiling. If I don’t time to wait for the longer cooking time, I use […]

Kitchen enzyme is the craze now

After three months of making kitchen enzyme at home, I finally harvest a 1.5 litre bottle of brownish liquid that smells like those apple cider vinegar. I also tried my hands at making fruit enzyme at home and am into making dragon fruit enzyme now. Back to the kitchen enzyme, it seems to be the […]

Premium XO sauce without ham – taste, use and photo

My eldest son, the chef-wannabe tried the sauce from he bottle and he told me, “Chey…just like the dried shrimps in oil that you bought.” *kicks self* I spent RM18.88 to learn that.

Oh ya, avoid ordering any dish with XO sauce because it is going to cost you a lot since the sauce alone is so expensive.

How to make the cookies you bake crispy?

Baking cookies is not difficult because most recipes do not need moulds or cookie cutters. You just need to spoon the cookie dough into the baking tray and bake. Though you may follow the recipe 100%, sometimes, you may not get crispy cookies but soft ones. So, what are the factors that cause your cookies […]