Mini Buttermilk Pancakes with Strawberries & Nutella

When I was brainstorming on what to make for a group of 20+ co-workers during our “12 Days of Baking/Cooking” event, I decided that mini pancakes would be the perfect dish. Most of us start early so a breakfast item is always nice, plus these mini pancakes on a stick are pretty easy to eat…

Apple Crumble Baked in Apple Cups

Although I love apple pies, I usually don’t make them at home because I am too lazy to make pie crust. So when I crave for apple pie, I make apple crumble instead. With a crunchy topping and cinnamon-y apples, I can’t think of anyone who wouldn’t love this dessert. Well, except my Mr. Chau….

Buttermilk Pancakes with Cinnamon Apples & Crispy Oats

My basic pancake recipe is usually my go-to for a quick breakfast but when I want even fluffier pancakes or when I have leftover buttermilk, I’ll make buttermilk pancakes. These buttermilk pancakes are really fluffy and I’ve used them for both savory (pulled pork pancakes) and sweet (like in this recipe) pancake dishes. This recipe…

Eggless Vanilla Ice Cream + Strawberry Sauce

I can eat ice cream any day of the year but summer time is when I really crave for ice cream. And with so many gourmet ice cream shops popping up all over Vancouver, BC, I’m going broke trying to satisfy my ice cream cravings. This lead me on a journey to making homemade own…

Strawberry Jam

Strawberry season is here! Last year when I was gardening at the farm, I’d pick up pints of local organic strawberries to snack on. And if I can’t eat them fast enough, I’d make strawberry jam which I’d use to spread on toast, top vanilla ice cream or make my own fruit bottom yogurt cups….

HK Style French Toast

Normally Hong Kong style French toast is a deep fried sandwich with a sweet filling (peanut butter or kaya jam). My version of HK style French toast has condensed milk and it’s pan fried instead. The peanut butter and condensed milk give the French toast a sweet and savory flavour. It’s not the same as…