Sunday, December 25, 2016

X'Mas Spinach Cheese Pie

450g all purpose flour
250g pure butter
2 tbsp caster suger
3/4 tsp salt
1/4 cup cold water or milk

350g of boiled spinach
500g (cream cheese)
1 egg
100g  of grated Parmesan
Salt and pepper
Bread crumbs ( optional)

1-Place all dough ingredients in a stand mixer. Using the dough hook, knead until the dough is smooth and combined. Wrap in plastic and chill it for 10 - 20 min.
2-To create the filling, mix the spinach with the cream cheese. Next, add your egg, Parmesan, and salt and
pepper. Mix well. Set aside briefly.
3-Unwrap your dough from the plastic and divide it into two equal parts.
4-Using a rolling pin, roll out each dough ball to create two xmas tree shape ( 2 pieces)
5-On your first dough, sprinkle breadcrumbs over-top to help absorb the moisture of the filling and to keep the dough dry.( i opt out)
6-Distribute the filling on the dough evenly that was just sprinkled with breadcrumbs.
7-Sprinkle the Parmesan cheese and cover with the second dough . 
8-Cut and fold the side (See the picture below for reference)
9-Grease with egg wash and sprinkle with sesame seed .
10- Preheat 180C and bake for 25minutes + 200C for another 10 minutes

53rd Birthday memories

With all special arrangements today, you guys really make my birthday a beautiful memory . Im so happy & thank you all ( Especially my family)

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Durian Crepe Cake ( Kelvin's 20th Birthday Cake)



12  eggs
4 cups water + 
1 cup tick coconut milk
 ( optional 4 cups milk + 1 cup water)
2/3 cup (150g) of butter, melted
2 ½ cups of all-purpose flour ( 300g)
6 Tbsp. of sugar
1 tsp of vanilla
Whipped topping (filing)
Fresh Durian or manggo (filing) 

Have all ingredients at room temperature. Whisk together eggs, coconut milk, and water. Add butter, vanilla, and sugar. Sift in flour. Whisk well. Strain the crepe batter into a bowl. 

Preheat an eight-inch pan over medium heat. Pour ¼ cup of batter into the pan, swirl until you have an even crepe. Flip after one minute and continue to cook for an additional 30 seconds. Stack crepes and cool to room temp. 

Layer crepes, spreading a thin layer of whipped cream/durian in between each layer. Chill in the fridge & served cool. Enjoy!

Monday, August 1, 2016

Cream Caramel

1 cup sugar ( i used 3/4 cup sugar)
4 tbsp water
2 cup milk
6 eggs
2 tsp vanilla extract
a little butter to grease moulds - optional

1) Cook milk with the 1/2 cup sugar without boiling until the sugar is dissolved.
Let cool.

2) To make the caramel, cook the remaining 1/2 sugar with 4 tbsp water until brown.
Then pour equal amounts into the  greased pudding moulds.

3) Beat the eggs well with vanilla essence and add to the milk mixture and strain.

4) Pour the egg mixture into the moulds with caramel at the bottom.
Arrange on a baking tray. Pour 2 cups of hot water into the tray.(water bath)

5) Bake in an oven preheated to 150°c for 50 minutes. 

6) Let it cool & transfer to the fridge overnight .Place a serving dish on top of the pudding moulds and turn upside down. Serve cold & Enjoy!

Helpful Tips:
Insert a chopstick into the centre of the pudding. The pudding is cooked if comes out clean.