Saturday, June 18, 2011

Baked Egg Cake - 鸡蛋糕

Weekend means i need to spend my lovely time in the kitchen : )

Using some simple ingredients that i could find at home, surprisingly, this Egg Cake turns out fragrantly and fluffy...

Baked Egg Cake
Make 1 loaf
6 Eggs
180 gr Sugar
1/2 tsp Vanilla Essence
180 gr Plain Flour (Sifted)
1/2 tsp Baking Powder
Pinch of Salt
1 drop of Yellow Colouring
Olive Oil to grease the loaf pan

  • Crack 6 eggs in a mixing bowl, whisk for 5 minute using an electric hand mixer or until it turns pale and fluffy.
  • Add in sugar and vanilla essence, whisk for further 5 minutes using an electric hand mixer.
  • Fold in sifted plain flour and baking powder, add in salt and yellow colouring.
  • Combine well with egg batter.
  • Lightly grease loaf pan with olive oil.
  • Pour in cake batter.
  • Preheat oven to 160 degree, bake for 1 hour.
  • Cooling down the cake before cutting.
Can be served as an afternoon snack or.....
For breakfast tomorrow : )

Happy Baking!!!

Friday, June 17, 2011

Eating at Cabramatta - Tan Hung Vuong

Whenever we have a day off, we would snip a chance to EAT at Cabramatta...

It is a Paradise, you can find almost everything there!!

Starting from Traditional Kitchen Accessories, Fresh Fruits and Vegies, Fresh Seafood, Poultry, Butcher Shop, Food, Dessert, Plants, everything and EVERYTHING!! They almost have it all, Fantastic!!

Being born with a nature"Housewife" behaviour, i love there, hehehehe... Simplified "Auntie"??? :p

Always favourite Beef Rice Noodle Soup....

Rice Noodle was cooked to perfection, Chewy Thinly Sliced Beef, Nicely Brewed Clear Soup - not too salty nor bland... Topped with Fresh Basil... Hmm...Just Good!!!

Mr.S is being hooked by this Stir Fried Rice Noodle... He eats it everytime he go!! So I can said it is really yummy....

Picture tells everything : )

All Yummies are at:
No 1 Shopping Centre
11/47 Park Road, Cabramatta

Monday, June 13, 2011

Lunch Box - A Typical Mum's Dish

Lunch Box for Mr. S...

I whipped up something easy - some typical dish that Asian Mum will prepare for us....

Oh, Mum... Again??

I know "Home-sick" after my further step for education.. First, Jakarta. Second, Australia.

Living in a tiny room at Jakarta, i didn't manage to whip myself meal everytime...Oops!!!

In fact, i were well-spoilt at Jakarta!!

"Mbak... Beliin makan dunk!!!" = Totally damaged.... haha....

When you step out of the house, Food is EVERYWHERE!!! Oh-No-Wonder!!! Hello excuses... :p

When you heard someone cracking the "wooden cart-held" with "spatula???".. not sure if they did this with spatula... hehehe..

It's our famous TEK TEK!! you know what i mean if you are Indonesian :p

You can get a packet of fried rice/noodle ready in 10 minutes, just by yelling down from third floor...Exciting!!!

When i came to Sydney, I make meal myself every day : ) I am so in love to be in kitchen...

Sometime i will just missing my mum's home cook... I AM RIGHT NOW!!

Grocery Shopping, SCORE!!

Yummy Food, VOILA!!

Compliment, PROUD!!

Fat, EXPECTED!! *faint*

White Onion & Chives Fried Omelette 
Serve 4
5 Chicken Eggs
1 White Onion (Finely Chopped)
Bunch of Chives (Finely Chopped)
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Chicken Powder
Dash of Fish Sauce
Dash of White Pepper
Dash of Black Pepper
Olive Oil for frying


  • Rub salt on finely chopped white onion, it will soften the onion in 10 minutes.
  • Heat up frying pan with oil, sauté white onion and chives until slightly brow, move to clean plate.
  • In a bowl, crack in eggs, lightly beaten with chopsticks.
  • Add in chicken powder, fish sauce, white pepper, black pepper, white onion and chives, mix well.
  • Pour the egg batter into frying pan on a small heat. (I divided the egg batter into 2 portion, fry twice)
  • Pan fry each side for 3 minutes.
  • Serve.
You must be thinking... Ew.. Bitter Gourd... Mr S and I both love this vegie : ) 

This can be a wonderful dish, if you are trying to combine sweet and sour in it... Madness!!!

Stir-Fry Bitter Gourd with Beef in Fermented Soy Bean and Tamarind Sauce
Serve 4
2 Bitter Gourd (Deseeded and Thinly Chopped)
100 gr Sliced Beef
4 cloves Garlic (Coarsely Chopped)
1 tsp Salt (For Marinade)
1 tsp Chicken Powder
2 tbsp Fermented Soy Bean 
2 tbsp Tamarind Sauce
4 tbsp Sugar
Few Drops of Dark Soya Sauce
Dash of Fish Sauce
Olive Oil for Stir Fry


  • Rub salt on thinly chopped bitter gourd, leave for 30 minutes. This will soften the bitter gourd.
  • After 30 minutes, drain the excess water remained on the bitter gourd.
  • Heat up wok with oil, sauté garlic until slightly brown.
  • Add in bitter gourd, stir fry for 3 minutes.
  • Sprinkle few dash of fish sauce on the entire side of wok. This will cause a tingly burnt that smell fantastic.
  • Add in fermented soy bean and tamarind sauce.
  • Splash few drops of dark soy bean sauce on the bitter gourd.
  • Add in seasoning - chicken powder and sugar.
  • Stir fry until seasoning are dissolved.
  • Arrange on a clean plate.
  • Serve.
Has topped the Omelette with Sambal Ebi, perfection!!! - will post out the recipe someday : )

Happy Cooking!!!

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Mad-licious Triple Combo Cookies

Chocolate, TICKED!!
Strawberry, TICKED!!
Peanut Butter, TICKED!!

This already sounds exciting.....

Darell Lea's Chocolate Shells.. More exciting!!

It won't take the whole box of your Darell Lea, only 6 pieces, i promise....

Can't take my eyes off you...

Ms. Strawberry turn.... Sweetness!!

But i need to destroy your lovely look, so sorry....

Make 48 Mini Cookies

  • 100 gr Chocolate (coarsely chopped)
  • 200 gr Peanut Butter
  • 100 gr Strawberries (coarsely chopped)
  • 125 gr unsalted Butter
  • 100 gr Icing Sugar
  • 260 gr Plain Flour (sifted)
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • Place butter and sugar in a mixing bowl, hand mix until the batter turns crumble.
  • Crack-in 1 egg, fold well with batter mixture.
  • Add in sifted plain flour, mix well.
  • Add in chocolate, strawberries, peanut butter into the batter, combine. 
  • With a spoon/hand, scoop a ball of batter, flatten.
  • Placed on tray lined with baking paper. Space 2 cm of each cookie batter.
  • Preheat oven to 120 degree, Bake for 45-50 minutes.

Patience is required... Disaster happened in a 200 degree heated oven, just 15 minutes.. Uh-Oh!!

Miracle happens if you obey the rule : )

Happy Baking!!

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Baked Cheesy Pineapple Fried Rice

Nothing special!! just a plate of fried rice ....

Trying to make something different, i put grated cheese on the top of the fried rice.. YES!! CHEESE!!

Holy Cheeseeeeeeeeeee ..............!!!!

I command oven to make-over my fried rice into ........

Oh-so-sexy yet sinful Cheesy Pineapple Fried Rice : )

Serve 1
1 portion of rice (1 day old preferred)
1/4 White Onion
1/4 Green Capsicum
2 slice Canned Pineapple Ring
2 Shitake
1 Lap Cheong (Chinese Sausage)
1 Egg
Grated Cheese ( I use Cheddar, but Parmesan preferred)
Oil for cooking (I use Olive Oil)
1 tsp Chicken Powder
1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
1/2 tsp Curry Powder
Dash of Fish Sauce
Dash of White Pepper
Dash of Black Pepper


  • Chop white onion, green capsicum into desired size.
  • Slice canned pineapple ring into bite size.
  • Soak shitake in hot water for 5 minutes, and chop into bite size.
  • Slice lap cheong into bite size.
  • Heat up wok with oil on medium heat.
  • Put in white onion; shitake and green capsicum, stir fry until soften.
  • Add in lap cheong; pineapple; rice, combine with white onion and green capsicum.
  • Sprinkle a dash of fish sauce.
  • Crack one egg, stir well with fried rice.
  • Add in chicken powder; turmeric powder; curry powder; white pepper and black pepper.
  • Stir well, until rice turn into yellow colour.
  • Arrange nicely in oven-safe dish.
  • Finally sprinkle with grated cheese.
  • Preheat oven to 150 degrees, oven-baked for 15-20 minutes.
  • Serve warm

Happy Cooking!! 

Fruity Salad

Mr. S brought back 7 punnet of strawberries last night, Ahaaaaa... weight-scale-friendly breakkie :) Dig In!!

Not only boring Ms. Strawberry in a bowl, Mr. Kiwi and Mr. Pineapple join in the fun...

Drizzle yogurt all over the fruit :) Yummm... Sprinkle raw oats.. Moreeeee yummmmmmm....

1 punnet Strawberries
2 Gold Kiwi
1 Slice Pineapple
Yogurt (as much as you like)
Raw Oats (as much as you like)

  • Wash strawberries, cut into bite size.
  • Peel kiwi skin, cut into bite size.
  • Cut pineapple into bite size.
  • Arrange nicely in a bowl.
  • Drizzle with yogurt.
  • Sprinkle with raw oats.

DIG IN!!!!