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Make This Delicious Banana-Chocolate-Peanut Cake with Caramel Drizzle

Looking to bake something a bit more special than your usual brownie? We’ve got a delicious banana chocolate bundt cake recipe for you today! We’re topping the cake with a smooth caramel drizzle, and you can choose to sprinkle chopped peanuts on top for a little extra crunch. Why bundt cake, you ask? Honestly, bundt cakes turn out looking prettier than other cakes. But if you have a normal cake pan (like the type used for pandan cake), then feel …

Everyone’s Making This: Basque Burnt Cheesecake

Classic cheesecake as we know it has a firm, cheese top with a press-in cookie base. But this basque – or sometimes known as burnt – cheesecake is a crust-less cheesecake, and its filling tastes like a cross between the American cheesecake and the Japanese souffle-type of cheesecake. You will notice that basque or burnt cheesecake recipes generally call for less flour – don’t be alarmed! Less flour means less structure, which is what we’re trying to achieve to get …

Dalgona with a Twist: Matcha, Milo, and More

If you’re living anywhere that’s not under a rock, there’s a good chance you’ve seen people sipping on the now-famous Dalgona coffee. Lauded to be a simple barista-worthy creation you can whip up with no more than three ingredients (four, if you count water), the cloud-like beverage has taken the world by storm (pun intended). A quick introduction to the trendy drink: Dalgona coffee is named after South Korea’s well-loved street candy, a sugary and foamy honeycomb snack. A part …

Easy To Make, Melt-In-Your-Mouth Almond Cookies

Buttery, a little bit crumbly, with a warm almond flavour – almond cookies are a hot favourite during festivals like Hari Raya. And once you pop one in your mouth, it’s hard to stop yourself from taking another… and another. Today, we have a family recipe for almond cookies lovingly contributed by Malaque Mahdaly! According to her, this recipe is easy to make, a family favourite, and even if you don’t want to use almonds, you can substitute it with …

How to Make the Most of Your Garlic When Home-Cooking

Garlic is one of nature’s best gifts to the kitchen. Spicing up dishes that would have been too bland otherwise, there’s nothing the versatile ingredient cannot do – and who doesn’t love garlic bread? But for us common folk not well-versed in professional cooking methods, preparing garlic is slow and often cumbersome. We peel the tiny cloves one by one with our fingernails, which is not only time-consuming but also unhygienic. We chop it too coarsely or unevenly for recipes …

5 Simple Cooking Hacks to Upgrade Your Home-Cooked Meals

As restaurants and cafes close amid the coronavirus pandemic and more workers are advised to work from home, more people are opting to stay in and cook. While it is possible to have regular takeouts and convenient food deliveries, these costs will add up and you may end up spending more than when you eat out. Worse still, you may end up generating more plastic waste, too, from all the takeout containers. That means many people need to pick up …