One more batch baked yesterday. Taste verdict More savings.
Chinese New Year cookies, or tarts as they’re commonly called, are a shortbread filled with sweet, sticky crushed pineapple. Fresh out of the oven, these ones, adapted from Billy Law from Masterchef’s recipe, were biscuit-y, hard enough to hold but also cake-like, melt-in-your-mouth crumbly. There’s something incredibly exciting about blurred lines. This rings true for … Continue reading CNY Pineapple Tarts
Happy Mooncake Festival. The extent of my knowledge about the Mid-autumn Festival is, admittedly, limited. What I do know is that a glorious cake, known as the mooncake, is a traditional part of the celebration and they’re available, always beautifully packaged, in Chinese supermarkets around this time of year. Whatever else the Festival entails, mooncakes have to … Continue reading Traditional Lotus Mooncakes
These Chinese New Year walnut cookies are super quick to make, use minimal ingredients, and are literally amaze-balls. Ingredients: 1 cup cake flour, 1/4 cup sugar, 70g butter, salt, 80g walnuts, chopped and some reserved for the topping, splash of milk Prep: Cream sugar and butter. Add flour and salt, and mix well. Add in walnuts and milk. Roll into … Continue reading CNY Walnut Cookies