Pineapple Tarts
Cookies / Dessert / Fruit

Pineapple Tarts

Chinese New Year is here again! This year, due to my filming and traveling schedule, I haven’t been able to make as many treats for CNY. But I did manage to make a few kueh lapis (thousand-layer cake), some bak kwa (Asian-style pork jerky), bak kwa cookies, cornflake cookies and pineapple tarts. And…. I also made my first instructional cooking video … Continue reading

CNY-inspired recipe #1: Gluten-free Coconut Macaroons
Alternative Baking / Cookies / Dessert / gluten free

CNY-inspired recipe #1: Gluten-free Coconut Macaroons

CNY = Chinese (Lunar) New Year. For Chinese families, those three words bring with it lots of memories, anticipation, and excitement. CNY is like the Chinese equivalent of American Thanksgiving, where extended families gather once a year over reunion dinner while friends and relatives visit each other over the next fifteen days. This will be … Continue reading