Blog Posts - Festivals Dishes



Baked Nian Gao

I had the opportunity to eat this Baked Nian Gao when i was at a temple lunch and it was so delicious  but unfortunately the contributor could not be found and therefore no recipe.............Continue to read and the recipe is HERE...
by lily's wai sek hong on May 11, 2016

Nutella Flower Bread

There are several Youtube videos making this bread and all of them are pretty good but i find that Steve's Kitchen is clear and his instruction is easy to follow. I have changed the bread recipe and used a bread machine to make the dough. &...
by lily's wai sek hong on Sep 13, 2014

Japanese Style Spinach

This Japanese specialty is know as O-hitashi and is a simple to prepare side dish for chicken or fish, such as salmon or tuna. What i made might not be called O-histashi as i have changed the dressing to my taste. Well, whatever, not only is thi...
by lily's wai sek hong on Jul 24, 2014

Mothers Day Butterfly Cake

HAPPY MOTHER'S DAYThe ultimate tender, moist cake is really perfect for any special occasions as suggested at Baking Banter, King Arthur Flour Blog.  It is high rising with a moist, tender crumb and uses the paste method, so no need to crea...
by lily's wai sek hong on May 11, 2014

St Patrick's Day Corned Beef Dinner

Happy St Patrick's Day to all who is celebrating.  We celebrated with our friends who is of irish decent with a corned beef, potatoes and cabbage dinner.  How else?  this is how this chinese lady celebrate any festival or events, no fu...
by lily's wai sek hong on Mar 17, 2014

St Parick's Day Corned Beef Dinner

Happy St Patrick's Day to all who is celebrating.  We celebrated with our friends who is of irish decent with a corned beef, potatoes and cabbage dinner.  How else?  this is how this chinese lady celebrate any festival or events, no fu...
by lily's wai sek hong on Mar 17, 2014

Cream Cheese Pineapple Tarts For Chinese New Year

Is it coincidence or what?  When my daughter, Sharon asked me to have a look at the pineapple tarts she just made, i could not believe my eyes, the both of us used the same pineapple tart mold!!!!  We had a good laugh. When i was asked...
by lily's wai sek hong on Jan 20, 2014

Kasutera - Japanese Honey Castella For Chinese New Year

Here is another cake which is deliciously sweet to serve to your guests during the Chinese New Year.  The green tea present will be auspicious and bring 'choy'/prosperity to your home.........Continue to read and for recipe click ...
by lily's wai sek hong on Jan 18, 2014

Cream Cheese Chocolate Layer/Lapis Cake For Chinese New Year

Everyone's oven has been working overtime in most Asian homes especially in Malaysia and Singapore.  The heat is on for baking cookies and cakes for The Chinese New Year Celebration.  How not to join in the fun????.....................To co...
by lily's wai sek hong on Jan 13, 2014

Pumpkin Cinnamon Christmas Tree Bread

I got up early on Christmas Eve to make this bread so that i can post the recipe and wish all family and friends a very Merry Christmas but i had a problem with my computer and am not able to do so until now.  Sorry about the late wishes but the...
by lily's wai sek hong on Dec 25, 2013

Pumpkin Tang Yuan/Tong Yuen With Dried Persimmon in Cinnamon and Ginger Sweet Soup

Winter may just be getting started, but those looking forward to a bit more daylight have not much longer to wait. This Saturday that is today is the winter solstice in the Northern Hemisphere and it will experience the shortest daytime and long...
by lily's wai sek hong on Dec 21, 2013

Sweet Potato Pecan Pie Revisited

Thanksgiving is about being thankful for everything—but i am extra-thankful for all my family and friends who will be enjoying Thanksgiving Dinner with us.  I know they love the High Roast Turkey which has never failed to please and traditiona...
by lily's wai sek hong on Nov 27, 2013

Chung/Rice Dumpling Special

his year the chung/rice dumpling festival falls on June 12th and this recipe has to be shared before it is too late.  I am noted to be late as the chinese saying goes 'Kor How Chui Peng'.  If this recipe is not shared now, we will be chasin...
by lily's wai sek hong on Jun 6, 2013

Shark Fin Soup With Crab Meat

  According to Wiki, Shark fin soup dates back to Ming Dynasty, China and is considered by Chinese as one of the eight treasured foods from the sea.  This delicacy was coveted by emperors because it was rare, delici...
by lily's wai sek hong on May 20, 2013

Shitake Dongpo With Mui Choy

Chinese New Year Reunion Dinner is the most luxurious meal of the entire year and is about Family and good wishes for the coming year.  The new year spirit is of renewal, new beginnings and is a rich fabric of symbols weaved into the Chinese New...
by lily's wai sek hong on Jan 27, 2013

Napa Delight

Chinese New Year is around the corner and i have been trying to put up the menu for the Reunion Dinner and found this delicious and easy dish.Napa cabbage, also known as Chinese cabbage, has crunchy leaves that are more elegant and delicate than regu...
by lily's wai sek hong on Jan 21, 2013

Chocolate Souffle Palo

I would like to wish all family and friends, a HAPPY NEW YEAR. A very sincere THANK YOU to all readers and fan who continue to come and read my humble postings.Last year, Sandra ate at Palo, an adults-only restaurant on Disney Wonder Cruise, sh...
by lily's wai sek hong on Dec 28, 2012

Christmas Log

 It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year andBing Crosby, dream on, your dream will be coming true for us here this year, we will be getting A White Christmas. So - Let It Snow, Let It Snow. Baby It's Cold Outside, Start the fireplace and...
by lily's wai sek hong on Dec 23, 2012

Mini Shanghai Mooncakes

The Mid-Autumn Festival is held on the 15th day of the eighth month in the Chinese calendar,  and it falls on September 30th this year (2012).  Although it is still about 1 1/2 months away, preparation for the making the mooncakes has...
by lily's wai sek hong on Aug 18, 2012

How to tie 'chung'chang'zong zi'

 Before  we can start our attempt to make  'chung/chang/zong zi', we must learn how to tie it tightly.  There are many ways to do it,  as long as the chung/chang/zong zi' is tied properly and doe...
by lily's wai sek hong on Jun 18, 2012


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