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Chocolate Cheese Brownie ~巧克力芝士布兰尼

This is a revisit recipe but this time i uses coconut flower sugar to make this brownie. This is a classic brownie for me. It is always my first choice when i wanted to make a cheese brownie.  Chocolate Cheese Brownie Kids love these chocolate cheese brownie. Me love this brownie with a cuppa of milk tea! Wanna come join me ^_^ Coconut flower sugar is a better alternative from table sugar.  Coconut sugar is a sugar produce from the sap of cut flower buds from the coconut palm. The sap from the coconut flower buds i collected then it is boiled over moderate heat to evaporated most of its water content. The final product is coconut sugar, which is caramel coloured and taste similar to brown sugar. Grated coconut flower sugar. Original it is in a hard disc form.  These precious coconut flower sugar discs are from my husband's classmate. It is shipped in from Thailand! Thanks friend!! Brownie appeared cooked but it is actually half cook inside. Scrape the

Lavender and Lemon Sable Cookies ~薰衣草柠檬奶油饼干

To me, i always find that Lavender is a very romantic type of flower. The scent, the color and the look of the flower .. isn't it so romantic !! Lavender and Lemon Sable Cookies These lovely, crisp and delicate cookies! Little hands full of dried Lavender. My youngest lend my his pair of hands to take pictures. He is 6 and a half year old this year. Coming to 7 years old in November. He is growing up and i find that his hands are not as chubby anymore. I think i should feed him more and make him more plum so i can have a pair of cute little chubby hands  The dried Lavender smells simply wonderful. Mix all purpose flour and cornflour together Add all the flour and dried Lavender into the food processor bowl Add in cube butter Pulse, pulse, pulse ..add yolks and pulse again Remove the log from the fridge Cut into 6mm disc Arrange onto prepared parchment paper Enjoy, these cookies with a cuppa of tea~ Lavender and Lemon Sa

Chicken in Spicy Torch Ginger Flower Sauce ~酸辣姜花鸡(强推)

This is a lovely recipe and i would highly recommend you to give it a try. Just cook it, you will love it! Even my boys love it! The torch ginger flower buds bring a special fragrance to this dish, EXTREMELY FRAGRANT!!   The recipe uses fresh chili and dried chili but i omit the fresh chili and reduce the dried chili to about less then half the amount.This is for my kids version :p (less spicy) If you prefer more spicy just stick to the original recipe. Chicken in Spicy Torch Ginger Flower ~酸辣姜花鸡~ 菜市 (tamu) 卖的姜花。一把3支姜花,价格 RM5。 我晓得蛮贵就跑去,另一档买,花虽然 不很 美但是 比较便宜。。 RM2。。呵呵! Torch Ginger Flower selling the local wet market. A bundle of 3 flowers, selling at RM5. i found it is quite expensive so i go further down to look around. Found  another person selling at RM2, Quickly grab..haha! Ingredients for the sauce Grind the ingredients into find paste. Saute spice mix with some cooking oil. Spice mix is ready!! Oh!! this is extremely fragr

Stir fry Leek Flower with Prawn ~蒜花炒虾仁

Saw some leek flower on sell in the local supermarket last week. I grab a pack to cook for dinner. I always love the leek flower, they have got taste, texture, fiber and those cute looking buds are pretty and edible. The leek is a vegetable that belongs, along with the onion and garlic family. The leek flower is actually the Leek scapes or the shoot of the leafless flower stems of the leek plant. Usually the 'flower' is eaten before it blooms.This entire stalk and flower buds are edible and it is delicious. It is like leek flavored asparagus. Stir fry Leek Flower with Prawn ~蒜花炒虾仁 This dish is simple to prepare and it is delicious. The leek scape has got its garlicky and sweetness taste after cook. Yum!! The local supermarket sell this at RM12.50 per kg.  The leek flower or leek scapes! Just a simple Chinese style stir fry, the leek flower  with  prawn  this dish will be so delicious! To cook a crunchy and good tasting leek flower, the skin o

Osmanthus Jelly ~贵花糕

I believe everyone have heard of Osmanthus flower. If you have not, just Google it. Nowadays everything can be Google and you will find an answer. Even my youngest knows how to Google a word for its     Osmanthus flower is the third type of flower i am using to make a dessert. It is a native plant in the warm temperature zone country. The flower is small, yellow in color and it carries a lovely strong and sweet fruity aroma, which is likened apricot and peach. In China it is named Gui Hua (桂花) Chinese used these flowers to make dessert and tea.  Osmanthus Jelly (桂花糕 ) Strong and sweet fruity aroma of peach and apricot  from dried Osmanthus. This is the Jelly mould and ice cube mould that  i am using. Thes e fragrance Osmanthus Jelly is so  refreshing.  What can i ask more in a warm weather like this :p Osmanthus Jelly Recipe adapted from Anncoo Journal Makes about 3 jelly trays and 2 ice cube trays 6 tsp Agar-Agar powder* + 1/4

Blue Pea Flower Glutinous Rice Balls with Black Sesame Filling ~蓝花黑芝麻汤圆

Yesterday we celebrated the Lantern Festival aka Chap Goh Meh or Chinese call it Yuan Xiao (元宵节) which celebrated on the fifiteenth day of the first month of the Chinese calender . It is also marks the end of the traditional Chinese New Year celebration. Made these glutinous rice balls aka tang yuan with blue pea flower (second type of edible flower i am using) for our family reunion dessert. It is kind of special to eat blue color tang yuan ^_^   No worries about artificial coloring. It is natural blue color from the Blue Pea Flower. I don't mind to eat more and my family love it too!! Don't you find the blue color tang yuan looks  very soothing!! They are yummy too! Blue Pea Flower or Butterfly Pea Flower  Blue Pea Flower Glutinous Rice Balls with Black Sesame Filling. Black Sesame Seed Filling.   Preparing this tang yuan is quite easy. First, prepare the pandan syrup. If you like ginger syrup just add few slices of ginger into the water to inf