Tuesday, September 29, 2009


1 kg large prawns, trimmed but with shells intact

Seasoning (A)
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
1 tsp sugar
2 tsp cornflour
enough oil for frying

Gravy ( combine )
2 tbsp lime juice
3 tbsp Lee Kum Kee plum sauce
1 tbsp oyster sauce
1/2 tsp chicken granules
1 tsp sugar
2 - 3 tbsp water
10 bird chillies, chopped
1 tsp chopped garlic
1 tbsp sesame oil
1 tbsp oil
1 tbsp toasted sesame seeds

1. Cut a slit at the back of the prawns and remove central vein.
2. Add seasoning (A) and set aside for 10 minutes.
3. Sprinkle cornflour sparingly over prawns, then deep fry till golden.
4. Heat oil and sesame oil in a wok.
5. Add chopped garlic and fry till fragrant.
6. Add in cilipadi and fry briskly for 1 minutes.
7. Stir in gravy ingredients and add prawns.
8. Mix well and cook covered for 2 - 3 minutes till gravy thickens.
9. Sprinkle in sesame seeds and mix well.
10. Dish out and serve immediately.

Monday, September 28, 2009


175 gm oreo biscuits ( crushed the oreo biscuits without the cream )
75 gm butter, melted
450 gm cream cheese
200 ml sour cream or light cream
3 eggs
14 pieces of oreo biscuits ( crush and without the cream )
150 gm sugar
1 tsp vanilla essence

1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Mix crushed oreos with melted butter and press into a round baking pan.
2. Beat cream cheese until fluffy, then add sugar, sour cream, vanilla essence and beat until smooth.
3. Add eggs one at a time.
4. Add the remaining oreos into the cake mixture and pour the mixture in a baking pan.
5. Bake at 350F for 1 hour ( steam bath method )

Note: Using a different cream, will have a different outcome for the cake. Sour cream will make the cake more heavy and creamy and light cream will make the cake a bit sweet and not too cheesy. The texture of the cake also is a bit lighter compared to sour cream.


175 gm digestive biscuits
75 gm butter, melted
450 gm cream cheese
150 gm caster sugar
1 tsp vanilla essence
200 ml sour cream
100 gm dark chocolate, melted
3 eggs

1. Place the biscuits in a food processor and whiz until quite fine.
2. Mix the crushed biscuits with the melted butter and press down into the base of the tin so that it is nice and even.
3. Beat the cream cheese, sugar, vanillla essence, eggs, sour cream and dark chocolate together in a large bowl until smooth and creamy.
4. Pour the mixture into the prepared tin and bake in the oven ( steam bath method ) for 60 minutes at 350 F.

Source : My Resipi

Wednesday, September 16, 2009


8 oz self raising flour
1 tsp baking powder
8 oz butter
8 oz caster sugar
4 eggs
1 tbsp cocoa powder

1. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy
2. Add eggs one at a time.
3. Sift flour and baking powder and fold in gently to mix.
4. Tip half of the cake mixture into another large bowl and into this bowl, fold in the sifted cocoa powder.
5. Place the cake mixtures into the prepared tin by alternating spoonfuls of the batter with the chocolate batter, then with a skewer, gently draw swirls through the cake mixture to marblise it.
6. Bake in the oven for 45 minutes at 300 F or until skewer inserted into the middle comes out clean.


250 gm banana ( without skin )
1 tsp bicarbonate soda
1 tsp baking powder
250gm plain flour
4 tbsp evaporated milk
3 eggs
180 gm butter
150 gm sugar

1. Cream butter and sugar until light and creamy
2. Add in an egg one at a time and mixing till well blended after each egg addition.
3. Add in the mashed banana and mixed well.
4. Sift fllour, bicarbonate soda and baking powder into a large bowl.
5. Add in the flour, alternate with the milk and fold in gently.
6. Bake at 150 C - 160 C or 300 F for 45 minutes or until skewer comes out clean.