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Happy St. Paddy’s Day! A quick&easy recipe for you!

Remember to wear green, or you’ll be pinched! There are many, many recipes on the web, to make for St. Patrick’s Day. Some, more traditional than others.  Since green is the colour associated with Ireland, I added a natural green colouring to a tasty treat. Even if you do not celebrate this festival, you can…… Continue reading Happy St. Paddy’s Day! A quick&easy recipe for you!

Cakes · Chinese Cuisine · Gluten Free Info · Sweet Breads & Cupcakes

Happy Lantern Festival! Are all Rice Balls gluten-free?

Although Lunar New Year has passed, the festivities only end today – when Lantern Festival (Yuan xiao) is celebrated. For this special occasion, Rice Balls (tang yuan), filled with black sesame paste, or sweet bean paste, are made and eaten.  The balls are boiled in water, and when soft, are served in the water, and…… Continue reading Happy Lantern Festival! Are all Rice Balls gluten-free?

Good Food · Sweet Breads & Cupcakes · Tea Time

An apple a day…

I’m sure that you are familiar with the saying ‘An apple a day, keeps the doctor away’. That is probably because aside from being full of vitamins, apples are also good for our digestion; regulating blood sugar levels; and also help to lower cholesterol levels. In winter, apples, pears and oranges abound, so if they…… Continue reading An apple a day…