Durian Delights *New*
The King of fruit arrives early this year! We have just the thing for all the durian lovers – delectable bakes made from the pure succulent, melty durian flesh.
In a wink of an eye, the year is coming to an end and it’s Christmas time once again!
Very soon, the streets will be decked the sounds and sights of Christmas, luring us to the malls. Won’t it be great to find some quality moments in the midst of the Christmas shopping hustle?
I’ve tried making macarons—those oh-so-sweet, light-as-air French confections with a delectable centre—three times in my life. I tried the Italian meringue method. I tried the French meringue method. I tried recipes from three famous chefs and confectioneries. But each time, my macaron shells would enter the oven as promisingly round, glistening circles, and come out disappointingly flat and chewy.
This American classic is a favorite childhood treat of simply melting marshmallows between 2 crackers. S’mores are thought to have gotten their name from frequent requests for “some more” whenever they were made. In this recipe, we have re-invented the campfire favorite with grown-up flavours.
We at The Kitchen Society love Jones The Grocer for bringing Australia’s modern food culture to Singapore. We love them even more for bringing us their own version of 2014’s hippest pastry, the cronut, called the Jonut. Co-director of Jones The Grocer, Esther Lachelini, tells us how Jones’ version of this flaky, donut-shaped treat is made.
Chiffon cakes belongs to the family of light cakes. Some would say that chiffon cakes are daunting but really all it takes is a light hand and careful folding. This Earl Grey lemon version adds elegance to the otherwise plain looking chiffon. And the taste? Absolutely divine.
The potent combination of coffee and cola creates a smoky, subtly sweet flavor with just a bit of bitter bite. Cola helps to break down the connective tissues on the ribs resulting in a succulent ribs that will literally fall off the bone. Irresistible? Go ahead and give it a try!
There are many versions of the traditional steamed yam cake. This one is a simple but wholesome recipe that will delight the young and old. The winning taste lies in the frying of the dried shrimps, so resist the temptation to ‘speed up’ that step. Your patience will be well-rewarded!
In the heart of Sydney’s gorgeous Blue Mountains, you’ll be lucky to find some respite from touristy trappings in a lovely joint called Little Paris Café. Mark Clifton, the chef at Little Paris Café, shares with us this comforting recipe featuring espresso shots and croissants.