- Tried & Tasted -

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Homemade Bak Kwa (BBQ Pork Jerky)

I have shelved the idea of making bak kwa (肉干) at home for the past 2 years. This year, as the kids are older and spending more time in school, I have time to try it out. 

The thought of being able to control the quality of ingredients (without preservatives and additives) that goes into the final product, makes the effort (not much effort though) all worth while. The bak kwa was sticky, sweet, salty and succulent when eaten right out of the oven.

Thursday, 1 January 2015

Homemade Butter Caramels

It is 2015! Happy new year to one and all. I ended year 2014 candy making - caramel. The process was very fun and the end product was delicious. I followed the recipe of David Lebovit.

I used golden syrup (leftover from mooncake making) instead of corn syrup. I also used crème fraîche instead of heavy cream.