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The New Delicious

These days you are likely to see Steve Allen dressed casually in checked shirt and jeans in the Delicious cafes.  Why?  The latest feather to this chef’s talented cap is that he’s now the CEO of Delicious, after having served as Group Creative Chef for the E&O Group for a year.  Of course, he still [...]

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Fa Ying @ Paradigm Mall – a fresh new interpretation

Since Chef Paphatson Singhakhat joined Fa Ying several months ago, their kitchen has been bustling happily with the sounds, sights and tastes of their signature dishes being given a refreshing boost.  Yes, the sweet-smiling, soft-spoken Chef O, as she prefers to be known, has been busy reinventing Fa Ying’s current popular dishes and also coming up [...]

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Time to go NOSHing! Specials for July & August 2013

There’s no denying the passion that goes into the food at NOSH.  While I have not had the pleasure of meeting Judith yet, when chatting with Ann Lee, her unabashed enthusiasm and obvious love for food sparkle through in her every gesture.  When she makes a statement like “Really, what do we Malaysians love most? [...]

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Baileys Chocolate Mousse Cake by Caketella.com

So, what does a celebration cake mean to you?  Be it a birthday, an anniversary or just about any occasion that calls for a cake… do you just simply buy a cake from the nearest bakery/cake shop or do you actually source for something that’s special, unique and really worth your money?   Well, if [...]

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Cakes Galore in Fa Ying by Rama V

Things are getting sweeter at Fa Ying these days.  Recently they have brought in a cake counter and you can now enjoy some delicious home-baked goodies if you are tired of the usual Thai desserts.  Not that those are not good… I’m saying if you feel like having some cakes and tarts for a change, [...]

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Just Heavenly Cafe @ Bangsar Shopping Centre… from cakes to cafe!

It came as no surprise to me when I heard that Nigel and Allan have decided to take their business one notch higher by opening their very own Just Heavenly Cafe. Those two are the creative and entrepreneurial forces behind the highly-successful “Just Heavenly” cakes. Who doesn’t know the pleasures of tasting “A Slice of [...]

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Mid Autumn Festival at One World Hotel

This year the Mid Autumn Festival falls on 30 September 2012 which is the 15th day of the 8th lunar month, according to the Chinese calendar. For some restaurants and bakeries, months before this, mooncakes have already been baked and offered for sale. In preparation for this important festival, Zuan Yuan Chinese restaurant has come [...]

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Snowskin Selections & Premium Baked Mooncakes @ Toh Yuen, Hilton Petaling Jaya

From 1 August till 30 September 2012, Toh Yuen Chinese Restaurant of Hilton Petaling Jaya celebrates the Mid-Autumn Festival with a new range of robustly flavoured Snowskin selections and premium Baked Mooncakes. Master Chef Lee’s creative array of snowskin mooncakes come with soft pillowy skin, velvety fillings and interesting flavours.  I tried quite a variety [...]

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A piece of Hummingbird

   It’s Friday… and many will be saying “TGIF!”.  The weekend is just a step away… so here’s a slice of home-made Hummingbird Cake for you to welcome the weekend! It’s a very healthy cake… full of carrots, pineapples, raisins, bananas and walnuts and I used corn oil to bind everything together. The topping is [...]

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Home-baked Marble Cake: it’s all about swirling!

I’ve been baking this Marble Cake several times the past couple of weeks to experiment with the swirling. Using a basic Butter Cake recipe (which is so easily Googleable), I take out one-third of the batter and mix it with a paste made from chocolate and instant coffee powders. It’s important to add in that [...]

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Delicious’ Coconut Cake

I am not exactly a dessert person. I mean I do like the occasional selected dessert but I’m not one who insist on desserts for every meal or go gaga over the ice-cream or cakes counters. I do know there are many who would not eat much of a main meal, aiming to save their tummies [...]

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Afternoon Tea @ Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur

The year end is always a time for merry making and feasting.  While some of us are still trying to recover from the onslaught of Christmas turkeys and fruitcakes, some of us are looking forward to the New Year revelry… which is just a day away.  And after that, the “loe sang” starts (if it [...]

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Christmas Delights: Home-baked Fruitcakes

OK, I’m bowing to requests to put up my fruitcake for sale. I know it’s a bit late as Christmas is less than 2 weeks away. If at this time you still have not ordered any and are looking for something home-baked, well… perhaps you may want to try mine Besides the usual mixed fruits [...]

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Christmas Delights – Butter Tree

Christmas is just slightly more than 2 weeks away. By now, everyone is caught up with the festive cheer everywhere and if you are not, well… my next several posts are focused on … what else, but delicious yuletide offerings! It’s time to feast, yeah!  Let’s start with some sweets, shall we? Butter Tree, with [...]

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I made Angry Birds @ Cake Connection!

I am an absolute Angry Birds fan, I am.  Ever since I got acquainted with this bunch of furious birds bent on smashing their piggy enemies, there was no turning back.  I was bent on perfecting my slingshots – I practised day and night.  I’ve got them downloaded in my iPhone and iPads and it [...]

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