Sugar-Free Lotus Seed Paste 無糖蓮蓉餡

Mid-Autumn Festival is just around the corner and I am planning to make some sugar-free mooncakes with natural sweetener. Here is how I prepared my lotus seed paste with xylitol instead of cane sugar. Xylitol is a sugar alcohol that looks and tastes like table sugar. Compared to sugar (sucrose) which has a glycemic index … Continue reading Sugar-Free Lotus Seed Paste 無糖蓮蓉餡

Homemade Golden Syrup 自製金黃糖漿

I’m planning to make Chinese mooncakes the following week and here is how I prepared my homemade golden syrup. Omnivore's Cookbook has discussed thoroughly about this topic and I found her blog post super informative. If you have never made any golden syrup before do visit her blog. EC準備下週開始製作廣式月餅,以下是自製金黃糖漿的做法。Omnivore's Cookbook詳細地記錄了糖漿的製作過程,網誌內容十分詳盡,資料也很豐富,EC覺得新手值得一看。 Homemade Golden Syrup 自製金黃糖漿 Makes 320 … Continue reading Homemade Golden Syrup 自製金黃糖漿

Homemade Mascarpone 自製mascarpone芝士

Do you know that mascarpone, the main ingredients found in tiramisu, can be made at home? If I tell you that, to make your own mascarpone, all you need is some whipping cream, lemon juice or white vinegar, an instant-read thermometer, together with some common kitchen utensils, and that 350 g of mascarpone cheese costs … Continue reading Homemade Mascarpone 自製mascarpone芝士

Homemade Dulce de Leche 煉奶焦糖醬 (焗爐製法)

Dulce de Leche is a sweet, toffee tasting sauce that is classically made from caramelizing milk and sugar. It can be used as a spread, dipping sauce or as a flavoring in baked goods, filling/frosting, candy making, and many other desserts. You could even just eat this as a candy. The easiest way to make … Continue reading Homemade Dulce de Leche 煉奶焦糖醬 (焗爐製法)