Daily Cooking Quest

Dessert Recipes

Klapertart Bandung - Coconut Choux Cake

Klapertart is a traditional dessert from Manado, a custard like cake with plenty of young coconut flesh mixed in the cake batter, and the entire thing is then…

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Sarikayo Gula Merah - Palm Sugar Coconut Milk Custard

Sarikayo is a Minang (Padang) dessert made from steaming a mixture of primarily egg, coconut milk, and palm sugar. This custard can be served as is, though some…

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Bird Nest Soup with Gingseng

Bird nest is one of the most expensive ingredients in the world, so I don’t usually go out of my way to buy some. But I was gifted a small packet of this…

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Kue Ruwok - Custard and Merengue Cake

Kue ruwok comes from Padang, and it is basically a layer of custard topped with a layer of merengue. There are various common toppings, but raisin is one of…

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Chocolate Tofu Cake

I once made a chocolate truffle cake, with a really dense texture and it was oh so good. I know how rich that cake was and had to keep telling myself not to be…

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Lemongrass Jelly

Here is a really simple dessert and pretty healthy one too :) I am a lemongrass lover and anything with lemongrass will be good for me, so this jelly made with…

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Chocolate Tofu Pudding

Tofu as dessert is not an alien concept for me, after all, I do grow up eating tons of dou hua (soy bean pudding). But I admit that I have never thought of…

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Puding Lapis - Layered Pudding

In Indonesia, all agar-agar creation are called pudding. The texture is more similar to jello than American style pudding, though not quite exactly like jello…

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Mango with Black Sticky Rice

This is the dessert that come to my mind when someone mentions a Thai dessert. The sweet sticky rice that has been cooked with coconut milk, served with mango…

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紅豆沙 - Red Bean Paste

Red bean paste is made from adzuki bean, a common dessert filling ingredients in China, Korea, and Japan. Previously I have posted the recipe to make the…

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Chinese Peanut Cookies

No Chinese New Year celebration is complete without Chinese peanut cookies. My family recipe uses peanuts, butter, all-purpose flour, and sugar; very simple ingredients with delicious peanut taste. Peanut and peanut butter lovers will definitely love these must have Chinese New Year peanut cookies.

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黑芝麻糊 - Black Sesame Soup

(黑芝麻糊)Black sesame soup sweet soup is one of Chinese dessert that falls into the category of sweet soup (糖水). The dark black thick soup might throw off the…

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