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Wet Market In Spain

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soap-making day

大家好~ my soap-making day….preparing soap for my shop..gonna sell it at end of the year 🙂

fy1cut cut cut!~i love handmade soap so muchhhhhhh!

fy2we are cutting shea butter soap…is for pam my sister~ we are using milk box as soap mould and recently trying various kind of recipe for my soap

fy3this table is becoming our soap-curing table..its gonna full of soap next week..more soap to come..haha

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update: 10 Oct 2014

i cant believe !!

my soap rack is almost full ! 😀

yahooo~

Traditional Mooncakes l 猪笼饼

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TIPS:  New wooden mould need to have an oil bath before use. To avoid  break while using it because you need to knock the wooden mould to remove the mooncake. Soak overnight and then wash it when you want to use it.

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Ingredients
//A
200g Hong Kong Flour ( 糕粉 )

//B
120g Sugar syrup ( 糖浆 )
60g sunflower oil ( or peanut oil )
1/4 tsp Alkaline water ( 白视水)
* mix

//C
1 tbsp sugar syrup ( 糖浆 )
1 tsp water  ( 水 )
* mix

Method:

  1. Sift hong kong flour into a mixing bowl.
  2. Pour in (B), combine well to get a smooth dough in one direction.
  3. Cover with cloth, let it stand for 20 minutes.
  4. Divide the dough into equal portions. Roll each portion into a small ball shape.
  5. Lightly flour the mould.
  6. Place moon cake in mould, flatten, dislodge the moon cake.
  7. Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C for 10 mins, remove and brush with diluted sugar syrup.
  8. Continue to bake until the pastry turns golden brown- 15 mins,180°C.
  9. Remove moon cakes from oven and leave to cool.Store for 3 days before serving.

** You may buy alkaline water and sugar syrup from bakery shop or asian grocery store

ohhh x.x its my first time…and its ugly @@

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— Have fun and happy mid autumn festival 中秋节愉快 ! —

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 i wonder why those mooncake so oily …

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Egg tart recipe l 蛋挞

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i know this dessert from  Hong Kong drama when i was kids..egg tart is a traditional dessert  and Hong Kong pupil call it ” dan tart” and you can get this tart at dim sum restaurant or food store… ~ i gonna share the Recipe of this superlicious egg tart ..its easy to make because most of the ingredient is easy to buy from grocery shop.  Enjoy!~

chinese version recipe:: egg tart_chinese version

Egg Fillings
Ingredient A:
150g water
100g milk
120g sugar

Ingredient B:
3 eggs

Method:
1. Blend ingredient A together in a bowl till sugar dissolve
2. Mix in Ingredient B till well combined
3. Strain mixture for use later

Note: This quantity makes 20 cups

Sweet shortcrust pastry
Ingredients A:
250g butter
50g icing powder (sieve)

Ingredients B: (mix)
50g eggs

Ingredients C: (sieve)
375g plain flour
25g custard powder
5g baking powder
¼ tsp salt

Method
1. Beat butter and icing powder in the mixer using medium speed
2. Add ingredients B in 2 separate additions and beat till creamy
3. Mix sieved Ingredients C using low speed to form dough, do not over mix
4. Chilled dough in the fridge for 30 mins
5. Roll dough to 3 mm thickness on a floured tabletop
6. Cut pastry into circles with a round cutter
7. Place round pastry on tarts mould, drop mould lightly a few times to let pastry sink into mould, then press to the rim to shape tarts, cutting off any excess pastry
8. Fill tart shell with filling till about 80% full
9. Bake in pre-heated oven at 180°C for approx. 35 mins till cooked, remove and cool

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simple & easy – sugar cookies

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today gonna share a simple recipe !

Ingredients

  • 2  3/4 cup  all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon  baking soda
  • 1 cup butter  ( softened )
  • 1  1/2 cup white sugars   { i use 1 cup only… but seems too sweet for me }
  • 1 egg

Directions: 

  1. Preheat oven to 190 degrees  . Stir your flour, baking soda and baking powder and set aside.
  2. Mix butter and sugar until smooth. Beat egg and blend in the dry ingredients.Roll rounded teaspoonfuls of dough into balls and place to your cookies sheets.
  3. Bake 8 – 10 minutes in the preheated oven until golden and let the cookie stand on cookie sheet two minutes before moving to cool.

 

Meet GAGA the Venus Fly Trap – Day 1

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Yayyy. i just bought a Venus fly trap Kits from PlantFromSeeds UK website and i receive this after a week. They sell various plant kit and they also provided guide to you. so is just piece of cake ( hahaha ).  They need at least one month or more to grow up and need lotsa water and sunny sun.

Say hello to GAGA!

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Stand the soil pellet/in the water until it reach around 2 inch. this soil is really tiny but it just like grow into very huge soil.

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It take around 30 days to grow and they need plenty of water, the soil most moisture all the time + plenty of sunlight too.

After i put seeds into the tiny hole, water the tray let the soil in wet. Thats all! GAGA please grow faster ! i can’t wait to see your trap 🙂

Notes: Do not use the water from tap, because tap water contain high mineral otherwise they might die. They need is a very low mineral water ( i use osmosis water)

Some plant guide: Click here

UPDATE: my gaga is dead….. 😦