Un Pastiche

Archive for the ‘Grains and Seeds’ Category


So Chinese New Year is around the corner and sadly I’m in Sydney where there’s not much fanfare about CNY 🙁 I miss listening to CNY songs at home (my mom will blast them about a month or two before CNY), eating lots of CNY cookies and bakkwa, and most of all, just soaking in the general festive atmosphere back at home. I made a whole army of cookies, not

Crispy Salted Oatmeal White Chocolate Cookies

Yet another one of the cookie recipes which I tried when I was on a quest for “crispy cookies which were not chocolate chip cookies”.

Homemade Granola – Food Revolution Day

I will be talking about revolutions today. When anyone talks about revolutions these days, you think about the ‘Arab Spring’, or the year of Arab revolutions that began in Tunisia in December 2010 and resulted in a wave of uprisings across the Arab world. And when you actually think about it (and it’s been credited in many newspapers and other media around the world), then one catalyst for this widespread

Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

I love snacking. Friends who are close to me will know that I have to have my breakfast once I’m awake, followed by lunch about 3-4h later, followed by a tea-time (or snack-time) and finally dinner by 7pm. In between, I might sneak in a cookie or fruit if I’m at home. Post-holiday, I’ve been putting myself on a semi-diet, where I try to cut down on eating overly unhealthy stuff.