5-Spiced Soy Braised Duck — Whip It UP!

By: Jessica Ham Lor Ark, or Soy Braised Duck is a Teochew classic but it’s also eaten in homes of other dialect Chinese. This is often served to mark special...

Steamed Honeycomb Cake – Whip It UP!

Steamed Honeycomb Cake  By May MK Ng Honeycomb cake is unlike any other cake in that the crumb is light, airy and bouncy and has tunnels. It gets its name from...

Roti Prata Talam – Whip It UP!

TUCKING into freshly made roti prata (Indian flatbread) is far easier than you think. Surprise your loved ones with roti served piping hot from the griddle. Soon, your neighbours...

Kristang Rich Christmas Fruitcake — Whip It UP!

Kristang Rich Christmas Fruitcake (Kek Fruita) By Chef Melba Nunis, The Majestic Malacca You may think it's too early for Christmas cake, but the lights are already up along Orchard Road!...

Brew Your Own Kombucha – Whip It UP!

Brew Your Own Kombucha By Yvonne Gilia Kombucha is a natural, probiotic beverage made by fermenting black tea and sugar with a symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast. The culture transforms...

Red Velvet Zebra Chiffon Cake – Whip It UP!

RED VELVET ZEBRA CHIFFON CAKE   By Lily Thoo The basic chiffon cake steals the limelight with attractive “zebra” stripes crowned with spider-web markings. It is baked in a pan-in-a-pan method, a...

Pandan Kuih Kosui – Whip It UP!

Pandan Kuih Kosui This simple and much-loved kuih is particularly popular among Peranakan and Malay communities in Singapore and Malaysia. The abundance of pandan leaves in backyard gardens led to...
Peanut butter from scratch

Homemade Peanut Butter – Whip it UP!

  By Yen Ling Chang Making homemade peanut butter is a cinch. It involves just two simple steps – roasting and grinding. Freshly made peanut butter is great as a spread....

Steamed Rice Rolls, Hong Kong Style – Whip it UP!

Steamed Rice Rolls, Hong Kong Style   Silky smooth translucent rice rolls are common at dim sum joints in Hong Kong. Eaten piping hot, the different fillings include dough fritters,...
kaya pulut

Pulut Tai-Tai— Whip It UP!

Pulut Tai Tai Photo: Meg Tan By: Meg Tan    Pulut Tai Tai - pressed glutinous rice with coconut egg custard (kaya) — is a traditional Peranakan (Straits Chinese) dessert often served at...