Belgian brownies

I don’t want to brag but my 6-year-old set the record again. Two lunch boxes and one water bottles were left somewhere. All within a month of school! And there is a strong positive correlation between absent-mindedness and intelligence. So, I’m very very very proud! Belgian brownies (Adapted from Smitten Kitchen) For 12 cakelets (use … Continue reading Belgian brownies

Sweet and sour ribs

Sunday morning… 6-year-old: I don’t want to go to the mass today. Papa: Why not? 6-year-old: I have to go to school everyday and Saturday. I want Sunday off! (Oh God!) Sweet and Sour Ribs 3 lbs pork ribs (cut to 1- 1.5″ length) 2 shallots (thinly sliced) 2 tsp salt 2 tsp pepper 7 … Continue reading Sweet and sour ribs

Sponge cake

Face-timing with tata… Tata: Why can’t we eat in the metro? 4-year-old: Because there is no table, only chairs! Sponge cake (Adapted from Savoury Days) For Nordic Ware railway cake pan (5 cups) 50 g cornstarch 50 g all-purpose flour 38 g canola oil 20 g milk 5 eggs (separated) 100 g sugar 1/2 tsp … Continue reading Sponge cake

Moon Cakes

This year Mid-Autumn festival fell on Thursday, so we had to celebrate it two days late. The kids didn’t seem to mind as long as cakes involved🙂 Last year we went out to search for the big bright moon. My kids said, after patiently waiting for 10 minutes for the cloud to clear up (still … Continue reading Moon Cakes