Saturday, June 23, 2012

Glutinous Rice Dumplings aka Zhong Zhi

Last week managed to make about 40 pcs of zhong zhi ..

Recipe i agak-agak taste wise ...still got lots of space for improvement.

Glutinous Rice - 2Kg ( soaked overnite or at least 4 hours)
2T salt
4T light soy sauce

Black eye Beans - soaked overnite, fry in onion oil with 2T salt
Chestnut - soaked overnite, peeled off membrane with sharp knife
350 gm Belly Pork - cut to bite size , marinate with 5-spice powder, dark soy sauce, Light soy sos, little sugar, salt, oyster sauce for 2 nites
mushroom - soaked overnite
some red onion

200 gm bamboo leaves
strings to tie the zhong zhi

For preparations of meat ;-
On the day of wrapping the zhong zhi, stir fry the meat & mushrooms in onion oil and add in some oyster sauce. Add some water and simmered till water evaporated & mixture look dry.

Drain the glutionous Rice and fry in wok with onion oil and salt and light soy sauce will dry and looks sticky

Friday, June 22, 2012

Hokkaido Chiffon Cupcake

There is a craze over this cupcake in KK...

Chiffon cake

3 egg yolks
20g sugar
35g corn oil
60g milk
70g cake flour

3 egg whites
25g sugar

60g dairy whipping cream
10g sugar
1tsp instant custard powder

Icing sugar, for dusting

1. Pre-heat oven to 170C.
2. Arrange paper liners on baking tray.
3. Hand whisk egg yolk and sugar till pale in colour.
4. Add in corn oil and milk, mix well.
5. Sift in cake flour, stir to combine.
6. Beat egg white until foamy, gradually add sugar, and continue beat till soft peak form.
7. Take 1/3 of egg white and use a hand whisk to mix into egg yolk batter.
8. Fold in the balance egg white with a spatula till well combine.
9. Scoop batter into pre-arranged paper liners to about ¾ full.
10. Bake for 20-25 mins at middle rack.
11. Beat whipping cream with sugar till firm and stiff (over a bowl of iced water).
12. Add in custard powder, mix well.
13. Pipe custard cream into cupcake and dust with icing sugar. Refrigerated before consume.

Recipe adapted from Sonia aka Nasi lemak lover , link as below