Friday, July 2, 2010


what you need:

a) 6 Tablespoons Unsweetened Cocoa
b) 1/4 Cup Butter
c) 1 Cup Sugar
d) 1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla
e) 1/4 Teaspoon Salt
f) 1/3 Cup Flour
g) 2 Eggs
h) 1 Cup Toasted walnuts


A) Melt the 1/4 cup of butter (make sure that the butter is completely melted, otherwise it will not mix in with the other ingredients, and you will have to start over).
B) Then stir this into the 6 Tablespoons of Unsweetened Cocoa.

C) Combine in the sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, flour and salt. mix thoroughly

D) add the nuts

E) for the baking pan, cover the surface with butter and flour to keep the brownies from sticking to the pan.

F) pour the batter into the baking pan

G) After your oven has preheated to 325F, put the brownies into the oven for 35-40 minutes. Poke your brownies with a toothpick. If the tooth pick comes out clean, your brownies are done! Now, take them out of the oven and let them cool until slightly warm.

H) cut them and enjoy! goes very nice with a glass of milk. (",)v

cabonara sauce for pasta.. mmm

What you need:

• 1 tablespoon olive oil
• source of protein, such as prawns, preferably cured meat such as sausages and pepperoni.

-mushroom such as fresh button and shitake
• 1 garlic clove, crushed and chopped
• 300 g/10 oz pasta
• 4 tablespoons double cream
• 3 egg yolks
• cheese; according to your liking. Parmesan would be nice, but you can even use cheddar if you like
• salt and pepper



1- in one bowl, put in the egg yolk, cheese and cream. whisk everything nicely.
2- cook the pasta until al dente. drain well and put aside the pasta water from the boiling.
3- heat the oil in a pan and saute the garlic.
4- add in the prawns. cook until they turns red.

5- add the mushroom, cook until soften
5- turn the heat to low and add the pasta water. add the egg-cream-cheese mixture and cook slowly and stir constantly.
6- add the salt and pepper according to your taste.
7- put in chopped parsley.

8-pour the sauce on warm pasta and enjoy...

happy cooking..

ps: dont use too much cheese; it is to give flavouring..not overwhelming it. if you use sliced cheddar, use about 3-4 slice max for every 4 tabllespoon of cream.

versi bahasa malaysia


sedikit minyak zaitun
bawang putih, dicincang
sumber protein, seperti udang, lebih baik lagi daging yang disediakan untuk disimpan lama seperti sosej dan peperoni

cendawan dihiris
4 sudu besar cream
3 bj telur kuning
keju, menurut kegemaran anda. dari parmesan ke cheddar
garam dan lada hitam



sediakn dahulu barang2 sebalum mulakan memasak
rebus pasta mengikut arahan bungkusan, simpan sedikit air rebusan pasta
panaskan minyak di dalam kuali, tumis bawang hingga wangi
masukkan udang, dan masak hingga air kering

masukkan cendawan dan masak hingga lembut
campurkan telur kuning dan susu, pukul hingga sebati
perlahankan api pada kuali dan masukkan air rebusan pasta.
masukkan capuran telur ke dalam kuali dan dikacau terus
tambah garam dan lada hitam mengikut cita rasa

masukkan parsley yang dicincang
tuang kuah ke atas pasta panas.

selamat mencuba

yummy choc cupcake...

I took this recipe from martha stewart's page.. it may be a bit dense and moist.. but you can't deny it can catch your breath..

what you need:

• 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
• 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
• 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
• 1/4 teaspoon salt
• 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
• 1 cup sugar
• 3 large eggs
• 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
• 1/2 cup sour cream


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line 12-cup standard muffin tin with paper liners.

2. Into a medium bowl, sift together cocoa, flour, baking powder, and salt; set aside. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each, then beat in vanilla. With mixer on low speed, add flour mixture in two batches, alternating with sour cream and beginning and ending with flour.

3. Pour batter into cups, filling each 3/4 full. Bake until a toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean, 20 to 25 minutes.

4. Cool in pan 5 minutes; transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

happy baking.. (",)v

versi bahasa malaysia


3/4 cwn serbuk koko x manis
3/4 cwn tepung serba guna
1/2 sudu kecil baking powder
1/4 sudu kecil garam
3/4 cwn mentega x bergaram, pada suhu bilik
1 cwn gula
3 bj telur besar
1 sudu kecil esen vanila
1/2 cwn krim masam


panaskan oven ke 350 F
dalam mangkuk, tapis serbuk koko, tepung, baking powder dan garam. letak ke tepi
dalam mangkuk lain, pukul mentega dan gula hingga kembang, masukkan telur satu persatu, pukul selepas setiap satu. masukkan esen vanila.
masukan tepung berselang dengan krim masam. bermula dan diakhiri dengan tepung
tuang ke dalam cawan kertas dengan ketinggian 3/4 dari cawan kertas
bakar dalm lingkungan 20-25 minit atau hingga pencungkil gigi yang dicucuk keluar bersih
biar sejuk
boleh dihias atau makan begitu sahaja