Tried and Tested Recipes by Jaja

 

Breakfast

Miso Soup

Miso Soup

Many of you should have probably tried miso soup at least one if you have visited Japanese restaurants. The Japanese people consider miso soup as a staple in their lifestyle. The soup is commonly served as a small portion side dish to complement a meal. […]

Red Bean and Sesame Rice Cake

Red Bean and Sesame Rice Cake

Chinese New Year is coming and I already can see the streets decorated with vibrant red color. There is nothing better to start a new year with sweet treats. Although every household have different customs, I believe that desserts are necessary for a complete New […]

Banana Oat Smoothie

Banana Oat Smoothie

This week, my sister was in the mood for Banana Oat Smoothie and told me to make one. This recipe is the perfect all-in-one breakfast on the go for those who do not have the time in the mornings to throw a breakfast. Banana Oat Smoothie […]

Red Bean Porridge (Patjuk)

Red Bean Porridge (Patjuk)

The Dongzhi (冬至, Winter Solstice) Festival is coming next week on December 22, 2018. The festival is performed by Chinese, Japanese, and Koreans to celebrate the return of longer daylight hours and ultimately an increase of positive energy flowing in. As part of the festivities, […]

Granola

Granola

Breakfast is essential for me. Apart from providing body with energy to get things done, breakfast makes my stomach fuller. Hence, consuming breakfast in the morning actually makes me less likely to be hungry throughout the day. Granola is generally a mixture of rolled oats, […]

Ricotta Doughtnuts

Ricotta Doughtnuts

When you are craving for doughnuts, but you are feeling extremely lazy to wait for resting, rolling, and shaping the dough, this Ricotta Doughnuts recipe is perfect for you.  Ricotta doughnuts or zeppole in Italian is an unbelievably easy and foolproof no-yeast doughnuts recipe. You can enjoy […]

Apple Rose Puff Pastry

Apple Rose Puff Pastry

Apple Rose Puff Pastry is a pastry with sliced apples topping that is rolled in puff pastry to create rose shape. It basically tastes like mini apple pie with rose shape and simpler methods. I found this recipe incredibly popular on Pinterest with many different […]

Souffle Pancake

Souffle Pancake

As everyone know, a pancake is a thin and flat cake, prepared from starch-based batter that may contain eggs, milk and butter. It is usually fried and turned in a frying pan and served with topping, syrup, or jam. What’s the essence of a truly […]

Strawberry Jam

Strawberry Jam

When you have too much strawberries leftover, just make strawberry jam.

Sour Cream Biscuits

Sour Cream Biscuits

I am quite surprised to find that cookies and biscuits refer to different things. Their definition is totally blurred in my place. It turns out that there’s actually a reason for the two names.

Simple Puff Pastry Egg Tart

Simple Puff Pastry Egg Tart

Egg tart is one of dim sum dishes that usually offered at Chinese bakeries or dim sum restaurants. The Egg Tart or Dan Tat (蛋挞) is an egg custard based flaky crust pastry. It can be found across Asia, but are particularly popular in Hong Kong, China, […]

Plum Puff Pastry Tart

Plum Puff Pastry Tart

Hello everyone, I am happy to finally write and post my first recipe on Jaja Bakes. Plum Puff Pastry Tart is an incredible simple and easy recipe to make with just 4 simple ingredients. The juicy oven-roasted plums are caramelized with cinnamon sugar on top […]