Tried and Tested Recipes by Jaja

 

Breakfast

Apple Cinnamon Crepes

Apple Cinnamon Crepes

Bored with your everyday pancakes? With a little adjustment, make crepes for your breakfast variation. Crepe is essentially the thinner cousin to pancakes. My favorite part of making crepes is how easy they are to fold. In addition, they are incredible versatile with practically endless […]

Egg Mayo Sandwich

Egg Mayo Sandwich

Eggs are surely the heroes of the breakfast table. They are versatile, affordable, and easy protein source that are always available in refrigerator. I love to eat eggs by themselves, but they can get boring. This Egg Mayo Sandwich recipe is one of the example […]

Honey Almond Bread

Honey Almond Bread

Who does not love fresh-baked bread from the oven with its tantalizing aroma and goodness? I am not actually a bread lover, but there is simple pleasure from holding a slice of fresh and warm bread in your hand, one that you made from scratch […]

Dorayaki

Dorayaki

Do you know this food? When I was in elementary school, I liked to watch cartoon series called Doraemon (ドラえもん). They were aired at well-known local TV channel every weekend, so most people in my generation should know this cartoon. The story revolves around a […]

Mini Walnut Banana Bread Loaves

Mini Walnut Banana Bread Loaves

Bananas are one of those fruits that always lingering around my kitchen. They are great for filling the stomach especially when I do not have time in the morning. But we know that bananas are sold in bunches not soon after, they start getting covered […]

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 […]