Tried and Tested Recipes by Jaja

 

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No-Bake Tiramisu Cake

No-Bake Tiramisu Cake

I am not actually a huge fan of coffee, but there is always something irresistible with tiramisu. The Italian word tiramisu can be translated in several ways to “pick me up” or “cheer me up” or “lift me up” and they all work for me. Tiramisu is a recipe […]

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

I personally have always felt like making lunch or dinner is quite a hurdle. Unless you plan on being home all day, you either have to prep the recipes or buy fresh ingredients ahead of time. I was in the mood of something tasty but […]

Matcha Tiramisu

Matcha Tiramisu

This is one of the most classic dessert, tiramisu, with a twist in it. We love the bitter-sweet espresso, savory mascarpone cheese, and ladyfingers version, but have you ever thought that this delicious treat is also great when combined with other flavor? If you have […]

Fresh Mint Tea

Fresh Mint Tea

If you cook on the regular basis, you have probably been faced with purchasing herbs more than needed for one recipe. This time, I happened to have mint sprigs left from making mojitos for an office party. Tossing out the leftover fresh herb did not […]

Fresh Tomato Salsa

Fresh Tomato Salsa

Last month, I was responsible for planning what food would be served for an office mate’s farewell party. Chips and dip seemed like the perfect way to kick off a party. There was nothing like the delicious classic combination of tortilla chips and salsa. There […]

Greek Yogurt Guacamole

Greek Yogurt Guacamole

Are you looking for a great appetizer for a party? The combination of tortilla chips with guacamole dip seems like a great solution kick off your party. To make it more creamy and richer, I decided to add Greek yogurt in my guacamole. If you […]

Kimchi Fried Rice

Kimchi Fried Rice

Do you love kimchi? I have been obsessed with kimchi lately since I made my own first batch at home. Kimchi has been my newest essential ingredient in my pantry. This red fermented cabbage is perfect eaten either as a meal or a condiment. When […]

Napa Cabbage Kimchi

Napa Cabbage Kimchi

We have grown familiar with kimchi’s strong taste with the rise in popularity of Korean food over recent years. Kimchi played a huge part in Korean cuisine as it is used at almost every meal either as an appetizer, a side dish, or an ingredient […]

Dakgangjeong

Dakgangjeong

You know the feeling when watching your favorite TV cooking show and cannot stop drooling over the food. As a result, this dakgangjeong recipe was inspired by binge watching a South Korean reality variety show called Youn’s Restaurant. In its season 2, they opened a small Korean […]

Seaweed Rice Balls

Seaweed Rice Balls

We all know that you cannot help but feel hungry while watching the amazingly delicious food they eat in K-dramas. If you are an avid K-drama watcher, you have most likely been familiar with these Seaweed Rice Balls. Rice is usually served warm in a metallic […]

No-Bake Avocado Lime Cheesecake

No-Bake Avocado Lime Cheesecake

It was my friend’s birthday few weeks ago. So, I decided to be crafty by incorporating his favorite meal in the morning, which is avocado to a cake. Surprise!!! 🙂 Yes, I was inspired to make an avocado based cake to celebrate. I also by chance […]

Coffee Baileys Ice Cream

Coffee Baileys Ice Cream

My journey with boozy drinks was started just 1 year ago, when my colleague introduced me to Baileys Irish Cream. Baileys Irish Cream is an Irish whiskey, and cream-based liqueur with alcohol content of 17% by volume. As the beginner of someone who just ventured […]