Apple Peanut Rosy Tart

Best treats for Mother's day, show your rosy love to her!

Japanese Crystal Jelly Mooncake

4 key ingredients to make this exceptionally stunning look crystal Jelly Mooncake

Baked Rugby Mooncake (aka Kluang Mooncake)

First trial to bake this rugby-shaped Mooncake which is extremely famous at Kluang Johor.

Designer Koi Fish Snowskin Mooncake

A little, delectable and colourful koi fish mooncake appears to capture a lot of people's attention.

Bunny Mooncake

Bunny is always the animal who represent in Mid-Autumn Mooncake festival.

Designer Animal Mooncake

I'm making "out of tradition" mooncake whereby no Chinese or tradition pattern on top of the round flat mooncake.

Popular Mini Salad Jar

All the ingredients are served fresh, mix together with some greens, tomatoes and fruits.

Hankerie goes retail!

Hankerie has gone to next stage, selling all her bakes in public - Bangsar Shopping Complex for an event.

1st Runner up in AFC Foodie Face Off

Hankerie won as 1st runner up in Asian Food Channel (AFC) foodie face off competition.

Hankerie on Magazine!!!

Hankerie is honourbly being featured in one of the Malaysia's leading Food magazine this month. Grab yourself a copy in any of the Malaysia bookstore now.

Minion in Halloween series

Minions army wish you Happy Halloween!

Homemade Spring Onion Crab Stick Buns

Try these spring onions crab stick buns that contains onions buttery fragrance, a little bit of sweetness of crab stick in the middle, together with the slightly sweet, soft bun.

Fat and Round Minion Macarons

When Minions get ROUND and FAT!! These macarons are sandwiched with premium dark chocolate and white chocolate ganache. Slurpy!

Chicken and Mushroom Pot Pies

Loving this light and crispy, with a distinctly buttery flaky pastry as the main character of my whole chicken and mushroom pot pies.

Watermelon Swiss Roll

Watermelon as cake? Try out this creative swissroll.

Another ideas for your fondant Cupcakes

Angry Birds, Angry Pigs, Thomas and Friends, Cars....all these assorted cartoons are my source of ideas to custom make these into cupcakes for Lucas's birthday.

Steamed Rose Buns

Steamed Buns can be attractive too. Nice to see and nice to eat. Food for your eyes.

Steamed Bao with otak-otak and luncehon meat crabstick filling

The specialty of these bao is that using Otak-otak (- a cake made of fish meat and spices). This give you an unique savoury taste in the combination of soft and fluffy of bao's texture.

Mango Pudding for New Year Eve Feast

This is my favourite easy to prepare dessert for every New Year eve. You may prepare this dessert and chill in fridge while preparing for the main course and appetiser. Make and serve it into wine class to impress your guests too, absolutely stunning and yet delicious.

Below is my Fresh Mango Pudding recipe

Ingredients: (recipe yields for 4 wine glass)
  1. Gelatin  4g
  2. Water  12ml
  3. Caster Sugar 50g
  4. Fresh Milk 50ml
  5. Fresh Mango 1 piece (half for decoration)
  6. Pure yogurt 50g
  7. Fresh cream 125ml
  8. Fresh custard & cherries (for decoration)
  1. Mix gelatin with water.
  2. In separate bowl, blend the half mango. Mix with yogurt.
  3. Boil the milk with sugar, add on the 1.
  4. With 3, add on 2 and fresh cream.
  5. Pour the mixture into cocktail glass/wine glass, refrigerate it at least 2 and half hours.
  6. Once the pudding is set, decorate it with the other half mango (cut into cubes) and decorate with some fresh custard & cherries. Ready for serving.

Homemade Wet & Dry Tang Yuan 汤圆 (Glutinous Rice Ball) during Winter Solstice

Happy Winter Solstice 冬至快乐 to everyone. Another year finishing soon, we are celebrating a special Chinese Festival called Winter Solstice whereby serving glutinous rice ball and eat together with family members. This is a festival where we celebrate 1 month before Chinese New Year, there is a myth saying that if it rains today, it will not rain on the 1st day of CNY. So far, I found it quite accurate though.

Well, talking about traditional food during the festive. Glutinous rice ball is my favorite Chinese dessert. In fact, I am eating them not only during these days, simply love their texture and chewiness.
It's my first year to do these homemade glutinous rice ball with filling. And most importantly they are made from natural food colouring.

There are 2 flovours for my homemade tang yuan again, they are suitable for either wet or dry. Wet definition here means serve these glutinous rice ball in the ginger and pandan infused syrup while dry is just cooked and then serve with some crushed peanut which is quite similiar to Japanese mochi. 

The options for my filling today are peanut and lotus paste. Both equally good, if you opt for less sweet option, peanut will be better fit for you.

Handpipe Snowflakes for Christmas

Less than 2 weeks time to Christmas. I've written some easy step by step to guide you on how to free hand pipe the snow flakes by using the melted chocolate. This is absolutely easy idea for you to prepare upfront and be handy for your cake decoration later.

If you have the difficulties to pipe it free style, what you can do it print out the snow flake template, put underneath your baking paper, and pipe them accordingly. Of course, practice makes perfect! The more you practice, the better result you may achieve.

Snowflakes Recipe:
1/2 cup Pure white chocolate for snowflakes

Microwave/frying pan with stove
baking paper
piping bag
Tutorial : Handpipe Snowflakes

Step 1: Put the white chocolates in the microwave-proof bowl. Heat 1-2 minutes in microwave until melted completely. Remember do not overheat it as they are full cocoa butter.

Step 2: Put step 1 into the plastic bag, cut the tip (not too big hole) as you do not want super super bold snowflakes.

Step 3: Pipe your own snowflakes onto baking paper. Let it dry.

Step 4: Snowflakes completed. Remove from baking papers carefully.

The Baker App: The Only App You’ll Need

Nowadays, many bakers use their phones as a tool in the kitchen, and it’s gotten to the point where it’s becoming indispensible. Just this month, celebrity chef Tyler Florence has gone around saying that his Blackberry Passport is the key to his success. Collaborative Cooking has also invented a Cooking Machine that lets chefs prepare meals by controlling the machine with their phones! We could all be enjoying these amazing technological advancements in the future, but we’re getting a little ahead of ourselves. 

Right now, that smartphone in your hand could still do more than serve as a tool for taking photographs of your delicious creations. Gaming Realms, owners and operators of Spin Genie, have stated that “There were an estimated 1 billion Smartphone users at the end of 2012, representing 17% of total mobile users”. This number has risen to nearly 1.75 billion, prompting developers to create some excellent apps for use in the kitchen. The Baker App is one such app, delivering exactly what it advertises: “Beautifully designed, with practicality in mind, it is created by people with a passion for serious baking. Basing everything on the Bakers’ Percentage format that any good baker swears by, it can be used in any type of kitchen, no matter how busy or messy, and is adaptable to the needs of anyone from a beginner to a master.”


The app is truly versatile, and it can be used by just about anyone in the world. The app lets users create and save recipes in measurements they like, download premade recipes from some of the world’s greatest chefs, and adjust recipes to make room for specialized diets. If you’ve ever found yourself having to scale down large-quantity recipes for home use, this is the app for you.

Most importantly, this app is completely free, “because everyone should be free to bake.” Do you use any other apps when you bake?

Kiwifruits Ideas Recipe Collection 2014

Yahoo! Completing my 14 days Zespri Kiwi challenge 2014. It indeed a "Fruitful" challenge and fun way to complete my 14 days challenge with plenty of my own creation 21 recipes. Enjoy these healthy, and some of the gluten-free/Paleo recipe for a better eating lifestyle.

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Enjoy all these recipes. Eat better and healthier way! 

  1. Day 1 : Homemade Kiwifruits Banana Ice Cream (Healthy version) (
  2. Day 2 : Choco Kiwi Mousse Cake (
  3. Day 3a : Healthy Kiwi Cereal for Breakfast (
  4. Day 3b: Pumpkin Toast with Express Kiwi Jam (
  5. Day 4 : Halloween Frankeinstein (
  6. Day 5 : Improvise Penang Asam Laksa with Kiwifruits (
  7. Day 6: Popular Mini Salad Jar (
  8. Day 7: Homemade Rojak (
  9. Day 8 : Healthy and Colourful Yogurt Parfait (
  10. Day 9a : Kiwi Coulis for dessert (
  11. Day 9b: Kiwi and Strawberry Cream Puff (
  12. Day 9c: Mini Kiwi Popsicle for party (
  13. Day 9d: Kiwi Mochi (
  14. Day 10: Mini Kiwi Cupcakes (
  15. Day 11: Homemade Kiwi Sushi (
  16. Day 12: Kiwi Ball Dessert (
  17. Day 13a: Homemade Kiwi Jam (
  18. Day 13b: Homemade French Toast with Kiwi Jam (
  19. Day 14a: Traffic Light Salad (
  20. Day 14b: Kiwi Butter Cake (
  21. Day 14c: Homemade Popiah (Spring roll) with Kiwi (

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                    Homemade Popiah (spring roll) with Kiwi

                    Last of my kiwi post of my 14 days kiwi challenge. This is the special Asean dish which serve with kiwifruit, it is my favourite snack, homemade popiah. If you're chinese, you definitely know what is popiah.

                    I love popiah aka spring rolls. Be it fresh or fried. I just love how the different ingredients come together in a wrap just like the Mexican burrito except that you get a sweeter crunch of vegetables that makes you want more and more. When you include the kiwifruits, it even enhance your whole taste buds to the next level.


                    Here is my Mother in law recipe on this Homemade Popiah with Kiwi

                    2 bangkwang (turnip), peeled and shredded
                    1 carrot, peeled and shredded
                    2 tablespoons vegetable oil
                    Few fresh prawn
                    Handful of dried shrimp
                    1 tablespoon soya sauce
                    1 teaspoon sugar
                    1/2 teaspoon white pepper
                    Green kiwifruits
                    popiah skins ( I bought the ready made one in supermarket)

                    for dressing
                    Sweet soya sauce
                    Chilli sauce
                    Fried onion

                    1. In a large wok, heat the oil. Cook bangkwang and carrots, Stir and cook until soft. Season with soya sauce, sugar and pepper.
                    2. Place the filling mixture in a slow cooker and cook for 1 hour.
                    3. To assemble the popiah, 1 teaspoon of sweet soya sauce, chilli sauce to taste and some fried onion. Put a spoonful of filling and garnish with green kiwifruit cut as desired. Wrap popiah and eat!
                                For my last year's 14 days kiwi challenges , you may refer to this link "Hankerie's Kiwi project went live & 1st VBlog!!!" 

                                Kiwi Butter Cake

                                Last day for celebration on the kiwi challenge. Bake this extremely easy and yummy cake. The tangy-ness and sourness of the kiwi can blended nicely with the butter cake. You will feel refreshing when eat together the ccrumblinessof the butter cake.

                                This buttercake is not my usual soft and fluffy type, I would like this cake texture to be coarse in order to match the softness of the green kiwifruits slices after baked.

                                  Here is my Hankerie's recipe of Kiwi Butter Cake

                                  1. 2 greem kiwis (slices)
                                  2. 1 green kiwi (mashed)
                                  3. 100g butter
                                  4. 100g caster sugar
                                  5. 5 large egg yolks 
                                  6. 120g plain flour
                                  7. 1 tsp baking powder
                                  8. 1/4 tsp salt
                                  9. 80ml buttermilk
                                  10. 1 tsp vanilla extract
                                  1. Preheat oven to 180C. Grease and line a square pan with baking paper.
                                  2. Sift flour and baking powder into a bowl.  
                                  3. Beat the butter and sugar.
                                  4. Add the eggs into mixture
                                  5. Mix in all the ingredients together.
                                  6. Pour into square pan.
                                  7. Line the kiwi slices on top of the surface.
                                  8. Spoon mixture into mini muffin liners
                                  9. Bake in over for 30 minutes until golden brown.

                                    Traffic Light Salad

                                    Today is the last day of  Zespri Kiwi Challenge. I am making the traffic light salad. This is extremely easy to make. All the ingredients are served fresh, mix together with capsicums, lettuce and fruits. The most important secret sauce is some olive and balsamic dressing.


                                    Here is my Hankerie's recipe on this Homemade Traffic Light Salad

                                    For salad:
                                    Red capsicum
                                    Orange capsicum
                                    Yellow capsicum
                                    Baby Rocket leaves
                                    Green kiwifruits

                                    For the dressing
                                    1 TBSP lemon juice
                                    2 TBSP Extra Virgin Olive oil
                                    1 TBSP Balsamic vinegar

                                    1. Cut all the capsicum and green  kiwifruits.
                                    2. Arrange them into a round shape.
                                    3. Put on the baby rocket leaves.
                                    4. Serve with the dressing.
                                              For my last year's 14 days kiwi challenges , you may refer to this link "Hankerie's Kiwi project went live & 1st VBlog!!!"  . Here are the 10 Amazing Healthy facts.

                                              Homemade French Toast with Kiwi Jam

                                              Time flies, today is 13th day of my kiwi challenge. I'm using combination of my previous recipe - Homemade Kiwi Jam with this simple self made french toast at home.

                                              Do you know about Kiwi that can control the weight? The reason being is  Kiwi’s low glycemic index and high fiber content means it will not create a strong insulin rush like other fruit with high sugar contents — so the body will not respond by storing fat. Hence this is the best reason to use these fruits to substitute any whip cream as french toast toppings.

                                              This is extremely easy recipe to follow. Prepare this for your love one during weekend breakfast or brunch, he or she will be totally surprised and impressed. Enjoy!

                                              Here is my recipe on this Homemade French Toast with Kiwi Jam (serve for 2)


                                              2 large eggs
                                              2 TBSP sweetener milk
                                              2 slices of white bread or wholemeal bread
                                              1 Zespri Green Kiwi (cut into pieces)
                                              Homemade Green kiwi jam (Please refer to my previous post for Recipe and method)
                                              A bit of olive oil (you can opt for butter)
                                              Optional: Maple syrup for dressing

                                              1. Beat 2 large eggs in a bowl.
                                              2. Mix in the sweetener milk and beat again. Set aside
                                              3. Cut diagonal on 4 slices bread.
                                              4. Heat up the frying pan and put the olive oil.
                                              5. Dip the white bread in the egg mixture, fried them until golden brown colour.
                                              6. Garnish with fresh green and homemade kiwi jam onto the bread, spread some maple syrup before serving.

                                              Homemade Kiwi Jam

                                              Today is 13th day of Kiwi Challenge day. Since I have quite a lot of super ripe kiwifruits, I am making them into kiwi jam for storage rather then let them rotten. This is relatively easy to make jam, 4 ingredients and preparation time is less than 30 minutes.

                                              It is always enjoyable to make your own jam as you can control its sweetness level, as well as free of any artificial flavoring or preservative in it. Hope after you've read this post, you are able to start straight away to make your own kiwi jam too. Enjoy your weekend.

                                              Here is my recipe of Homemade Kiwifruits jam

                                              5 Zespri super ripe green Kiwifruits
                                              1 cup caster sugar
                                              1/4 cup of lemon juice
                                              2 tsp jelly powder

                                              1. Peel kiwifruits and mashed it with fork into puree. If may also use blender to blend into puree, but remember do not over crush the kiwi seed as you will feel tart taste.
                                              2. Sprinkle and mix with caster sugar and lemon juice.
                                              3. Pour the mixture onto the hot pot and cook until the liquid dry out.
                                              4. Approximately cook for 20 minutes using medium heat, sprinkle the jelly powder on it.
                                              5. Until you see the jam look mixture, remove from heat and let it cold down in another seperate clean bowl.
                                              6. Once cold, keep the jam in the sterilized jam botol and refrigerate it. 
                                              If you're my new followers, you may click this link "Hankerie's Kiwi project went live & 1st VBlog!!!"  to see my last year 14 days challenge recipes.


                                              Kiwi Ball Dessert

                                              12th day of the Kiwi Challenge, today's topic is "Time to get creative". Inspired by the goodness of Zespri Green Kiwifruit, I spice up my Friday using kiwifruit to create mini Kiwi Ball dessert.

                                              Follow by my yesterday post on Homemade Kiwi Sushi which is normal savory sushi, this inspired me to make them into sweet dessert that going to give you a kick after the meals.

                                              I serve them with fresh raspberries for the whole combination. It brings the vivid colour for your eyes first, and indeed they are delicious too. The method in making these Kiwi ball are same when the traditional making the savoury sushi but the only difference are some of the ingredients are totally varies. What it bring the Japanese rice comes together is the coconut milk. If you could not find the fresh coconut milk from your country, you can always substitute them with UHT coconut cream or heavy whip cream.

                                                Here is my Hankerie's recipe on my homemade Kiwi Ball Dessert


                                                For sushi rice,
                                                1. 2 cups Japanese rice
                                                2. 1 cup water
                                                3. 5 tablespoons fresh coconut milk
                                                4. 2 1/2 tablespoons sugar

                                                For Decoration

                                                1. Zespri Green Kiwifruit
                                                2. Fresh raspberries

                                                          1. Slice the fresh green kiwi as thin as you can
                                                          2. Cook the Japanese rice in rice cooker.
                                                          3. After rice cooked, in another pot, combine the rice with water and sugar.
                                                          4. Leaving the rice to rest, covered for another 10 minutes
                                                          5. When cool, gently add the coconut milk mixture and mix to combine.
                                                          6. Use the rice at room temperature.
                                                          7. Wet your hands, and scope small section of the rice in your palm; and shape into round shape. Optional: If you would like some filling in the kiwi ball, you may stuff the paste or kani inside.
                                                          8. Decorate with green kiwifruit slice on top of the kiwi ball, and serve together with fresh raspberries.

                                                                      Homemade Kiwi Sushi

                                                                      Three-quarters of the Kiwi Challenge. Today is 11th day to show off the knife skill. To me, the most difficult part to showcase how good is your knife skill is cutting the fragile kiwifruits onto sushi, it must be even thinner than a sashimi.  

                                                                      Follow on from my previous post on Kiwi Frankenstein, I've some more new idea in making this little brown hairy fruits into cutie animal. I myself also not too sure what am I trying to do, just thinking of something looks cute.

                                                                      Started to test my knife skill since last week, by cutting plenty of times on the kiwifruits, from cutting into cubes, slices, modelling kiwifruits into cutie animal. Gosh, I have cut more than 22 green kiwifruits since last week. Today, finally make these homemade kiwi sushi with the combination of sashimi, omelette and tobiko. This is my 2nd time in making sushi at home, after my first time making sushi in New Zealand in year 2008. Indeed been a while.

                                                                      1st sushi that I've made today is kiwi salmon sashimi. The green kiwifruit slice needs to be thinner than fresh sashimi as I do not want it over-powering than the sashimi taste. Believe it or not, the crunch and the tangy fruity smell bring your taste to the next level incredibly.

                                                                      The 2nd sushi that I'm making is Tamago Yaki Kiwi Sushi Omelette, in how to make the omelette, I refer to this recipe. This relatively the sweetest sushi among these 3 types of sushi that I've made.

                                                                      The 3rd sushi that I am going to make is Sushi Kiwi Tobiko. Tobiko is the tiny, orange, pearl-like stuff you find on sushi rolls. It's actually flying fish roe, which technically makes it a caviar (albeit less expensive than its sturgeon cousin). Tobiko adds crunchy texture and salty taste to the dish, not to mention artistic flair. In its natural state, however, it is not very flavorful. Hence, I've added 3 kiwifruits on top of it.

                                                                        Here is my Hankerie's recipe on my homemade kiwi Sushi


                                                                        For sushi rice,

                                                                        1. 2 cups Japanese rice
                                                                        2. 2 cups water
                                                                        3. 2 teaspoons salt
                                                                        4. 4 tablespoons rice vinegar
                                                                        5. 2 1/2 tablespoons sugar
                                                                        For Flavour combination,
                                                                        1. Zespri Green Kiwifruit
                                                                        2. Nori seaweed sheet
                                                                        3. Tobiko
                                                                        4. Japanese omelette
                                                                        5. Sahsimi slice


                                                                                    1. Cook the Japanese rice in rice cooker.
                                                                                    2. After rice cooked, in another pot, add the rice and water, quickly bring it to the boil and then simmer, covered, cooking for 10 minutes until water is absorbed and the rice is cooked. Be careful not to burn the rice
                                                                                    3. Meanwhile, combine the salt, vinegar and sugar in a small bowl
                                                                                    4. Remove from the heat, leaving the rice to rest, covered for another 10 minutes
                                                                                    5. Add the rice to a wooden bowl, mix to help it cool down. When cool, gently add the vinegar mixture and mix to combine.
                                                                                    6. Use the rice at room temperature.
                                                                                    7. On top of the bamboo rolling mat, place a seaweed sheet (you may cut these into halves, however it will require less filling)
                                                                                    8. Wet your hands, and scope small section of the rice in your palm (around a 1/4 of a cup); and shape into an oblong
                                                                                    9. Place the rice onto the seaweed sheet, gently spread the rice evenly to each side; ensuring  leave an inch gap on the side you are rolling towards, add fillings as you wish.
                                                                                    10. Folding the bamboo mat (on the side closest to you); gently roll as tight as possible (if your seaweed is not sticking, dab the uncovered end with water). 
                                                                                    11. Decorate with green kiwifruit slice.

                                                                                                Mini Kiwi Cupcakes (Bake in 15 min)

                                                                                                Day 10: Doing the things that I love the most with my favourite kiwifruits. After my long working day today, decided to bake something extremely fast. I was using my opera cake (leftover = that those trim over from the side), in order to avoid any wastage, I melted them to become my butter of my new creation - mini kiwi cupcakes. Both Kiwi and chocolate chips are my hero for this cake.

                                                                                                When I started to use kiwifruits in my bakes previously, I always discover that these green kiwifruits will definitely turn even more sourish after bake. Hence, they are 2 best ways to overcome, first is that only mix in the green kiwi until the end of the baking process (usually does not work for baked cakes, as the cakes will start to shape after the first 5 minutes in oven). 2nd is to mix them with something sweet in the cake. And today, chocolate chip is my queen for this cupcake.

                                                                                                  Here is my Hankerie's recipe on my homemade Mini Kiwi Cupcakes (bake in 15 min)

                                                                                                  1. 1-2 whole fresh kiwis (mashed)
                                                                                                  2. 1 1/2 cup cake flour
                                                                                                  3. 1 tsp baking powder
                                                                                                  4. 1/4 cup milk.
                                                                                                  5. 3/4 cup of melted opera cake (butter layer) or you can use melted butter.
                                                                                                  6. 1/2 cup caster sugar
                                                                                                  7. 2 eggs
                                                                                                  8. 1 cup chocolate chips
                                                                                                  1. Preheat oven to 180C. Sift flour and baking powder into a bowl.  
                                                                                                  2. Beat the eggs and sugar.
                                                                                                  3. Mix in all the dry ingredients and butter.
                                                                                                  4. Add in the kiwi puree and chocolate chips
                                                                                                  5. Spoon mixture into mini muffin liners
                                                                                                  6. Bake in over for 7-10 minutes.

                                                                                                    Kiwi Mochi

                                                                                                    Day 10 of Kiwi Challenge today. Mission today is to share about my favourite moment with these little brown hairy fruits. Of course, my favourite + passion = baking with them. Today, I made something different, the dessert that absolutely look like them, but also their taste also quite similiar. They are kiwi mochi,

                                                                                                    According to Fugetso-do, "Mochi is a Japanese confection, found usually in the shape of a small, round rice cake which can be eaten with condiments such as kinako (roastedsoy bean flour), manju (sweet red bean paste), soy sauce dip, and seaweed." I improvised them into kiwi mochi.

                                                                                                    Believe me, all you see from my mochi photo here, all are edible. The whole combination of the taste and texture simply fantastic. All these are steamed rather than bake. Enjoy the pretty dessert with your eyes first. Before cutting the mochi, I've tried to roll the shape that look like the real physical kiwifruits first.

                                                                                                    For this recipe, please wait for my publish e-books later. I will announce once done.
                                                                                                    If you're my new followers, you may click this link "Hankerie's Kiwi project went live & 1st VBlog!!!"  to see my last year 14 days challenge recipes. Stay tune for more next few days.

                                                                                                    Mini Kiwi Popsicle for Party

                                                                                                    Since today's mission is making dessert, hence I make this mini kiwi Popsicle that is quite similiar to my previous Kiwi Popsicle. Last year, I combined two types of kiwis which are gold and green kiwifruits. This round, I only make the green kiwi popsicle. This is the usefulness of those overripe kiwifruits to be my hero for this dish.

                                                                                                    Take one or more ripe kiwi, add honey and water in a blender. Then pour in molds. If the kiwifruit is overly ripe, you can just use the fork to mash it rather than blender, as we need to avoid kiwi seed from broken down too much.

                                                                                                    The green kiwi recipe can be used with many other fruits, as long as the volume of fruit stays relatively similar — and feel free to add more honey if the kiwi is too sour.

                                                                                                    Here is my Hankerie's recipe on my homemade Mini Kiwi Popsicle for Party

                                                                                                    1. 1 TBSP Manuka Honey
                                                                                                    2. 1/3 cup warm water
                                                                                                    3. 2 green ripe Kiwis
                                                                                                    4. Few wooden ice cream sticks
                                                                                                    1. Dissolve manuka honey  in warm water; pour into blender pitcher. Add fresh green kiwi pieces into blender; blend into puree but do not overly blend.
                                                                                                    2. Pour green kiwi mixture into mini molds to about 1/3 inch from the top.
                                                                                                    3. Put the wooden ice cream stick in the middle for easier handling later while serving. You can opt this out if you want your guest to enjoy this using their spoon.
                                                                                                    4. Freeze until completely solid, about 6 hours.

                                                                                                                      Kiwi & Strawberry Cream Puff

                                                                                                                      2nd dessert of my day is my favourite Kiwi & Strawberry Cream Puff. These cream puffs attempt to capture the essence of the kiwi fruit and serve them in a way that is more commensurate with our modern palates: add some custard cream and sugar and stuff them in a light and buttery pastry.  To add on more colour, I've added strawberries in it this round.

                                                                                                                        Here is my Hankerie's recipe on my homemade Kiwi & Strawberry Cream Puff

                                                                                                                        Choux Pastry

                                                                                                                        1. 1/2 cup flour
                                                                                                                        2. 2/3 cup water
                                                                                                                        3. 1 tsp vanilla extract
                                                                                                                        4. 1/4 cup butter
                                                                                                                        5. 1/8 tsp salt
                                                                                                                        6. 2 eggs, beaten
                                                                                                                        Cream Filling & Topping

                                                                                                                        1. 1 cup custard cream with vanilla seed
                                                                                                                        2. 1 Zespri green kiwi
                                                                                                                        3. Handful of fresh strawberries
                                                                                                                        4. Optional icing sugar
                                                                                                                        1. Preheat oven to 180C. Sift flour and salt into a bowl.  Place water and butter in a saucepan and heat until melted.  Next, raise heat until the mixture boils and them remove from heat.  Add the flour and beat quickly until you have cohesive mixture (be sure not to overbeat or the mixture will become oily).  Leave the mixture to cool slightly.
                                                                                                                        2. Slowly add the beaten eggs a little bit at a time until the mixture is thick and shiny (you probably won’t need all of the egg).  Place in a pastry bag.
                                                                                                                        3. Dampen two parchment lined baking sheets with cold water. Pipe ping-pong ball sized onto the paper put some almond as toppings and bake immediately until choux is lightly browned (about 15-25 minutes). Set aside to cool.
                                                                                                                        4. Spoon custard cream into a pastry bag.
                                                                                                                        5. Punch a hole in the choux or cut into half and fill choux with cream using pastry bag. Garnish with green kiwi cut and strawberries. dust with icing sugar; serve and enjoy!

                                                                                                                          Kiwi Coulis for Dessert

                                                                                                                          Today is 9th day of Kiwi Challenge day and absolutely is my favourite day as it is DESSERT theme. Gosh, I wanna show a lot of my masterpiece on my kiwi Dessert today! Since I'm making a lot of dessert today, im going to make kiwi coulis to serve my dessert.

                                                                                                                          According to Wikipedia, a coulis (/kuːˈliː/ koo-LEE; French, from Old French couleis, from Vulgar Latin cōlāticus, from Latin cōlātus, past participle of cōlāre, to strain) is a form of thick sauce made from puréed and strained vegetables or fruits.

                                                                                                                          It may sound fancy, but a coulis is actually easy to make. These intense fruity sauces are ideal to pair with desserts or drizzle over your favourite ice cream. My hero of today is the green tangy sourish kiwifruits. Amazingly simple to make, kiwi coulis takes so many desserts to another level for an incomparable treat. 

                                                                                                                          Here is my Hankerie's recipe on this Homemade Kiwifruits coulis for Dessert

                                                                                                                          1 Zespri super ripe green Kiwifruits
                                                                                                                          1 TBSP caster sugar
                                                                                                                          2 scope of vanilla ice cream
                                                                                                                          Few fresh mangoes (cut into cubes)

                                                                                                                          1. Peel kiwifruits and mashed it with fork into puree. If may also use blender to blend into puree, but remember do not over crush the kiwi seed as you will feel tart taste.
                                                                                                                          2. Sprinkle and mix with caster sugar.
                                                                                                                          3. Serve immediately with vanilla ice cream and fresh mangoes.
                                                                                                                          If you're my new followers, you may click this link "Hankerie's Kiwi project went live & 1st VBlog!!!"  to see my last year 14 days challenge recipes. Stay tune for more this year.


                                                                                                                          Healthy & Colourful Yogurt Parfait

                                                                                                                          Day 8 of Zespri Kiwi Challenge, I am making a healthy and colourful yogurt Parfait to cure the bloatness over the weekend. Try this breakfast treat that layers fresh kiwifruits, raspberries, mangoes, creamy yogurt and crunchy corn flakes.

                                                                                                                          In French, Parfait means "Perfect". It is a kind of layered frozen dessert serving in tall glass, and I serve them in my long champagne glass.

                                                                                                                          Kiwis are filled with essential vitamins, too! One medium kiwi packs 5 percent of the daily recommended amount of folate and 117 percent of daily vitamin C. Plus, this tangy fruit provides 38 percent of the recommended daily intake of vitamin K, a nutrient often missing from people’s diets that is essential for bodily functions like normal blood clotting. Well, that's quite surprising.


                                                                                                                          Anyway, this is such a simple parfait to make, and it’s so perfect for breakfast, or even as a snack or dessert after dinner. Now if you don’t find it’s sweet enough for you, you can add some honey over the yogurt. 

                                                                                                                          Here is my Hankerie's recipe on this Homemade Healthy & Colourful Yogurt Parfait

                                                                                                                          1. 1 Zepsri green kiwifruit
                                                                                                                          2. 1/2 cup fresh raspberries
                                                                                                                          3. 1/2 cup mango
                                                                                                                          4. 1/2 cup corn flakes
                                                                                                                          5. 1 cup yogurt
                                                                                                                          1. Wash, peel and cut all the fruits into cubes.
                                                                                                                          2. Prepare champagne glass, layer mango cubes at eh bottom, follow by 4 TBSP yogurt, follow by raspberries, 2 TBSP yogurt, follow by kiwifruits and the remaining yogurt.
                                                                                                                          3. Top with the crunchy corn flakes. Serve it as desired.
                                                                                                                                    For my last year's 14 days kiwi challenges , you may refer to this link "Hankerie's Kiwi project went live & 1st VBlog!!!"  .

                                                                                                                                    Feeling a bit bloated today after the weekend? Powered by actinidin and fiber, Zespri Green Kiwifruit can help facilitate gastric digestion and bowel discomfort. Now,you know what to get when your tummy hurts.

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