Bubur Cha Cha (Malaysian Sweet Potato and Coconut Milk Dessert)

If you love South East Asian desserts with coconut, then you absolutely must try Bubur Cha Cha. A lot of Asian countries have their own rendition of this dessert but today we’re making it Malaysian style and the way I grew up eating it. My mum’s from Malaysia and this probably the dessert she makes […]

Klepon – Chewy Indonesian Pandan Balls with Coconut Palm Sugar

What is Klepon? Klepon is an Indonesian sweet also popular in Malaysia (called Onde Onde). These chewy Pandan-flavoured balls are bursting with melty coconut sugar and it’s hard to stop at one! This recipe is naturally gluten-free and vegan and is an easy one that comes together in about 20 minutes.   The Ingredients There aren’t […]

The Best Vegan Banana Fritters (Indonesian-Style Pisang Goreng)

These Indonesian Banana Fritters (Pisang Goreng) are sweet, delicious and extra crispy thanks to an ice-cold rice flour batter! This is a super easy dessert you can whip up in less than 30 minutes – serve with some vanilla ice cream (or I also really like it with a side of coconut sticky rice) and […]

Korean Brown Sugar Pancakes – Hotteok 호떡

Hotteok are Korean ‘honey’ filled pancakes (most of the time it’s just brown sugar mixed with nuts) that are most often sold as a street food in Korea. They’re filled with melty brown sugar and nuts and/or seeds with a touch of cinnamon and the yeasted dough makes them super delicious.  These delicious brown sugar filled […]

Thai Mango Sticky Rice

Thai Mango Sticky Rice is seriously one of the most delicious desserts out there. If you haven’t tried it before, it consists of sweet glutinous rice (which just means sticky rice and actually contains no gluten at all!) which is flavoured with creamy coconut cream and served with fresh sweet mangoes. Served with a little […]

The Best Vegan Vanilla Cupcakes

Vegan Sticky Date Pudding

My friend Ben made SDP following a recipe from Food.com and I loved it! I’ve made it almost 10 times now and found it works just as well using gluten-free flour and with date syrup instead. Just re-sharing that same recipe here but with minor tweaks for ease.

Vegan Key Lime Pie

Vegan Iced Vovo Finger Buns

  A mash up of two beloved Aussie classics. Iced Vovo biscuits (biscuits are what Australians call cookies!) are a light vanilla biscuit with strawberry icing, jam and coconut. Finger Buns are a classic bakery item of a fresh soft bread roll (sometimes with sultanas folded through), topped typically with pink icing and coconut.

Vegan Hong Kong Style Mango Pancakes

If you know these bad boys from your non-vegan days, you’ll KNOW just. how. exciting. this is. If you don’t, well get ready to know the goodness that is HONG KONG MANGO PANCAKES. Thin mango pancakes filled with delicious cream and fresh juicy sweet mangoes. It’s THE dessert to beat at yum-cha.