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Postby Barnsley » Fri, 08 Jul 2011 10:37 am

JR8 wrote:
tinkerbell88 wrote:Yes it is the marzipan thing!!! Is it available at Marks and Spencer's in Singapore?


Sounds like Barnsley could bang out a few from his kitchen! :)


In the Singapore Kitchen I have ...... I can bang out very little , landlord only allows the lightest cooking you can imagine ...... toaster and microwave is all I have. :)
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Postby tinkerbell88 » Fri, 08 Jul 2011 11:42 pm

Awww..... :D
Will be back in London end of the month, and will get some Battenburg cake for sure! Wonder if you can freeze them?
Miss flapjacks and caramel slice too, but I can bake these! Sunday afternoon tea!
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Postby Barri » Mon, 08 Aug 2011 2:09 am

favorite cake:
I miss:
a decent apple pie
http://www.woldolala.nl/download/les6/appeltaart.jpg
The apple pies I tasted here didn't have the right savoury/sweet balance and where sompy :(

tom pouce
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oh and I miss aardbeien snit
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and hazelnut meringe tart
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Food that I miss:


greek food especially gyros and lambchops
I also miss indian food the european way, is much to spicy here
Bread! The bread they sell here is too soft and sweet and has barely any fiber
veal or beef kroketten
http://www.foodlog.nl/images/uploads/kroket.jpg

PS: I am very angry with mc Donalds for not selling mayonaise anymore!

Do they really expect me to eat fries with tomato drab??!? :shock: )

It was already a shock that they do not toast the bread of the quarter pounder! :wink:

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Postby raden888 » Wed, 10 Aug 2011 5:53 pm

Now this is my kinda topic. My favourite cakes are pandan chiffon cakes and NY style cheesecake. I used to buy them at the store and always felt slightly cheated especially with the cheesecake.Its always too creamy and always has lower amounts of cheese.Luckily, I now know how to make both of them so problem solved and I can enjoy indulging.

@Barri make your own Apple Pie.They're quite easy to make.

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Postby Barnsley » Wed, 10 Aug 2011 6:04 pm

Just back from the UK and got me couple of slabs of Yorkshire Parkin. :)

Was surprised to find it in the Supermarket as I thought it was only made around "Bonfire Night".
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Postby raden888 » Wed, 10 Aug 2011 8:01 pm

Barnsley wrote:Just back from the UK and got me couple of slabs of Yorkshire Parkin. :)

Was surprised to find it in the Supermarket as I thought it was only made around "Bonfire Night".


Wow, haven't had Yorkshire Parkin in ages!! I love them but pity am allergic to ginger so can't have too many too soon! :x

Well, the last couple of days some places in the UK looked like Bonfire Night!

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Postby Mi Amigo » Fri, 12 Aug 2011 11:18 am

I had a somewhat sheltered childhood and remember one day having a revelation when eating a piece of Battenburg cake: "Hey, you know what? This marzipan tastes just like almonds!" It hadn't occurred to me before.

My favourite cake - a proper Dundee fruit cake. In the absence of that, a piece of lardy cake would do. Neither of which being any good for the old ticker or blood sugar levels of course.
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Postby Asian_Geekette » Fri, 12 Aug 2011 7:54 pm

nakatago wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:
nakatago wrote:cheese-flavored ice cream


:o Cheese flavoured? I reckon, seeing milk is a component of Ice Cream, cheese is only a little further away. Stilton or Limburger :lol: mental imagery is shocking.


More like cheddar/gouda mix.

http://www.shopbohol.com/3.0L-Supreme-Ice-Cream-Selecta-Quezo-Real-Flavor.html

Just got back from home last week; even though we had two storms and hence raining all week, I had to make sure I got my quezo real fix.


@nakatago: Super like! :P

I miss ube (purple yam) ice cream and quezo real (cheese) ice cream.

That's why I'll normally buy ensaymada (a local type of sweet pastry with loads of cheese on top) since I can't take the quezo real ice cream.

I also miss the ube cakes. :P

@SMS: My American fiance could not understand why we (Pinoys) like cheese with sweet stuff. It's such a contrast - sweet & salty savory. But he does enjoy ensaymadas.

The nice thing about quezo real ice cream is that there are chunks of cheese that gives that contrast, that depth to the sweet creaminess of this ice cream.

Darn! Now I miss this ice cream... :(
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Postby nakatago » Fri, 12 Aug 2011 8:48 pm

Asian_Geekette wrote:
nakatago wrote:@nakatago: Super like! :P

I miss ube (purple yam) ice cream and quezo real (cheese) ice cream.

That's why I'll normally buy ensaymada (a local type of sweet pastry with loads of cheese on top) since I can't take the quezo real ice cream.

I also miss the ube cakes. :P

@SMS: My American fiance could not understand why we (Pinoys) like cheese with sweet stuff. It's such a contrast - sweet & salty savory. But he does enjoy ensaymadas.

The nice thing about quezo real ice cream is that there are chunks of cheese that gives that contrast, that depth to the sweet creaminess of this ice cream.

Darn! Now I miss this ice cream... :(


Local Magnolia has coconut-yam ice cream. Not as good as what we have back home but it'll have to do. I'm still figuring out how I can just make quezo real ice cream instead but the local ice creams don't have the right texture or consistency.

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Postby raden888 » Fri, 12 Aug 2011 9:44 pm

nakatago wrote:
Local Magnolia has coconut-yam ice cream. Not as good as what we have back home but it'll have to do. I'm still figuring out how I can just make quezo real ice cream instead but the local ice creams don't have the right texture or consistency.


Well, just buy an ice cream maker and make your own ice cream. I love cheese but have not tried any of these filipino cheese treats ,they sound yummy!

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Postby nakatago » Fri, 12 Aug 2011 9:58 pm

raden888 wrote:
nakatago wrote:
Local Magnolia has coconut-yam ice cream. Not as good as what we have back home but it'll have to do. I'm still figuring out how I can just make quezo real ice cream instead but the local ice creams don't have the right texture or consistency.


Well, just buy an ice cream maker and make your own ice cream. I love cheese but have not tried any of these filipino cheese treats ,they sound yummy!


That's the easy part.

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Postby x9200 » Sat, 13 Aug 2011 6:38 am

nakatago wrote:Local Magnolia has coconut-yam ice cream.

Nestle also has it. Big, 1.5l containers and they are cheap :) Can not compare to the ones in your country but I like them.

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Postby hougangpeterlee » Wed, 17 Aug 2011 7:08 pm

Mad Scientist wrote:The nutty brownie for me is walnuts chopped into smaller bits


I fully understand what you mean.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 17 Aug 2011 9:15 pm

WPpeterlee,

You have enough anal one-line posts now, your PM function is activated already. Spare us any more of your drivel and just sent the person your PM.

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Postby Asian_Geekette » Thu, 18 Aug 2011 9:56 pm

nakatago wrote:Local Magnolia has coconut-yam ice cream. Not as good as what we have back home but it'll have to do. I'm still figuring out how I can just make quezo real ice cream instead but the local ice creams don't have the right texture or consistency.


Swensen's used to have a purple yam ice cream in their menu. But a couple of years back, they removed it (or the branch I used to eat at stopped carrying it). However, this year I found out that their Changi Airport Terminal 2 branch has this flavor on the menu! :)
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