Dona Manis Cake Shop | Best Banana Pie in Singapore

I have no qualms about recommending Dona Manis Cake Shop to anyone who enjoys traditional sweet treats like a good old banana pie. In fact I don’t think there is another bakery in Singapore that does banana pies in the same way as Dona Manis. That’s probably why their banana pies are so special even […]

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Ma Lai Gao Recipe

Ma Lai Gao (马来糕) is a traditional steamed sponge cake that is soft, fluffy and brown in colour because of the use of brown sugar. It is a common dish found in many dim sum restaurants. That’s why Ma Lai Gao is also known as the Cantonese Sponge Cake. Besides dim sum places, you can […]

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Ah Yee’s Soon Kueh | Traditional Handmade Kueh

My maternal great grandmother was a Teochew who came to Singapore from Swatow, China. I remembered the times when all of us would gather around the dining table to help or watch her make traditional kueh during festive occasions. Her yam cake and png kueh were the best. Ever since 老嬤 passed away, I hadn’t […]

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