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Rice Cooker Vegetable Soup

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Rice Cooker Vegetable Soup

by ToTT

Learn how to cook this delicious vegetable soup – without a stove and just a simple touch of a button!

That’s right, no more kitchen patrol duties or over-boiling anxieties, just plug in your rice cooker. So just sit back, relax and wait for a bowl of “lang tong” (beautiful soup) that will make your mother proud.

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Cuisine : Asian Course : Main Skill Level : Novice

Prep : 10 mins Cook : 60 mins Ready in : 70 mins  Serves : 4 servings


INGREDIENTS             

  • 2 Carrots
  • 4 Potatoes
  • 2 Corn
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 200g Mushrooms
  • Salt & Pepper (To taste)

Directions:

  1. Grate carrots & potatoes and chop them up evenly.
  2. Cut Tomatoes and Corn into two.
  3. Pour all chopped ingredients into the rice cooker, along with the shitake mushrooms and add 2L of water.
  4. Close rice cooker and set to cook mode for 1 to 1.5 hours.
  5. Salt & Pepper after for taste.
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Strawberry Cheesecake

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Strawberry Cheesecake

by ToTT

Not your ordinary strawberry cheesecake!

Instead of a baked cheesecake, this recipes calls for French toasts that are coated generously with luscious cream cheese and vanilla extract to act as layers of “cheesecake”. Finish it with strawberries and a generous dusting of icing sugar and VOILA your own deconstructed strawberry cheesecake.

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Cuisine : American Course : Dessert Skill Level : Novice

Prep : 5 mins Cook : 10 mins Ready in : 15 mins  Serves : 2 servings


INGREDIENTS             

Egg Wash:

  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • 1 tbsp Vanilla
  • 1 tbsp Cinnamon

Strawberry Cheesecake:

  • 113 g Cream Cheese, warmed up for spreading
  • 2 tsp. Vanilla Extract
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 ½ Cups Strawberries, divided and diced
  • ¾ Heavy Cream (optional)
  • 1 tbsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp Granulated Sugar
  • Maple Syrup, for serving

DIRECTIONS:

  1. In a medium bowl, mix cream cheese, vanilla, lemon juice and heavy cream (optional)
  2. Take 2 slices of bread and spread mixture on both sides.
  3. Press sliced strawberries on both slices & press together.
  4. Dunk in egg wash.
  5. Melt butter in a skillet on medium-low heat and cook bread for 2-3 minutes or until crumbs are crispy and bread is more solid.
  6. Stack and garnish with strawberries and confectioners’ sugar.
  7. Add maple syrup to preference
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Hot ‘n’ Spicy Pork Noodles

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Hot ‘n’ Spicy Pork Noodles

by ToTT

A quick and easy recipe that’ll tantalize your taste buds! Whet up your guests’ appetite with this Hot”N” Spicy Pork noodles that is perfect for your next gathering! Stir-fried with fresh ground pork and tossed in a mixture of soy sauce, balsamic vinegar and Sriracha sauce, be prepared for a sizzling and savoury dish perfect for any occasion!

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Cuisine : Asian Course : Main Skill Level : Novice

Prep : 10 mins Cook : 20 mins Ready in : 30 mins  Serves : 2 servings


INGREDIENTS             

  • 12 oz. lo mein or linguine noodles
  • 2 tsp. oil
  • 12 oz. ground pork
  • 3 tbsp. lower-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. Sriracha sauce
  • 2 bags (5 oz. each) baby spinach

Directions:

  1. Cook noodles as label directs in a pot
  2. In a skillet, heat 2 teaspoon oil on medium-high until hot. Add ground pork; cook 5 to 7 minutes or until browned, breaking up with back of wooden spoon.
  3. Whisk together soy sauce, balsamic vinegar and Sriracha sauce; add to skillet with pork, along with baby spinach. Cook for 2 minutes or until pork is cooked through and spinach has wilted, stirring occasionally.
  4. Toss pork mixture with cooked noodles.
  5. Mix well and serve.
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Roasted Turkey With Truffle Mushroom Stuffing

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Roasted Turkey With Truffle Mushroom Stuffing

by Sawarto John Widjaja

A Christmas feast is never complete without a scrumptious roast turkey on the table! This recipe from Chef Sawarto will teach you how to cook a mouth-watering turkey, with a special stuffing of nutmeg infused cranberry sauce and truffle mushroom gravy.

Cuisine : Western Course : Main Skill Level : Novice

Prep : 30 mins Cook : 120 mins Ready in : 180 mins  Serves : 4 servings


INGREDIENTS             

  • 1 Whole turkey, fresh chilled or fully defrosted
  • salt, pepper, truffle oil and olive oil for rubbing
  • 300g stuffing ingredients (thyme, breadcrumbs, minced chicken, salt and pepper)
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 1tbsp butter
  • 300g mix mushrooms
  • 1tbsp truffle paste or truffle oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • cream as needed
  • reserved liquid from roasted turkey

    Nutmeg Cranberry Sauce
  • 100-150g dried cranberry
  • pinch of brown sugar
  • 1/2tsp nutmeg
  • 8tbsp water

Directions:

  1. Rub the turkey with truffle oil, olive oil salt and pepper.
  2. Stuff the turkey cavity with stuffing and leave to roast at 200DC for about 1.5hours to 2hours.
  3. You can also use a thermometer probe to check. It should read 80degrees Celsius.
  4. Rest the turkey for at least 20mins before carving.
  5. For the cranberry sauce, boil the mixture together about 10mins until cranberry is soft, season to taste and blitz in a blender.
  6. Pass through a sieve to get a smooth sauce.
  7. Meanwhile, sauté mushroom with butter, salt and pepper.
  8. Mix the mushroom, truffle, cream and reserved turkey juices.
  9. All to cook and simmer gently for about 10mins. Season to taste and serve with turkey and cranberry sauce.
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Christmas Cookies With Icing

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Christmas Cookie with Icing

by Susanne Despature

Make the perfect cookies this festive season, where you can decorate it however you like with delicious icing, pearls and ornaments.

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Cuisine : Western Course : Dessert Skill Level : Novice

Prep : 30 mins Cook : 20 mins Ready in : 50 mins  Serves : 4 servings


INGREDIENTS             

Dough for cookies

  • 125 g unsalted butter
  • 50 g caster sugar
  • 1 lemon, zest finely grated
  • 40 g white almond powder
  • 1 small egg, 50 g
  • 250 g plain flour
  • 1 pinch of salt

Icing & decoration

  • 30 g egg white
  • 300 g icing sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • edible sugar pearls

Directions:

Dough for cookies

  1. Using a hand or stand mixer, mix butter and caster sugar until creamy.
  2. Add lemon zest, salt, almonds and mix again, than add egg and mix well.
  3. Sift flour into the butter/egg cream, then mix just until dough comes together.
  4. Remove the dough from mixing bowl, pat into a rectangle and cover in cling wrap. Refrigerate for at least one night before using.
  5. Roll out dough on floured surface, 5 mm thick.
  6. Cut out different cookies and put on a baking tray, lined with baking paper – try to put cookies of same size on a tray, so the baking time will be the same.
  7. Bake in preheated oven at 175 degrees C. for 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  8. Let cool out, then decorate with icing & sugar pearls.

Icing & decoration

  1. Beat egg white and lemon juice with a hand or stand mixer until white and fluffy, not firm.
  2. Stop beating and add icing sugar – mix first on slow speed, then on high speed, until very glossy, thick and smooth. Add more icing sugar if too runny!
  3. Divide icing into bowls and colour with food colouring of your choice.
  4. Divide the colours in small piping bags and decorate the cookies.
  5. Add sugar pearls & small decorations.
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Christmas Oreo Truffles

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Christmas Oreo Truffle

by ToTT

A tasty and sweet Christmas treat perfect for any party! These delectable Oreo Truffles are made of Oreo cookies and Cream Cheese, dipped in sinful white chocolate and sprinkled with colourful candy cane for a beautiful finish.

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Cuisine : Western Course : Dessert Skill Level : Novice

Prep : 100 mins Cook : 20 mins Ready in : 120 mins  Serves : 4 servings


INGREDIENTS             

• 450g Oreo cookies
• 225g Cream Cheese
• 1 tsp Peppermint Extract
• 220g Melting White Chocolate

Directions:

  1. In aMini Processor, crush whole Oreos into fine crumbs and add to medium bowl.
  2. Add softened cream cheese and peppermint extract. Mix until well combined.
  3. Refrigerate mixture until firm (approximately 1 hour)
  4. Roll cookie mixture into balls (~1 inch)
  5. Dip balls in melted white chocolate and place on parchment paper
  6. Sprinkle with crushed candy canes
  7. Set in refrigerator until firm (approximately 1 hour)
  8. Serve!
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Butter Murukku

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Butter Murukku

by ToTT

Celebrate this coming Deepavali with some delicious Butter Murukku! This savoury and crunchy snack is always a favourite at any parties or gatherings. #QuickBites

Cuisine : Asian Course : Appetizer  Skill Level : Novice

Prep : 20 mins Cook : 10 mins Ready in : 30 mins  Serves : 4 servings


INGREDIENTS             

  • 1 packet Murukku Flour Mixture
  • 1 tbsp Butter (more if needed)
  • Oil, for deep frying
  • ½ tsp Sesame Seeds
  • ¼ Carom Seeds, as needed
  • Cold Water, as needed

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Add rice flour, carom seeds, sesame seeds, butter and a few tsp of cold water to a mixing bowl and mix well.
  2. Use the star nozzle in the murukku press. Fill the press with the dough and press it on to a plate as spirals.
  3. Slightly press the open end towards the inner layer.
  4. Repeat it for the rest of the dough.
  5. If the dough is not coming out smoothly, adjust the quantity of water.
  6. Using the murukku press, press out the dough and place it in a spiral manner on a plastic bag or in a flat spatula.
  7. Heat oil in a pan and gently transfer the murukku to the hot oil.
  8. Fry till golden on both sides.
  9. Place it on a plate covered with paper towel or on a sieve to let the excess oil come out.
  10. Fry in batches.
  11. Enjoy the murukku!

NOTES:

  • Add Carom Seeds according to your taste. (smell is too strong)
  • Reserve some murukku mixture in case the dough gets sticky, you can add the powder to make it smooth.
  • Make sure to mix the butter into the flour mixture then add the water.
  • Add the water simultaneously while mixing the mixture till you get dough like texture which is soft and not sticky. (bit by bit)
  • Always test out a small sample on the fire (medium heat), then start frying the remaining batches.
  • Do not let the dough set for too long. Quickly start doing the batches.
  • Store in air tight container.
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Ham And Cheese Quiche

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Ham and Cheese Quiche

by Chef Mimi Wahadi

Rich and cheesy Quiche with delicious ham, perfect for breakfast, lunch or even dinner!

Cuisine : Western Course : Main Skill Level : Novice

Prep : 20 mins Cook : 30 mins Ready in : 50 mins  Serves : 4 servings


INGREDIENTS             

  • Ready Made Puff Pastry (2 Sheets)
  • 30g Butter
  • 50ml Olive Oil
  • 2 Cloves of Crushed Garlic
  • 1 Sliced White Onion
  • 100g Grated Mozzarella Cheddar Cheese
  • 2 Eggs
  • 100ml Whipping Cream
  • 100ml Milk
  • Salt & Pepper (To Taste)

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C conventional.
  2. Line pie dish with pastry, sealing joins and trimming to fit.
  3. Prick base and side with fork.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes until lightly brown.
  5. Reduce oven temperature to 180°C conventional
  6. Melt butter with oil in a fry pan.
  7. Sauté white onions and garlic.
  8. Season well with salt and pepper. Add ham slices.
  9. Distribute mixture evenly onto the base of pastry case then top with grated cheese.
  10. In a bowl, whisk eggs milk and cream.
  11. Pour into pastry case over ham mix. Return to oven and bake for 25-30 minutes until just set but still a little wobbly.
  12. Serve warm.
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Birthday Cake Whoopie Pies!

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Birthday Cake Whoopie Pies!

by ToTT

Celebrate ToTT Store’s 8th Anniversary with these Birthday Cake Whoopie Pies, perfect for any parties! These yummy pies are filled with decadent cream cheese squashed between two delicious cookies and rolled in colourful rainbow sprinkles, creating an extremely appetising party pleaser! #QuickBites

Cuisine : Western Course : Appetizer  Skill Level : Novice

Prep : 20 mins Cook : 30 mins Ready in : 50 mins  Serves : 4 servings


INGREDIENTS             

For Cookies:

  • 1 Box Rainbow Cake Mix
  • 1 tbsp Milk
  • ¼ cup Vegetable Oil
  • 2 Eggs

For Filling:

  • ¼ butter, softened
  • 115g Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1¼ cups Powdered Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Milk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract

For Decoration:

  • Rainbow Sprinkles

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 175°C.
  2. In a large bowl, mix all the cookie ingredients using a wooden spoon till thoroughly combined. (Dough will be wet!) Oil your hands with vegetable oil to prevent mixture from sticking to your hands.
  3. Form the cookie dough into 1 tablespoon balls. Place them at least 1 inch apart from each other on your non-stick baking tray.
  4. Bake for ~10 minutes or until cookies turn slightly golden brown. Cool completely, at least 20 mins.
  5. In a medium glass bowl, whisk all the filling ingredients until smooth. Cover and refrigerate until you’re ready to assemble the whoopie pies.
  6. Using an angled icing spatula, spread desired amount of filling on the flat side of 1 cookie. Top with another cookie and gently press them together to form a whoopie pie. Roll the sides of your whoopie pies in rainbow sprinkles. Repeat until all cookies are used.
  7. Serve and enjoy!
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Cheddar Chive Biscuits

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Cheddar Chive Biscuits

by ToTT

These yummy biscuits are made from a delicious blend of cheese, chives and buttermilk. Perfect for any occassion! #QuickBites

Cuisine : Western Course : Appetizer  Skill Level : Novice

Prep : 30 mins Cook : 20 mins Ready in : 50 mins  Serves : 4 servings


INGREDIENTS             

  • 3 cups All-purpose Flour
  • 2 tbsp Baking Powder
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 115g White Cheddar
  • ¼ cup Chives, chopped
  • ¾ cup Salted Butter, cold and cubed
  • 1¼ cups Buttermilk

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder, salt, cheese, chopped chives, butter and buttermilk in food processor. Pulse till evenly mixed.  Add more buttermilk bit by bit if dough is overly dry.
  3. Drop dough onto baking sheet in ¼ cup portions.
  4. Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until golden brown.
  5. Brush with melted butter
  6. 6. Serve warm!
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