Tag Archives: New Year’s

New Year’s Day 2012 Brunch

New Year dumplings topped with Beluga Kaluga caviar & Homemade turnip cake “lo bak gao” Happy New Year! Admittedly two days late from posting but better than never. I celebrated the new year with family and as usual, cooking and baking up a storm. The traditional Chinese dishes my family always had, ever since I was a wee child, were homemade dumplings and turnip cake (lo bak gao; 蘿蔔糕). Though dumplings are traditional in concept, I changed the recipe making it a bit more upscale by adding Caviar Star‘s Beluga Kaluga caviar and shape it to a coin purse and..

A Few Suggestions to Toast to New Year’s

Since New Year’s Eve is coming up in less than 3 days, instead of scrambling what to do for New Year’s Eve, here’s a few suggestions how you can celebrate. Beyond what is listed and written on this post, you may look back at my Champagne and sparkling wines gift guide that I posted earlier last month. If you are really going to splurge a bit and have some fine caviar served at your shindig, you may look at my previous posts related to caviar for ideas. Schramsberg: Brut Rosé 2008 and Blanc de Noirs 2007 I am a fan..

Happy (Belated) New Year!

Cheers! Happy belated new year everyone! I hope all of you had a great time partying all night long or had a quiet time at home with friends and family. If you’re wondering what the heck I did, I went with the latter option. I’m not exactly the nightlife-lovin’ gal. I just shared a bottle of Prosecco with my family at midnight and made this cake several hours before. [Points down] (more…)