Robin

@robin

The culinary journey has led me into becoming a make-believe chef!

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Date: 17 Jan 2020 (Fri)
62nd Main: Nasi Briyani Ayam (Chicken Briyani Rice) [186] [138.6%] [Score: 6.5]
Date: 16 Jan 2020 (Thu)
17th Snack: Prinetti Blueberry Doughnuts [185] [138.5%] [Score: 8.2]
It is time for another experiment on Prinetti product – Prinetti Mini Doughnut Kit. There are 5 doughnut recipes in the booklet. This is the second of the five.
1.	Modification to booklet recipe: added 1tbsp milk (to get better consistency), added 1tsp vanilla (to get vanilla flavor)
2.	Number of mini doughnuts made: 34
3.	Mixed into batter: Blueberries
4.	Glaze: Doughnut glaze
5.	Topping: 100’s & 1000’s
Date: 15 Jan 2020 (Wed)
16th Snack: Prinetti Quick Doughnuts [184] [138.5%] [Score: 6.8]
It is time for another experiment on Prinetti product – Prinetti Mini Doughnut Kit. There are 5 doughnut recipes in the booklet. This is the first of the five.
1.	Modification to booklet recipe: added 12tbsp milk (to get correct consistency)
2.	Number of mini doughnuts made: 41
3.	Mixed into batter: none
4.	Glaze: Doughnut glaze
5.	Topping: none
Date: 14 Jan 2020 (Tue)
61st Main: Mee Siam Goreng (Spicy Fried Rice Vermicelli Noodles) [183] [138.4%] [Score: 9.8]
Here, Mee Siam Goreng is served with Sambal Kicap (top left corner).  

Thank you Nyonya Cooking for another smashing dish!
Date: 14 Jan 2020 (Tue)
7th Condiment: Sambal Kicap (Spicy Sweet Soy Sauce) [182] [137.7%] [Score: 10.0]
This condiment came as a delightful surprise to me and the Guardian of the Kitchen. Scoring a 10.0, it is a definite to have condiment in the kitchen. Now I know what it means by “the taste is initially sweet followed by a lingering spiciness”! 
Thank you Nyonya Cooking for a such delightful condiment!
Date: 13 Jan 2020 (Mon)
60th Main: Marmite Fried Chicken (妈蜜鸡) [181] [137.6%] [Score: 8.9]
Here, the dish is served with lettuce, mixed vegetable rice, apple juice, and Hot and Sour Soup (leftover from yesterday).  
谢谢 “Nyonya Cooking” 这个可爱的食谱!
Date: 12 Jan 2020 (Sun)
26th Dessert: Apricot Cake [180] [137.6%] [Score: 10.0]
Cuisine: Western
Dish Type: Cakes

Constrains
To make use:
1.	1 packet of 200g Dried Apricots given free by Bunch Woolworths. It was given free to test out their products.
2.	Left over cherries from previous Black Forest Cake I had made.

Result
This Apricot Cake! And, people were so impatient to try it out that the cake hadn’t the chance to be rested in the fridge! Two judges gave this a 10.0 which I wouldn’t want to argue about :) .
Date: 12 Jan 2020 (Sun)
4th Soup: Hot and Sour Soup (酸辣汤) [179] [136.8%] [Score: 9.3]
Here, the soup is served with flat ribbon noodles.

谢谢 “Nyonya Cooking” 这个可爱的食谱!
Date: 11 Jan 2020 (Sat)
59th Main: Lo Mai Gai [Chinese Steamed Glutinous Rice with Chicken] [Sticky Rice Chicken] [糯米鸡] [178] [136.8%] [Score: 8.0]
Here, Lo Mai Gai is served with green tea.
谢谢 “Nyonya Cooking” 这个可爱的食谱!
Date: 10 Jan 2020 (Fri)
58th Main: KL Hokkien Mee (福建面) [177] [136.7%] [Score: 10.0]

谢谢 “Nyonya Cooking” 这个可爱的食谱!
Date: 8 Jan 2020 (Wed)
3rd Soup: ABC Vegetables Soup (罗宋汤) [176] [137.4%] [Score: 9.0]
谢谢 “Nyonya Cooking” 这个可爱的食谱!
Date: 7 Jan 2020 (Tue)
23rd Snack: Bran Muffins [175] [137.4%] [Score: 7.8]
I had always wanted to make cupcakes/muffins. I thought the fastest way to learn to make them is to buy a Prinetti Cupcake Making Kit. In the Kit there’s a booklet showing 7 recipes to make cupcakes/muffins. This is the seventh of the seven and the last.
1.	Number of mini muffin made: 33
2.	Mixed into batter: Mixed nuts and fruits
3.	Topping: Chopped peanuts

That concludes the experiment of using Prinetti Cupcake Making Kit to bake mini cupcakes/muffins with the following results:
1.	Chocolate Cupcake – Score: 9.0
2.	Vanilla Cupcake – Score: 7.5
3.	Carrot Cake Cupcakes – Score: 8.0
4.	Red Velvet Cake Cupcakes – Score: 9.0
5.	Lemon Cupcakes – Score: 7.8
6.	Blueberry Muffins – Score: 7.8
7.	Bran Muffins – Score: 7.8
Date: 6 Jan 2020 (Mon)
22nd Snack: Blueberry Muffins [174] [137.3%] [Score: 7.8]
I had always wanted to make cupcakes/muffins. I thought the fastest way to learn to make them is to buy a Prinetti Cupcake Making Kit. In the Kit there’s a booklet showing 7 recipes to make cupcakes/muffins. This is the sixth of the seven. 
1.	Number of mini muffin made: 42
2.	Topping: Dusted with icing sugar
Date: 6 Jan 2020 (Mon)
57th Main: Seaweed Roll Sushi [Nori Maki Sushi (海苔巻き寿司)] [173] [136.5%] [Score: 9.0]
Cuisine: Japanese
Dish Type: Main
Main ingredients: sushi rice & nori (seaweed)
Fillings: smoke salmon, mashed tuna, cucumber, carrot, avocado
Date: 5 Jan 2020 (Sun)
21st Snack: Lemon Cupcakes [172] [136.5%] [Score: 7.8]
I had always wanted to make cupcakes/muffins. I thought the fastest way to learn to make them is to buy a Prinetti Cupcake Making Kit. In the Kit there’s a booklet showing 7 recipes to make cupcakes/muffins. This is the fifth of the seven. 
1.	Number of mini cupcake made: 31
2.	Icing: Lemon cream (from Allrecipes) 
3.	Topping: 100’s & 1000’s
Date: 5 Jan 2020 (Sun)
56th Main: Kimchi Fried Rice (김치 볶음밥) [171] [135.7%] [Score: 9.0]
In this recipe, the Kimchi Fried Rice was garnished with spring onions and Korean vegetable rice sprinkles (equivalent to Japanese furikake) served with Korean Miso Soup (Sunchang Doenjang).

이 훌륭한 레시피에 대해 "Nyonya Cooking"에 감사드립니다!
Date: 4 Jan 2020 (Sat)
20th Snack: Red Velvet Cake Cupcakes (The King of the Cupcakes) [170] [135.6%] [Score: 9.0]
I had always wanted to make cupcakes/muffins. I thought the fastest way to learn to make them is to buy a Prinetti Cupcake Making Kit. In the Kit there’s a booklet showing 7 recipes to make cupcakes/muffins. This is the fourth of the seven. However, the recipe in the booklet for this cupcake is nutty, so I’ve to look for an alternative recipe from CupcakeJemma.
1.	Number of mini cupcake made (half the amount of ingredients suggested by CupcakeJemma recipe): 34
2.	Icing: Cream cheese 
3.	Topping: The Creative Kitchen Mini Flowers Icing Decorations
Date: 3 Jan 2020 (Fri)
19th Carrot Cake Cupcakes: [169] [135.6%] [Score: 8.0]
I had always wanted to make cupcakes/muffins. I thought the fastest way to learn to make them is to buy a Prinetti Cupcake Making Kit. In the Kit there’s a booklet showing 7 recipes to make cupcakes/muffins. This is the third of the seven. 
1.	Number of mini cupcake made (half the amount of ingredients suggested in the recipe!): 68
2.	Icing: Philadelphia Icing
3.	Topping: Coles choc sprinkles
Date: 2 Jan 2020 (Thu)
18th Snack: Vanilla Cupcake [168] [135.5%] [Score: 7.5]
I had always wanted to make cupcakes/muffins. I thought the fastest way to learn to make them is to buy a Prinetti Cupcake Making Kit. In the Kit there’s a booklet showing 7 recipes to make cupcakes/muffins. This is the second of the seven. 
1.	Number of mini cupcake made (from the recipe): 26
2.	Icing: How to make Perfect Buttercream Icing by CupcakeJemma
3.	Topping: Magic Star Tops
Date: 1 Jan 2020 (Wed)
17th Snack: Chocolate Cupcake [167] [135.5%] [Score: 9.0]
I had always wanted to make cupcakes/muffins. I thought the fastest way to learn to make them is to buy a Prinetti Cupcake Making Kit. In the Kit there’s a booklet showing 7 recipes to make cupcakes/muffins. This is the first of the seven. 
1.	Number of mini cupcake made (from the recipe): 31
2.	Icing: Woolworths Whipped Cream
3.	Topping: Magic Star Tops
Date: 1 Jan 2020 (Wed)
Lamb Chops with Pineapple Salsa served with mixed vegetables and mashed potato
Operation to finish off (as much as possible) whatever ingredient that is left in the fridge!
Date: 31 Dec 2019 (Tue)
55th Main: Japanese Curry Rice/Pimped Japanese Spicy Curry Rice/Kare Raisu/カレーライス [166] [135.4%] [Score: 8.8]

The Japanese Curry Rice was served here with hard-boiled egg, sauerkraut, and shiraz cabernet.

「Nyonya Cooking」、秘密の材料をありがとう!
Date: 30 Dec 2019 (Mon)
26th Side: Mashed Potato [165] [135.3%] [Score: 10.0]
I had wanted to continue with an Asian dish (Japanese Curry Rice) today, but I was told to finish off whatever there is in the fridge. So, I whipped out a mashed potato side dish (1st time I made it) served with deep sea fish fillets in beer batter (from Woolworths) that has been in the freezer for quite a while and leftover Snow Pea Salad from my birthday party.
Date: 29 Dec 2019 (Sun)
54th Main: Chilli Pan Mee (Ultimate Spicy Noodles) [164] [135.3%] [Score: 8.5]