Category Archives: Fiona’s Invention

Seafood mayonnaise twisted bread buns

The last few days had been extremely humid, wet and cold. It’s quite predictable actually as I think the last few years’ August were pretty much the same. Whilst I’m home last weekend due to the super wet weather, I decided

Seafood mayonnaise twisted bread buns

The last few days had been extremely humid, wet and cold. It’s quite predictable actually as I think the last few years’ August were pretty much the same. Whilst I’m home last weekend due to the super wet weather, I decided

Honey icecream with hazelnut & fresh strawberry swirl

Spring is reaching soon.. just a few more weeks.. To prepare this new Spring, ice-cream is all I could think of! I know it is still probably too cold at the moment for icecream.. but who cares~ 🙂 Lately, honey has

Honey icecream with hazelnut & fresh strawberry swirl

Spring is reaching soon.. just a few more weeks.. To prepare this new Spring, ice-cream is all I could think of! I know it is still probably too cold at the moment for icecream.. but who cares~ 🙂 Lately, honey has

Ribena Lemon Yoghurt Popsicles

It’s 12°C outside. Sydney has been crazily chilled over July. So cold that I like to torture my hubby my sticking my super cold finger into his back and freeze him so that he screams.. hahaha.. yah, you could call

Ribena Lemon Yoghurt Popsicles

It’s 12°C outside. Sydney has been crazily chilled over July. So cold that I like to torture my hubby my sticking my super cold finger into his back and freeze him so that he screams.. hahaha.. yah, you could call

Braised Chicken wings in oyster sauce

Every now and then, I miss home, especially the food from home. And to soother myself from that, I tried to cook dishes that makes me remind of home. One of the things I love about my culture is the

Braised Chicken wings in oyster sauce

Every now and then, I miss home, especially the food from home. And to soother myself from that, I tried to cook dishes that makes me remind of home. One of the things I love about my culture is the

Matcha Madeleines with Cherry Sorbet

This recipe means a lot to me. The very first recipe after I become Mrs Kwan officially. Our wedding day started off with a wet and cold morning with fog lingered over the sky. God has it all planned, around 10am,

Matcha Madeleines with Cherry Sorbet

This recipe means a lot to me. The very first recipe after I become Mrs Kwan officially. Our wedding day started off with a wet and cold morning with fog lingered over the sky. God has it all planned, around 10am,

Cheesy Mushroom & Herb Tart

I’m a die-hard fans of mushroom and cheese! Not only because they are a great combination in any dish, but also because they aromatic flavour that cheese gives, and the texture of mushrooms! This is was a special-design dish for

Cheesy Mushroom & Herb Tart

I’m a die-hard fans of mushroom and cheese! Not only because they are a great combination in any dish, but also because they aromatic flavour that cheese gives, and the texture of mushrooms! This is was a special-design dish for

Cinnamon Plum Tart

I must admit this is by far the easiest recipe ever on earth if you want a quick instant dessert after dinner or just to stop your crave for sweets! There really isn’t that much skills need involve for this

Cinnamon Plum Tart

I must admit this is by far the easiest recipe ever on earth if you want a quick instant dessert after dinner or just to stop your crave for sweets! There really isn’t that much skills need involve for this

S’more Messy Cake

BE WARNED: This is a super duper HEAVY Wicked—Crazy cake! And…  it’s going to be a long photo-based post! 🙂 🙂 🙂   Tomorrow is Hubby-2-be’s (aka IK) birthday~ He’s turning 29 this year! A celebration of a few things:

S’more Messy Cake

BE WARNED: This is a super duper HEAVY Wicked—Crazy cake! And…  it’s going to be a long photo-based post! 🙂 🙂 🙂   Tomorrow is Hubby-2-be’s (aka IK) birthday~ He’s turning 29 this year! A celebration of a few things:

Easter Chai Chocolate Cake

WOW! THIS IS COLOURFUL! One of the thing that I love about Easter is that things are always very vivid, rich, bright and cheerful. Whether it is a cake, the shopping mall decorations or simply the Easter eggs. Easter eggs,

Easter Chai Chocolate Cake

WOW! THIS IS COLOURFUL! One of the thing that I love about Easter is that things are always very vivid, rich, bright and cheerful. Whether it is a cake, the shopping mall decorations or simply the Easter eggs. Easter eggs,

Easter Muesli Nests

Easter is coming!! Last week I’ve made the Easter waffle with lots of peanut butter and Nutella! Today, I’ve decided to do some “healthier” cookies~ Lots of muesli and oats! It taste as good as butter cookies! I initially got

Easter Muesli Nests

Easter is coming!! Last week I’ve made the Easter waffle with lots of peanut butter and Nutella! Today, I’ve decided to do some “healthier” cookies~ Lots of muesli and oats! It taste as good as butter cookies! I initially got

Lychee, Raspberry & greentea Trifles

In exactly 3 months from today, I’m getting married! If that was not sweet enough for us, I thought that sharing a nice sweet dessert will be adding that extra sweetness to it! I hope that this will sweet up

Lychee, Raspberry & greentea Trifles

In exactly 3 months from today, I’m getting married! If that was not sweet enough for us, I thought that sharing a nice sweet dessert will be adding that extra sweetness to it! I hope that this will sweet up

Stuffed Eggplants in Blackbean Sauce

Every now and then, I miss home; especially the local food that I’ve been bought up with being a child. Food is probably one of the things that brings a good connection to myself and my home town, even though

Stuffed Eggplants in Blackbean Sauce

Every now and then, I miss home; especially the local food that I’ve been bought up with being a child. Food is probably one of the things that brings a good connection to myself and my home town, even though

Mussels & Prawn penne in white wine garlic sauce

Back to a Monday start! This week’s weather has been really upsetting with lots of rain. I did’t really enjoy my weekends as much. Though, last Friday was Valentine’s day and like many couples, we had a celebration too, but

Mussels & Prawn penne in white wine garlic sauce

Back to a Monday start! This week’s weather has been really upsetting with lots of rain. I did’t really enjoy my weekends as much. Though, last Friday was Valentine’s day and like many couples, we had a celebration too, but

CNY “Larp-Mai Rice” (Savoury Rice with waxed meats)

1 more day until Chinese new year 2014! Happy Chinese New Year Eve everyone! This year is particularly special for me as I’m currently in Hong Kong, my hometown, a land that Chinese New Year is a very important festival to be celebrated! Here, I am amazed with

CNY “Larp-Mai Rice” (Savoury Rice with waxed meats)

1 more day until Chinese new year 2014! Happy Chinese New Year Eve everyone! This year is particularly special for me as I’m currently in Hong Kong, my hometown, a land that Chinese New Year is a very important festival to be celebrated! Here, I am amazed with

Cranberries, Honey & Pistachio Biscotti

Hi from Taiwan~ It was not long since I had my last trip to Singapore and Malaysia, and now I’m on another vacation in Taiwan 🙂 I’m currently in Sun moon lake and I must say, this is a beautiful place

Cranberries, Honey & Pistachio Biscotti

Hi from Taiwan~ It was not long since I had my last trip to Singapore and Malaysia, and now I’m on another vacation in Taiwan 🙂 I’m currently in Sun moon lake and I must say, this is a beautiful place

{Sincerely Fiona} 1st Blogiversary

One year seems to have flown by, and in another sense it feels as if I’ve been blogging too frequently, that without even realising it;  I’ve already posted more than 100 post this year! BRAVO! I wanted to take a moment

{Sincerely Fiona} 1st Blogiversary

One year seems to have flown by, and in another sense it feels as if I’ve been blogging too frequently, that without even realising it;  I’ve already posted more than 100 post this year! BRAVO! I wanted to take a moment

Mango Sago Lychee & Chocolate Tart

After coming back from the humid and warm vacation in Singapore and Malaysia, I’m once again, exposing to more warmth in Sydney! Although I’m not a big fan of summer due to the hatred of heat and sweats, acnes and

Mango Sago Lychee & Chocolate Tart

After coming back from the humid and warm vacation in Singapore and Malaysia, I’m once again, exposing to more warmth in Sydney! Although I’m not a big fan of summer due to the hatred of heat and sweats, acnes and

Chocolate chips & Sultana Biscotti

Happy Holidays! Just 1 more day before X’mas. This year, It is really my first time baking a festival themed goodies ever since my blog was borned. Hence, I’ve decided to make something simple but tasty and easily shared between

Chocolate chips & Sultana Biscotti

Happy Holidays! Just 1 more day before X’mas. This year, It is really my first time baking a festival themed goodies ever since my blog was borned. Hence, I’ve decided to make something simple but tasty and easily shared between

‘ME’ wedding (Part 3/3) – Choco-Brownie Strawberry Cupcakes

Counting down for Christmas … the seasonal celebration… in exactly 9 days! I have been thinking about different Christmas recipes lately for share with you all! This year will be the first year that I’m actually celebrating Christmas recipes because I’ve started

‘ME’ wedding (Part 3/3) – Choco-Brownie Strawberry Cupcakes

Counting down for Christmas … the seasonal celebration… in exactly 9 days! I have been thinking about different Christmas recipes lately for share with you all! This year will be the first year that I’m actually celebrating Christmas recipes because I’ve started

‘ME’ wedding (Part 2/3) – D&W chocolate mousse shots

Following on the last dessert that I’ve made for my friend’s wedding. Part 2 consists of a smaller portion, tasty and guilt-free mousse shot! I particularly like this dessert because it is easy to make and often has a great

‘ME’ wedding (Part 2/3) – D&W chocolate mousse shots

Following on the last dessert that I’ve made for my friend’s wedding. Part 2 consists of a smaller portion, tasty and guilt-free mousse shot! I particularly like this dessert because it is easy to make and often has a great

Satay stir-fry chicken with snow peas

Hi guys, it has been very busy lately that I have missed some cooking in the last week or so. It has been a very busy week for sure, IK and I managed to get our prewedding photos done! Yeah!

Satay stir-fry chicken with snow peas

Hi guys, it has been very busy lately that I have missed some cooking in the last week or so. It has been a very busy week for sure, IK and I managed to get our prewedding photos done! Yeah!

Pistachio and Mango Cake

Last Sunday was my office manager’s (JUANITAAAaaa.. 🙂 birthday, and like always, I tried to bake a cake to celebrate at work with the rest of the colleagues 🙂 So we had a cake on last Friday (2 days before her actual birthday) with a

Pistachio and Mango Cake

Last Sunday was my office manager’s (JUANITAAAaaa.. 🙂 birthday, and like always, I tried to bake a cake to celebrate at work with the rest of the colleagues 🙂 So we had a cake on last Friday (2 days before her actual birthday) with a

{How to} make Soy sauce Chicken Drumsticks

I wouldn’t say this is a hard dish, or anything that is very “unusual”, but it is definitely a popular dish in my hometown, particular because it is easy to make and very popular when it comes to kids party

{How to} make Soy sauce Chicken Drumsticks

I wouldn’t say this is a hard dish, or anything that is very “unusual”, but it is definitely a popular dish in my hometown, particular because it is easy to make and very popular when it comes to kids party

Polka Dots G&C Cookies

It’s actually extremely rare that IK will be craving for sweet cookies as he tends to prefer savory food over sweet. This weekend, for some strange reason, he changed! IK got up in the morning asking me: “I feel like

Polka Dots G&C Cookies

It’s actually extremely rare that IK will be craving for sweet cookies as he tends to prefer savory food over sweet. This weekend, for some strange reason, he changed! IK got up in the morning asking me: “I feel like