Quick tea scones

Scones by Yummy Calories

This scones recipe is the perfect thing to have up your sleeve for those surprise moments ... like when guests arrive unannounced. Scones are so easy to make and taste so good. And the ingredients are so basic, you probably already have them all on hand anyway. I used to buy self-raising flour but nowadays, … Continue reading Quick tea scones

Hot and sour soup

Hot and Sour Soup by Yummy Calories

My husband has been having a hankering for hot and sour soup lately. I don't really like it but I did enjoy the few scoops I had the other day from the takeaway he got from China Bar of all places. We've tweaked the recipe to our liking including adding more mushrooms. The consistency of … Continue reading Hot and sour soup

Manaeesh Lebanese flatbread

Lebanese Flatbread Recipe by Yummy Calories

This Lebanese flatbread recipe with zaatar is one of my favourite types of breads. And I love my bread! Every time I host a lunch or dinner party, I try to bake my own fresh bread to serve as a basic appetiser. Usually I'd just make a standard bread loaf but increasingly, I've been making … Continue reading Manaeesh Lebanese flatbread

Bolognese Recipe to Amaze

Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe by Yummy Calories

This Bolognese recipe is sure to be loved by everyone. But seriously, who doesn't love bolognese in general? I love it because I can hide as many veggies as I want inside it and nobody is the wiser. I made this one weeknight and my daughter came home from daycare and lapped it all up. … Continue reading Bolognese Recipe to Amaze

Cheat’s Mohinga (Burmese Fish Noodle Soup)

Cheat's Mohinga Recipe by Yummy Calories

This Mohinga recipe is a cheat's version that uses canned fish to get the same outcome as the traditional way of cooking, deboning and flaking the fish manually. For those that don't know, mohinga is a Burmese fish noodle soup that is often eaten for breakfast - or anytime really. It's one of my favourite … Continue reading Cheat’s Mohinga (Burmese Fish Noodle Soup)

Basic Prawn Dumplings

Basic prawn dumplings recipe by Yummy Calories

Prawn dumplings are always a crowd favourite and although I'm using prawn in this recipe, it really can have almost any type of filling. We even used up some leftover beef bulgogi my father-in-law made and turned it into a filling. But prawn is one of my favourite fillings and can be paired with almost … Continue reading Basic Prawn Dumplings

Ol’ Cinnamon Roll

Cinnamon roll recipe by Yummy Calories

Cinnamon roll. I haven't had them in ages and I had forgotten how much I liked them until now. There's nothing quite like freshly baked cinnamon rolls that fill the kitchen with its smell long before it's ready to eat. The cream cheese frosting is also my favourite but our nephews like to eat it … Continue reading Ol’ Cinnamon Roll

South East Asian Chicken Rice (Rice Cooker Method)

Chicken Rice Recipe by Yummy Calories

"You know that you can cook chicken rice in a rice cooker, yeah?" said my husband. I did not. But his little tip made me overhaul my entire recipe that I had posted 6 years ago. I call this the South East Asian version of Hainanese chicken rice because I have combined some of the … Continue reading South East Asian Chicken Rice (Rice Cooker Method)