Fancy Yogurt Pops

In case you can’t tell, we are a dessert family. Singapore is hot, and there are a lot of vendors selling sweet treats to cool you down. There are even 4 ice cream/fro-yo shops outside and around Miss G’s kindergarten, with another currently being built! And yes, she’s been to every single one of them….

Chocolate Ice Cream

If you don’t know by now, I’m a major chocoholic. I practically inhale the stuff, and there are always a couple of family blocks in the freezer.  I’m known by name at the Starbucks near Miss G’s school, and they can almost recite my order. Even Miss G has inherited my great chocolate love, she…

Hoisin Duck Tortizza

One of the best things I find about living in Singapore is getting access to foods that aren’t as common in Australia. I love prata, char siew pork, siew mai and bao, wantan mee, Hainanese chicken rice; I could be here forever. But one of my absolute faves is smoked duck. It is sooooo much…

Broken Bikkie Fudge

I have a biscuit barrel in my pantry that is reserved just for the dregs of the bikkie world. I’m talking about the last 2-3 stale biscuits in the packet that everyone decided they didn’t like, or that solo broken cookie that nobody wants to touch, or those final 3 Tiny Teddies that your child…

Milo Cheesecake Cups

I think this is one of the most Australian, yet also the most Singaporean, dishes I’ve ever made. Let me explain. My generation was weaned off of our mothers milk and onto a combination of Milo and Cottee’s cordial, with Swap-n-Go soft drink from the servo being given out on special occasions. And we had…

White Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

Would you believe that I had made this at the beginning of November? You would? Yes, I know, I had been Little Miss Procrastinator in the good ol year that was 2015. Now that Miss G is going to school for 5 days a week and an extra hour a day (my baby! 😭) I…

Feminine Hygiene Wipes

This is probably the most delicate post I’ve written so far on Mandi’s Making. Unless you’re Kotex or Carefree, or trying to fob off a thrush treatment on TV, ‘lady stuff’ is not really considered a polite conversation topic. So, I’m just letting you blokes know that this is going to be a ‘ladies-only’ post,…

Chocolate Nut Brownie Energy Bar

Ever since I’ve become a mother I’ve gained a new food addiction; muesli bars. They’re easy, compact, and you can eat it with one hand whilst feeding a baby, pushing a pram, well you can see where I’m going. I always liked them before, but I have a new appreciation for these pocket morsels. It…