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Chinese New Year with a twist

Posted by Lapan Cooking Classes on Thursday, January 17, 2013, In : Specials 


 
It's that time of the year when dragons are back in Central London. Yes you guessed it: it's Chinese New Year, the year of the Black Snake... and that sounds REALLY cool. 

So what's the link between my Malaysian cooking classes and the Chinese New Year, literally two different nationalities, right? (although for many people Japanese, Malaysian and Korean are Chinese... tomayto tomahto) 

Wellllll, again a bit of history, just a tiny wee bit won't kill you. So between the 15th and the 16th centu...

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Kuih Lopes: a dessert from heaven... and from hell!

Posted by Lapan Cooking Classes on Friday, November 2, 2012, In : Dessert 



Come November and already the Christmas bombardment is nearly reaching its peak... “BUY BUY BUY NOOOW!” But I don't have enough saliva or energy to spit on my telly (if you're eating: bon appetit!). So I've decided to cook my presents, like I have done last year.

I wish I could give an omelette with a red ribbon on it, but it won't go down too well with the rest of the crowd, who is expecting something very very special this year... but what?

So after wrecking my brain, I’ve decided ...


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