Monash Cook-off #13: Dalgona Coffee

Written by: Christie Wong Featuring: Teng Sin Hui This one will be a real familiar face in the crowd if you still remember the days of TikTok food trends and our initial transition to Zoom classes, when the new normal was actually still new.  Tada! It’s Dalgona Coffee!  This will be Sin Hui’s third time…

Monash Cook-Off #12: Caramel Coffee

Written by: Cheah Wei Shang Featuring: Wan Poh Yee Honestly, at first glance, I have no clue what this is. The green coloured sunset seas of the Mediterranean anyone? But, and I must say, “damn”, does it not look pretty? Wan Poh Yee has done it again, winning her second of this semester’s Cook-Offs. This…

Monash Cook-Off Special: Southern Fried Chicken & Salad

Written by: Xenia Cordelia Lee Featuring: Quah Chen Ying Ah yes, Southern fried chicken, also known simply as fried chicken. With its crispy breading exterior keeping the meat tender. It’s a classic go to comfort food, especially when eaten with hands. The food tastes better that way; change my mind.  Congrats on winning this weeks’…

Monash Cook-Off #11: Butterbeer

Written by: Xenia Cordelia Lee Featuring: Teng Sin Hui As we are half-way through another semester, fellow students and harry potter fans alike, remember to take care of yourselves, mentally and physically. “Working hard is important. But there is something that matters even more: Believing in Yourself” – Harry Potter. This time, we bring back…

Monash Cook-Off #10: Strawberry Macarons

Written by: Zoe Yap Featuring: Teng Sin Hui You may know the macaron as one of France’s many treasured desserts-  elegant, button-shaped treats that vary in color and taste. The word rolls delicately off your tongue, a prelude for what’s to come next. With a pillowy shell, it dissolves away into a rush of sweetness…

Monash Cook-Off #9: Tom Yum Goong

Written by: Cheah Wei Shang Edited by: Chua Jia Ying Starring: Wesley Chung Sheng Zhi And that’s one recipe, see you next week! (Found a loophole) Ready to salivate? Tom yam has its roots in Thailand, and there’s no exaggeration when saying that it’s one of the most iconic and even legendary flavours of Southeast…

Monash Cook-Off #8: Shakshuka

Written by: Patricia In Wan Ting Featuring: Wan Poh Yee Is it tomato soup? Some egg dish? What is it? I must have it in my mouth.  Shakshuka – pronounced like it’s spelt This dish is called Shakshuka. Shakshuka literally means ‘a mixture’, and traditional versions of this dish use tomatoes, onions and spices as…

Monash Cook-Off #5: Brownie Ice Cream Cake

Written by: Christie Kitlam Wong Featuring: Mariam Zaidi Ah cakes, the one true constant in life, a food that even the lactose intolerant will risk his/her bowels for. Fun fact: the brownie was named for its colour. I know! Anyway, brownies are bars of chocolate-y cake-but-not-a-cake that you see in those American shows. Honestly, this…