Tuesday, August 19, 2014

winner of the best cooking blog in the singapore blog awards 2014!

My dear readers!

I am over the moon (and have been for the last couple of days)!

August has been a great month for both myself and The Domestic Goddess Wannabe!
I want to share with you that this blog is the winner for The Best Cooking Blog in this year's Singapore Blog Awards!
With runner-ups Karyn & Pei Ching from Twice As Delicious and Shirley from Little Miss Bento
I would like to take this opportunity to thank each and everyone of you for your support in the last year or so.

After all, where would a blog be without its readers?

It has been an amazing journey, and I have grown and learnt so much since my very good friend, Regina from MummyMoo messaged me with an order to "GO BLOG YOUR RECIPES!" about a year ago.

I have met so many wonderful people, especially the ladies from the Singapore Mom Bloggers and made many new friends.

In fact, it was the super talented Adeline from ABSOLUTE by The Accidental Mom Blogger who designed and made the beautiful hat that I wore to the awards ceremony.
I honestly would not have started blogging, much less win an award, if not for the support of my husband, the LAM, so I want to take this opportunity to say the BIGGEST THANK YOU ever to him.
In fact the LAM is making finishing touches to my new baking kitchen which he built for me as I am typing this post!

Amid all this excitement, I was also featured in the August 2014 issue of Mother & Baby!
I am really blessed and very grateful, and to share my joy and to thank you, the readers - without whom I will not have the motivation to continue sharing my recipes - I am hosting a celebratory giveaway!

I will be posting more recipes in the days to come, and I will continue to do what I have always done - simplify every recipe so anyone (and I mean anyone!) can cook and/or bake like a pro!


 

A CELEBRATORY GIVEAWAY!
A set of Philips Jaime Oliver Stick Blender. Set includes hand blender, chopper and whisk.

"The new Philips Jamie Oliver hand blender features a strong 650W motor with a simple "on / off" button as well as a turbo button, ensuring that busy families can enjoy fresh, healthy food every night of the week. The compact chopper stands sturdy on any kitchen counter and is useful when chopping smaller quantities of onions, herbs or cheese. Homemade pesto and salsas are also really simple to make and add a completely fresh touch to your meals. It also includes a whisk that attaches easily to your hand blender top. It is useful when preparing fluffy whipped cream and homemade mayonnaise. The innovative ProMix technology represents the ultimate in speed and efficacy, to deliver only the finest and evenly cut results. The 1.0L beaker with lid keeps smoothies and batters fresh and is really useful when preparing homemade sauces, pancake batters or smoothies with your hand blender. If you don't finish the batch in one go, pop on the lid and keep it in the fridge for later. It couldn't be easier!" 

To take part in the giveaway, simply completely the Rafflecopter below!
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Giveaway ends on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 12:00 a.m. Pacific time. The winner(s) will be selected by random.org and contacted by email. If there is no response after 48 hours, another winner will be selected. Open to overseas entrants.

151 comments:

  1. Congrats on ur winning! You are my idol!

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  2. Congratulation!! I follow your post every single day because the recipe is so interesting and with a detail too. Its very helpful for an amateur like me

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  3. Congrats once again Diana for winning the best cooking blog! I'll love to see more drool worthy baking recipes on your blog :)

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  4. Congrats Diana! I hope to win the set.. It will help me in baking alot!

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  5. I love all kinds of recipes from you - cupcakes, muffins, savoury pies and tarts etc! And yes, congratulations to you again!

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  6. Congratulations on ur award ... Just started following u few wks back. Wow, ur recipes are really nice n easy to follow :)

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  7. Congratulation! U r the best baker for me. So glad u r win in this competition.

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  8. Congrats! Love your recipes & please keep on blogging!

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  9. Thanks for sharing

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  10. Firstly congrats to you for winning the Best Cooking Blog!
    I hope to see more one pot cooking recipes coz its easy to prepare and yummy to eat :)

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  11. Congratulations again! I hope to see more simple home cook recipes on the blog.

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  12. Both sweet and savory recipes :) and easy to make recipes too

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  13. Once again congratulation. Your effort is well rewarded.

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  14. Thanks for sharing great recipe on your blog :)

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  15. Would love more bread & muffins recipes.

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  16. Congrats! I will like to see more recipes for desserts esp catering to those with health concerns like diabetes... my dad has a sweet tooth n i like to satisfy his cravings so please help me along. Thanks

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  17. Please share your more of your all time favourite super easy can show off to friends type of recipes :) You always make it so easy!!

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  18. thanks for the giveaway...would like to have more pies and tarts recipe too - ivy chan

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  19. Congrats!

    And thank you for the giveaway.
    Looking forward to more simplify recipes ��.

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  20. Hi Diana, congratulations! I am so happy for you, you sure deserved the award. I enjoy visiting your blog with all those wonderful recipes and your experiences you shared with us.

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  21. Congratulations! Love your recipes. Blogging seems fun but it's hard work to update and reply ...thanks for sharing.

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  22. Congrats Diana! I love your posts! Happy that you won!! :) - LiYen

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  23. Congratulations! Love your blog!

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  24. Wonderful blog you have ! Amazing recipes and congrats on winning the award! More easy to cook recipes for beginners like would be good~

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  25. I got to know of your blog from your FB which my friend was following! Can't wait to try out your recipes when I have my own kitchen! I'm a domestic-goddess-wannabe too! Lol!

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  26. CONGRATULATIONS..!! u definitely deserve to win.. Thank u for sharing your recipes

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  27. Recipes for savuory muffins. Thanks!

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    1. Hi, forgotten to indicate my name- Yu Meiyi (littledetour@hotmail.com)

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  28. Congrats Diana for winning the awards!!!
    I love your blog and I'm looking forward to your recipes on Korean Cuisine.

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  29. Desr Diana your blog is my daily bread. Looking forward to reading it everyday. GOOD JOB !!!!

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  30. I am absolutely delighted that my Chef Guru has won! You deserve it! I read your blog on a daily basis and have saved countless of recipes plus tried loads of them too. Thank you for making me a better cook/baker and to cook with love.

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  31. Maybe more snack/lunch box ideas??? Thanks !

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  32. Congratulations Diana!!!!! More giveaways please. :P

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  33. Hi,

    Thanks for organising the giveaway. Would love to see more recipes from you.

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  34. Congrats! I love all your bakes. Please keep them coming.

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  35. cupcake & savuory muffins. Cheers.

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  36. your blog inspires me to cook more!

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  37. Congratulations! Thanks for sharing your lovely recipes!

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  38. I hope to see easy to cook yet delicious dinner recipes.

    Congrats

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  39. So inspiring to fellow home cooks n bakers!

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  40. congrats! i would like to easy and kids friendly recipe.

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  41. Any recipes that is yummy and easy to cook.

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  42. Congrats and thanks for sharing your recipes. Would love to see more cake recipes.

    Linda Wong
    wfclinda@yahoo.com

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  43. One bowl bakes and all kinds of savoury muffins / pies!

    shermeen
    meeningfully@gmail.com

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  44. You know I'm a HUGE fan, right? ;)

    More 15 minute recipes please!!!

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  45. Congrats! Hope to see more of quick n easy recipes

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  46. Congrats & thanks for sharing!

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  47. Congrats Diana !

    I would love to see homemade no churn ice cream recipes !!

    Thanks

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  48. looking forward to more cupcake recipes!

    Elizabeth
    Elizabeth_decruz@yahoo.com.sg

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  49. I'd love to see some recipes that are tasty treats with hidden healthy ingredients ^^ thanks for the chance, what a beautiful prize! And congratulations :D x

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  50. Congrats Diana! I am your new fan. My kids followed your step by step instructions for the Chocolate Brownie and they love it!

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  51. I have yet to try your recipes but I have instantly fell in live with your beautiful kids...

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  52. Congratulations, Diana! I knew you would be THE ONE! A very deserving win, my dear, I can see that your LAM is beaming with pride!

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  53. Congratulations, Diana! I would love to see macaron recipes on the blog!

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  54. Awesome blog like this one... truely deserve this award!! Thanks for all the great recipes you have shared.. Keep it coming!! A special request... it will be great if you can compile yr recipes into a week/two weeks or even a month chart.. so we can just lazily follow n cook.. for a lousy cook like me, sieving n planning a week dinner/lunch for my family can stress me up soooo much... please please create this beautiful menu chart for a month if possible... thank thanks thanks

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  55. non greasy (so that i dont have to mop the floor) plus easy & healthy recipe for the family :)

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  56. Congrats on your win. Love your recipes!

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  57. Congratulations Diana! I enjoy reading your blog and recipes. Thank you for sharing.

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  58. I like to see anything and everything you baked and cooked... they are wonderful!

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  59. Congrats on winning! And what a lovely giveaway!
    I hope you can do more decor baking, like decorated Swiss roll or cupcakes.

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  60. Loves all ur bakes. I look forward to all ur bakes everyday when I'm online and you deserve that award totally. Congrats!!

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  61. Congrats on your win Diana!
    Lovely blog with pretty step by step pictures and instructions.
    Please do a recipe on macaroons!

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  62. Really love your bakes and dishes and always looking forward to your kind sharing of wonderful recipes! Congratulations on the very well deserved award!!

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  63. Congrats! Thanks for sharing your recipes.

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  64. Congrats, awesome win. Love to see more cakes and bread recipes on your blog :)

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  65. To my all time fav food and recipe blog, my heartiest congratulations! :) You deserve the award and I'm SO glad you WON!!! Yay!!! I would love to see more practical, one pot meals for busy working mums like me. Thanks for hosting this giveaway, I would need the hand blender to prepare purees and other weaning food for the little one soon! May more good things come your way in August and the months after! Congratulations! :D

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  66. Congratulations are in order, you must be overjoyed with all those awards!

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  67. Congratulations, Diana!
    You are one awesome blogger!

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  68. Hi Diana,
    I love your muffins and cupcakes recipes!

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  69. Congrats and you deserve it!
    Would like to see recipes for healthier cakes/tarts.

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  70. Congrats! Enjoying your recipes always!

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  71. I love to drool over your blog! Slurp!

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  72. Congrats Diana, indeed reading your blog is very inspiring too ... thanks for sharing all the wonderful recipes ^-^ cheers!

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  73. Congrats to your win! Looking forward for more simple recipes.

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  74. Left a comment ytd but can't find it now so re-posting.

    Congrats on your winning! I recently bought a big bag of rye flour and would be glad to see interesting recipes appear on your blog ^_^

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  75. Congratulations! Love your blog and I have learn so much from you!

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  76. Congrats Diana!!! I would love to see more recipes on quick and easy one-pot meals!

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  77. I would love to see various alternative of recipes with no sugar / butter / flours or using alternatives to achieve healthy living yet not feeling guilty in the indulgence

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  78. I would love to see more one dish meals recipes! Thanks and congrats!

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  79. Macarons recipe!!
    Thai food recipes!!

    Congrats on ur awards & God Bless!! ♡♡
    Hope to win the giveaway to start my baking journey!!! ^_^

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  80. Well deserved win, Diana!!!!!!

    Love to see more bread recipes :)

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  81. Firstly, Congrats to you for winning!
    Secondly, Thanks again again and again for the tanzhong bread recipe in your blog!
    Last but not least, Continue to share your recipes and experiences with us, we love it!
    From Jennifer Chew (you know who) (",)

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  82. I would love to see chocolate truffles recipes...

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  83. would like to see more butter related recipes!

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  84. I would love to see the making of Japanese Strawberry shortcake :)
    Congratulations!

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  85. Congrats Di! Am very proud of you!

    I hope to see more quick meals that i can prepare for my family!

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  86. congrats and more recipes please!

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  87. Hi Diana, congrats on your achievement!
    I would like to see more bread or bun recipes which not require bread machine.
    Thanks so much and congrats again! ;)

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  88. Congrats! Would like to see more cream cheese delights :D

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  89. Congratulations! Love your blog!
    Looking forward for more recipes.

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  90. Congrats on your lovely blog! I'd like more macarons & more cakes ;)

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  91. I'm going to be a working mum so I'll be looking forward to more quick-fix recipes that I can whip up on weeknights! :D

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  92. Congratulations on your win!
    Looking forward to more recipes!
    Thanks for the give-away!

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  93. Congratulations on your win!
    Looking forward to more cupcake recipes!
    Thanks for the give-away!

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  94. I like to bake a lot, but with more healthy recipes so looking forward to some more cakes/dessert recipes with healthy substitutes.

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  96. Trying to cook a simple variety of meals for my family without too much hassle...more simple and easy to follow recipes please.

    Thanks for organizing the giveaway!
    hazel lim

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  97. Congratulations!!! soon u will be on Tv travelling the world!

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  98. Congrats Diana! I would like to see recipe for mango cake �� thank you and I hope I can win the blender ������

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  99. Love your blog! I want more of the cake recipes <3
    or I must say.. anything will be acceptable!

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  100. Congrats on your win! I would love to see a recipe on new york cheesecake that is smooth and rich!

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  101. I was blog hopping and found your page. I definitely would try the chocolate magic custard cake. Congratulations on your win. I have a recent obsession to baking bread. Would love more recipes ideas for bread or buns.

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  102. Lovely cake. I'll need to try one magic cake with chocolate too.

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  103. would love bread recipes - Vita

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  104. Congrats! Love your luncheon meat fried rice recipe! Would like to see more potato recipes.

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  105. Congrats! Hope you can share more simple and fuss free dishes and bakes..Mimi Tan

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  106. Would love healthier cupcake receipes :)
    Lyn Teo
    lp8834@yahoo.com

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  107. Cupcake recipes
    Ash Lim

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  108. Love to see more recipes for 1 pot meals or dishes that require preparation time of no more than 20 mins, thanks! *Woes of a sahm with an active baby

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  109. Congrats on ur win! will be trying out some of the recipes soon :)

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  110. I love the recipes that you have shared especially the zach chocolate cake.

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  111. Congrats on your win and I'd love to see more cupcake recipes in future!

    Xgg Chan
    chanxgg@gmail.com

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  112. Oooo... a BIG congratulations dear ! Its all worth it.
    Blessings, Kristy

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  113. Congrats on your well-deserved win! Thanks for all that sharing as well as organizing this giveaway!

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  114. Congrats..love your cake recipes.

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  115. Thanks Diana for the lovely cheesecake recipe. I love to see more recipes using fruits - banana, apple, durian, pear - to make treats for the children after school. I like to win the giveaway too :)

    Wee Min

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  116. Waking up every morning to see your fb posts with many wonderful recipes really inspired me! Congratulations Diana!

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  117. Congratulations to Diana on this outstanding achievement. Love your cupcakes recipes.

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  118. Congrats and I love your recipes!

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  119. I love your recipes, and they are so easy to follow!

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  120. Hi diana i love your blog and your website. Thank you for giving us this chance to win your giveaway, btw i am learning how to bake so i think i want to see different dessert recipes that are easy to do like cupcakes muffins cakes etc. Keep up the good work and God bless

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  121. Awesomeness in action! Congratulations on the win.

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  122. CONGRATULATIONS ON WINNING BEST COOKING BLOG!! :)

    I'm a new reader of yours and I would love to see more quick & easy recipes to try out!!

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  123. Congrats on your win! An inspiration for my baking journey!

    Eeyorea82@gmail.com

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  124. Congrats! Love more fast & easy revipes.

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  125. i love your step by step instructions on your recipes! please continue to share easy and quick to prepare yummies!

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  126. Congrats again on your well-deserved win! Was lovely to meet you in person at last that day. :)
    I love drooling over all the recipes you've been posting! Would you happen to have some that will require the use of a food processor? I have no idea what to make with my food processor! Thank you!

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  127. Congrats.
    Looking forward to more simple home cooked dishes and bakes.

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  128. Congratulations!
    Would love to see any type of recipes.
    BTW, the cheesecake looks yummilicious. Shall try it out.

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  129. Congrats on the win! You deserves it! Keep the recipes coming please! ^_^

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  130. Congratulations. I know the feeling, winning something when it was least expected.

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  131. I need more cake recipes, especially something that calls for vanilla paste since I just bought a tub of it. Hehe. Mum's not a big fan of cupcakes. So hard to please lah, she!

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  132. Congrats and thanks for sharing your joy with us!

    I would like to see recipes of easy, one-pot dishes!

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  133. More chocolate related recipes! =)

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  134. Love to see simple and quick recipes!

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  135. Congrats on your win!
    your blog has been a good guide for me as i just started baking!
    Would love to see more healthy yet delicious desserts especially muffins and cupcakes!

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  136. Congrats and thanks for the wonderful giveaways.
    Would like to see one pot dishes or traditonal local kuehs

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  137. congratulations to you, diana! i can see that you are blogging well and all the good effort that you put in !

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