Category Archives: Baking

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Blueberry pie cravings

It’s something about a rustic homemade pie freshly baked from the oven. The smell and buttery aroma fills the entire house (if you’re staying in  a open plan kitchen like me). Hhmmm…. yummy. The anticipation that tell you, “it’s almost ready”. This all started with my Blueberry pie cravings. I love to buy fruits in

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Red Velvet cupcake

Made from “The Little Cake Box” all natural gourmet red velvet cupcake baking mix. Soon to be launched…

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A Classic Italian dessert: Tiramisu

                                    When you think of Italian desserts what do you mostly think of? Creamy Italian Gelato? Tiramisu? Panna Cotta? Well I’m going to share the recipe of my all time favorite Italian dessert.- Tiramisu I often think that

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Easy-Peasy Strawberry shortcake in a cup

        Last friday I wanted to create a last minute dessert for my husband after a long week of work and this is simply one of those easy last minute desserts to whip out. During my student days, my cousin once showed me a recipe (if you would call it) for a

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Tart Au Citron

Tart Au Citron-one of my favorite french desserts. It is usually something i would  always choose to buy first in a french patisserie. Made Tart Au Citron for care group last friday, and it turned out yummy, though my husband thinks it tasted a tad too sour. For those who would want to try your

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A french way of saying Lemon tart

It’s been a while since i last posted anything. Well, I’m back from my break in Singapore, and here again. I normally bake something dessert-ish for caregroup every alternate friday… and I enjoy doing it. I was so shocked that before I came into the picture, snacks after caregroup was often popcorn or potato chips.(my

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Spiked oozey chocolate…

  Whenever I have one of those “Blah” days. My feel good pick me up would always be : Chocolate! Better yet if it’s oozey chocolate. Depending on my moods, you can have it spiked with Kahlua (what I did this week), or the more day-time friendly version (coffee). The best thing about this recipe

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Classic moist chocolate cake with glossy chocolate ganache frosting

Whenever it comes to birthdays and celebrations. I always have a trusty chocolate cake recipe to go to. A classic moist chocolate cake adapted from Ina Garten. -with my own special easy glossy chocolate frosting recipe. Most classic chocolate frosting recipe would call for tempering chocolate. Tempering chocolate: for a smooth glossy shiny finish on

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Churros: my childhood fav

Churros. Churros reminds me of my childhood with my parents at the amusement park. Whenever i taste cinnamon sugar crusted churros it brings back a nostalgic feeling. My second brush with my childhood fav food was in melbourne, Aus. It was a small street side stall just outside flinders train station. I can still remember

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The fancy name: Vanilla sugar

  When you walk into those gourmet food stores that sell all kinds of expensive ingredients and things. In one of the aisles you will always find: vanilla sugar and all other kinds of flavored sugar. i.e. cinnamon sugar, lavender sugar etc What is vanilla sugar? It is basically plain caster sugar that has been

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