Monthly Archives: November 2013

Week 10: Devil’s food cake

So, this is my first 2-tier cake, and what better recipe to try than this one from David Lebovitz. I was actually just recovering from a bad bout of flu when I baked this, so, I did not get to … Continue reading

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Week 10: Tiramisu cupcakes

These cupcakes are absolutely delicious. Probably one of my favorite cupcakes to date, and I have eaten many, many cupcakes. This is an amalgam of the Hummingbird Bakery’s version as well as a tip on the chocolate ganache from Allison … Continue reading

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Week 10: Hokkaido milk loaf

I was hoping to find a plain bread recipe, without butter, which is good enough to eat on its own. And I think this fits the bill nicely. I made one loaf and appreciated that the recipe provides the ingredient … Continue reading

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Week 9: Icebox marble cookies

The search for egg yolks recipe continues and I was rather pleased to come across these cookies from Hisako Ogita’s book. In fact, it’s a really awesome book, as not only does it contains clear and concise instructions on macaron … Continue reading

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Week 9: Lemon pound cake

My recent obsession with macaroons has left with me with many, many, many frozen egg yolks! So I have been looking up ways to use up these egg yolks. After all, if I’ve already trashed the egg whites, I should … Continue reading

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Week 9: Bacon, onion and cheddar biscuits

Bacon, onion and cheddar. Seriously, what’s there not to like? And these are simply awesome. I am going to enjoy my breakfast very much for the next 2 weeks.

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Week 9: Chocolate-rum cheesecake

I have been looking for a good cheesecake recipe, but, gosh, they all require so much cream cheese! Not that I was being cheap (although, maybe a little), but I just didn’t want to spend so much on something that … Continue reading

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Week 9: Chocolate macarons

One of the reason I have been holding off macaron attempts is that I know once I started, I will be obsessed with making them perfect. And I know, it is going to take quite a lot of attempts to … Continue reading

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Week 8: Melt-in-your-mouth butter cookies

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Week 8: Poor man’s brioche

One of my biggest problem with brioche is working the butter into the dough. And even though I didn’t manage to work the total amount of butter in the past, I thought it tasted quite okay. So, when I came … Continue reading

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