Monthly Archives: March 2015

Week 79: Carrot and walnut cake

I was never a big fan of carrot cakes. I appreciate a good slice, particularly when it is smothered in a thick layer of cream cheese frosting. But I’d take a slice of chocolate cake over it any day. However, … Continue reading

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Week 78: Mocha and salted caramel cake

It has been a long time since I last attempt to make a cake from start to end. I guess most of my recent bakes consists of multiple components and a lot of freezing and waiting is imminent. But this … Continue reading

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Week 78: Chocolate Japanese cotton cheesecake

In the past 7 days, I have made this particular cake 3 times! Yes, 3 times. As the recipe I was following was for a plain lemony cheesecake, it took me some experiments to get a satisfactory chocolate version of … Continue reading

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Week 77: Milk chocolate and salted caramel tarts

I have been on a quest to master a sweet shortcrust pastry. Many months later, I am still on it! I appreciate a good tart as much as the next person. And while the filling of this one is pretty … Continue reading

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Week 77: Pineapple tarts (reprise)

The husband of my good friend was in town, and I figure she would like a canister of homemade pineapple tarts. Thankfully I have a proven recipe. And I am glad to say that I managed to replicate it perfectly. … Continue reading

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Week 76: White chocolate and Brie cheesecake

Of all the cheesecake recipes I have seen, this is by far the most intriguing! Most recipes play around with fruits, or nuts, or chocolate, even nutella and the occasional mascarpone, which serves more to lighten the cake than adding … Continue reading

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Week 76: Sea salt and hazelnut brittle

I have always had a weakness for peanut brittles, so when I came across this recipe, I thought it should be something interesting to try out.

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