Monthly Archives: August 2015

Week 98: Savoury brioche couronne

 It’s been a while since I got a bag of fresh garlic as I mostly used minced garlic for cooking. But few days ago, I saw them at the grocers, and they seemed to be calling out to me. So … Continue reading

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Week 98: Financiers

These little French cakes are an enigma. I couldn’t quite decide whether they are light or heavy. On the one hand, no egg yolks are added, maybe it an egg-white-only bake. On the other hand, there’s quite a generous amount … Continue reading

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Week 98: Cheesecake Mosaïc

 I am guilty of hoarding. And ever since I started baking, I am guilty of hoarding recipe books. And the name that appears time and time again on my book shelve is none other than the Picasso of Pastry, Pierre … Continue reading

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Week 97: Chocolate sable cookies

 This is the Epicurean Market weekend in Singapore, and I had the chance to eat lots and lots and lots of good food. Of all the delicious things I have eaten, one of the most memorable, and inspiring was Wolfgang … Continue reading

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Week 96: Lemon and chocolate hazelnut macarons

 It has been a while since my last macaron bake. Honestly, sometimes I think that I can bake macarons in my sleep. I must have baked…hundreds! I feel the most tedious thing about macarons is the preparation. Grinding the almonds, … Continue reading

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Week 96: Brioche feuilletée

 These interesting rolls first appeared on Instagram, on some French patissier’s feed. A quick google yield some recipes, but they appear to all be from the same original recipe of one Philippe Contincini. I have not heard of him, but, I shall … Continue reading

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Week 96: Chocolate praline entremet

 A good friend asked me to make a cake for his wife’s birthday. His wife apparently likes a “cake with some crunch”. Haha. I guess he is referring to an entremet, with a feuilletine layer, covered with mousse. “And she … Continue reading

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Week 96: Roasted onion and cheddar rolls

 It has been a while since my last savoury bake and I have been wanting to make some bread rolls for a while. Unfortunately I did not have any garlic at home and I was too lazy to go out, … Continue reading

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Week 96: Devil’s food cake

 If there was ever any doubt, this is my very favourite cake recipe! It is so easy to make, tastes awesome, and no matter how you dress it up – it is going to look gorgeous. After all, how can … Continue reading

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Week 95: Banana and chocolate crunch cake with Digestive biscuits frosting

 Sometimes, you come across a recipe, and you just cannot wait to give it a try. This is one such pudding. I have been talking about baking a banana cake for the longest time. And there is no shortage of … Continue reading

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