Monthly Archives: November 2015

Week 107: Cream cheese brownies

 I have to use up some sour cream so, cream cheese brownies it is. Since I had such a great success with this in the past, I decided to give it another go. And I am happy to report, it … Continue reading

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Week 107: Pistachios and raspberries macarons

 After my earlier practice run, I am glad these little French cookies were very well received during our office barbecue. In fact, one guy said it was even better than Ladurée. That definitely made my day. Maybe it’s time to … Continue reading

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Week 106: Black forest cake

The other day, over dinner with some colleagues, my boss remarked that it has been a while since I brought my baked goods to the office, and hinted that his birthday is coming. Haha. So French men aren’t subtle at … Continue reading

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Week 105: Dark chocolate and salted caramel tartlets

I still have a batch of tart dough sitting in my freezer, and as I have a good friend visiting from out of town, I decided to bake up a batch of these milk chocolate and salted caramel tarts. This … Continue reading

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Week 104: Pistachios and raspberries macarons

 As the end of year approaches, friends and colleagues are organising many get-togethers. And for one particular activity, the nice host asked if I would be so kind as to bake some macarons. When asked what his favourite flavour is, … Continue reading

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Week 103: Cream cheese brownies

 Brownies are proof that delicious things do not have to be complicated. I do not know why, even after my previous pleasant experience with brownies, it is just never my thing. When I am planning my weekend bakes, I never … Continue reading

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Week 103: Garlic and spring onions challah

While on my work trip to Malta recently, I met this interestingly geeky engineer from Israel. I couldn’t claim to know that many Israelis, but, this guy appeared to have made an impression. The kind of encounter that leaves a sweet … Continue reading

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Week 103: Butter cookies

 The famous Jenny’s Bakery from Hong Kong has finally arrived on the shores of Singapore. It was about time – the cookies are so popular amongst the people in Singapore. In fact, I was surprised it took them so long. … Continue reading

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