Monthly Archives: December 2015

Week 110: Garlic and spring onions sourdough schiacciata

I have a sourdough starter! That is something I have been thinking about cultivating for a while, but just couldn’t find the right time to give it a try. And this I have a long vacation this year-end, I thought, … Continue reading

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Week 110: Chocolate and peppermint bûche de Noël 2015

 Ever since I saw this recipe last week, I couldn’t quite get it out of my mind. There’s just something about that perfect chocolate sponge roll, and the generous layer of cream, and peppermint. The peppermint just screams Christmas!

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Week 109: Black forest cake

 The most difficult part of baking a cake for me has always been decorating it. I am not the most creative or artistic person out there, but I just don’t like reusing any prior cake designs. I always believe the … Continue reading

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Week 109: Chocolate and lemon madeleines 

 This recipe from Pierre Hermé’s Chocolate Desserts book has been sitting at the back of my mind for the longest time. I have been wanting to try out my new madeleine pan, and I was looking for a chocolate madeleine recipe. … Continue reading

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Week 109: Ploughman loaf

I have been wanting to bake this loaf of bread every since Mary-Anne baked it in the Great British Bake Off 4 series ago! Gosh, had it really been that long?? The comments by the judges were just so complementary, … Continue reading

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Week 108: Black forest cake

 Looks like I have been repeating my bakes a lot lately. But I have to say, I might have just found my new go-to celebration cake.

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