Monthly Archives: February 2016

Week 117: Wholemeal sourdough loaf with caramelised onions

I was chatting with a friend the other day and he suggested caramelising onions with a little bit of balsamic vinegar. And that sounded so good I just had to remake this bread loaf. And he was absolutely right! Caramelised … Continue reading

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Week 117: Chocolate oblivion truffle torte

This is a good weekend! Because I have finally found the flourless chocolate cake recipe I have been looking for. The one I have been searching for ever since I fell in love with the version from a local bakery … Continue reading

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Week 116: Chocolate, hazelnut and passion fruit entremet

One of my favourite food quote, “Les personnes qui vous offrent leur nourriture, vous offrent aussi leur cœur.” by Cesar Chavez, which translates into, “The people who give you their food, give you their hearts”. And I think that is … Continue reading

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Week 116: Watercolour rainbow cake

 So, I have this friend who hates chocolate! I know, right. How would I possibly befriend someone who hates chocolate?!? But we’ve known each other for ages and, chocolate aside, she’s been a good friend to me.

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Week 115: Bitter chocolate and pistachio macarons

I was really torn between developing some new macaron flavours and making sure I manage to serve up some macarons for my guests this coming weekend. Considering my bad baking mojo these past few days, I decided to bet on … Continue reading

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Week 115: Garlic challah

Due to my botched batch of macarons earlier this weekend, I used up my stash of egg whites and had to find an egg yolk intensive recipe to store up more egg whites for my subsequent macarons. And what better … Continue reading

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Week 115: Strawberry cheesecake macarons

Ever since I started baking macaron shells using Pierre Herme’s Italian meringue method, I have never had any failed bakes. Until this weekend. There were many, many mistakes. First of which was when I thought mixing the color gel into … Continue reading

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