Monthly Archives: July 2016

Week 136: Pineapple tarts

It’s too early for lunar new year preparations but who could say no to pineapple tarts? Actually some friends and I got together earlier this year for a pineapple tart bake-off session. And we had some leftover pineapple paste which … Continue reading

Posted in Asian pastry | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Week 136: Lemon meringue tartlets 

There are not many recipes that I would make again and again. But this is one of the few. And probably the only one that does not involve chocolate!

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Week 136: Macaron infiniment chocolat et macaron à la Fleur de Sel

One of the most satisfying thing as a baker is the ability to change the way people feel about food. And I think my biggest achievement to date is having changed so many people’s perception of macarons. Most of my … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Week 136: Black Forest petit gâteau

This is one of my favourite entremet. The multiple flavours and textures makes it a perfect example of how a beautifully balanced pastry should be.

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Week 135: Rye sourdough loaf

My third attempt in 3 consecutive weekends. Baking sourdough loaves is a very time consuming process. Hands on time is not that significant, but one is tied down at home to monitor the situation of the loaf. I have yet … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Week 135: Un hommage Français

No one knows pastries like the French. And while we may have our differences in many aspects (I do have plenty of work interactions with them!), I have always look up to their art of pâtissierie.

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Week 135: Chocolate rum cheesecake

This is one of my very early bake (week 9!), which I remember very fondly. When I tasted this cheesecake for the very first time, I thought, “Wow, I can’t believe I could bake something so delicious!”

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Week 134: Rye sourdough loaf

I am quite determine to keep making this recipe until I achieve the crumbs I am looking for (or until I run out of rye).

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Week 134: Le cœur pour Charles

This entremet is a birthday present for an old friend. Looking back, the days with Charles felt like something out of my past life. While we don’t spend as much time together now as we used to, he is one … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Week 133: Rye sourdough loaf

I hate getting my hands dirty. Literally. That was one of the primary reason I felt the need for a good stand mixer. So I can use it to “knead” bread.

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments