Category Archives: Basic

Week 173: Japanese cheesecake

I am not really one to obsessed about getting the perfectly shaped cake, as I normally prefer my cakes smothered in frosting. Even then, it was strangely satisfying to finally achieve that, even if you cannot tell from this picture. … Continue reading

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Week 165: Molten chocolate cake

It’s been so long since I was last in the kitchen. Coupled with the crazy hot weather, I really did not feel like doing anything other than sitting in front of the telly. But, I do miss baking and I … Continue reading

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Week 164: Tarte exotique

It is mango season, and I recently bought 3 big fruits which are perfect for some mango tarts. I wanted to do something a little bit different this time, so I set forward to do some recipe research.

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Week 161: Caramel brownie fingers

I have been fascinated by these “chocolate fingers” I have been seeing on my Instagram feed for the longest time. But somehow it just did not seem to make it into my baking list.

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Week 145: Clotilde’s very chocolate cookie

The best way to know if your cookies are going to taste awesome? Nib a bit of the cookie dough and if you feel like you want to eat another big chunk of it before it even made it into the … Continue reading

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Week 138: Mocha Swiss roll

My colleagues and I were invited to an ex-colleague’s place for lunch. And I think that’s a perfect excuse to bake something for dessert.

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Week 137: Milk chocolate and Earl Grey tea macaron and macaron Imagine

It is never easy deciding which macaron flavours to go for, but I thought my 2 favourite tea flavours deserve to go together – Earl Grey and matcha. This milk chocolate Earl Grey tea macaron holds a special place in … Continue reading

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Week 132: Old-fashioned chocolate fudge cake

Some people come into your life and leave an impression so deep that no amount of cake can ever repay the debt you feel you owe them. When I started baking, I wanted a KitchenAid mixer so very badly. Long … Continue reading

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Week 125: ‘Mont-Blanc’ praline noisette

Inspirations can come at the most unexpected moments. And the inspiration for these tarts came from a video a friend sent me earlier this week of a pastry chef lining a bunch of tart rings. I saw the video at … 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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