Category Archives: Cake

Week 174: White chocolate and Brie cheesecake

Funny story: During my Malta trip, I was invited to a friend’s place for a barbecue, Malta style. Meaning, lots of food, beer and wine, and lots of laugh throughout the evening. One of the memorable thing we ate was … Continue reading

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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.

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Week 170: Lemon and raspberry Swiss roll

Lemon and cream cheese has always been one of my favourite combination. So I decided to incorporate it into another one of my recent favourite – a Swiss roll. While I was back at my parents’ place, mum and I … Continue reading

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Week 169: Coffee chiffon cake

This cake was a true serendipity. I am not a big fan of coffee-flavoured dessert as I always thought coffee is better as a drink than as dessert. However, this turned out to be first ever successful chiffon cake and … Continue reading

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Week 166: Japanese strawberry shortcake

It is strawberry season in Europe. While there, I saw more strawberries than I can ever imagine. Sometimes, there are even random stalls setup in street corners, selling only strawberries. It’s a pity I couldn’t bring them back.

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Week 166: Black forest double fromage cheesecake

Once you’ve gotten used to eating homemade desserts, you realise it is so much harder to satisfy that sweet tooth. I have been craving some chocolate cheesecake so I thought I’d do a Blackforest version this time.

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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: Blueberry double fromage cheesecake

After my not-totally-satisfactory blueberry cheesecake attempt last week, I did more research and realised that, in fact, I have made double fromage cheesecake a few times before. And it’s none other than Pierre Hermé’s cheesecake mosaïc.

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Week 163: Blueberry double fromage cheesecake

Ever since famous Hokkaido cheesecake, LeTAO, arrived at our little red dot, “double fromage” cheesecake is becoming the new “in” dessert. As my prior experience with this type of cheesecake was disappointing, I thought I would try making it at … Continue reading

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Week 160: Opéra chocolat-pistache

It is not easy to come across recipe books on entremet so I was really excited when Jerome lugged the gigantic L’École de la Pâtisserie book from France. It contained some really interesting recipes too!

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