The first time I heard about this super rich Italian dessert was a few years ago when I was discussing baking with an Italian colleague from Sicily. As a chocolate lover, I was very intrigued. But, there aren't too many recipes online and I certainly couldn't find any in my stash of recipe books. So,... Continue Reading →

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One of the best thing about baking is the ability to bake something for the meaningful people in your life. And that means baking with flavours they like. Despite having known each other for such a long tine, I realised I do not know what Vincent's favourite flavours are, until we met for dinner last... Continue Reading →

Someone once asked me how I number the weeks on my IG feed. So, here's a little secret. Due to the long hours I keep at work (when I am not working, I am usually abroad or sick), the only time I can afford to spend baking would be the weekend. So the week numbers... Continue Reading →

It's been a while since I last baked cheesecakes, and I came across this Earl Grey cheesecake that really caught my fancy. This cheesecake recipe is gluten free (although the crust isn't) and it turned out to be really creamy. As usually I used a reconstructed pâte sucrée base for the cheesecake. And since I... Continue Reading →

It has been a while since my last post. But, there is just too many things happening! This is my last bake for 2017. And this is a recipe from parischezsharon, which I just had to try once I saw it on her feed. I was probably a bit too generous with the coffee extract,... Continue Reading →

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 this chunk of Brie, which was so creamy! My friend was raving about it and... Continue Reading →

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. The cake is split in half and filled with a layer of leftover lemon cream... Continue Reading →

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 made a couple of Swiss rolls and the more I made 'em, the more I... Continue Reading →

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 it tasted so good it has since became my go-to chiffon cake recipe. I was... Continue Reading →

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