Category Archives: Cookies

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 130: Chocolate pecan cookies

Cookies are not really my thing. I mean, I appreciate a good cookie as much as the next person. But when it comes to baking, it’s just not high on my to-do list.

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Week 114: Salted egg yolk cookies

Every year as the Lunar New Year approaches, new cookies vie for the spot of the “cookie of the year” position. Past winners were concoctions such as the green pea cookie, the fried crabstick (technically not a cookie) and fried … Continue reading

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Week 114: Pineapple tarts

I have known Maria (not her real name) for a rather long time. She is one of the first few people who “kick-started” my baking hobby. In fact, she started baking a few months before me, when her parents got … Continue reading

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Week 114: Pineapple tarts

Pineapple tarts are the staple of Lunar New Year in Singapore. Every year, foodie blogs and magazines would publish the top 5 most popular pineapple tarts in town. Some bakeries are so high in demand they stop accepting orders more … Continue reading

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Week 113: Chocolate sablé

This batch of Pierre Hermé’s chocolate sablé cookie dough had sat in my freezer for a very, very long time. The best thing about cookie dough is that they keep really well. After all this time, these cookies still taste … Continue reading

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Week 103: Butter cookies

 The famous Jenny’s Bakery from Hong Kong has finally arrived on the shores of Singapore. It was about time – the cookies are so popular amongst the people in Singapore. In fact, I was surprised it took them so long. … Continue reading

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Week 97: Chocolate sable cookies

 This is the Epicurean Market weekend in Singapore, and I had the chance to eat lots and lots and lots of good food. Of all the delicious things I have eaten, one of the most memorable, and inspiring was Wolfgang … Continue reading

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Week 80: Peanut cookies

I have been meaning to bake a batch of peanut cookies since the lunar new year, but somehow, just could not seem to find the time (and recipe) for it. Finally, when I went to Adelaide, my aunt made this … Continue reading

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Week 77: Pineapple tarts (reprise)

The husband of my good friend was in town, and I figure she would like a canister of homemade pineapple tarts. Thankfully I have a proven recipe. And I am glad to say that I managed to replicate it perfectly. … Continue reading

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