Category Archives: Pastry

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: Shanghai mooncakes

It’s a little early, but my gal pals and I decided to get together one weekend and try our hands at baking some mooncakes. As we weren’t sure which type to try, and since these are my favourite type, we … Continue reading

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Week 173: Lemon meringue tart

I admit I am rather predictable when it comes to tarts. Sorry to disappoint those of you who thought I’d fill those gorgeous tart shells with something different. But here they are again, with my favourite lemon curd and cream … Continue reading

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Week 172: Lemon meringue tart

Whenever I need to whip up something in a jiffy, this is my go-to recipe. And I promised our intern at work that I would bake her something special before she returns to France. So, here it is.

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Week 172: Petit banoffee II

After my not-so-successful attempt last week, I decided to try a different assembly this time. I have also discovered that “toffee sauce” does not freeze well and made a chocolate shell to encase it. Unfortunately I was a little lazy … Continue reading

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Week 171: Petit banoffee

Following the coffee chiffon a few weeks ago, I have been craving for a coffee dessert. I have not been successful with coffee flavoured entremet, so, I was determined to find some suitable recipes and flavour combination.

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Week 168: PB&J

Sometimes one just want some “comfort” dessert. And what could be more of a “comfort” than peanut butter and jelly.

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Week 168: Bounty

I was never a big fan of coconut desserts, so I have never tasted an actual Bounty bar. But if this is anything to go by, the pairing of chocolate and coconut should be appearing more often moving forward.

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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 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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