Sometimes I do get non-chocolate related cravings, and this is definitely one of them. After weeks of business trips, from China to Germany, from room service to X'mas market fare, I was just looking forward to making my own dessert and eating it.Since I still have some Sicilian lemons sitting in my fridge, I decided... Continue Reading →

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I have been eyeing this particular Silikomart mold for the longest time. So when it made an appearance at the local baking supply store, I did not hesitate getting one for myself. What I did not realise at that point was how difficult it is to glaze a mousse in this shape properly. I must... Continue Reading →

Christmas is in the air! Time to bust out those dusty molds and bake up something special. And I really want to bake up something particularly special to christen this new set of mold. Ever since I read about DA's December cronut - white chocolate peppermint and cherry, I couldn't quite get it out of... Continue Reading →

This is one of my favourite entremet. The multiple flavours and textures makes it a perfect example of how a beautifully balanced pastry should be. Here I got another chance to practice the marble glazing technique. These are done by covering the mousse with red glaze, followed by a drizzle of white glaze and quickly... Continue Reading →

Week 127: Black forest petit gâteau

Practice makes perfect. And I am a long way from perfection when it comes to glazing. So in the spirit of practising, I decided to make a batch of these Black Forest petit gateau and glaze them. Glazing uneven shapes is quite a challenge indeed! I accidentally dropped two of them onto the glazing tray.... Continue Reading →

Glazing is fun! That is, when you manage to get the glaze to be at the right consistency. The components of these petit gâteau is exactly the same as the berry roses from 2 weeks back. In fact, the leftover mousse, cremeux and feuilletine was just nice to fill 6 domes. I only had enough... Continue Reading →

Sometimes inspiration comes at the most unexpected time. And the inspiration for these came when I saw someone posting these pretty rose-shaped cheesecake on Facebook. I went on a hunt to find the silicone mold and was glad to have found it in my friendly local baking supply store. However, it took me a bit longer to... Continue Reading →

It has been a while since my last carrot cake, and though I was in search of a nicer recipe, I just did not come across anything intriguing enough for me to want to give it another go. That is, until I come across this. I have always loved recipes with a twist, and boy,... Continue Reading →

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