Tag Archives: chocolate

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 144: Chocolate Japanese cotton cheesecake

What do you do when it’s Sunday evening and you just remembered you are meeting the ladies from work the next day for lunch to celebrate a dear friend’s birthday? You resort to your go-to celebration cake, of course. This … Continue reading

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Week 141: Chocolate babka

Have been wanting to try out this recipe for a while, but somehow just never got to it until now. (Also, there were some pretty delicious looking loafs in The Great British Bake-Off a while back, which motivated me to bake … Continue reading

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Week 139: Extra tall devil’s food cake

I was having a particularly bad baking weekend as the Poire D’Eve entremet I had been eyeing for the longest time turned out to be kinda “bleh”. (Although later, I warmed to the taste and liked it quite a bit.)

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Week 136: Macaron infiniment chocolat et macaron à la Fleur de Sel

One of the most satisfying thing as a baker is the ability to change the way people feel about food. And I think my biggest achievement to date is having changed so many people’s perception of macarons. Most of my … Continue reading

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Week 136: Black Forest petit gâteau

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.

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Week 135: Chocolate rum cheesecake

This is one of my very early bake (week 9!), which I remember very fondly. When I tasted this cheesecake for the very first time, I thought, “Wow, I can’t believe I could bake something so delicious!”

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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 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 … Continue reading

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Week 126: Vanilla and chocolate chiffon

I made plans a while ago to return to my parents’ place so I get to spend Mother’s Day with my mum this year. Unfortunately, something came up at work and my trip was delayed. I was so disappointed about … Continue reading

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