Tag Archives: chocolate

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 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 165: Molten chocolate cake

It’s been so long since I was last in the kitchen. Coupled with the crazy hot weather, I really did not feel like doing anything other than sitting in front of the telly. But, I do miss baking and I … Continue reading

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Week 164: Tarte exotique

It is mango season, and I recently bought 3 big fruits which are perfect for some mango tarts. I wanted to do something a little bit different this time, so I set forward to do some recipe research.

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Week 162: Petit gâteau chocolat framboise

Some days you just want something simple and familiar. And to me, chocolate and raspberry is the ultimate combo. I have been wanting to try raspberry jelly in my desserts and I thought this is the perfect opportunity.

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Week 161: Caramel brownie fingers

I have been fascinated by these “chocolate fingers” I have been seeing on my Instagram feed for the longest time. But somehow it just did not seem to make it into my baking list.

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Week 160: Opéra chocolat-pistache

It is not easy to come across recipe books on entremet so I was really excited when Jerome lugged the gigantic L’École de la Pâtisserie book from France. It contained some really interesting recipes too!

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Week 159: Chocolate Swiss roll

One of the most annoying thing about the coffee Swiss roll from last week was how the thin layer of “cake skin” peeled off when I remove the paper used to wrap the cake. So I decided to revert to … Continue reading

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Week 159: Salted espresso caramel and gianduia tart

These tart shells have been sitting in my freezer forever! In fact, they have been sitting there for so long I decided to bake them again before filling them.

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