This is the cheesecake mousse that ends the search of all cheesecake mousse. When I started planning this entremet, I was just looking for something I could do with my newly acquired "fashion eclair" mold. Preferably something yellow so I can make use of the yellow glaze in my freezer. I came across this cheesecake... Continue Reading →

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It has been a while since my last post. But, there is just too many things happening! This is my last bake for 2017. And this is a recipe from parischezsharon, which I just had to try once I saw it on her feed. I was probably a bit too generous with the coffee extract,... Continue Reading →

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 →

My parents are here for their one-week-a-year visit and I have been racking my brains to make them something. After much soul searching, I decided to make something that combines my dad's favourite flavours - coffee, matcha and chocolate. This is an opera recipe I have been wanting to try for the longest time. I... Continue Reading →

I remember my first encounter with snow fondly (the real stuff too, not from snow machines like how they do it in the tropics). Winter was creeping into the quiet town of Oxford, and one night, it started snowing. As I was staying at the top floor of the dormitory, with a roof window, I... Continue Reading →

Sometimes people get the weirdest craving. And this weekend, my craving was for a chiffon cake. In fact, it started when I got to work Friday morning. And guess what, I happened to chance upon a very concise tutorial on Pinterest for coffee chiffon. Sometimes it's like the universe has a message for you! To... Continue Reading →

 The most difficult part of baking a cake for me has always been decorating it. I am not the most creative or artistic person out there, but I just don't like reusing any prior cake designs. I always believe the design of the cake should reflect the recipient, and since I am baking for different... Continue Reading →

My initial experience with choux au craquelin was rather disappointing. And I think that was what put me off trying this for the longest time. But after the recent success with eclairs, I figure maybe it is about time to give it another shot. This recipe for the craquelin layer seems quite promising, and I... Continue Reading →

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