The issue with baking with bananas is that most of the bananas we get at the grocers are quite raw and you'd need to let it sit a couple of days before it is ripe enough for baking. This is one of those weeks when, earlier in the week I really wanted to eat a... Continue Reading →

The first time I heard about this super rich Italian dessert was a few years ago when I was discussing baking with an Italian colleague from Sicily. As a chocolate lover, I was very intrigued. But, there aren't too many recipes online and I certainly couldn't find any in my stash of recipe books. So,... Continue Reading →

This bake is very much belated. And the photographs even more so. I know I have been quiet for a while. It's just the rest of life catching up. Anyway, I have an image of these little darlings in my head for the longest time. And really pleased with the way they turned out. I... Continue Reading →

Mid week chocolate cravings! So, of course, this weekend bake involves chocolate, loads of it! I was still trying to figure out which mold works better for making inserts to fit this Russian Tale, and looks like the Silikomart Petit Four works perfectly! Chocolate and passion fruit is always a winning combination. So this particular... Continue Reading →

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. I decided to turn one of my favourite tart into an entremet. But instead of the accompanying coffee... Continue Reading →

Sometimes one just want some "comfort" dessert. And what could be more of a "comfort" than peanut butter and jelly. I have been wanting to glaze a savarin shaped entremet for the longest time and I was quite pleased at how my first attempt turned out. However, I learnt that this required quite a good... Continue Reading →

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. This is the first "full recipe" I have tried from Johan Martin's Signature. And, to be... Continue Reading →

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. The base is a baked chocolate cheesecake speckled with Kirsch-soaked cherries. And this is topped with cream cheese... Continue Reading →

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. The composition of this dessert: Chocolate brownie Croustillant praliné Raspberry jelly Chocolate mousse Dark chocolate mirror glaze... Continue Reading →

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