This is another one of those bakes which is proof that practice makes perfect. I first made this over 4 years ago, just shortly after I started baking. I shall not elaborate on that as a picture speaks a thousand words. Fast forward 4 years, after countless entremet, mousse, oven burns and random kitchen accidents... Continue Reading →

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.) In order to redeem the weekend, I decided to bake an early birthday cake as a... Continue Reading →

The problem with baking is, you tend to feel obligated to bake your good friend's birthday cake, even when you are really not. My work lunch buddy is a quiet, petite lady and I figure a sweet floral design should suit her. This is the first time I piped blossoms. The first few were a little... Continue Reading →

Sunday is my "hermit" day. And I usually like to spend it vegetating at home. But a good friend just got out from surgery recently and what are friends for if they can't sacrifice one Sunday to visit their friend. I knew Fui from way back during our university days in the UK. The circumstance... Continue Reading →

 If there was ever any doubt, this is my very favourite cake recipe! It is so easy to make, tastes awesome, and no matter how you dress it up - it is going to look gorgeous. After all, how can you possibly go wrong with chocolate, right? Also, I have just gotten some fleur de... Continue Reading →

It has been a long time since I last attempt to make a cake from start to end. I guess most of my recent bakes consists of multiple components and a lot of freezing and waiting is imminent. But this time, I was in a rush.Wanted to bring this cake to the office for an... Continue Reading →

Ever since I saw Katherine Sabbath’s Instagram posts, I have been wanting to try my hands at one of these “uber tall” cakes. And I finally managed to get to it this week. Since I was not sure how this would turn out, I decided to make a small 6-inch cake. I made the multiple... Continue Reading →

My very favourite chocolate cake sandwiched with chocolate pastry cream and covered with Swiss meringue buttercream mixed with 40g of melted chocolate couverture. For the buttercream, I used 70g of egg whites, 70g sugar with 140g unsalted butter. This is more than enough to cover the entire 8" cake. Here I was going for the rustic... Continue Reading →

Once again, my favourite devil’s food cake made it’s presence. However, this time I discovered, to my dismay, that the chocolate ganache glaze I used in my last cake did not freeze well. It was sitting in my freezer for 4 days, and when I took it out, I realised the glaze has cracked. It... Continue Reading →

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