Back in the kitchen and all caught up with the latest episodes of gbbo which I missed for the last 2 weeks. Despite the horrible jet lag, where I had to keep myself up the whole of yesterday (touched down in Singapore at 5:30 am) and ended up sleeping a whooping 14 hours straight, waking... Continue Reading →

Many of my friends in Europe celebrate the summer months. Warm, sunny days, vacations, best time of the year. But here in Singapore, we celebrate the end of the crazy hot mid-year months. And these bright, lemon tarts are my favourite way to celebrate. I always called them my version of a lemon meringue tart,... 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 admit I am rather predictable when it comes to tarts. Sorry to disappoint those of you who thought I'd fill those gorgeous tart shells with something different. But here they are again, with my favourite lemon curd and cream cheese mousse. Except, these are no regular lemons. These are made from the legendary Sicilian... Continue Reading →

Whenever I need to whip up something in a jiffy, this is my go-to recipe. And I promised our intern at work that I would bake her something special before she returns to France. So, here it is. Thankfully, I have frozen pâté sucrée in my freezer, and a lemon in the fridge. 😅 This... Continue Reading →

It has been a while since I last made these sunny tartlets, and I also have a lemon sitting in my refrigerator for the last 2 weeks. Since I will be meeting 2 old friends for dinner, I thought I'll stick to something "tried and tested" so I don't have to worry about taste testing.... Continue Reading →

There are not many recipes that I would make again and again. But this is one of the few. And probably the only one that does not involve chocolate! The lemon cream filling is tangy and luxurious. And the cream cheese mousse layer added an extra dimension to the tart. And of course the torched... Continue Reading →

 I was never a fan of lemon meringue tarts. But, strangely enough, the more lemon meringue tarts I ate, the more I like them. And now, I have to say, I am officially a fan of lemon meringue tarts. These ones are so good, the first time I cut a small slice for "taste test", I... Continue Reading →

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