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 →

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A twist on the classic. Since I have a gigantic bottle of coffee extract I have been looking up recipes involving coffee. And nothing screams classic coffee dessert like a tiramisu. It is also a good way to use up the big canister of mascarpone in my refrigerator. Except, of course, I'd like mine with... Continue Reading →

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! To be honest, one of the reason I did not try the recipes sooner is that the book's owner didn't... Continue Reading →

I have some praline mousse and hazelnut joconde from a few weeks back, and since I was craving some mousse cakes, I decided to make them into mini versions of these petit gateau. As I was lazy, I skipped the coffee in the namelaka, leaving it as plain chocolate namelaka. I also left out the... Continue Reading →

Praline is a tricky ingredient to incorporate into an entremet due to its high sugar content. After a lot of research and testing, plus indispensible advice and recipe sharing from a good friend, I finally came up with a combination that balances sweetness and flavours, with a special accent on the hazelnut praline. And thus... Continue Reading →

I am a HUGE fan of The Great British Bake Off, and I mean, HUGE. I must have watched every season at least 3 times, and some episodes even more! In fact, it was one of the thing that got my baking in the first place (together with the rainbow cake story). And ask any... Continue Reading →

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