I am not really one to obsessed about getting the perfectly shaped cake, as I normally prefer my cakes smothered in frosting. Even then, it was strangely satisfying to finally achieve that, even if you cannot tell from this picture. The cake is split in half and filled with a layer of leftover lemon cream... Continue Reading →

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It is strawberry season in Europe. While there, I saw more strawberries than I can ever imagine. Sometimes, there are even random stalls setup in street corners, selling only strawberries. It's a pity I couldn't bring them back. So when I saw some nice strawberries at the local grocers, I just had to buy some... Continue Reading →

 So, I have this friend who hates chocolate! I know, right. How would I possibly befriend someone who hates chocolate?!? But we've known each other for ages and, chocolate aside, she's been a good friend to me. We were planning a Lunar New Year gathering and as we discussed dessert, I told this friend that... Continue Reading →

I have been holding off working with fondant for the longest time. First, because I think it's such a waste of food, as no one really likes eating the sugary fondant. And second, it's so much work! I finally decided to give it a go as a good friend asked if I could help make... Continue Reading →

My tart endeavours always happen in a batch of four. That is because I only have 4 tart rings. Life is cruel like that. This recipe reuses the tart crust, cream cheese mousse and torched meringue from my previous tart recipe. But the lemon curd was a recipe I stumbled upon from one of the... Continue Reading →

I am not a big fan of kids, but, I do love any reason to bake a rainbow cake. Since I will be bringing this cake to a “family” barbecue, where there is going to be a lot of little kiddies, I thought a fairytale-style decoration should be appropriate. So, here it is. I went... Continue Reading →

To celebrate a good friend’s birthday, I decided to bake a rainbow cake, hoping to put a smile on her face when she cuts into the cake. The irony of it was, I decided to bake this cake the morning after a crazy Friday night out drinking! I don’t normally share anecdotes as this is... Continue Reading →

I promised a good friend, the next time we met, I would let him try some of my homemade macarons. And I thought, I would choose 2 of my favourite flavours for the occasion - the lemon and plaisir sucré macarons. I believe I have finally found a way to ensure the macaron shells are... Continue Reading →

It has taken me forever to finally get to this, despite having cooked the lemon curd a few weeks back. I supposed I am normally not a big fan of lemon tarts. But, since Meyer lemons are so rare in Singapore, it would be a total waste if I did not make good of the... Continue Reading →

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