My friend invited us over for an early Christmas dinner and as usual I offered to bring dessert. Except, this time someone requested I bring a Black Forest cheesecake. Is there even such a thing? So I thought and I researched and I finally came up with a list of components which hopefully will make... Continue Reading →

One of my favourite chocolate filling is chocolate praline. The thick luxurious nutty chocolate filling with a slight crunch from the praline. I have always wondered how to achieve it and was overjoyed when I tried out Maja Vase’s recipe and it turned out to be exactly what I have been looking for! The tart... Continue Reading →

I have been eyeing this particular Silikomart mold for the longest time. So when it made an appearance at the local baking supply store, I did not hesitate getting one for myself. What I did not realise at that point was how difficult it is to glaze a mousse in this shape properly. I must... Continue Reading →

Banana and toffee. Some like it, some gets a toothache just hearing the 2 words in a sentence. I think it's a great idea and have been obsessing about finding a good recipe for the past couple of weeks. The one I ended up with is a combination of a few recipes. I resorted to... Continue Reading →

A good friend was in town for work and she offered to stay over for a day to give me some photography tips (and a lens!). We knew each other since we were born and it was great to catch up. And for our photography lessons, I decided to bake up these chocolate praline tartlets.... Continue Reading →

Whenever I tasted something incredibly delicious, I always wished that I could somehow taste it again for the first time. Because there is nothing quite like that surprise you get when you taste something so unexpectedly scrumptious. Sadly, that is a catch-22, as I have obviously tasted it before so I couldn't really taste it... Continue Reading →

Inspirations can come at the most unexpected moments. And the inspiration for these tarts came from a video a friend sent me earlier this week of a pastry chef lining a bunch of tart rings. I saw the video at least 5 times in a row and felt the strangest urge to line tart rings!... Continue Reading →

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