Tag Archives: Pierre Hermé

Week 156: Le cœur fondant

What’s better than a decadent, dark chocolate dessert for Valentine’s Day? Trick question. There’s nothing better, really. But, to break with tradition, and a close personal second favourite, I decided to make something without chocolate. Advertisements

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Week 154: Paris-Brest

The best thing about the Lunar New Year long weekend was that I finally got to bake these individual Paris-Brest. I am never confident with choux and was thankful to have @theboxerchef, who bakes chouquettes quite regularly, over for a … Continue reading

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Week 154: Chocolat framboise petit gâteau

It is Lunar New Year season, and half the people are down with cough and cold, including yours truly. Except, this year I didn’t gnaw on a single slice of barbecue pork or a pineapple tart. How unfair!

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Week 153: Chocolate brownie and passion fruit mousse

When people are tired from work, they drink. When I am tired from work, I crave for a good dessert. But since my weekend is super short, I had to make do with what is in the freezer.

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Week 151: Cheesecake Mosaïc

My last bake for the year (yes, this is also for the Christmas Eve potluck). This is one of the most complex cheesecake in my repertoire, and the most complex flavour too, with 2 separate layers (baked and non-bake) of … Continue reading

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Week 149: Dark chocolate peppermint macarons

This bottle of peppermint extract has been sitting in my refrigerator for a while and now that it’s finally the season for peppermint flavours – I am going crazy with it!

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Week 146: Earl Grey and raspberry tartlets

Recently I was interviewed and featured on an article by Business Times. While I am happy to see how far I have come where baking is concerned, I am particularly pleased at the comments I got from the journalist on … Continue reading

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Week 140: Macaron infiniment chocolat et macaron à la pistache

Going on a trip back to my hometown is always a much anticipated event. And knowing how much my mum loved these pistachio (and dad likes the chocolate) macarons, I am really glad that they turned out well.

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Week 137: Milk chocolate and Earl Grey tea macaron and macaron Imagine

It is never easy deciding which macaron flavours to go for, but I thought my 2 favourite tea flavours deserve to go together – Earl Grey and matcha. This milk chocolate Earl Grey tea macaron holds a special place in … Continue reading

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Week 136: Lemon meringue tartlets 

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!

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