Tag Archives: pistachio

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 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 143: Marjolaine

It is dessert week on the Great British Bake Off. And for the first time, I was so intrigued by a recipe I just can’t wait to try it! This is the first time I made dacquoise and to be … 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 120: Pistachio and mixed berry tartlets

 Once I get an idea in my head, I’d always have a hard time getting it out. And these past weeks, the idea has been pistachios, pistachios and MORE PISTACHIOS! The pistachio and strawberry tarts last week did not turn out … Continue reading

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Week 119: Pistachio and strawberry tartlets

It has been ages since I last met friends I got to know through social. Over the weekend, I got together with a few of them and we visited a new éclair café in town. And while I consider my … Continue reading

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Week 115: Bitter chocolate and pistachio macarons

I was really torn between developing some new macaron flavours and making sure I manage to serve up some macarons for my guests this coming weekend. Considering my bad baking mojo these past few days, I decided to bet on … Continue reading

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Week 107: Pistachios and raspberries macarons

 After my earlier practice run, I am glad these little French cookies were very well received during our office barbecue. In fact, one guy said it was even better than Ladurée. That definitely made my day. Maybe it’s time to … Continue reading

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Week 104: Pistachios and raspberries macarons

 As the end of year approaches, friends and colleagues are organising many get-togethers. And for one particular activity, the nice host asked if I would be so kind as to bake some macarons. When asked what his favourite flavour is, … Continue reading

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Week 94: Pistachio and lemon Fraisier

 I have been wanting to attempt a Fraisier cake ever since I saw the technical challenge on an old episode of The Great British Bake-Off. But, I think I just missed the strawberries season then, so I waited until strawberries are in … Continue reading

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