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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: Strawberry cheesecake macarons

Ever since I started baking macaron shells using Pierre Herme’s Italian meringue method, I have never had any failed bakes. Until this weekend. There were many, many mistakes. First of which was when I thought mixing the color gel into … 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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Week 88: Strawberry Japanese cotton cheesecake

Truth. I am getting a bit tired of baking cakes. Don’t get me wrong. I still love to bake, and it is always nice to see the smile of the birthday boy / girl when they see the cake. But, … Continue reading

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Week 83: “Vive la cuisine française” macarons

This is my most ambitious macaron attempt to date – 3 batches of macarons in a day! I prepared the fillings in advance. But baking 3 batches of macaron shells in a day is still quite a challenge, especially considering … Continue reading

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Week 44: Japanese strawberry shortcake

My last strawberry shortcake attempt was not very successful, seeing I still have 5 of the 6 slices sitting in my freezer. So, when a friend asked me to help make a strawberry shortcake for his wife’s birthday, I was … Continue reading

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Week 41: Japanese strawberry shortcake

This should be my last strawberry bake for a while. I have used up pretty much the 2 pounds of strawberries I bought last weekend! Any leftovers is probably going to be enjoyed au naturel.

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Week 40: Strawberry swirl cheesecake

So for the second part of my cheesecake endeavour, I decided to go with a  I have been wanting to try for months. In fact, the strawberry curd had been sitting in my fridge for a while. Thankfully, it is … Continue reading

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