Tag Archives: sweets

Week 144: Chocolate Japanese cotton cheesecake

What do you do when it’s Sunday evening and you just remembered you are meeting the ladies from work the next day for lunch to celebrate a dear friend’s birthday? You resort to your go-to celebration cake, of course. This … 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 138: Mocha Swiss roll

My colleagues and I were invited to an ex-colleague’s place for lunch. And I think that’s a perfect excuse to bake something for dessert.

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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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Week 136: Macaron infiniment chocolat et macaron à la Fleur de Sel

One of the most satisfying thing as a baker is the ability to change the way people feel about food. And I think my biggest achievement to date is having changed so many people’s perception of macarons. Most of my … Continue reading

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Week 135: Un hommage Français

No one knows pastries like the French. And while we may have our differences in many aspects (I do have plenty of work interactions with them!), I have always look up to their art of pâtissierie.

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Week 135: Chocolate rum cheesecake

This is one of my very early bake (week 9!), which I remember very fondly. When I tasted this cheesecake for the very first time, I thought, “Wow, I can’t believe I could bake something so delicious!”

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Week 134: Le cœur pour Charles

This entremet is a birthday present for an old friend. Looking back, the days with Charles felt like something out of my past life. While we don’t spend as much time together now as we used to, he is one … Continue reading

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Week 133: Ambroisie

When I was in Tokyo last year, pastry was on the top of my list (if not the only thing). And at the top of my pastry list was renowned Japanese pâtissier, Hidemi Sugino.

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