The Hokkaido cheese tart hype is pretty much over on our sunny island. In the midst of it, people were queuing 2 to 3 hours just to get their hands of those tiny dessert. I was lucky enough to have visited Tokyo during that period, and tried them in their land of origin. I have... Continue Reading →

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I admit I am rather predictable when it comes to tarts. Sorry to disappoint those of you who thought I'd fill those gorgeous tart shells with something different. But here they are again, with my favourite lemon curd and cream cheese mousse. Except, these are no regular lemons. These are made from the legendary Sicilian... Continue Reading →

Whenever I need to whip up something in a jiffy, this is my go-to recipe. And I promised our intern at work that I would bake her something special before she returns to France. So, here it is. Thankfully, I have frozen pâté sucrée in my freezer, and a lemon in the fridge. 😅 This... Continue Reading →

It is mango season, and I recently bought 3 big fruits which are perfect for some mango tarts. I wanted to do something a little bit different this time, so I set forward to do some recipe research. I had a bit of an incident with the tart shells and ended up binning my first... Continue Reading →

It has been a while since I last made these sunny tartlets, and I also have a lemon sitting in my refrigerator for the last 2 weeks. Since I will be meeting 2 old friends for dinner, I thought I'll stick to something "tried and tested" so I don't have to worry about taste testing.... Continue Reading →

These tart shells have been sitting in my freezer forever! In fact, they have been sitting there for so long I decided to bake them again before filling them. The reason these tart shells have been sitting for so long is also because I was not sure what to fill them with - because I... Continue Reading →

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 my photography. And I have a few good friends to thank for that. One of... 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 →

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! The lemon cream filling is tangy and luxurious. And the cream cheese mousse layer added an extra dimension to the tart. And of course the torched... Continue Reading →

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