I felt strangely uninspired to bake recently. I mean, it's okay once I get into it. But I just find it so hard to peel myself off my behind and work in the kitchen. Probably the hot weather is partially to blame. But, like it or not, a good friend's birthday was coming up, and... Continue Reading →

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I have been holding off working with fondant for the longest time. First, because I think it's such a waste of food, as no one really likes eating the sugary fondant. And second, it's so much work! I finally decided to give it a go as a good friend asked if I could help make... Continue Reading →

I am not a big fan of kids, but, I do love any reason to bake a rainbow cake. Since I will be bringing this cake to a “family” barbecue, where there is going to be a lot of little kiddies, I thought a fairytale-style decoration should be appropriate. So, here it is. I went... Continue Reading →

It has been a long time since I last attempt to make a cake from start to end. I guess most of my recent bakes consists of multiple components and a lot of freezing and waiting is imminent. But this time, I was in a rush.Wanted to bring this cake to the office for an... Continue Reading →

In the past 7 days, I have made this particular cake 3 times! Yes, 3 times. As the recipe I was following was for a plain lemony cheesecake, it took me some experiments to get a satisfactory chocolate version of the cake. Truth be told, I could have probably stopped at the second attempt, where... Continue Reading →

I have been wanting to make a rosette cake, and I felt like I should make a Japanese cotten cheesecake. So, I made a Japanese cotten cheesecake and then covered it with rosettes. 🙂 I have made Japanese cheesecake before, but, this post really intrigued and I just felt I needed to give it a... Continue Reading →

The latest series of The Great British Bake Off finally opened last week. And the very first challenge of the season was - the Swiss roll. Apparently, what the judges were looking for was a tight roll and the perfect swirl. I reckon the flavour is also a given. I have made Swiss rolls in... Continue Reading →

It has taken me forever to finally get to this, despite having cooked the lemon curd a few weeks back. I supposed I am normally not a big fan of lemon tarts. But, since Meyer lemons are so rare in Singapore, it would be a total waste if I did not make good of the... Continue Reading →

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 a little reluctant. But, he seemed quite set on it. So I promised I would... Continue Reading →

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