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Week 174: Rye cheddar sourdough loaf

Whenever I travel to Europe, I tend to stock up some cheeses, because it is just so much cheaper there! So during my last trip to Malta, I bought so much cheese that my chiller is full of them! Advertisements

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Week 174: White chocolate and Brie cheesecake

Funny story: During my Malta trip, I was invited to a friend’s place for a barbecue, Malta style. Meaning, lots of food, beer and wine, and lots of laugh throughout the evening. One of the memorable thing we ate was … Continue reading

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Week 173: Shanghai mooncakes

It’s a little early, but my gal pals and I decided to get together one weekend and try our hands at baking some mooncakes. As we weren’t sure which type to try, and since these are my favourite type, we … Continue reading

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Week 173: Lemon meringue tart

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 … Continue reading

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Week 173: Rye cheddar sourdough loaf

One of the best oven spring I have for a while. I decided to reduce the hydration of my loaves down to 70% as I find they tend to spread too much before baking.

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Week 173: Japanese cheesecake

I am not really one to obsessed about getting the perfectly shaped cake, as I normally prefer my cakes smothered in frosting. Even then, it was strangely satisfying to finally achieve that, even if you cannot tell from this picture.

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Week 172: Rye sourdough loaf

This week’s loaf. Crumbs are fairly opened, but very even. Nice flavour.

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Week 172: Lemon meringue tart

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.

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Week 172: Petit banoffee II

After my not-so-successful attempt last week, I decided to try a different assembly this time. I have also discovered that “toffee sauce” does not freeze well and made a chocolate shell to encase it. Unfortunately I was a little lazy … Continue reading

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Week 171: Petit banoffee

Following the coffee chiffon a few weeks ago, I have been craving for a coffee dessert. I have not been successful with coffee flavoured entremet, so, I was determined to find some suitable recipes and flavour combination.

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