Aspiring Bakers #22: Lightened Up Cakes (August 2012)

Hi everyone! It’s my turn to organise Aspiring Bakers this time! Many thanks to Small Small Baker for giving me this chance ūüėĬ† Okay, let’s get this straight.¬† Everyone has a cake they love. Everyone. Whether they are a savoury or sweet person. But the problem is, stuffing your face (well, at least, if IContinue reading “Aspiring Bakers #22: Lightened Up Cakes (August 2012)”

A Cookie Special

less than 8 weeks left! till I leave Singapore for seven years or forever. till I can no longer bake. (or for at least 7 years anyway) and its all worth it. So many years of struggling and trying to get there… all worth it.   That news is all for another time! For now,Continue reading “A Cookie Special”

Fudgy Chocolate Cake with Nutella Frosting and Cheescake Filling

Sometimes, I’m scared. When cockroaches fly-pounce onto my shirt (avoid bright colours near cockroaches). When my health is out of my control because ¬†even a change in diet or taking medicine doesn’t work. When a “complex numbers” question appears on my examination paper. When I dislocate my right wrist but can’t feel any pain. WhenContinue reading “Fudgy Chocolate Cake with Nutella Frosting and Cheescake Filling”

Like a Sachertorte

I made this cake with a lady friend of mine with an intense love for anything dangerously rich and calorie-laden, and who despite this, owns a slim physique. The world is unfair, I know– that is until I get well again. I will live for that day… if I do manage to get through theContinue reading “Like a Sachertorte”

Revive Your Buns– Just another Bread Pudding ?

Since school ended last December, I’ve ‘discovered’ some really impressive stuff. So I decided to compile everything andh opefully, I will pass this ‘enthusiasm’ to you guys. . My Recommendations . 1. TOUCH (Season 1, thus far) TOUCH is about this little kid who happens to be super cute, mute and is able to seeContinue reading “Revive Your Buns– Just another Bread Pudding ?”

B-Caraibe (A Vanilla-Chocolate-Banana Entremet)

It is an entremet with banana mousse, vanilla chantilly whipped cream and chocolate tofu cream sandwiched between springy almond sponge. The banana layer almost gave me a heart attack (though unlikely). I used some really ripe, soggy, close to rotting bananas that were just barely swimming in their own juice. I added lemon juice, blendedContinue reading “B-Caraibe (A Vanilla-Chocolate-Banana Entremet)”

Bread Pudding Tart with Brown Sugar Crumble (low fat & whole wheat)

Dear Barney, or Mr Stinson (Recovering Mentally Unsound human being, Whatever you prefer I call you), You’re handsome, hot, surprising sensitive,¬†sometimes hilariously dumb, an insult to Barney the Dinosaur (since you two share the same name), terribly rich, gorgeously well-dressed and would totally win a Girls’ Choice Award. Unfortunately, I chanced upon your patent forContinue reading “Bread Pudding Tart with Brown Sugar Crumble (low fat & whole wheat)”

Peanut Butter & Jelly Pie — The Ultimate Makeover

. Imagine a delicious, guilt-inducing pie that’s all these… Alright, quit imagining because its reality.¬† Just look at that! A square piece of Peanut Butter & Jelly Pie and a cup of Homemade Soy Milk. A vegan high tea set!¬† . I like the pie frozen, but if you’re not into an ice-cream like, ¬†peanutContinue reading “Peanut Butter & Jelly Pie — The Ultimate Makeover”

Sesame Chocolate Entremet

. . I’ve been sick the past few days, since I went off medication. My cousin’s passing still feels like a blur– like its half real and half a nightmare. ¬†So much like a dream that most of the time I still believe he’s alive and not suddenly without heartbeat. The last time something likeContinue reading “Sesame Chocolate Entremet”

Matcha Black Sesame Entremet with White Sesame Nougatine

This recipe is completely inspired by Evan’s Kitchen ramblings, one of the most visually appealing blogs, made more awesome by Evan’s generosity in providing recipes. Evan’s recipe for Matcha Black Sesame Entremet can be found here. I’ve been meaning to make something different from what I usually do. To challenge myself with an entremet. AccordingContinue reading “Matcha Black Sesame Entremet with White Sesame Nougatine”