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”

Healthy Hokkaido Bread (Taiwan-inspired!)

. . 6 years ago… Location: Kaoshiung International Airport 高雄国际航空站 Crazy people: Me, Bro, Mum Airport Security: What are you carrying? Mum: Bread. Airport Security: Really? (Disbelieving) Mum: Yes. (in a ‘Duh!’ manner) Airport Security: Is it really that delicious? (More than ‘disbelieving’-ly) Me: Yes. (instead of raising redundant suspicions with a sarcastic “no, weContinue reading “Healthy Hokkaido Bread (Taiwan-inspired!)”

Crunchy and Melt-y Sesame Peanut Cookies (Vegan)

. . After yesterday’s post, today’s will be quick and short. I made a variation of the Crunchy and Melt-y Peanut Cookies yesterday. They look uglier, but have greater depth in terms of taste. I’m sure you’ll enjoy it.  . . Just for Laughs (Since we all LOVE the Legendary Barney Stinson) . (Source) .Continue reading “Crunchy and Melt-y Sesame Peanut Cookies (Vegan)”

Lower Budget Pastries (+Step-by-step Pineapple paste)

. . Spent a couple minutes getting rid of trash from my mailbox (the real, not virtual one) today, as well as tidying up trash from my room. We all classify different items as trash. My point is, birthday cards, Christmas cards, New Year cards; I don’t know where to put them. Sure, they do bring aboutContinue reading “Lower Budget Pastries (+Step-by-step Pineapple paste)”

Crunchy, Melting Peanut Cookies (with Vegan option)

. . Apologies for any bad grammar and horrific language you might have seen in last night’s/ the (very) early morning post. Exhaustion and swollen feet took my linguistic capabilities away. I baked 3 varieties of cookies yesterday: pineapple balls, red bean paste balls (very very melt-y) and peanut cookies (crunchy, yet melt-y). The threeContinue reading “Crunchy, Melting Peanut Cookies (with Vegan option)”

What Might Be the BEST Pineapple Tarts EVER! (Vegan Filling)

. . What I (and maybe most of you) don’t say enough: I love you. Don’t worry, even if you’re old and wrinkly and sick, I’ll still take care of you and be by your side. (because its cheesy?) to your parents or whoever I understand what you say, but I have my own plans.Continue reading “What Might Be the BEST Pineapple Tarts EVER! (Vegan Filling)”

Marbled Pound Cake with Perfected Mock ‘Buttercream’ (Whole Wheat, Low Fat & w Vegan option)

What happened on New Year’s eve? . I: Watched 3 hours of Lizzie McGuire while waiting for Show Luo to magically appear on my television screen. Yes, I’m on a ‘Lizzie McGuire’ streak right now. Season 2 already, by the way. Watched a giant beetle crawl over the television screen but couldn’t pick up enoughContinue reading “Marbled Pound Cake with Perfected Mock ‘Buttercream’ (Whole Wheat, Low Fat & w Vegan option)”

Best Muffins Ever! (w Vegan option, also low fat and whole wheat)

This girl hates shopping… for clothes.  Hours of absolute boredom. Feet swollen. And 500 bucks later, the lady of the house got me enough clothes to fill up my wardrobe (which she had so nicely emptied out).  Feigned enthusiasm got back genuine enthusiasm from the lady of the house who happily declared how ugly I was andContinue reading “Best Muffins Ever! (w Vegan option, also low fat and whole wheat)”

Best Fat Free Chocolate Cupcakes Ever! (Vegan & Sugar free too!)

. I inverted the cupcakes for the photoshoot! Like my cupcake liners? I think they’re pretty! I have 300 of them. 😀 😀 . . . Sorry for the blurry photograph! It in no way reflects the texture of these crumbly cupcakes! –Same for the last picture in this post.  . . Fat Free ChocolateContinue reading “Best Fat Free Chocolate Cupcakes Ever! (Vegan & Sugar free too!)”

Single Serving Cookie Dough Bowl (Quick, Vegan, Gluten-free and definitely healthy)

. Let’s face it. You’ll probably like it more than you like me. It can be served warm or cold. I’m cold to people I’m not close to but warm to people I am close to. (…Why am I telling you this??? I’m very possibly just showing another sign of stage 2 craziness. Yet again.Continue reading “Single Serving Cookie Dough Bowl (Quick, Vegan, Gluten-free and definitely healthy)”