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Decadent Milo Layer Cake

Warning: please do not read if you’re very prone to depression or to having suicidal thoughts. Scroll to the bottom for the recipe. Advertisements

Hazelnut Opera Cake

After months of school in Taiwan, I’ve realised that there’s something scarily wrong in society. It may be the influence of the media, according to my analysis, that’s making girls feel that they have to conform to the media’s definition of what is “beauty” in order to fit into society. My skinny underweight friends in … Continue reading

What I’ve been up to these days

Some foods from the night markets:

Cocoa Milo Truffles (Reduced Fat and Sugar)

I had never thought I would make truffles. Truffles are the creamier sister of chocolate that’s, more fattening, artery-clogging, round, eaten on its own, too insignificant to be filling and too high in calories to remove the damage it brings to one’s conscience (darn, I could have eaten 20 biscuits and swallowed the same amount … Continue reading

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 😀  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 I … Continue reading

Skinny Chilli Cheese Fries

I thought about making fries. After the episode of absolutely shitty Aston fries last week (talk about a greasy, tasteless, gross mess of potato strips), I dreamt of crunchy, non- greasy, tempura-like, garlicky, peppery potato chunks. Topped with nacho cheese, spring onions and even chilli. And then I found the perfect fries at The Purple … Continue reading

Choices and an Update

A couple months ago, we had a GP (general paper) lesson about choices. In the 21st century we have tons of things we can choose from. We suggested examples. My friends suggested movies, music, books, stationery brands etc. And well… food. Do you find yourself reaching for the same bowl of noodles everyday? Do you find … Continue reading