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”

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)”