Durian Swiss Roll

Depending on which camp you belong to, you either find its strong aroma putrid or alluring. It’s a mystery how something so awful in the looks department could taste like pure heaven. – from an earlier post, Durian Puff I don’t know about you but I’ve never met a swiss […]

Ferrero Rocher Chocolate Cake Recipe

“if the world’s most upset people would take a bite of anything chocolate as a ‘timeout’ to calm their seething rage, perhaps they’ll plop down in a heap or curl up in a foetal position as they tear their hair out and cry hot tears of relief that something in […]

Mango Cake With Mango Buttercream

Would you believe we’re already past the first week of the new year! I hope you’ve all had a blast celebrating all things new and you’re still (like me) riding on the whole wave of feeling like the world is your oyster and you’re ready to take on just about […]

Strawberries & Cream Cake

The colour of love and the shape of a heart…at least to me, a hopeless romantic. Is there anything than speaks of romance in the spring more than this beautiful red bulb of a fruit? I love strawberries on its own and sometimes even with cream if slathered on pancakes […]

Japanese Cheesecake

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I love Japanese cheesecake. Our whole family does, and in the last 2 weeks I’ve baked more than one, which tells you how fast it vanishes if it happens to be in the same room as me, the husband and our little wombats. Mind you—I […]

SG50 Happy Birthday Singapore Cupcakes

Happy 50th, Singapore. A nationwide momentous jubilee weekend celebration awaits everyone who will be in Singapore this weekend to help blow out its 50 red-and-white candles. One pictures Singaporeans in unison—regardless of race, language or religion, bowing their heads and shutting their eyes for just a moment, whispering a wish […]

Lemon Meringue Cupcakes

For the love of Lemon Meringue Cupcakes… A mouth-watering afternoon tea soiree that would be considered my idea of a truly elegant and delectable high tea, would not be missing these dainty little lemon meringue cupcakes. Served along side some neat cucumber finger sandwiches with other petit fours (anything that […]

Matcha Swiss Roll with Red Bean Cream

Swiss rolls remind me of my little girl self, nose and hands pressed against the looking glass of some Asian bakery looking in, yearning hungrily for a log of sugar-sprinkled swiss roll tightly wound with fluffy whipped cream. Strawberry-coloured, chocolate, green pandan or butter sponge—the flavours hardly mattered since I […]

Chicken Pot Pie

A great chicken pie recipe is always good to hang on to as part of my arsenal as a busy cook and this is my go-to recipe when I take time to make my own shortcrust pastry (the featured recipe below is only for savoury pies). Few pet peeves are […]