Pistachio Raspberry Financiers

Pistachio Raspberry Financier

What do you do when you are stressed out? You know it, I like to bake. I may not eat much of what I bake, but I just take a deep breath and enjoy the process. Having fond memories of my vacation in Paris, I felt the need to bake something French. When you thinkRead more

Memories of Paris 2016

Tarte Tango

This year would be my third time in Paris. Working in a French bakery with an exceptionally generous owner, I am lucky to tag along to go with Paris with sponsored accomodation. In the past two years I’ve done pastry courses to broaden my professional skills and knowledge, so I haven’t had the opportunity toRead more

Guava Lemon Tart

Guava Lemon Tart

If I had a list of top ten desserts, the classic French tarte au citron would be one of them. It is simply a buttery pastry shell filled with a rich and tart lemon curd. The contrast of crumbly and silky textures, and sweet and tart flavours are just irresistible. How can I make somethingRead more

Mango Kefir Panna Cotta & Coconut Honey Shortbread

Mango Kefir Panna Cotta with Coconut Shortbread

A few weeks ago, I received an email about Donia Farm‘s new grass-fed milk and their line of kefir products, and they invited me for a farm tour. Donia Farm is local family dairy farm about 30 minutes away from where I live. They’ve recently started selling their grass-fed milk. Their nutritional value is higherRead more

Toasted Rye Raspberry Rhubarb Pie

Toasted Rye Raspberry Rhubarb Pie

What is it about rhubarb? I used to find it tasting merely mediocre, but the more I bake with it, the more I have come to like it. Strawberry and rhubarb is a classic combination, I often make jam with them when they are in season. But there’s something I Iove about raspberry and rhubarb. The floral notesRead more

Roasted Strawberry Pound Cake

Roasted Strawberry Pound Cake

I love a good pound cake. Though I don’t recall when the last time I made one so good that I wanted to make again. I remember as a child when frozen food became increasingly popular, I’d see Sara Lee’s pound cake on TV commercials. Packaged in a disposable foil loaf pan and a striking redRead more

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