Maple Pecan Tart

Thanksgiving is a day to celebrate fall harvest with family and friends. Turkey and pumpkin are the staple in my house when it comes to Thanksgiving. This year I decided to change it up to make a maple pecan tart. Pecans and maple remind me of falling leaves in the brisk air. It is not easyRead more

Coconut Peach-Raspberry Upside-Down Cake

The first upside-down cake that I have ever made was probably a recipe from my brother’s home economics class. I don’t recall why I didn’t take more cooking courses in high school while he did. It was probably because the teacher was especially strict about punctuality. I remembered I went in class about 5 minutesRead more

Apricot Marzipan Honey Thyme Tart

This summer pastry combines a few of my favourite things: flaky pastry, apricots, honey, and marzipan. I love the tartness of the luscious apricots with the sweet honey and marzipan. Fresh apricot is one of my favourite summer fruits. Its soft texture and floral flavour makes it a beautiful fruit to preserve. I occasionally makeRead more

Strawberry Pistachio Charlotte

Strawberry Pistachio Charlotte

The past few months all seem like a dream now. There is a reason to why I havnen’t updated my blog for so long. I have news to share: my brother and I have became owners of Beaucoup Bakery. This special place is where I started my pastry career. We cannot be more grateful toRead more

Citrus Earl Grey Tart

I love baking with the citrus family. Every spring I make a citrus dessert to “celebrate” the commencement of this wonderful season. This year’s winter in Vancouver has been colder and longer than usual, hopefully it will brighten up soon like the colours of this dessert. I love citrus tones in desserts because they add a very refreshingRead more

Toasted Whole Grain Scones

I love toasted whole grains, it brings out their best flavours when making baked goods. I was very excited to receive a care package from Rogers Foods, a local grains company. I’ve always liked using Rogers flours, especially their whole rye flour and unbleached all-purpose flour. As a baker, I always bake with unbleached flourRead more

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