Galette des Rois

I have visited Paris in January twice, I was overwhelmed by the different versions of galette des rois available in almost every bakery I have been to. Galette des rois is traditionally served at Epiphany, January 6th. It is composed of two pieces of puff pastry baked with an almond filling, usually containing a “secret”Read more

Nutty Icebox Cookies

The holidays are all about the COOKIES! This is the busiest time of the year for many people, definitely for me too as I like to bake edible gifts. Praises from family and friends make me feel warm and fuzzy inside. Every year I try to make something different, as the flavours, ingredients, and shapesRead more

Tahini Coffee Cheesecake

Long time no see, friends! It has been a long time since I have written a post! In the past two months or so, I took a chocolate course which had classes two days a week, four hours each day. I would go on my days off, and by the last week (mind you, theRead more

Lemon Poppy Seed Bostock

I love combining North American classics with French pastries! Bostock is simply a slice of brioche dipped in orange-scented syrup and baked with a layer of almond cream and sliced almonds on top. The sweet and cake-like bread with a nutty and crunchy almond topping is a bite of heaven. I love baking with citrus,Read more

Maple Bourbon Roasted Peach Galette

Jumping late to the peach game this summer, I decided to make something rustic to take a break away from the more complicated recipes I’ve made recently. Peaches laced with maple syrup and bourbon, this recipe is a guaranteed winner. I can’t get enough of baking with fruit in the summer, the rustic galette is oneRead more

Kinako Linzer Cookies

Kinako is probably one of the most used dessert ingredients in Japan. Its unique golden hue and distinct nutty aroma reminds me of a ohagi that I’ve had once in Japan. If you recall one of my recent recipes, Sesame Caramel Kinako Butterscotch Bars, I used kinako as a supplementary flavour alongside the more pronounced black sesame. I am prettyRead more

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