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

Fresh Kiwifruit Tarts with Coconut White Chocolate Cream

Have you ever had a yellow-fleshed kiwifruit? The first time I’ve ever had one was a Zespri SunGold kiwifruit, it was surprisingly juicy and sweet. Also, they are rich in nutrients such as vitamin C, E, potassium, and fiber. Just cut, scoop & enjoy! I love the beautiful look of the seeds in the center, and their crunchyRead more

Pistachio Raspberry Financiers

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

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

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

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

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