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

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

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

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

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