Rhubarb Coffee Cake with Crème Anglaise

I am sucker for crumb cakes. The Starbucks coffee cake was once my favourite in my university days. It’s been a while since I made my last coffee cake that I almost forgot how much I love moist sour cream cakes with a crunchy crumb topping. The start of spring is always so exciting, with richly colouredRead more

Crème de Cassis Pear Hazelnut Tart

Jumping late on the Valentine’s Day baking band wagon this year, I am sharing a delicious and pretty tart recipe. This recipe was inspired by a recent plated dessert I made for an event at my workplace – the cassis hazelnut bostock with mascarpone cream, candied hazelnuts, and fresh blackberries. Catering events also means thereRead more

Olive Oil Chiffon Cake with Meyer Lemon Curd

I like my citrus desserts to be very brightly flavoured and tart. This is my first time baking with Meyer lemons. Its flavour is often described as a cross between a lemon and a mandarin orange. To me it is closer to the Japanese yuzu. It is not as pungent as a regular lemon but moreRead more

Mango Raspberry Yogurt Tart

I am on a roll with summer fruit desserts. This post is dedicated to one of my favourite dessert fruits: the mighty mango (alliteration intended). I am no doubt a mango fan, my ideal birthday cake would be fresh mango cake with whipped cream, nothing fancy. It is really more about the nostalgia from my AsianRead more

Simple Lemon Orange Teacake

Every now and then I crave something tart and lemony, usually a lemon tart (no pun intended) or a lemon bar will do. This time I wanted a lemon loaf. I used to love the ones they sold at Starbucks, except I wasn’t fond of the icing. And the usual lemon poppy seed loaf fromRead more

Blood Orange and Kumquat Hazelnut Tarts

  “It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.” ~ Rainer Maria Rilke   Happy March! As I am easing into the spring season, I find myself enjoying the citrus bounty more than ever as my fruit basket is always filled with sweet oranges. It was like these brightRead more

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