Chocolate Ganache Tart

Most of the time, baking requires a lot of work and when it comes to chocolate I am always messy with it. But when cravings kicked it, I always scour the kitchen if any ingredients are available to make such. If not, I would just buy it. For those who would like to bake it […]

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Monkey Bread

In Singapore’s Mac Donald, they sell their version of monkey bread as Cinnamon Melts. I love the crispy crusts and it’s sweet icing sugar with cinnamon. However, I happened to came across a cookbook by Joanne Chang;  Bake with Less Sugar. I love it! I am a sweet tooth but it’s healthier to bake with less sugar […]

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Petit Beurre

Petit Beurre is a plain butter biscuit from France. I think that the Petit Beurre would be similar as to our Hup Seng Cream Crackers. The taste do differ as Petit Beurre tasted sweeter than Hup Seng Cream Crackers. I remembered entering a supermarket in Paris, the packaging and variety of snacks and biscuits are […]

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Journal: Aunt Jen*

For the past weekends, I have been visiting my late grandfather’s house. It is now occupied by my mother’s younger sister and brother’s family. My uncle married a wonderful Thai woman, *Aunty Jen. Aunty Jen is a very chatty woman in her early 30s just like my uncle. Whenever I visited her, there is always […]

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Nasi Lemak and Egg Sambal

I was hungry. I was too lazy to get take-outs. I was too lazy to do some grocery shopping. So I sloppily went into the kitchen and rummaged the refrigerator for food. Shucks. I have to cook. I am not much of cook. Cooking. (v). The act of preparing food and to throw and mix […]

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Avelinettes

February, the month where chocolates are on sale! I am not really a fan of chocolates but I do have sweet tooth. Most of my friends are just not chocolatey people. (Calm down, you chocolate lovers. On the bright side, you can have more chocolates to yourself.) So I flipped through The Art of French […]

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