Monthly Archives: May 2014

old-time beef stew

After a month-long hiatus, Cook Like a Star (CLAS) is back, and along with Zoe from Bake For Happy Kids and Joyce from Kitchen Flavours, yours truly (AHEM! AHEM!) is hosting this…

drypers drypantz – an excellent fit for our little one

It is always interesting for the LAM and I to observe and talk about our kids. It never fails to amaze us how different these two kids are. While Aden…

coffee cake with coffee buttercream filling and chocolate ganache

I rarely make coffee cakes. I am not the world’s biggest coffee drinker, so I guess coffee in a cake does not appeal to me much. But for some bizarre…

simply perfect vanilla cupcakes with swiss meringue buttercream roses

I know I have been posting loads of bakes recently. I hope you are not tired of reading about my bakes – inspiration struck and I cannot seem to stop…

nutella pockets

This is a super quick post because it is a super quick recipe. While playing with puff pastry and making char siu sou the other day, I had some pastry…

manhattan cheesecake with chocolate ganache

I have a soft spot for cheesecakes. So when we had a choice from 4 cakes to bake this month at The Cake Slice Bakers, for me, it was a…

very best chocolate malteser fudge cake

I’ve had a fantastic baking week. By this, I mean that I was able to bake every day. That, to me, is the best way I could possibly spend my…

char siu sou – chinese bbq pork puff pastry

For some reason, I really was craving for char siu all weekend. What’s a girl going to do when char siu craving strikes? Well, in my case, I make something…

s’mores muffins

When I think of S’mores, I think of my friend, Shar who comes out with these amazing fusion dishes. She is also known among our circles as the “Milo Queen”….

mary berry’s perfect victoria sandwich

If you are as mad about baking as I am, you would have seen at least one episode of The Great British Bake Off. And you would know of Mary…