Category Archives: Desserts


blueberry buttermilk coffee cake

Have you heard of coffee cakes? I don’t mean cakes that contain coffee. Because coffee cakes don’t necessarily contain coffee. A coffee cake is a cake or sweet bread flavored…


sweet potato chiffon cake

I love sweet potatoes. I love eating them in Asian desserts – like in bubur cha cha, or cooked in a sweet ginger syrup, or even when made into fritters….


pandan coconut butter cake

Butter cakes are so delicious, especially this recipe adapted from Mrs Ng SK. The cake is super fragrant – it smells crazily good – and very tender. It was so…


chocolate, cranberry and macadamia brownies | a review of Pyrex® sculptured glass bakeware

There are about 3 weeks left to Christmas! My little ones are so excited! This weekend we are putting up the Christmas tree, and soon presents will be added. A season…


bread and butter pudding with brandy custard (Using Le Creuset Buffet Casserole)

If you are a follower of my blog, you most probably would have noticed that I love cooking with my Le Creuset Buffet Casserole. (See here, here, here and here just…


no-churn salted dulce de leche ice-cream with salted caramel chocolate

The first time I had dulce de leche (read: dool-seh-deh-LEH-cheh) was when was I was in the US. Dulce de leche literally translates to “Jam (or sweet) made of milk”, and is…


gooey valrhona chocolate skillet cake with pecan chocolate glaze (using Le Creuset cast iron skillet)

Everyone knows that a cast iron pot is great for cooking because of its ability to retain heat. I have used my Le Creuset Cast Iron Enamel French ovens to…


flour-less lemon, almond and ricotta cake

When life gives you lemons, make, well, forget the lemonade! Make a lemon cake instead! Lemon cakes are so yummy. It is probably the tangy aroma and taste that makes one…


rice flour soy milk chiffon cake

Many people have asked me for a gluten-free chiffon cake. So I made one today. And guess what? This cake is also suitable for those who are lactose-intolerant. That’s killing…


layered vanilla sponge cake with whipped cream, strawberries and blueberries

Do you like cake? Well, I am not the world’s biggest cake fan but if a tender slice of cake is sitting right in front of me, well, I am…