Category Archives: Kids

the best chocolate banana muffins

My search for the perfect chocolate banana muffins ends here. Through sheer tenacity and stubbornness, and the need to find THE BEST chocolate banana muffin recipe, I am glad to…

ham and cheddar cheese buns

It has been a strange month. I have baked fewer cakes, but that does not mean that I have not been baking.  I am obsessed with bread right now. And…

chocolate mint cupcakes with peppermint swiss meringue buttercream

I honestly have no idea where the year has gone – I distinctly remember setting up the Christmas tree last year and the kids opening their presents on Christmas Eve…

red velvet oreo brownies

 When I saw this recipe I know I HAD TO bake this. Apart from the lovely contrast in the colors of the different layers, the contrast in flavor and textures…

triple chocolate brownie cookies

I made three types of cookies a couple of weeks ago. Strangely, they have all disappeared. It is bizarre. It’s like I live with a bunch of cookie monsters. Oh…

orange chiffon cake

I try to resist making chiffon cakes too often because I am such a pig when it comes to chiffon cakes. I simply LOVE them. But the other day I…

sugared beignets

Beignet, literally meaning “bump”, is simply a fritter. In New Orleans, beignets are commonly served for breakfast, with loads, and I mean loads of powdered (or icing) sugar dumped on…

xiamen minced meat rice 厦门肉酱伴饭

I was thinking of either making katsu don or bibimbap for dinner. Something easy. Preferably a one-bowl dinner so I could pretend to do a Nigella (Lawson) and curl on…

caramelized banana oat muffins

Don’t ask. My obsession with banana and oats is never-ending. It’s just such a yummy combination I wondered how many ways I can combine them in my bakes. So today,…

honey, maple syrup and olive oil zucchini muffins

If you bake quite a bit, or if you are a regular reader of my blog, you would know that muffins that contain vegetables tend to be moist. I like….