Category Archives: Kids

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….

thick and fudgey double chocolate cookies

Once in a while I feel the need to bake some cookies. I am not sure why that is. I think there is something very therapeutic about the process of…