In the spirit of experimentation, we made several versions of this delightfully different cheesecake to suit the the varied palates of the household. We (including neighbourly taste-testers we roped in) are still split after several attempts. Some of us love the taller silkier version. The others prefer the uniformly firmer texture of the shorter slice. We do all agree that we love the intense, smokey caramelised top & bottom of both versions.Continue reading “Satisfying Experiments: Basque Burnt Cheesecake”
Pulled out Joy of Cooking in search of our trusty chocolate chip cookie recipe. While flipping towards the page, I chanced upon this recipe for Pecan Puffs. As I had a bag of pecans handy, notions of chocolate chip fled in favour of nuttier pursuits.Continue reading “Delectable & Decadent Pecan Puffs”
Younger Daughter and I have been experimenting with different cupcake flavours & combinations. This is quite a novel approach to baking for me as I’ve always opted for the quick & easy; everything in one-pot? even better!
So, this journey of discovery, which is recorded in part in Crazy Little Cupcakes, takes me a little away from my comfort zone. Younger Daughter is quite adventurous and I have to check myself often not to curb her enthusiasm! So what if she wants to make a curry cupcake! Bring the spice on! Continue reading “Glazing Fruit”
This is definitely an Eggs-perience to repeat! I love lemon curd, but it is not easy to get it in Singapore, so we’ve just been doing without. But Younger Daughter wanted to use it in one of her cupcakes, so I found this wonderful recipe from The Food Charlatan. Continue reading “Egg-citing Eggs-periences: Lemon Curd (super easy! super yummy)”
It has been overcast and we found ourselves with a whole day at our disposal; naturally, cookie-baking was in order.
Older Daughter found this recipe while combing through Tumbler. She thought they were shortbread cookies, but in fact, they are the opposite of short: these are rich & buttery but are also chewy. Continue reading “A Cookie Baking Sort of Day: Norwegian Christmas Butter Squares”
I love blueberries! so I am very fortunate that we can get these tiny powerhouses of healthy deliciousness all year round. On the off chance that I can’t get them from the supermarket, there is always the frozen option to use in our baking. Continue reading “Very Blue (Vegan) Blueberry Muffins”
I have a soft spot for peanut butter & anything made with it.
Continuing my quest for better than regular vegan goodies, I tried this recipe from my favourite almost vegan blog, MyCaliforniaRoots. Continue reading “Best (Vegan) Peanut Butter Cookies Ever!”
A couple of months ago, Culinary Friend baked me a batch of brownies to die for. When I found out they were mostly vegan, I nearly keeled over! Knowing how much butter & egg goes into regular brownies, I was very keen to learn how to make these. Continue reading “The Best (Vegan) Brownies Ever!”