Monthly Archives: November 2012


Having freshly made homemade breads is such bliss. However, breads can take a awful long time to prepare even though a lot of the time is down time. Think about it: it takes about 3 hours or more just to … Continue reading

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Matcha (green tea) éclairs

I am a great fan of Japanese pastry chef, Sadaharu Aoiki. He opened his first patisserie in Paris where he honed his skills before opening his pastisserie in Japan very much later. He is a master of French pastries and … Continue reading

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Pandan chiffon cake

Pandan chiffon cake ranks high on the list of things that I miss when I’m away from Singapore, especially if you talking about Singapore desserts. Like most Singaporeans, it is a cake that I grew up with. My eyes would … Continue reading

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Homemade granola

I’m a breakfast sort of girl. It is probably the one meal that I cannot go without. While Sunday breakfasts tend to be fancy and indulgent, with the likes of pancakes and berries compote, eggs benedict, and baked Spanish eggs … Continue reading

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