Monthly Archives: June 2013

Red velvet macarons

We went through a bout of rain and that has hold off my macaron-making for much longer time than I would have liked. You know how much macarons can be so sensitive to the humidity that comes along with the … Continue reading

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Matcha and raspberry friands

There’s just something about matcha (Japanese green tea powder) that sings out to me. I love its flavour in my desserts and pastries. This time, it has found its way in one of my all time favourite afternoon tea snack … Continue reading

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The perfect breakfast: French toast

I can’t think of a better and more decadent breakfast than French toast. It is happy food especially when served with caramelised bananas and a good drizzle of maple syrup. It’s my kind of breakfast heaven. If you ask me … Continue reading

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Gâteau Basque (Basque tart)

Basque is a region that I really hope to visit one day. I have read and heard so much about this region that many call a culinary destination for gourmands. It must probably seem very strange that I embarked on … Continue reading

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Walnut tarts

This one is for everyone who loves nuts and tarts. It was not too long ago that J was in Brisbane and bought me a huge bag of walnuts. They were still lying around even after making my favourite homemade … Continue reading

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