Tag Archives: Baking

Banana bread

I’ve never been a fan of bananas. They are overly sweet and mushy for my liking. I don’t even like banana desserts like banana chocolate cake. However, after being introduced to the banana bread in Sydney by my dear friend … Continue reading

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Lavender macarons

I’m one of those ‘safe’ macaron flavours person; if I begin to pick macarons out at a shop, I would naturally gravitate towards certain flavours like salted caramel, hazelnut praline, vanilla and  dark chocolate. My chosen box of macarons would be … Continue reading

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Salted-caramel dark chocolate tart

I’m a self-confessed caramel addict especially when salted caramel (or caramel salé) is in question. I love it when caramel has been push to its limits, the dark amber coloured, bittersweet heaven, a moment just before it turns into burnt … Continue reading

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Old-fashioned carrot cake

The carrot cake is a perennial favourite of mine as well as my family. It’s one of the cakes that screams out to me when I visit a cafe because nothing spells comforting like a carrot cake. During stressful periods … Continue reading

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Chocolate lavender tart

It is just a day to Valentine’s day. I don’t really give any special meaning to a commercial day as such and I don’t expect a big bouquet of flowers or a big present from J. I think that the … Continue reading

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