Earl Grey Surprise

It looks deceptively like cheesecake but it’s not!

Surprise, wide-eyed wonder and best of all daggy open-mouth looks were all the reactions I expected when I unleashed this dessert upon my unsuspecting cousins; great entertainment for me! And how could it not be when popping candy’s featured as the hidden surprise! Revisiting Heston Blumenthal’s Popping […]

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Fruit and Chocolate Chip Hot-Cross Buns and Egg-Dyeing

Easter’s just a few days away; a good excuse to whip up some hot cross buns and fill the house with the scent of warm spices and freshly baked bread! I have been feeling rather despondent lately and no sweets, desserts, entertainment or even ferocious crocheting could snap me out of this blue […]

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Staying awake with Seafood Paella & Flourless Chocolate Hazelnut Cake

Finally, I can sit down and bring some life back into this neglected spot! I was in Sydney during the Easter long weekend and then battling an onslaught of assignments, tests and practical assessments; all of which were due in the same week. I definitely have a backlog of cook-ups and my Sydney pig-out […]

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Orange Chiffon Cake

Yes, it’s cloudy with a chance of fluffy chiffon cake again but this time, it’s an orange version decorated à la Poh’s style from Poh’s Kitchen. Poh is the runner up  on the first Masterchef Australia series. Hmm..I didn’t really do justice to her recipe; merely borrowed the idea of chantilly cream filling, chocolate ganache […]

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