Category: Experiments & experiences

Experiments & experiences, Foodie Life

It’s a Turkish Bread Baking Party! 

It’s no secret that I love bread, but admittedly, I love making bread a wee bit more than eating it. There’s so much magic in the way that powdery flour and yeast and eggs and water transforms into that beautifully golden on the outside, soft on the inside creation that we call bread. To me, there’s …

Baking Recipes, David Lebovitz, Experiments & experiences, Foodie Life, Frozen treats, I scream for ice cream (I do), My favourite things

My first candied bacon creation

I find this whole candied bacon phenomenon quite fascinating. I think it’s rather nice that people are beginning to become more playful with their palate, opting for combinations of flavours instead of just straight sweet, or straight salty or spicy or sour. Sometimes it really pays to be a bit more adventurous with the food …

Baking Recipes, Bouchon Bakery, Choux pastry, Experiments & experiences, Foodie Life, From the books

My continuing struggles with pate a choux

If I ever wrote a baking memoir, there would be a whole 50-page chapter devoted to my roller coaster-like ride in learning the pate a choux. I had thought that the hard-fought success after my first gazillion trials would help me nail the eclair rather easily. Turns out there is more to it than knowing technique and what the …

Autumn baking, Baking Recipes, Experiments & experiences, Foodie Life, J'adore macarons

{Kitchen Diaries} Autumn Edition

It’s November, which means I am officially starting my countdown to Christmas! Since we don’t actually celebrate Thanksgiving holiday here, we’re jumping right into festive, Christmas-y baking before the last week of November arrives. It’s my favourite time of the year and I’m super excited to make the recipes I have planned for Christmas already, …

Experiments & experiences, Foodie Life

Say hello to the new and improved site!

After what seems like a ridiculously long week and a half, I am finally officially settled into my new home on the web! And I am absolutely loving my blog’s new look, the font, the heading style, and the new features, which I am going to take a moment to show you all. 1. I’ve …

Experiments & experiences, Foodie Life

{Kitchen Diaries} Sometimes experimentation is necessary

Hey guys! It’s been a while since I spent some productive time in the kitchen (which means I’m a little short on recipes at the moment) so I thought I’d just write about my baking experiences lately. I’ve been food blogging for a while now and have not been shy in sharing every success and …