Category: Christmas & holidays

Festive baking is an absolute joy. :)

Baking Recipes, Christmas & holidays, Cookies, My favourite things

A bit of holiday indulgence with these Triple Chocolate Chunk Cookies

First of all, HAPPY NEW YEAR! I know that most people will probably be out celebrating with friends and family today instead of reading blogs but I wanted to greet you all anyway. 🙂 I also decided to share an easy recipe for Triple Chocolate Chunk Cookies because I figured some of you might still …

Baking Recipes, Christmas & holidays, Cookies

Celebrating with these Lunar New Year Almond Cookies

Ahh Lunar New Year, the time of lanterns, red dragons, and all things round! Right now, I’m pretty sure there are dragon dances occurring simultaneously in different parts of Chinatown. In fact, some of them will probably be passing by our office street today, to keep things loud and festive with the beat of the …

Baking Recipes, Christmas & holidays, Cookies, The Tummy Train TV

A different cookie for Santa this year with this Cherry, Chocolate, Almond Rugelach Recipe [VIDEO]

I was looking through my Christmas posts from previous years and was happy to note that I’ve managed to make at least one recipe each holiday season that wowed in some way. In the year 2011, I made these delicious and pretty Stained Glass Cookies that I need to repeat some time soon. Then 2012 had …

Baking Recipes, Christmas & holidays, My favourite things, Simple cakes

Get in the mood for Christmas with this Chocolate Matcha Bundt Cake Recipe

It’s December 1! Allow me a little OMG moment here guys. I feel so excited for Christmas, at the same time I cannot believe how quickly this year is about to come to a close. Every time I find myself on the first day of December, I want to tell Time to slow down so …

Baking Recipes, Christmas & holidays, Cupcakes & Muffins

My most festive cupcakes yet to wish you all good cheer!

There are no Christmas trees in the house this year. It’s a Chinese tradition not to celebrate things with too much fervor during the first year after a loved one passes away, but since we still did have a brief Christmas party this year I’m just glad that my Dad did not opt to remove …

Baking Recipes, Cheesecakes, Christmas & holidays, My favourite things, Pies & Tarts

The cutest holiday tarts I ever did see!

Hey guys! I realise I’m cutting it waaaay too close this year, but I am overflowing with excitement to share with you today this Strawberry Cheesecake Tarts recipe. I think it’s one of my favourites for the year both for its appearance and taste. Plus I really enjoyed doing the holly designs on top! I …

Baking Recipes, Christmas & holidays, Cookies, Timeless Treats

Girls like yummy men— gingerbread men, that is!

Every Christmas season requires a cookie recipe, and it’s been years since I last made any gingerbread people. At some point I had been thinking about creating a whole gingerbread town because I wanted to learn how to put up those adorable gingerbread houses, but now I am reminded just why I put that on …

Baking Recipes, Christmas & holidays, Lemon Obsession, The Breakfast Bin, Yeasted breads

So I bought a pack of marzipan, Part 2

I have mentioned plenty of times before how much I love making bread. There’s just something therapeutic and exciting about it at the same time. Baking is wondrous in how it turns something colourless and shapeless into a piece of edible art, and I think this magic is more evident in yeast breads. It starts out as a sticky piece …