Tag: Baked New York

Baking Recipes, From the books, Lemon Obsession, Simple cakes

The angels sing about lime and pistachio

In truth, the macaron was not the first “daunting” egg white recipe I made. It was actually this angel food cake that was so instrumental in boosting my confidence for making egg-white desserts. I made this about a week before my first macaron attempt, but I am only writing about it now because the excitement …

Baking Recipes, Brownies & Bars, From the books, Reinventions of classics, The Breakfast Bin, TV cravings

No turning back now + Peanut Butter and Jelly Bars

When I started this whole blogging thing, I had no idea what to expect. All I aimed for was a place to share the things I bake/cook and shoot. Now it feels like a little more than that. Aside from the newfound goal of teaching others and encouraging others to cook and bake too, now …

Baking Recipes, From the books, Layer cakes, Lemon Obsession

Lemon cakes and well wishes

It was an incredibly dreary day when I made this, and yet I could not allow it to permeate the purpose of this cake. The summer weather has been odd, abruptly throwing rain in the middle of heat waves whenever it felt like it, like a child throwing a tantrum, or maybe a person splashing …

Baking Recipes, Brownies & Bars, Experiments & experiences, From the books

Finding joy in books and fudgey chocolate

If there’s one recipe that I have bookmarked since the beginning of time and took about a million years to get to, this would be it. There’s actually a very fun story behind how I came to make these brownies. I had no idea that they were supposedly Oprah’s favourites (not that I care an …