Tag: coffee

Autumn baking, Baking Recipes, My favourite things, Quickbreads & Loaves

I constantly dream about autumn baking

I love autumn. It’s a major reason why I love autumn baking, because it really makes me feel the arrival of autumn down to my bones. The only problem is I live in the tropics, where autumn is virtually non-existent. Perhaps the closest thing we have to autumn here is the slightly chilly, windy December …

Asian cooking, Baking Recipes, Bread-making, Experiments & experiences, Yeasted breads

Coffee buns, kopi roti, kopi buns

It confuses me sometimes when people call this a Mexican Coffee Buns. I was led to believe that this bread originated mostly from Singapore, because many of my Singaporean acquaintances who know that I bake always ask if I have made these before. My favourite coffee bun bakeshop, Roti Mum, originated from Singapore as well. …

At home, Baking Recipes, Choux pastry, Experiments & experiences

Dear Daddy Eclairs with divine Mocha Pastry Cream

I made these éclairs, and much like everything else that I make, with the intention of sharing it with my family so that they may enjoy it. Even though I make things for them all the time, there was a special occasion to be celebrated for one of the most important people in my life. …

Baking Recipes, Cookies, My favourite things

Indescribable Coffee Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’m trying to think of a word to describe these cookies, and all I can actually come up with is wowzers. These cookies are definitely amazing. And definitely one of my favourite cookies ever. I can’t think of the last time a cookie has had such a lasting effect on me. It’s the type of …