Tag: jam

Baking Recipes, Christmas & holidays, From the books, Layer cakes

{Christmas Countdown 2013} Just because lamingtons remind me of snow

We’re only a few days away from Christmas now, and it is on a day like this more than on any day of the year I start thinking about snow. (Especially since the weather these past few days has been on the warm side!) I wonder what it’s like to have snow falling on your …

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 …

Asian cooking, Baking Recipes, Cupcakes & Muffins

Yes, I’m actually a videogame nerd

Well it’s not a secret, but it’s not something I get to discuss at length. I super love videogames. I love it so much I once made concept art for a game I had an idea for. (Also something you didn’t know about me, I love to draw!) When I was in high school, I …

Baking Recipes, Bread-making, My Comfort Food, Yeasted breads

An excuse to bring out the strawberry jam

Once upon a time I had a craving. I went down to the kitchen and opened the pantry doors, pushing aside bottles until I found the one I was looking for: strawberry jam. I picked it up and stared at it a long time. I don’t know why I like to make life harder for …

Baking Recipes, Brownies & Bars, The Breakfast Bin

Bakewell Slices for an almondy mood

My week is finally winding down. With just little bits of business left to tie up, I’ve managed to squeeze in some time to write about these lovely bars. These bars, as you might have guessed, is based on the English Bakewell Tarts, which is something I have yet to try. (If anybody knows a …

Baking Recipes, Dearly Dreaming Dorie, From the books, Pies & Tarts

{Dearly Dreaming Dorie} Flakiness is occasionally a good thing

And by that, I most definitely am not referring to people. Flaky people are one of the worst, and I don’t even want to go into detail because that would have to be a whole blog post on its own (I’ve got a lot of experience from my university days, believe me). But flaky pastries? …

Baking Recipes, Experiments & experiences, Layer cakes

Belated First Blogiversary Purple Ombré Cake

What is the punishment for forgetting your blogiversary, I wonder. Do you get banned from tasting your future creations, or get cursed with really bad food photographs? I certainly hope not! Well, I started my blog on the 5th of February last year (World Nutella Day too apparently), but all this time, I thought it …

Baking Recipes, Christmas & holidays, Cookies, Dearly Dreaming Dorie, From the books

{Countdown to Christmas} Of Linzer Sables and snow

I’ve always wondered about snow. The only time I was ever in a country with snow, it had already fallen and was beginning to melt away on the ground, leaving only wet, icy signs that it was ever there. I want to see it falling on me at least once in my lifetime, and then …