Tag: lemon obsession

Baking Recipes, Doughnuts & Fried pastries, My Favourite Ingredients

Digging out these Baked Lemon Poppyseed Doughnuts from my archives

I once had this crazy doughnut phase awhile back wherein I made more doughnuts than I dared count. Looking through my blog’s archives it seems I have managed to write about all of them doughnuts save for two: this Baked Lemon Poppyseed Doughnuts recipe, and an experiment on No-Knead Beignet which I even shot a …

Baking Recipes, Brownies & Bars

Ooey gooey Creamy Calamansi Crumb Bars

My friend Gilbert was telling me how he felt like a pig being slow-roasted under this Philippine summer heat. It’s no joke. After coming back from a cold 5-degree South Korean spring weather last March, the heat was more apparent than ever. I’m sitting in the office in front of my computer and the air-conditioning …

Baking Recipes, Spoon desserts & puddings, The Tummy Train TV, Timeless Treats

Luscious Calamansi Custard Pudding with KitchenAid [VIDEO]

My immediate thought upon receiving my KitchenAid 4-Piece Nesting Casserole Set: I need to make a spoon dessert in here. Pronto. Something about the combination of ceramic bowls and spoon desserts gives me a great sense of hominess and nostalgia. I pondered a while which dessert I would make, but I wasn’t in the mood …

Baking Recipes, Cookies

Meet the Lemon Cookies of my dreams

I’m curious to know: how many people here actually like lemony baked goods? When I say that, I mean those that have the REAL lemon feels. As a huge lemon-pastry lover it’s important to me that when a certain pastry is heralded as “lemon”, the lemon flavour isn’t just an afterthought, or worse, merely for scenting up the pastry. …

Baking Recipes, Cookies

Love is like lemons and strawberries

Valentine’s means a lot of different things to different people. Apart from anniversaries, this is probably the only other day where couples go all out in surprising each other. My single friends joke about this being “Singles Awareness Day”, declaring that Valentine’s is just another commercial opportunity for companies to sell something. (Well ain’t that …

Baking Recipes, Layer cakes

Simple birthdays and lemon cakes with chocolate

I’ve never really been the sort for extravagant celebrations, not especially since the void created by my grandma’s death is still a bit fresh. I’m simply not the kind of person who acts extra special when it’s her birthday. It feels just like any other day to me. I don’t even recall wishing hard and …