Thursday 27 February 2014

Sesame Cookies Tutorial Recipe 奶油芝麻饼干 (中英食谱教程)

I love sesame seeds. These tiny seeds are a nutritional wonder and can boost our health greatly! It is not only loaded with essential minerals but also has a high level of antioxidants which fight free radicals thereby promoting our youthfulness (ladies, you will be glad to know this :p) and strengthening our immune system. 

Friday 21 February 2014

Orange Yogurt Pound Cake Tutorial Recipe 柳橙优格磅蛋糕 (中英食谱教程)

I grew up eating Sara Lee's pound cake. It's iconic delicious and rich butter pound cake is not unfamiliar with most who can easily spot it in the frozen dessert section in the supermarket. Before I started baking, I would always stock up a few loaf trays of frozen Sara Lee's assortment pound cakes in my freezer as it makes a quick breakfast and great snacks for my family. 

Friday 14 February 2014

Matcha Macarons with Dark Chocolate Ganache (Pierre Hermes Italian Method) Tutorial Recipe

It's been a long time, more than a year, since I last attempted to make macarons. The first time was a total failure, there were no feet at all and many shells were cracked. The second attempt which was my last attempt, turned out better than the first. Half of the shells showed feet but that's only halfway to a successful tray of macarons. I stopped trying after that as firstly, I am not a macaron fan, secondly, there are so many other recipes to try out in my long to-bake-and-try list. Lastly, I am not confident of getting those pretty feets out.

Friday 7 February 2014

Caramel Pudding Cake 焦糖布丁蛋糕 (中英食谱教程)

The caramel pudding cake is a cake with three different textures. It reminds me of the Matcha Magic Custard Cake which I made sometime ago. The method of making these two cakes differ totally. The caramel pudding cake has a caramel top followed by pudding and a sponge cake base, It is a delectable cake which you would not stop after a mouthful and best eaten chilled.