I used to be someone who would turn around and run the minute a relationship appeared to be turning sour. That dreaded feeling of failure would well up in the pit of my stomach and the thought of uncertainty scared me. Rather than try and fix things, I would choose to instead give up. Then … Continue reading Layers and Layers of Love.
Being misunderstood especially towards the end of my adolescence is something I found difficult to contend with. Even now, I sometimes struggle to understand why. I remember at the beginning of University when we had Orientation Camp, my peers would comment that I looked like a clubber. Nothing wrong with clubbing only they made me … Continue reading Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake.
I've never been much of a citrus kind of girl. It's not that I dislike how they taste, I've just never found myself drawn towards oranges and lemons and limes even though I have to admit that they are awesome at adding a zing to baked goods as well as salad dressings and avocados! So … Continue reading Grapefruit meets Hazelnut.
It's been a while since I shared a savoury food recipe. Most of my days in the kitchen is spent working on recipes for sweet baked goods usually because I tend to have the ingredients at hand. As they say, baking is more of a science, and cooking, more of an art. I don't count … Continue reading It’s A Wrap.
The way the Chinese know how to show love best is through food. Go to any Chinese grandma and know that when she piles your plate up with food she has put a lot of time and care into preparing, it's because she loves you. When a Chinese grandpa stands by the fruit section tapping … Continue reading Lawry’s the Prime Rib.
Towards the end of my previous entry, I expressed my love outrightly for Kabocha. I adore its sweet, chestnut flavour and I usually roast it to have as part of my meals, or to throw on top of salads. I know that kabocha, like most winter squash, keeps well as long as its stored in … Continue reading Kabocha-chacha.
I'm not one to shy away from butter when it comes to baking. I love how it imparts its comforting flavour onto cakes and cookies, and not only does it help keep baked goods moist, it also provides a delicate crumb and texture. I've generally a big believer in cakes, cookies and pastries being indulgent, and … Continue reading The Sweet Taste of Health.