Naima’s Cookies

A few weeks ago, I posted up an Instagram Contest and Giveaway for my dear Instagram friends. The plan was for them to come up with their idea of the ultimate cookies combination and the winner would get a batch baked specially for them. One of the suggestions was from F’s younger sister, Naima. She…

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At the Heart of Baking

As much as I enjoy taking amateur-trying-to-pass-off-as-a-professional photos of my finished bakes, what is presented to the world, or really the Instagram/Facebook/Blog community, are only the cakes and pastries that turn out successful. Failures of my bakes can range from underbaking, overbaking, failure to rise, undesirable marriage of flavours… And the list goes on. When…

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Weekend Getaway

We had a quick getaway to Melaka this weekend since F hasn’t been before. It was also his first ever trip with the Tans and I wasn’t sure how he would take to it. He survived and I’m glad we made this trip together because it made me realise lots of things about myself, about…

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