It's been another fulfilling weekend. I've been baking for some private orders, and baking for the fun of it. This bundt cake was made for the latter reason. What I love about a bundt - aside from its name, is that it looks pretty without even trying. While I primarily favour the humble loaf tin … Continue reading Recipe: Coffee Cardamom Honey Bundt Cake
I've been back to the kitchen baking up sweet treats once more. Last post, I shared my lychee cupcakes recipe and a couple posts before there, a lovely Italian ragu. This cake below, a private order, was what spurred me back into getting my hands dirty. On Saturday, I was invited to share at a … Continue reading Recipe: Banana Walnut Rye Bread.
Today, Kawaii leaves the first home he has ever known - the Rennetan Home. I don't know if he really understands that he's leaving, but I believe he has a gut feeling and has been a bit more mopey the last few days. Also, he's been taking every opportunity to claim belly rubs from us. … Continue reading Kawaii Goes Home.
One of the things I'm most grateful for, and happy about, is time with my BFF. Pearl and I have known each other more than half our lives now and we're both grown up together, shared secrets, travelled together, cried on each other's shoulder over boyfriends, watched each other get married... Life got in the … Continue reading Rose-scented Watermelon Cake.
Before my birthday dinner a couple weeks back now, I went home after baking at Pathlight so that I could chill with Mum and Dad before going with them to Winestone to meet Flo. Flo and I actually have a week's holiday booked in Sri Lanka nearer the end of the year and when I was … Continue reading Major Throwbacks and Paying It Forward.
End August was full of activity not least because it was my birthday. It looks like August this year was a popular month for birthdays and I had the privilege to bake for first birthdays, and not-so-first birthdays. Applie and Hock ordered a dessert table from me when they got married a few years back … Continue reading Baking Shenanigans.
I realise how much experimentation is needed sometimes to bake vegan, gluten-free cakes. Add to it factors like having to be nut-free complicates the equation. I made a vegan, gluten-free cake the other day and wasn't very impressed by its gummy texture. Perhaps I did something wrong. It was annoying for me, to say the … Continue reading Gluten Free Banana Bread with Cinnamon Walnut Streusel