Earl Grey Cookies with Dark Chocolate

Wouldn’t it be lovely to pay only for a box of all the ingredients you’ll only need for what you’re baking? And God no, I’m not referring to cake mixes. Enjoy the full baking from scratch experience without the hassle of measuring, portioning, and shopping for individual ingredients when you purchase a Baking Kit with BakeStarters….

Pineapple Tarts with a Twist

So I guess it’s become a yearly affair. It just doesn’t feel like Chinese New Year when you don’t stuff yourself with the never-ending stream of cookies. And there’s just one in particular that I absolutely can’t do without.. my pineapple tarts. These are probably one of the most time-consuming cookies to make, yet quick to finish!…

Oreo Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Oreo cookies have always been a family favourite since I was a kid. You know what’s awesome about them? They’re pretty much bite-sized “Cookies ‘n Cream” biscuits! Also, identifying the Oreo thief in the family is invariably simple. Look out for black crumbs on the corner of their lips.. or stained black teeth! 😉 It’s such a…

Super Crumbly Pineapple Tarts – Nastar Cookies

Hi Folks, Guess what?! Chinese New Year is almost here! And that means… lots and lots and lots of baking for me! Sorry I know I haven’t been updating my blog as much as I had before. Can’t help feeling guilty about that. Eeks… I must say, work, yoga, and social life pretty much sums…

Crispy Chocolate Almond Cookies

Have you ever baked on impulse? Just because you needed a dessert, you decide to make a single cupcake, some cookies, or fallback on a foolproof trusted recipe? I have! In fact I always do! Although permission to bake is heavily dependent on time of the day, daylight hours, people at home and oven occupancy,…

Aspiring Bakers #18: Layers of Love (April 2012) – Roundup

At last, here is the long-awaited round up for Aspiring Bakers #18 Layers of Love. I’m sure most of you are eager to see the wonderful cakes created by our creative fellow bloggers. They are stunning and gorgeous! This is definitely a bookmark-worthy page where you’ll find awesome recipes for layered cakes! In total I…

Blueberry and Buttercream Macarons

After my first experience with making macarons, I realized how fun they were to experiment with. Of course, I can’t just let strawberries have all the fun! I saw this in Macarons by Annie Rigg and knew I had to replicate this intricate design. For the macaron recipe please refer to Macaron à la Fraise et…

Macaron à la Fraise et Crème Chantilly. It’s Macaron Day!!

Did you know that March 20th is…… MACARON DAY?!?! If you’re not yet aware of these little French cookies that have been plaguing bakeries all around the world….. let me give a brief introduction. Macarons are usually composed of 2 meringue-based cookies with a filling samwiched in between. When you think of a classic French…

Neslé Toulouse – Chocolate Chip Cookies

If you asked me what my favourite TV sitcom is, I would have to say it is The One With Six People. I recently re-watched the entire 10 seasons of F.R.I.E.N.D.S and still loved it more than ever! I must confess that a little part of me died after finishing the last episode 😦 On…

Pineapple Tarts – Nastar Cookies

It wouldn’t be Chinese New Year without Pineapple Tarts! At least that’s how Singaporeans love their CNYs! These are my all-time FAVOURITE cookies! I could eat them every day and with every meal! I remember one year being left alone with a whole box of pineapple tarts. It was snowing so heavily that I was…

Emping Crackers

It’s my first blog entry for the new year, and we are already approaching Chinese New Year!! For those who are unaware, Chinese New Year falls on a different date every year but usually anywhere from mid-January to mid-February. I definitely miss celebrating Chinese New Year in Asia. I miss visiting my relatives and miss…