French cheesecake recipe
FRENCH CHEESECAKE RECIPE WITH SHORT DOUGH CRUST With the New Year just a few days away, it looks like this will be my last post for what has been a truly fantastic year. I just wanted to thank everyone for the all the likes and follows. Starting this blog back in September, there were a few things that I came to realize...
Custard brownies. Brownies combined with custard. dessert, caramel.
RICH CUSTARD BROWNIES RECIPE: SINFUL AND DECADENT TREATS Everyone loves brownies! This recipe is rich and decadent, and that's just exactly how it should be: sinful! Try this unique brownies recipe today. Brownies are easy to muster. All you need are: chocolates, bread flour, sugar, eggs and butter. Once you've done it, you can add your own flavour to it. I am...
holidays
GETTING READY FOR THE HOLIDAYS Just in time for the holidays, never too early to plan ahead. Here's an idea for a wonderful dessert on your next family or friends gathering. The pound cake is a dessert tradition for many families the world over, and for good reason. Traditionally made of one pound of each of the following ingredients: flour, butter,...
baked chicken recipe
HONEY GLAZED BAKED CHICKEN RECIPE WITH ASIAN PEANUT SAUCE LINGUINE Family meals are important to me, so I do make it a point to prepare meals on a daily basis. I grew up having fresh home cooked meals everyday and it's a comforting feeling that after a hard day's work there's always great food to look forward to. This recipe is...
Chia Seed Pudding
SWEET & HEALTHY CHIA SEED PUDDING Hi everyone! I just want to share an easy recipe if you're looking for something a bit sweet but healthy to make this weekend. Here's my recipe for chia seed pudding. Chia seeds are flavourless so you can try out different flavours. For instance, instead of adding shredded coconut, you can add fresh fruits and...
BAKE CODE Bake Code just opened its first Canadian store in our neighbourhood in Toronto. The Taiwanese bakery is right at home in North York, bringing a nice fusion of Asian and European baking styles. My first visit was pleasant enough, I was just looking to pick up some Mentaiko bread and pork floss bun. Bake Code is a self-serve joint,...
ensaymada recipe
ORIGINAL ENSAYMADA RECIPE I miss ensaymada so much! Ensaymada is a very popular pastry in the Philippines and which is usually part of 'merienda cena' (afternoon snack, en Espanol). It's just one of those days when you crave for a taste from back home. Here's my original ensaymada recipe! Ensaymada is a type of brioche bread that's slathered with butter, sugar and generous amount of grated cheese. Some...
mushroom risotto
AUTHENTIC ITALIAN STYLE MUSHROOM RISOTTO A risotto is a northern Italian rice dish cooked in a broth to a creamy consistency. Typically, you can use meat, fish or vegetables for the broth.  Risotto recipes can also call for the use of butter, wine, onion or parmesan cheese. Italians usually serve risotto before the main course. Getting mushroom risotto right the first time is...
macarons recipe
FRENCH MACARONS RECIPE I've heard that French macarons are quite difficult to make. I agree, since I didn't get it quite right on my first try. Sharing with you this French macarons recipe. It's been years since my first try, and I remember that it wasn't very successful. I'm not sure whether it was the humid weather, or perhaps over or...
cheese cake
CHEESECAKE I love cheesecakes! Any cheesecake...Any baked cheesecake (I don't care much for no-bake). It's the ultimate comfort food. Sometimes, cake just doesn't cut it. I make cheesecakes quite often and I usually stick to the "normal" cheesecake recipe. It's always a big hit in our household! This time, however, I tried to mix things up a bit by using chocolate chip...