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It’s been a while since I attempted vegan meringues and after trying again this week I have no idea why! The first time was a total flop, but there’s a lot of variables involved in the meringue making process and I’m sure I made mistakes on at least a couple the first time around.  This…

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Where has the last 7 months gone? An international move and two school terms later and here I am – smack bang in the middle of winter. Getting used to the cooler weather after 15 years in all-year-round tropical humidity is not easy. All I want to do after my day is rug up, binge-watch…

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I think I’ve discovered the ultimate double chocolate cookie recipe. The original is gluten free but not vegan, so I veganized it and I was so impressed with the results. I could barely resist the cookie dough, let alone the fresh baked cookies. Double chocolate cookies hold a special place in my heart as we…

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My mother used to buy sugar-coated pull apart bread for our breakfast when we were young. This is one of my favourite old school bread and I remembered how we enjoyed tearing apart the sugar-coated bread. I simply love the sprinkled sugar on top of the bread. The bread was so soft and sweet that…

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INGREDIENTS: 5.6 oz (160 grams) all purpose flour 3.5 oz (100 grams) chilled butter, cut in small cubes 2.3 oz (65 grams) light brown sugar 1 teaspoon orange zest 1 large egg, room temperature 8.8 oz (250 grams) milk chocolate DIRECTIONS: To make the cookie: In a food processor, add the flour and chilled butter.…

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I accidentally bought a can of jalapeño black beans the other day. In my defense, beans are hard to find here and I think in my excitement of finding black beans at all I just grabbed the can and was on my way. Of course I still drained the aquafaba as I always do and…

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I’ve never been a fan of apple in baked goods. I don’t know why and it may seem weird, but I think it’s a texture thing. I love apple pie because the apples are cooked until soft. But others I just can’t wrap my head around – like crispy apple in muffins? I also have…

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Moist, fluffy and scrumptious mocha bundt cake with the nutty addition of almond flour, that will make you want to eat the whole pan! INGREDIENTS:   1 1/2 cups gluten free all purpose flour 1/2 cup Barney butter almond flour 2½ teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt ¾ cup yogurt, at…

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Earlier in the month it was my birthday. I decided to try and improve on my cake from two years ago, orange and chocolate cake. Here is the revised recipe with a few additions! I would love to hear if you try any of my recipes! Ingredients Orange layers 170g butter, softened 300g sugar 4…

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I decided I wanted to top a recent cake I had baked with colourful meringue kisses, so here is how I made them! It was my first time making striped meringue kisses but I was really pleased with how they turned out! Colourful meringue kisses Ingredients 90g egg whites 180g white caster sugar Food colouring…

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I spend a lot of time thinking about food… Shopping for food… Preparing food… Cooking food… And yes, eating food.   What a life. Chocolate Chip and Nut Muffins: 375g self-raising flour 1 teaspoon baking powder ¼ teaspoon fine sea salt 220g golden caster sugar 1 egg 125ml macadamia oil  2 teaspoons vanilla extract 180ml…

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I was craving a simple shortbread and came across this recipe from Feasting On Fruit. They also just happen to be vegan and paleo, so perfect for me! I’ve been hooked on tiger nut flour since I first started using it, and I love finding new ways to use the flour. These cookies are probably…

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Soft and buttery cookies with grand marnier and coconut,perfect for your tea, coffee or glass of milk. INGREDIENTS: 1 cup (346 grams) Unsalted Butter, room temperature 1/2 cup Coconut butter 1/2 cup Cane Sugar 1/2 cup Confectioners Sugar 1/4 teaspoon Sea Salt 1 tablespoon Vanilla Extract 1/4 cup Grand Marnier 1/3 cup shredded coconut, plus…

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The sakura cherry blossom season has probably ended in most parts of Japan by now. Though there are no cherry blossoms with gorgeous shades of pink in Singapore, a few local restaurants and cafes had introduced beautiful sakura creations during the cherry blossom season, such as sakura swiss rolls, sakura cheesecakes, sakura mochi, sakura parfait,…

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Another test of paleo baked goods! As I’ve mentioned before – this is definitely what I prefer to bake (and eat) if I’m only baking for myself. I found this recipe from Chunky Monkey when searching for tiger nut flour since I just stocked up on it from a sale recently. As always, with everything I…