Category Archives: Celebrations

Happy Birthday, my little one

Things are pretty hectic after I joined the work force again. My little one asked me if I could spare some time to make a totoro cake for her. Well, I could not turn down her request. After much research, … Continue reading

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Yule Log (Buche de Noel)

Finally, I have the discipline to attempt to trying out this recipe for my personal favourite bake. Yule Log (adapted from joyofbaking) 70g  caster sugar 120g bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, in small pieces 3/4tsp cream of tartar 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 6    large … Continue reading

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Zebra Bundt Cake

Lately, I resume my role as a full time working mother after a self-proclaim sabbatical for the past three years. Apprehension. Anxiety. Appreciation. Affirmation. The change in the mental state and mood has somehow made me more energetic and positive … Continue reading

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Flaky Swirl Mooncake with Purple Sweet Potato Filling

This is my first attempt in making this mooncake, one of my family’s favourite snack for the coming Mid-Autumn festival. I have made some adjustments to the original recipe posted on Nasi Lemak Lover’s blog. Purple Sweet Potato Filling — make around … Continue reading

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Lapis Legit

Finally, time to update my blog on the bakes for CNY. The first is Lapis Legit, or the Kueh Lapis, as we know fondly. Lapis Legit is a popular Dutch-Indonesian layered cake. It was developed during colonial times in the Dutch East … Continue reading

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