Well, actually it is for a birthday, it just happens that it falls on Valentine’s Day.  I chose to make the “Apricot and Pecan White Christmas Cake” a recipe (recipe by Beverley Sutherland Smith in Maureen McKeon’s “Crave a passion for chocolate” cook book) because birthday boy loves fruit cake and chocolates.  So this cake …
Yes, I did and it was simply deliciously sinful :-).   When I made the meringue yesterday, I had the five egg yolks sitting on the bench.  Usually, any recipes which requires more than 2 eggs, be it cakes or ice-cream or sauces, would turn me off completely.  That is why I love Belinda Jeffery’s …
And I am going to make sure that it is a success! No, I am not talking about relationship, sounds like it, right?  Probably you can see it that way. Over the years, I have built up quite a collection of recipes, magazines and cook books by the likes of Nigella Lawson (love her take …
Come Chinese New Year and Hari Raya Puasa, Asia becomes a haven for yummy delectable cookies.  If you wish to attempt this freakingly fiddly but which melts in your mouth tarts, I have posted my recipe here (hover your cursor under BLOG and click on the Recipe page).  If you want to do away with …
I would not have to attend classes!  Heheehee…. My roses came out a treat and  now I have been searching for something a little more challenging. I have a wedding coming up in May in Singapore.  The groom is a Singaporean and the bride is from South America. I decided to try my hand on …
My first attempt at making a sugar paste rose is pretty recent – 6 months ago to be exact. Yep.. right after my redundancy. On top of that I had been issued a challenge – to make a wedding cake by 7th December!  I had less than 4 months to learn how to make sugar …
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