The last couple of months were a down time for me. The work, the routine, the days, I think I really needed a break. Maybe I needed a holiday. But you see, life has no mercy, it keeps coming to you no matter how you feel, no matter how you are so tired of waking up in the morning and drag your self to the office.
But lets just move aside from this mumbling, complaining, non-related-to-food-blog topic to kitchen activities. Continue reading
Now breakfast series menu#2. Deconstructed sandwich.
I have grown fond of baguette recently. I could buy that long loaf of pure carb and eat it all by myself on my way home from the train station. It has become my guilty pleasure, right up there, next to noodles. Continue reading
Making this cake had cost me, my wedding ring. Whenever I made a cake, I would take out my wedding ring and put it aside – to avoid contamination. But born with clumsiness, I managed to throw away my ring into the rubbish bin – without even realizing it. Up to know I don’t really remember when or where did I throw it away. Well… I guess that’s why it was a wise decision to choose a plain and simple wedding ring – If you lost it, you don’t really cry the whole day because of it. Still, it was a stupid mistake :(… stupid me … next time I’ll just wear on my neck.
Moving on, this cake was inspired by a cake recipe Bakers Royale and one of the recipes from Rachel Khoo book. The cake was a combination of 4 layers of goodness: Blueberry Sponge Cake, Lemon curd, Mascarpone Cheese and Almond Meringue top. The idea of the cake might be similar with lemon meringue cake , but trust me this one is better. Continue reading
One of my close friend came to visit me last week, it was not really a visit since she was just happened to be in the city for a day. But she did came and it was a rare occasion, so I thought maybe I should make something special for her. I know she likes nuts, specially almond and I happened to have a box of filo pastry sitting in my fridge. So M’hanncha is the ideal combination :).. thanks to Pinterest for the idea. Continue reading