Apple Tarts (Tarte Aux Pommes)

Among all the fruits in the world, I’m probably most apathetic towards apples. Perhaps it’s the time it takes to finish one – I like my fruit in quick nibbles – or its crunchy texture, that I start to tire of ploughing through the juiciest red orb even before it …

Macarons

“They have feet!” I tweeted excitedly, after peeking at the rounds of macaron batter in the oven. And it all went downhill from there. I would love to say that the cute little macaron at the top of this post is now sitting patiently in my pantry, waiting to be …

Bubor Cha Cha

I know what you must be thinking. No, this dessert is not a joke, and yes, its name actually resembles the seemingly mindless babble of an 18-month old. Don’t let that, or its unusual appearance for that matter, put you off reading the rest of this post. It doesn’t contain …

Strawberries & Champagne

An expat’s life in Singapore is a pretty comfortable one. Everyone speaks English, the city is easy to get around, administrative tasks like getting a phone line, your utilities, cable and broadband subscriptions are a breeze, and there’s a ready pool of expats to tap into for social activities. Plus, …

Ginger Panna Cotta & Honey Tuiles

Have you ever had that experience where, in a fit of inspired gusto, you concoct a combination of flavors in your mind, for a dish sweet or savory, absolutely convinced that it will be a surefire winner? Then you sieve through a Google Reader‘s screen worth of recipes, waiting for …