Entries Tagged as 'Recipes: Baked Goods'

Friday, March 17th, 2017

Quicker than Quickbread: Irish Soda Farls

I have this weird habit. Okay, I have many, but there’s this one food/recipe related one in particular. Far more often than I’d like to admit, I get inexplicably obsessed with some random dish that I’ve never eaten or made before. It generally arises from something as inconsequential as a passing reference in a book […]

Saturday, February 11th, 2017

Glutenous Sesame Boules

You guys. I had these grand plans to finally tackle making tang yuan for Yuan Xiao Jie this Chinese New Year. Today is the Spring Lantern Festival, which marks the 15th and final day of the Lunar New Year celebrations, and is often associated with paper lanterns, solving riddles, and glutinous rice dumplings. L loves […]

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Tarting Up the Year of the Horse

Since moving to Hong Kong back in 2008, I’ve not been back to Singapore for Chinese New Year – my family isn’t terribly traditional, flights are ridiculously expensive around these peak periods, and I generally see my family enough that they don’t make a fuss if I miss occasions like these. However, that means that […]

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

C is for Carrot Cake Cookie

Tell me that concept didn’t just blow your mind. Seriously. When I first saw this post on the Cookie Monster column on Serious Eats (sidenote: how did I not notice the Cookie Monster column until last week?!), my head almost exploded. And if there exists a one-stop solution to all the problems of the world, […]

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

Bananarama

It’s often the simplest dishes whose recipes evade me. Take banana cake for example: it’s not difficult to pull together a passable loaf, bits of banana flecking a crumb that’s moist enough, with a decently toasted crust. But to achieve that perfect banana loaf – rich with banana flavour, moist without being too dense, a […]