Guilt-free Banana Bread

GUILT-FREE BANANA BREAD | Relish guiltlessly in this moist loaf made without butter I totally have a soft spot for moist, delicious banana bread. However, I noticed my waistline thinks otherwise so I’ve been meticulous with this treat (read: trying to not make it a daily routine everytime I walk past the coffee shop on…

Coffee Pecan Financiers

A PERFECT CONCOCTION | Pecans, ground sumiyaki coffee powder and a shot of nespresso add subtle warm undertones to the traditional financier.   I love how baking brings out the perfectionist streak lurking deep within me. This Valentine’s day, me and my (single) girlfriends decided we’d get our hands dirty and do some baking. To challenge ourselves,…

Super Moist Blueberry Muffins

“I love you BERRY much” Blueberry Muffins | The moistest blueberry muffins with a lemon sugar crumble to take it over the top. There is something just so homey and comforting about blueberry muffins. The thought of sitting down to relax, with a nice cuppa tea in one hand and taking a steamy bite of a…

Banana Coconut Financiers with Crushed Walnuts

BANANA-RAMA | Banana, desiccated coconut, and crushed walnuts unite to create a moist and wholesome financier.  I have truly jumped onto the financier bandwagon. This time, seeing I had two overly ripe bananas sitting inside my fruit bowl, rather than let them expire and go to waste, I decided to put them to good use by…

Irresistible Blackberry Pistachio Financiers

PISTACHIO-LICIOUS | A combination of pistachio, blackberries, and a dash of banana gives these financiers a touch of the extraordinary.  Since having left Paris not too long ago, I’m still going through a financier-crazed phase. This time I wanted to go real lush and experimented with blackberries, pistachios, and a smudge of banana. Once again, the key…

Raspberry and Vanilla Bean Financiers

Looking for a perfect afternoon tea treat to pair with your cup of tea? Look no further than the financier. Shaped like gold bars, these tender cakes are as rich (ingredient-wise) as the bankers they were originally created for.

Simply Divine Green Tea Cheesecake

This Asian-style green tea cheesecake is lighter and more delicate in texture than its New York counterpart This Greentea/Matcha Cheesecake will blow your socks off. Literally. Inspired by Teakha, my favourite teahouse in Hong Kong that is nestled away from the hustle and bustle of Hong Kong, the urban concrete jungle. I have finally garnered up…

Lavender Infused Greek Yoghurt Banana Bread

Banana bread has always been a favourite treat of mine. To lower the overall fat content, I lessened the amount of butter and substituted greek yoghurt instead. Given the natural sweetness of ripe bananas, I also reduced the amount of sugar required. I also added a slight twist by infusing some lavender into the batter….