A Simple Butter Shortbread | Scottish-style

It’s me again with another post for those doing the holiday baking! Nothing says end-of-year festive season like a box of shortbread. And given that Chinese New Year is also coming up, I’d say it is the perfect time for some butter shortbread. I’ve done quite a few bake sales on shortbread boxes with a…

Blackout Brownies – Two ways – Cakey and Fudgey

Disclaimer: Given I have never tried the bakery brownies that these were inspired by before, I can’t claim how similar or dissimilar my recipe is. What I can say is I and my taste testers (who have tried said bakery brownies before) enjoyed both brownies that I’ve made.☺️ But it is also because of this…

Chocolate Mint Brownie + A small request

It’s been weeks since I promised to post this recipe. My mom flew from Singapore for a visit, Melbourne has enjoyed some hail storm warnings and it’s suddenly that time of the year again where the much coveted Saveur Blog Award nominations have open. And so I have a small request to make for you,…

Salted Coconut Caramel Cookie Bars

One of the very first post on this blog was an Anzac cookie and for the last few months I’ve been tossing around the idea of this bar in my head. Now, it’s finally time to post this deliciousness. I tend to naturally have a sweet tooth, but it’s recently made itself even more prominent…

Cocoa Buckwheat Macaroon Bars and My Recent Trip

There is something about food that mesmerises me. Perhaps it’s in the way it has the power to bring people together, or maybe it’s in how it magically connects with the soul of a person. It’s amazing that something so simple, ritualistic and essential can turn into something that strengthens bonds and create new connections…