Mulled Wine Pear and Chocolate Cake

Valentines Day is around the corner and the streets here in Japan are filled with pop up shops selling boxes of chocolates. Pink packaging fill the shelves and limited edition Valentines Day pastry/chocolate flavours have nudge it’s way in amongst the already abundant amout of pastries in Tokyo. For a chocolate and cake lover like… Continue reading Mulled Wine Pear and Chocolate Cake

Salted Egg Cereal

Can you believe it? It’s the second last day of the year and I am still in denial that Christmas is actually over. Where has the time gone? It seems that the older we get, the easier time gets away from us. And perhaps I’m starting to feel like time is little more than just… Continue reading Salted Egg Cereal

Peanut Butter Pretzel Slice (V, Refine SF, GF)

With the weather turning warmer, I find myself constantly gravitating towards the freezer to satisfy my sugary cravings. It also doesn’t hurt that the cold puff of air that brushes your face as you open the freezer door can be quite refreshing. I’m the sort of person who is guilty of going through the freezer… Continue reading Peanut Butter Pretzel Slice (V, Refine SF, GF)

Buttery Basil Pesto

Given the choice of butter or no butter, I’ll always go for butter.  Sure, there are always going to be instances where butter is never the best option, like when you are looking to deep fry some chicken, or when you realise your garage door squeaks incessantly and is driving you nuts. In those instances,… Continue reading Buttery Basil Pesto

Salted Butterscotch Apple Pie

I’m horrible. I’ve been procrastinating this post for so long and whilst I would like to say it’s because I’ve been too busy to write it, the truth of it is that I just prioritized baking and work above this post. I’m sorry. =( It’s been a mad couple of weeks at work and will… Continue reading Salted Butterscotch Apple Pie

Vietnamese Coffee Midnight Brownies

These brownies stems from my love of Vietnamese coffee and a serious lack of sleep. These brownies are my solution to overcoming my zombie mode, my idea of energy bars. A light hit of caffeine in a sweet treat = instant energy buzz. Both due to it’s color and the fact that consuming a bunch… Continue reading Vietnamese Coffee Midnight Brownies