Nougat with Dried Mango and Cashew 芒果腰果牛軋糖

I made nougat the past weekend with dried mango pieces as well as cashews this time. They are basically the same as the previous ones, just with different add-ins. I don’t bother taking new pictures this time so if you would like to see pictures and read about other useful tips, please visit my previous … Continue reading Nougat with Dried Mango and Cashew 芒果腰果牛軋糖

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Nougat with Nuts 果仁牛軋糖

I’ve been working on Asian style nougats these two weeks. I played with glucose syrup, corn syrup, honey and liquid maltose and have almost ruined my saucepan when I carelessly burnt my maltose and honey. After 5 to 6 trials I was finally able to make a batch that was of my favorite texture and … Continue reading Nougat with Nuts 果仁牛軋糖

Espresso Chiffon Drip Cake with Whipped Cream 咖啡戚風淋面忌廉蛋糕

I’ve been sick since past Sunday so decided to make something simple for hubby’s birthday this year. Just a chiffon cake lightly frosted with whipped cream and topped with chocolate drips. That’s it. Nothing fancy. I also took a video and sped it up so it was less boring to watch. If more filling is … Continue reading Espresso Chiffon Drip Cake with Whipped Cream 咖啡戚風淋面忌廉蛋糕

Semi-Naked Drip Cake with Fresh Fruits and Whipped Cream 鮮果忌廉半裸淋面蛋糕

In this post I’d like to share with you my way of creating tall whipped cream cakes. I will also show you how to cut multi-layered cake like a pro. I learned it the hard way as my first tall cake was a total failure! Back in December, 2017, I made a tall cake out … Continue reading Semi-Naked Drip Cake with Fresh Fruits and Whipped Cream 鮮果忌廉半裸淋面蛋糕

Lemon Chiffon Cake 檸檬戚風蛋糕

I saw some pink lemons at the grocery store the past weekend. I’ve only heard about them so I bought some home out of curiosity. Pink variegated lemons have yellow-and-green-striped rind which fades when ripening. The flesh is pink due to lycopene, a red carotenoid pigment that is also found in tomatoes, watermelons and pink … Continue reading Lemon Chiffon Cake 檸檬戚風蛋糕

Baked Coconut Sticky Rice Cake with Red Bean Paste (Nian Gao) 焗紅豆椰汁年糕

Happy Chinese New Year everyone! Wish all of you healthy and joyful in the year of the Pig. If you have been eating traditional steamed sticky rice cake these couple of days, definitely try the baked ones that I am sharing today! I first blogged about it back in December, 2015 and it was super … Continue reading Baked Coconut Sticky Rice Cake with Red Bean Paste (Nian Gao) 焗紅豆椰汁年糕