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Showing posts from August, 2011

Twisted Cranberries Loaf with Poppy Seed

If you are like me - love everything that has poppy seeds in it, then this is definitely a recipe to try. These blue, beautiful poppy seeds are bursting with bold, nutty flavor and adding both flavor and texture to the bread. It is nicely blend with red dried cranberries. For thi…

French Ratatouille Tart

Ratatouille! One of my favorite Disney movies before. This isn’t a classic ratatouille, which is a traditional French vegetable stew. But it reminded me of the one on the movie, with its pretty layers of vegetables. And with the puff pastry and fresh tomatoes and cheese,…

Heart-Shaped Strawberry Pie

For all the berries lover, don't you just love strawberries? I could eat them each and every day but too bad they're so expensive in Malaysia. Apart from tasting simply delicious or for decorating purposes, strawberries as well have beneficial effects on our health…

French Quiche Lorraine - comes from NZ

Quiche lorraine is the classic quiche from the Lorraine region of eastern France. It makes a nice and easy picnic/party dish and goes well with a salad. The recipe is extremely easy to make, and yet the most delicious savory pastries that I ever tasted (perhaps maybe due t…

The Smurfs Return...

Followed by my previous cupcakes post (titled " Angry Bird Fever "), I've made another theme of the cupcakes in conjunction of "The Smurfs" movie which will be released in cinema on 1st September 2011. Why this Smurfs idea came into my mind despite…

Black Bottom Cupcakes

You must be wondering what is "Black Bottom" cupcakes? Something black ingredients in it? Or black colour part at the bottom of cupcakes? In fact, they’re like rich fudge cupcakes at the bottom with cream cheese in the top middle. In order to participate TorviewTotonto…

Easy Peasy Portuguese Tart

Here are some basic background about Portuguese egg tarts. It is evolved from "pastel de nata" , a traditional Portuguese custard pastry that consists of custard in a crème brûlée-like consistency caramelized in a puff pastry case. It was created more than 200 year…

{Giveaway} Win 12-Colorful Cupcakes Silicon Molds

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ GIVEAWAY Closed! The winner is Wai Leng. Kindly contact me at hankerie@gmail.com  for shipping purposes. Thank you the rest for participation as well. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~…

"Mad" about Macarons - Successful!

You might have noticed that I've tried several times of making macarons ("Mad about Macarons - Part 1 & Part 2 in my previous blog posts. This time, I've made it successfully in the end. I was in cloud nine when I saw the feet developed gradually after 5 minutes baking…

Angry Bird Fever

Followed by my first visit to Miri's Orphanage (see my previous post titled " Handmade Cookies Specially for Orphans " ), I've made another visit again today. Since my husband flew to Miri this weekend, I've time to bake the more challenging stuffs for t…

Pâte sucrée (French sweet pastry) - Strawberry tart

Pâte sucrée is a French term for a rich, sweetened short pastry used for desserts such as pies, tarts and filled cookies. The shell is blind baked until entirely cooked with fresh fruit and pastry cream. After reading my World Kitchen France cook book, few pointers that enl…

Yam Paste Swirl Bun

After my masterpiece of my bread , I'm continue my bread journey. With knowing the basic knowledge of the soft bread dough, I've improvised it with different filling variety - self cooked yam paste. My yam paste swirl bun's recipe:

Blue Chiffon Cake?

Chiffon Cake is my favourite cake among all the cake series. That's why I always use this chiffon cake method to apply to swiss roll as well in order to make it more spongy and soft. After my new creation of 3D blue blossom swiss roll which posted a while back, indeed it…

More for kids....

Continue from the previous post titled "Handmade Cookies Specially for Orphans" , this is the white series of those handmade cookies for orphans. I genuinely prefer ice in pale ivory and pastel shades, but the colours can be as bright as I like and most importantly thi…

Handmade Cookies Specially for Orphans

Today I pay a visit to an orphanage which located in Miri (Sarawak), something I've never done in my life before. Indeed this is always my wish, hope I am able to do some charity physically but not only monetary basis. I've planned this visit since last week, thinking …

Blueberry Cream Cheese Tart

Irresistible cream cheese tart!! I always love these blueberry cheese tart as they are indeed a tantalizing treat, be it match with a cup of fine tea or coffee. It never fails its combination taste. Been trying a few recipes but this one is extremely simple as well as delicious…