Spiced Apple Walnut French Toast

  Back home, the brisk chilliness of the house in the fall is that familiar feeling that welcomes me first thing on a weekend morning. It features all of the possibilities of a comforting and soul-warming breakfast, one that is at its most divinely delicious. Comforting sweet eats are the gifts that we wait patiently for…

Rosemary Yogurt Breakfast with Blood Orange

Experts say never to skip breakfast, and I rarely follow their advice – skipping breakfast more than I should. My mind can process only one thing in the morning, and it’s usually a choice between coffee or a breakfast meal. However, this recipe is was a game changer, it’s ready to eat before the coffee has…

Day 10 of 12 Days of Baking: Christmas Classic Mincemeat Wreath

Let’s start off with a brief history lesson. I have always been fascinated by the fast that this fruity, Christmas dessert staple had the word “meat” in it. Reading on about it, its history is something somehow joyful to read. Long before Nigella introduced salted caramel to the nation, the English had a fascination for…

Coffee Cheesecake Brownies

Warning: This may ruin your diet. After last week’s cheesecake experimentation that left me dubbing myself as the baked cheesecake whisperer, I ended up with a pack of extra cream cheese and an overwhelming feeling of guilt that only happens after inhaling 3 entire cheesecakes over one weekend. One thing just kept ringing in that…

No-Churn Vietnamese Coffee Ice Cream

I have a complicated relationship with coffee. I can’t seem to function properly if I don’t have it in my system the moment I wake up, yet I rarely have a cup that gives me that full on satisfaction that you see in all those commercials. I dislike the after-taste of a french press coffee,…

Cherry Almond Clafoutis

When it comes to dessert, I’ve always been a sucker for French baking. To me, I think they bring out the purest form of baking, be it with the use of the ingredients, the techniques or the flavors, every creation makes you just a little bit happier. And what more would you want from a dessert?…

Orange Blossom Water Chia Pudding

I never thought I’d be posting this vegan recipe on my blog, but I’m currently in love with this. It started with a small sprinkle over my breakfast oatmeal, then I got grew enough courage to actually try it on its own. Surprisingly, I enjoyed the taste. “Chia” is the ancient Mayan word for “strength.”…

Lemon Curd Revisited

“Lemon curd is the answer to everything”. As bold and definite as this statement is, you can’t argue with it. At least not with me. What do you do when the thought and smell of chocolate (as impossible as this may sound) makes you screech away from it like vampires faced with garlic necklace! (On…