A Sinister Chocolate Cake

Everyone has their own preference of cake; some like it airy, some like it dense, some like it rich, and some like it moist, and so on. As for me, I prefer mine moist and it can be difficult to find a recipe that gives me just that without it also being too rich nor […]

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Chocolate Ganache

Ingredients: 350g heavy cream (double cream) 500g semisweet/bittersweet chocolate (finely chopped) Methods: Method 1) Heat the cream UNTIL boiling point. Turn off heat. Pour over the chocolate and mix until smooth and shiny. Method 2) Combine both ingredients in a bowl and heat over a double boiler (bain marie). Stir until smooth and shiny. Allow to […]

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Coffee Buttercream

This is the simplest way to make buttercream. There are professional methods but this is the easy version that is just as delicious. Ingredients: 100g softened butter 300g icing sugar (confectioners sugar) 1 1/2 Tbs. coffee powder (dissolved in 1 1/2 tsp hot water, leave to cool) Method: Sift the icing sugar through a sieve […]

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Lemon Squares

Remember Kim Possible? The Disney animated series about a cheerleader who also happened to be a spy? I wasn’t an avid watcher of the show but whenever I switch on the television as a kid waiting for my favorite tv show, and KP was on, I’d sit down and watch it. I know what you’re […]

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A Month of Baking

Originally I had thought about featuring the many different foods of Malaysia, concentrating on specific dishes special to the states of Malaysia, but because it is Ramadhan and even if I do cook something savoury, I’d only take pictures at night, which is terrible for lighting, I’ve decided to postpone this for July. However, I […]

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Why Do We Starve Ourselves?

About a 5 minute read. As I wake up in the wee hours of the morning, I’m visited by memories of when I would fast in school and the many people who asked me if I was okay and said they felt sorry for me. My reply would be, ‘I’m okay’ and ‘no, please don’t […]

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Loaded Chicken Sliders

What do you do if you have leftover roasted chicken? Usually chicken sandwiches come to mind, but what about something more simply creative? These chicken sliders are ridiculously easy to make and it’s going to give an illusion as if you’ve worked hours on it. Okay, maybe not THAT long, but anyhow, it’s presentation and […]

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