Kaffir Lime Panna Cotta with Passion Fruit

Kaffir Lime Panna Cotta with Passion Fruit

Inspired from all the panna cotta recipes I’ve been seeing on Masterchef Australia this season, I decided to give a go at this simple but elegant Italian dessert.  The base of the panna cotta is just dairy, sugar and gelatine, so seems simple enough, right? Read more >>

Tiramisu Cupcakes

Tiramisu Cupcakes

I know it’s been a while since I’ve updated my blog, and a few of you have already asked me when there will be a new post.  I do apologise for the unannounced hiatus and hope to make it up to you with this delicious Tiramisu Cupcake recipe I made with my sister. Read more >>

Happy Easter

Cadbury Egg 'n' Spoon

Happy Easter!  I hope you are enjoying your long weekend.  For those who live in HK, they are enjoying a 5-day holiday like hubby and I.  Many celebrate the Easter holiday differently, some might be attending church, some take their kids Easter egg hunting and many in HK choose to travel abroad.  What are you doing this year? Read more >>

Stewed Nectarines with Vanilla Ice Cream

Stewed Nectarines and Ice Cream

Plump and juicy nectarines (or peaches) are good the way they are. But stewing or baking them until they are soft and bursting with juices takes it to another level. Add vanilla ice cream to cooked nectarines, and you will be in heaven ~ the perfect summer dessert. Read more >>

Patisserie Yamakawa

Patisserie Yamakawa Blueberry Cheese Mousse

To celebrate a bit of good news that hubby received today, I bought some pastries from Patisserie Yamakawa. This little cake shop offers beautiful Japanese-inspired French pastries and has always been one of hubby’s favorites. Read more >>

Chocolate Chip Cookies: NY Times Recipe

Chocolate Chip Cookies

There are so many chocolate chip recipes out there, how do we know which ones are the best? I guess you don’t really know until you’ve tried them. It took me quite some trial and error to find a good recipe for thick, soft and chewy chocolate chip cookies. And I think I’ve finally hit the jackpot with the Jacques Torres recipe which caused quite a stir after it was published by the New York Times a few years ago. Read more >>

Figs & Honey


I got the Jamie Oliver’s 30 Minute Meal book recently and have been flipping through it every night contemplating which recipes to try out and admiring all of the food photography.  There was this photograph of figs and honey, which every time I looked at, made my mouth water.   The beautiful color of the figs captured in the photo, made me think of the sweetness of the succulent fruit. Read more >>