Free Form Cherry Pie

I prefer to make pie compared to baking a cake. Somehow I don’t have a good relationship with cakes except pound cake, I can only make pound cake… Recently I made a greek yogurt cheesecake. My cheesecake looks like melted ice cream, OMG!!! What happen to the beautiful cleanly sliced cheesecake that I always see…

Coconut Jam Tart (Kaya Tart)

This is like the national jam of Malaysia, in Malay language, we call it “Kaya”. Made from coconut milk, egg and fragrant with pandan leaves, this jam is usually spread on toast along with margarine or butter. The sweetness from kaya and the slightly salty butter/margarine will tingle your tongue. It is best eat along…

Cheese Phyllo Triangles with Honey & Rosewater

I always love the combination of rose water, cardamom and pistachios. The potent fragrance of rose water combine with the intense cardamom aroma, the green pistachios and the purple and red crushed rose petals, all these clashing of colours and aroma just let you feast your smell senses and eye senses first. In many Persian…

Panna Cotta with Mixed Berries

I have always thought that Panna Cotta is hard to make. It is an elegant dessert that wobbles. This white pudding with dark coloured  mixed berries contrasting the colour will let you feast your eyes first before your mouth. Scoop a spoon, dip with a bit of mixed berries compote and put in your mouth. You…

Waffles Waffles

This is my ideal waffle eating scene: Waffle fresh out from the waffle maker – hot. I quickly spread butter on top and see the butter melts. Then I pour syrup all over the waffle. I must also make sure the syrup is evenly distributed in each square so that I can enjoy every inch…