Baking Tales

How I Get Into A Baking Mood, and that Dark Choc Orange Cake

How does one get into baking? I can’t quite explain how the inspiration for baking comes about – baking is essentially combining ingredients together to form something else quite different from what you started out with. So it involves imagination and perhaps some creativity. Which is funny, because I don’t consider myself a very creative… Continue reading How I Get Into A Baking Mood, and that Dark Choc Orange Cake

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Berry Inspired Cupcakes

I couldn’t resist slipping in that pun. You can take it however you want it – cupcakes inspired by berries, or just cupcakes that are berry inspiring, haha! So remember when I said that the gelato I had in Italy got me thinking about some flavour combinations for desserts? Well, I channeled that inspiration into… Continue reading Berry Inspired Cupcakes

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Having A Cupcake Party

Cupcakes – what’s there about it that doesn’t appeal, especially to a girl? The petite size that doesn’t make the sweet tooth guilty, the pretty icing, as well as the variety of┬ácolours that appeals to the eyes. But on the other hand, there are some things that doesn’t make cupcakes that favourable. The overly sweet… Continue reading Having A Cupcake Party

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Matcha-do About Nothing

Oh whoops I couldn’t help myself – Shakespeare readers would know what I mean ­čśŤ So I’ve a confession to make – baking used to terrify me. I never understood how a pile of ingredients (eg. flour, eggs, sugar etc.) can somehow transform into something so unlike the original ingredients when mixed together and popped… Continue reading Matcha-do About Nothing