From wikipedia: Halloween (or Hallowe’en) is an annual holiday observed on October 31, primarily in the United States, Canada, Ireland, and the United Kingdom. It has roots in the Celtic festival of Samhain and the Christian holiday All Saints’ Day, but is today largely a secular celebration.
Common Halloween activities include trick-or-treating, wearing costumes and attending [...]

Most of the time, before baking, I’ll look at what I have in the pantry, and then will search through my recipe books to find a recipe that uses the ingredients that I have. This is actually a very ineficient way of doing things, flipping through the many books that I have and looking at [...]

I live in a housing area which is rather far from a lot of things, especially commercial buildings/centres. It was a far cry from where my family house was, conveniently located near Mid Valley Mega Mall, where I lived for 20years of my life. It took me a while (and some cursing and swearing) to [...]

A couple of weeks back, my SIL gave me a challenge. She ordered a cake I’d never made before for her to bring to the office. I saw it as a challenge, because if I’d not made it before, I don’t know how it tastes, and if it’ll be nice enough to be served?

I gave [...]

Instead of using Savoiardi Italian Ladyfingers, which is rather expensive, for the Green Tea Tiramisu, I made the lady fingers or biscuit sponge myself.

It’s actually quite easy to make, but of course, being my first attempt, I didn’t know quite how to space or pipe it, they didn’t turn out to be perfectly shaped. Nonetheless, [...]

Last week I celebrated my birthday.

My hubs is the kind who cannot seem to be able to remember my birthday or aniversary dates unless I remind him or the children remind him, he has been getting the dates wrong like forever. He’s also not the sort who’s bothered to spend effort to do something [...]

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