Chinese Recipes and Content, Desserts, Food on Youtube

Coconut and Red Bean Pudding (椰汁紅豆糕)

Chinese New Year is on its way and it’s the perfect time to try out today’s new recipe for your family and friends, it’s my Coconut and Red Bean Pudding (椰汁紅豆糕). Red beans (or azuki beans) are very common in Chinese and Japanese desserts. They have a mild but nutty flavour with a sweetness that… Continue reading Coconut and Red Bean Pudding (椰汁紅豆糕)

Bake Off 2019, Cakes, Desserts, Food on Youtube

Triple Layer Chocolate Drip Cake

Today’s recipe post marks the end of the Bake Off Bake Along for another year. I’m super proud that I have managed to bake along with all 10 weeks and that I have pushed myself to try new techniques such as the tangzhong method, yoghurt buttercream and mirror glazes. My Triple Layer Chocolate Drip Cake… Continue reading Triple Layer Chocolate Drip Cake

Bake Off 2019, Desserts, Food on Youtube, Pastry

Domed Princesstårta Tartlets

The ninth Signature of Bake Off 2019 was to make 8 identically decorated domed tarts. We saw Alice wow the judges with her Mocha Hazelnut and Orange Tarts and Rosie do the almightiest of comebacks in the Technical Challenge but in the end, it wasn’t enough for her as she become the tenth baker to… Continue reading Domed Princesstårta Tartlets

Bake Off 2019, Desserts, Pastry

Butternut Squash Pie

The eighth showstopper of Bake Off 2019 was to make a vertical pie. We saw Steph wow with a carousel pie meanwhile Henry attempted to make a chandelier out of his pie but unfortunately Pastry Week turned out to be his demise! The challenges are getting harder and harder and that means I am also… Continue reading Butternut Squash Pie

Bake Off 2019, Desserts

Pistachio Matcha Layered Meringue Cake

The sixth signature of Bake Off 2019 was to make a layered meringue cake with at least 3 layers and large enough to share with friends. We saw Paul Hollywood say that chocolate didn’t go with raspberry, meringue and cream (which is factually incorrect) and unfortunately Priya bombed out of the competition! I took inspiration… Continue reading Pistachio Matcha Layered Meringue Cake

Bake Off 2019, Desserts, Pastry

Piña Colada Custard Tarts (or Pies)

The fifth signature of Bake Off 2019 was to make 4 elaborately decorated custard pies. We saw David impress with his simple but perfect custard pies which saw him earn the second Hollywood Handshake of the series meanwhile Helena and Michelle left the tent in a highly controversial decision. I decided to combine the showstopper… Continue reading Piña Colada Custard Tarts (or Pies)

Bake Off 2019, Cakes, Desserts

Spiced Fig and Yoghurt Cake with Yoghurt Buttercream

The fourth signature of Bake Off 2019 was to make a cake using a cultured dairy product such as yoghurt or buttermilk. We saw Michael’s experiment with a raspberry cheesecake surprise stick to the tin and we saw David turn to the alcohol by adding limoncello to his cake. I combined one of my favourite… Continue reading Spiced Fig and Yoghurt Cake with Yoghurt Buttercream