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May
30

Flatbread

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Talking about flatbread,  I sometimes get confused because there are so many types of flat breads.  For example pitta and our Roti Arab which uses yeast.  And then there are flatbreads made without yeast such as capati or tortillas.   There are literally hundreds of different kinds of flatbread, see here. For today’s dinner, I …

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May
24

Pear and almond cake

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I always end up having too many apples or pears in the fridge.  Bought them with the intention of trying to eat more fruits everyday.  But finally, not eating them.  I really love tropical fruits, apples and pears, not so much.  So the only option left is to use the fruits in cakes.  For this …

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May
17

Cake with fruit (blueberries)

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This is a recipe by Marian Burros published in her book below. The original recipe uses plum and was called the “Plum torte”.    This is a classic dish, very versatile and I have seen many websites featuring this cake.   The recipe makes one thin layer of  a 8 or 9 inch cake.  Double the …

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May
12

Sugar flowers at 20% discount !

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  If you are looking for a place to shop for gumpaste and royal icing flowers, look no further.. Cake Connection in Petaling Jaya offers so many types of flowers.  You will surely find one that will suit your cake.  Just look at the beautiful  and unique flowers here.  And they are also Halal, you …

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May
11

Happy Mother’s Day !

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Happy Mother’s Day, Selamat Hari Ibu to all my friends and readers, who are mothers, mummy, ibu, mama, Umi.. hopefully this 13 th May our hubbies and children will be kind enough to let us rest throughout the day Let this be a day also for us to cherish and give our Mom a phone …

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May
6

KL International Book Fair 2012

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I was at PWTC this morning, promoting my two sugarcraft books at Utusan Publications booth.   It is a Saturday and the whole place was so crowded,  buses coming in full of school kids.   Tomorrow is the last day of the Book Fair, which could be why it was jam packed.   I brought some cupcakes and …

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May
2

Lemon chiffon cake

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I have not baked Chiffon cakes very often.   One thing is because I do not have the proper pan.  I’ve always wanted to buy something like this.   All the features needed to bake a perfect Angel or Chiffon cake : ( From http://www.williams-sonoma.com/products/aluminum-angle-food-cake-pan/) Baking light, fluffy angel food cake is easy with this well-designed …

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Apr
29

Winners for the RM20 Black Forest Cake demo class

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Hi guys.. sorry for the slight delay.  Thank you all for leaving your comments.  In total, we receive 30 comments, sadly we only have place to fit 20.   I’ve used the website below to generate random numbers ie lucky winners.   The numbers in the circle represent the comment number. Based on this, the winners …

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Apr
26

Pecan caramel brownies

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The original recipe is called Turtle brownies.  Well, unless you are living in the United States, first thing that came to mind is a picture of that big turtle laying eggs on our coastline.   Apparently, after some reading, I think the name Turtle brownies came from the invention of Turtle candies in 1918, where they …

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Apr
19

RM20 Black Forest Cake demo class

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Anybody interested to learn how to make and decorate this famous cake ?   As a way of saying “Thank You” to our readers, Chef Gunawan and me at Baking Project have decided to giveaway a Demo class, for a lucky 20 person.   Detail of the class is as follows : Instructor : Chef Gunawan Type …

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