Category Archives: Dessert
 
Strawberry Victoria Sponge Cake Posted by: | June 24, 2012
 

Throwing a high tea party is fun. The cakes are just a bonus. The main fun lies in choosing the prettiest cake to bake to be the star of the party. Throwing a farewell high tea is not as fun though, but still a reason for me to find a gorgeous cake to bake to […]

 
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Christmas baking: Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies Posted by: | January 2, 2012
 

(For some reason this entry posted on 18 December has mysteriously disappeared off my blog, so I’m reposting it again. In case anyone wonders why I’m posting about Christmas Baking way after Christmas…) December is my favorite month of the year (next to my birthday month, June, of course). It gives me an excuse to […]

 
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Baking Lesson (Week 2): Chocolate & Lemon Tarts Posted by: | September 26, 2011
 

It’s my second weekend of hectic shuffling across town to go to my baking lessons on both Saturday & Sunday, while trying to maintain a social life and also spend time at home to eat & cook with family. But truth is, this past two weekends have been my most rewarding weekends in Hanoi since […]

 
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Baking Lesson 1: Cream Puffs & Madeleines Posted by: | September 18, 2011
 

Apologies again for my lack of blogging. But all the work travelling has taken a toll on my blogging routine. However, it’s all going to change from now, because I have started a Baking course at Le Croissant bakery, and will be baking at the Bakery every Saturday & Sunday from now for 6 weeks. […]

 
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Vietnamese Dessert: Chè Cốm Posted by: | July 31, 2011
 

The past 2 months have been eventful and turbulent at the same time, which unfortunately kept me away from this little blog that normally would be a reflection of my life status. If you see entries coming up regularly, it means I’m contented, stable and happy. If you see no entries for more than 3 […]

 
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Apple Upside Down Cake Posted by: | May 16, 2011
 

It’s been a crazy week of work and writing/reading for my upcoming projects. My head, and my desk, are a complete mess full of scribbled ideas and notes. But I did squeeze some time to go to the Hanoi Tweet Up and got to know some wonderful Tweeps/Twitterers in Hanoi. Surprisingly quite a few of […]

 
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Chocolate Ganache Cupcakes (made with Vietnamese Chocolate) Posted by: | April 23, 2011
 

If you are like me and occasionally spend a lot of time and money to bake for family, friends and colleagues JUST to satisfy their cravings (and more often than that, your own but you just use them as an excuse), you will know their answer to the question: “What flavor do you feel like […]

 
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Orange Upside Down Cake Posted by: | April 4, 2011
 

It is my baby nephew Daniel’s 1st month on earth, and as a ritual, we would have a Full Month celebration, offering food to the “Baby God” (Bà Mụ), so that She would bless him with health and strength. Our family couldn’t celebrate together, as me and my Mom are here in Vietnam, while my […]

 
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Snow Mountain Cupcakes Posted by: | January 17, 2011
 

It’s been a crazy week. In fact, it’s been a crazy month ever since 2011 started. A business trip, 10 dance lessons and countless practices, 2 cold waves (6-8deg Celsius) has made this month a little difficult to get by. However, I did start it with a bang. On 1 Jan 2011, I baked these […]

 
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Vietnamese Dessert: Longan with Lotus Seed filling tea (Chè Sen Long Nhãn) Posted by: | January 9, 2011
 

Happy New Year!!! I’m finally blogging my first entry of 2011, on my new website! I’m so happy that I have finally made my second big move after moving back to Vietnam, which is to move my blog to my own host, with a custom designed template. Finally I can have bigger images and nicer […]

 
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