Well, here we are. A tall cake, full of flavour and texture: there’s chocolate cake, a coconut filling that is better than a Bounty bar, salty-sweet pecan-feuilletine crunch, and mellow Ovaltine frosting. Each layer is delicious on its own but makes the most sense together. It’s a lot of work and I’m very proud of […]
This chocolate-deep, star-topped cake formed part of my New Year’s spread, the first party I’ve thrown in absolute years. The rest of the menu: Massaman curry, half of Leela’s with chicken drumsticks Khanom jeen nam ya (rice noodles + curry chicken) – this is made to be served at room temp, which helps a lot Mac & cheese, […]
A bigger batch of these cranberry-studded biscuits with the addition of pistachios. I love the gold, green, and deep red together. These are my favourite holiday cookies because I find them well-balanced and not too sweet. Sweet-tart dried cranberries and fragrant clementines always evoke the holidays for me, and here they perfectly brighten up a rich shortbread. A handful of pistachios […]
Rich salty-sweet blondies with a light crackly crust and squidgy centre, fragrant with palm sugar and nutty brown butter. If you’re reading this, you probably understand that unlike brownies, the point of a blondie isn’t that it’s supposed to be more chocolatey that chocolate itself; its joy lies in the cookie dough-like body–warm butterscotch and vanilla, sweet and […]
Rich with oats, peanut butter, and chocolate, these are soft, comforting cookies. You’d think, maybe, that these warm, toasty flavours and rich textures are better suited to cooler days. They’re actually built to be ice cream sandwiches.