Baking Channel

Month: January 2017

Nonya Love Letters

Nonya Love Letters

I recently read a New York Times’ article about how former POTUS Barack Obama would read 10 LADs (letters a day) out of all the letters he received at the White House everyday. It reminded me that behind every letter was a story, and behind every story […]

Salted Egg Yolk Cookies

Salted Egg Yolk Cookies

Dear salted egg yolk, let me count the ways I love thee… whole in mooncakes, molten in steamed buns, coated on crispy salmon skin and drenched over crabs/prawns/pork ribs/insert favourite food here. You with humble beginnings in the past have risen to cult status today. Everybody wants a piece […]

Rainbow Kueh Lapis

Rainbow Kueh Lapis

Kueh lapis is a rich buttery spice cake that is grilled layer by layer, resulting in its definitive layered look. It is said to have originated in Indonesia during its Dutch colonial days and went by the names spekkoek (Dutch) or Lapis Legit (Indonesian). Today, it can be found in many […]

Baked Cheese Tarts

Baked Cheese Tarts

If you’ve ever tried baked cheese tarts from Japan, you’ll know just how addictive these tarts are. Sweet and salty, crunchy and creamy, all in one comforting bite. This recipe uses a delicate pâte sablé (sweet crust pastry) for a buttery tart shell that is the perfect vessel for the […]