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Happy Birthday to Me…a No-bake Snickers Icebox Cake

Today’s technically not my birthday, because for sure I wouldn’t want to be posting on my blog on my birthday when I can be doing so many other things…like baking and eating and reading and plain lazing around. The four things I mentioned are perhaps the things I love to do most, not in order of preference of course. This year I am marking an important birthday…because I will be

Chocolate Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Frosting

Right now, I’m on holiday / leave. Having started work, I have come to realize what a precious commodity leave is and I’ve been trying to make sure my leave coincides with a public holiday so that I can “save leave”. This time, I’m back in Australia visiting Jon, making use of the Good Friday holiday in Singapore. In Australia and many parts of the Western world, Good Friday, Easter

Pink Salted Caramel Macarons for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This post has been long in the making. Like 8 months kinda long. Ever since my first post on macarons more than half a year ago, I’ve been making macarons on and off, experiencing more failures than successes. I’m experimented with technique, temperature, equipment, ingredients and a whole lot of other variables, and have come to the conclusion that macarons are indeed iffy little creatures and having a humid and