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Desserts, Pastry, Pies

Peanut Butter Banana Pie

Following up my shortcrust pastry recipe with this Peanut Butter Banana Pie recipe. It’s a bit embarrassing how easy this pie is to make, it doesn’t even have a proper recipe. This left me wondering if it deserved a separate blog, but one look at that peanut butter banana pie, you know it deserves everything. […]

Lemon Cake
Cake, Tea time cakes

Lemon Cake

Lemon Cake has a special place in my heart. Although I’m not a big fan of lemon in savoury dishes, I love lemon with all my heart in cakes and desserts. This reminds me that I must post my recipe for Lemon loaf and the no-bake lemon pie I learnt from a friend. Would you […]

Easy baklava


Baklava is a simple and easy dessert to make. Now repeat that as many times as it takes for you to believe it. I’m telling you that because no one ever told me. For the longest time, I always thought Baklava was a complicated dessert to make, one best left for trained chefs to try. […]

Easy Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Cake

Everybody needs a simple recipe for chocolate cake. There are so many kinds of chocolate cakes that it’s almost impossible to find a simple one that is basic and one that uses readily available pantry ingredients. It’s true. I looked through my ginormous collection of baking books trying to find the recipe to a simple […]


Father’s Day Baking : Beer Cake.

Father’s day is coming up this weekend. I thought hard about what I could bake for Father’s Day. I wonder why, but almost instantly, this beer cake popped up in my head. Dad of the house does love his beer, maybe that’s why. Also, this is a recipe I’ve tried so many times. Having changed […]

Easy walnut cake

Walnut Cake

There’s something so charming about having cake at tea time. Although I’m a “tea”totaller, I love tea time with all my conviction. Freshly brewed tea sitting in a kettle, warm cake slices lying beside, and a good conversation to accompany, sound like an evening well spent. My conversations at tea time on most evenings are with […]