The very first time I had a cupcake *ever* was in UK. People had been raving about Hummingbird Bakery‘s cupcakes and one day, we made the trek down to Soho and bought ourselves a box of Hummingbird cupcakes. Honestly, I can’t quite remember my impressions of it. It was so very long ago. But I […]

Hummingbird Bakery’s Red Velvet Cupcakes

Nutella Surprise Cheesecake Cupcakes 2
  Sometimes, there is food that calls out to you. You see a picture of it, hear a glimpse of it, and immediately decide… you have to try it. Such as it was with this cheesecake. Now, I’ve tried Nutella cheesecakes before. You can see one here and here. Trouble is, often times, you don’t really […]

Nutella Surprise Cheesecake Cupcakes

  Wow, it’s been quite awhile since my last post. Life got into the way, I guess. Haven’t had much time to cook either, though I’m hoping that will change. Motivation, motivation. To start with, I have these delectable Japanese-inspired treats for you. I first had takoyaki (or octopus balls – tako meaning octopus, yaki […]

Takoyaki (Octopus Balls)

ferrero rocher ice cream cheesecake-2a
  Continuing on with the theme of indulgent cakes, I present this beauty to you. Now, the previous Chocolate Celebration Cake was for us to bring to a family event to celebrate my brother’s birthday. A placeholder, if you will. This cake is the real thing, for the real day. We had to save it. […]

Ferrero Rocher Ice Cream Cheesecake

chocolate celebration cake-5a
   Birthdays are just another reason to bake a cake, don’t you think? A couple of weeks ago, it was one of my brother’s birthdays. Now, he has a very big sweet tooth so during his birthday, I tend to make the most indulgent cakes simply because if I know anything, he will enjoy it. […]

Chocolate Celebration Cake

triple salted caramel cupcakes-3a
  Hi everyone~ I have another cupcake recipe for you today. As far as it goes, I’m not usually too big on caramel, seeing as I don’t have that big of a sweet tooth. But salted caramel, I can kind of get behind it. A pinch of salt just nicely emphasizes the flavour of something […]

Triple Salted Caramel Cupcakes