Passionfruit Vanilla Macarons

Has anyone ever seen that strange phenomenon outside where there’s a breeze going from a steady direction, but at some spot on the pavement there’s a random tightly-knit swirling circle of leaves and dust; seeming to go at its own pace? There’s probably some sort of scientific or meteorological explanation for this, but I’d much…

Strawberry & White Chocolate Mousse

Sometime I don’t get to really choose what my main ingredient is to be. It, shall I say, chooses me. This is oft the case when it comes to dinner (what can I make out of what’s left in the fridge??), but very rarely when it comes to desserts  as there is no pressure to…

Mojito Macarons

I always love reading cocktail menus. The combinations of flavours and fruits is so alluring, and the unique names never fail to make one giggle. However there is always my one favourite I go back to: the Mojito. The combination of nasal-clearing mint, zesty lime and the crunch of raw sugar is something that never…

‘Smurf-Blue’ Earl Grey & Lemon Macarons

Love is in the air… Well, not quite. See, my mother is very much into the whole feng shui thing and has been somewhat concerned about my lack of a love life for the last few years, and so has started placing arrangements of red roses on my bedhead to ‘introduce romance into my life.’ I always roll my eyes…

White Chocolate & Cranberry Cookies

I start my first entry with making a confession (as the name of this blog suggests!). It is only when I purchase a cookbook that I read the preface of any book. Give me a fiction book and I flip straight to Chapter One, and occasionally to the last chapter, if I lack the patience…