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Red Velvet Beetroot Cake with homemade Nutella Wannabe

Typhoon Man-Yi maybe a-blazing. Day’s a-raining. Tari a-typing. It’s been a while since a typhoon/cyclone/ tropical storm at this scale hit Japan. Very unaptly, the ever powerful Man-Yi decided to visit on one of Japan’s 3-day weekend in September. My hopes and dreams to hit the beach this Summer were crushed because of the very […]

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My Favorite Chocolate Cake

(Original recipe posted on July 7, 2012 and updated on September 1, 2013) Here’s a question for you, my OrangePot Friends… What do you do when you are in dire need of comfort? You see, yesterday was one of those days when things just sort of crumble around me. Nothing I can do seem to […]

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Carrot + Courgette + Orange Cake

I have deep love for Florence, so deep and gripping, like a teen girl’s infatuation that keeps getting more and more serious. Perhaps it has much to do with the Tuscan capital’s breathtaking landscape, amazingly delicious and honest meals, sound history… or maybe it’s just a combination of it all. On a trip there on […]

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My Ultimate Chocolate Cupcake!

Chocolate cupcake, anyone? I am sooooo excited to share this news with you! I believe that I may have finally created my ultimate chocolate cupcake! For sometime now, I have this idea stuck in my head that it is critically important for a home-baker (who loves chocolate) to have a special recipe that is proof-tested […]

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Sarah’s Mum’s Blackberry + Apple New Year’s Pie!

Over the Christmas holiday, I had the privilege to meet one of the loveliest and quite possibly the ‘craziest’ and bravest people in my life. Sarah Outen is originally from the UK and she is currently on a solo journey rowing, cycling, camping across the oceans, London 2 London via the World. Sarah happens to […]

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Glamed up Brownies!

Wow, Christmas is just around the corner! I’ve not exactly done very much Christmas-y cooking this December, because sometimes work life has a funny way to sneak up on you. However, before it’s almost time to make yet another set of resolution, I need to fullfil my last resolution of 2011, and that is… to launch […]

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Basic Brownies a la Tari

Do you ever wonder how you got so into something? I was only thinking this the other day and wondered how I got into baking. Baking is a kitchen magic performing art. There is no denying about that. Seriously, think about it, all breads and cakes came from flour, eggs, oily agent, and other stuff. […]

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