Between waffles, pancakes & French toast (are they even really from France?), my favourite breakfast food would undoubtedly be waffles. Don’t quote me on this but I think the sole reason why they were invented to have grids is so that there will be pools of maple syrup (or homemade blueberry sauce) to bite into. Continue reading Overnight Yeasted Waffles
This is a year late but it’s the best thing I’ve read all week so here it is. For all the women out there, I am sharing the wise words of Amy Schumer, in her speech at the 2014 Gloria Awards.
A throbbing throat, first time having jet lag (perhaps age is catching up?) and a hard time adjusting to the heat and humidity. Safe to say that I’ve been having a rough few days since coming back to Singapore. Baking, however, has been a much-needed distraction. It’s much more productive than scrolling through Instagram/Tumblr & wallowing in self-pity.
The first thing I baked when I got back? My brother’s birthday cake.
Status update: I am done with Year 2 of law school.
I have been celebrating the only way I know how – stuffing myself with food (and watching YouTube guiltlessly).
Baking disaster of the week – salted caramel brownies. Well, maybe I’m being melodramatic. This wasn’t really a disaster, they just didn’t turn out the way I wanted it. I was envisioning pockets of golden salted caramel oozing out from luscious chocolate brownie, but what I got was brownie with caramel undertones (reminiscent of butterscotch, as my flatmate kindly pointed out).
It’s no secret that cooking and washing takes up a lot of time. I’m talking about the whole process here- recipe-planning, grocery-shopping to the actual cooking and washing. During exam periods, I don’t have the luxury of cooking every few days, so I cook in bulk and steam (or in this case, bake) leftovers for dinner the next day. I’m looking for recipes that require as minimal preparation as possible, but deliver on the results. And this lemongrass chicken is definitely it.
It’s been a really hectic week.
There was a coursework deadline on Thursday, which caused a meltdown on Monday night. But I stuck to it, stayed up till 4am (personal record for staying up this late to actually do work), and am glad to say that I’ve handed that essay in, pretty much unscathed, safe for the much darker eye circles.