Baking

Sundays are for Baking: Scones with Walnuts, Cranberries and Oranges!

Sundays are for Baking: Scones with Walnuts, Cranberries and Oranges!

Last week, my mom wanted to make a loaf of cranberry-walnut-candied orange bread with our bread machine. Unfortunately for her, I was practicing my violin at the time and apparently drowned out the little noise the device makes when it’s time to toss in the fillings… I […]

Sundays are for Baking: Checkerboard Cookies!

Sundays are for Baking: Checkerboard Cookies!

Technically, we baked these Saturday, but I wanted to make “Sundays are for Baking” into a series, so…there’s that. The main point is that we most certainly did bake checkerboard cookies, and they turned out wonderfully! 🙂 I always had this idea that checkerboard cookies […]

Fluffy Weekend Pancakes

Fluffy Weekend Pancakes

This past Saturday, le bf + I made pancakes for lunch. I’m someone who doesn’t like breakfast food very much, so he was skeptical that I wanted to make them (and for lunch). What can I say? A whim! I found this recipe on Google, […]

Sundays are for Baking: Aya Kneads Dough for the Very First Time (Matcha-Azuki Twists!)

Sundays are for Baking: Aya Kneads Dough for the Very First Time (Matcha-Azuki Twists!)

Sundays are for baking! During (f)unemployment, I’m doing my best to create + learn new things. Today’s task was trying this recipe from Peaceful Cuisine. I had some koshian (mashed azuki/red bean paste) in the fridge and was looking for some recipes to try when […]

Macaron Mania: Discovering the Secret

Macaron Mania: Discovering the Secret

After baking 4 batches of macarons in the span of 24 hours, I now know with the ultimate macaron-baking secret! Okay, maybe I’m being a little too dramatic, but I do have some tips on how to make your homemade macarons bake well. My parents and […]

Macarons: I can’t justify buying them anymore

Macarons: I can’t justify buying them anymore

French cookies, pastries, candies – you name them, I want ’em. I’ve been addicted to macarons for some time now, and I’m quite positive that I’ve spent an ungodly number of euros eating through the macarons of France (and the US). [Maybe I’ll do a […]