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A Keeper: The Secrets of Baking by Sherry Yard

Even when Christmas is the time for gift-giving, the month of March came this year with that ‘tis-the-holidays feel when this book finally landed on my lap: Mind you, this wasn’t even one of those baking book wish lists but … Continue reading

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Return and Review: Rose’s Heavenly Cakes

OK, so I just got back to the blogosphere (do they still call it that? Seems like ages ago!). But I did miss blogging so badly and I missed you—all those who are patient enough to read my rants and … Continue reading

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P.S. Valentine’s Day: Chocolate Cheesecake

This should have been posted pre-Valentine’s. But fulfilling orders and keeping up with my day job filled my days of late.  But this new Chocolate Cheesecake recipe is worth mentioning as a post script (P.S.) to my Valentine’s Day blog. … Continue reading

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Cheesecake Love at Eileen’s Confections

Who doesn’t love cheesecake? Like my previous post where I mentioned there are as many recipes for tiramisu, well, the same thing goes for cheesecake. There are as many variations of cheesecake just as each person is created–unique. Cheesecake is … Continue reading

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Tiramisu to Obsess Over

There are as many recipes of Tiramisu as there are versions of the Italian Spaghetti. I settled on one that’s closest to the traditional recipe and tweaked it a bit for a creamier texture. Being a coffee-based dessert, the secret … Continue reading

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We Heart Chocolate!

Inset: Classic Chocolate Truffles, Pistachio Overload, and Nutella Coated Oreo Truffles Surprise someone special this Valentines’ Day with the sweetest and most decadent expressions: Belgian chocolate truffles. Inspired by the truffles that grow in France, these sweet treats are made … Continue reading

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Banchetto: Food Haven at the Center of Emerald

Smacked right at the heart of Emerald Avenue is Banchetto. Banchetto is Italian for “the feast.” And boy, I thought the term was an overstatement until I’ve seen the site myself. It would drive a foodie (like me) into food … Continue reading

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The Secret to Great Chocolate

I’m a self-confessed chocoholic. I love the idea of incorporating chocolate not just in my quick candy fix but in the stuff that I bake. I don’t know…But as far as food is concerned, the aroma of a block of … Continue reading

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Mango Chiffon Cake

Being a tropical country that we are, mangoes come handy all the time. This spongy cake is a heavenly treat to be enjoyed throughout the year and has become a favorite of guests who have come to try it! I … Continue reading

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Easy Bread Pudding with Vanilla Sauce

Before I had an oven, I have been dreaming of baking bread pudding with vanilla sauce. The kind of creamy pudding that’s moist and scrumptious and vanilla sauce that’s over the top. Now that I have an oven, I made … Continue reading

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