Sangria

Sangria

Sangria is a beverage originating from Spain and Portugal. It usually consists of wine, chopped fruit, a sweetener, and a small amount of added brandy. Sangria is named after the Spanish and Portuguese word for “bloodletting” because of its typical dark-red color. (Source: Wikipedia) X and I had our first taste of Sangria during our…

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THB #33: Holiday Berry-Nut Cake

Where did all the time go?! This is probably my longest break I’ve ever taken from blogging – and it’s not because I’m away on a holiday or something (well, I was away on a holiday for a short while…) work has been swamping like crazy that whenever I sat down in front of my…

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THB #32: Blueberry-Almond Coffee Cake

Time for the The Home Bakers event again! All these baking/cooking events are what keep me going despite the busy schedule – it really motivates me to not neglect my blog too much! And it’s also motivating me to hit the gym / yoga studio more often… a moment on your lips, forever on your…

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THB #23: Morning Glory Breakfast Cake

I’m quite late to post this bake, lucky the dateline is still not over yet! The bake this time round is chosen by Lena from Frozen Wings, and this is such a healthy bake! This is definitely not a difficult cake to bake – the toughest is probably the grating of carrot and apple! If…

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The Home Bakers#18: Blueberry Almond Cake

It’s time for The Home Bakers again! This is supposed to be a marionberry (a type of blackberry) filled cake made with ground hazelnut, chosen by Janis of The Kitchen is my Shrink. Because blackberries are crazily expensive here, I substituted them with blueberries and decided to swap the hazelnut for almond as I already…

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Chocolate, Mousse, Meringue and Blueberry Curd Layered Cake

A Varlhona dark chocolate cake with Varlhona-Ghiradelli semi-sweet chocolate mousse and blueberry curd with a vanilla meringue center, coated with a Varlhona dark chocolate ganache glaze. Upon knowing that the theme of Aspiring Bakers this month is Layered Cakes, I’ve been dreaming about what kind of layered cake I should make… And one day I…

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Strawberry Oatmeal Brown Sugar Cupcakes

The Bake-Along this week is supposed to be a Strawberry White Chocolate Chip Cake by Cake Keeper Cakes… but I made several changes and it turned out to be a totally different cake – a Strawberry Oatmeal Brown Sugar Cupcake – but they still tasted pretty not bad (thankfully)! There were several ideas I had…

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Berry Blueberry Tarts

This is not an ordinary blueberry tart… … This is a berry blueberry tart. It’s not made with the I-don’t-know-what’s-in-there store-bought blueberry jam but it’s made with real, whole blueberries. Store-bought jams are excellent on bread, but they are way too sweet for me. So, as I still have some frozen blueberries, I decided to…

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