Monday, December 13, 2010

White Chocolate Chestnut Yule Log

White Christmas Yule Log

Sweet Passion
Christmas Greeting and Happy New Year. Yule log cake is a must for the Christmas celebration. This recipe is a hidden treasure for Yule Log. Imagine a greentea swissroll with the Japanese chestnut filling and coated with white chocolate cream. Already melted my heart!

Financier Love Cranberries

Lovely green financier

Sweet Passion
These tiny lovely sweet French tea cakes are soft and springy with a slightly domed top and a lovely golden brown crust. Take a bite and you can taste the moist subtle flavor of butter, green tea, cranberries and almonds. Lovely in the afternoon with a cup of tea.


Financier Love Pistachio

Lovely green financier

Sweet Passion
These adorable baked Financiers are soft and springy with a slightly domed top and a lovely golden brown crust. Take a bite and you can taste the moist subtle flavor of butter, greentea, pistachio and almonds. Lovely in the afternoon with a cup of tea. 

Jackfruit Green Salad

Hi jack salad

Sweet Passion
A refreshing salad to wake the taste buds! Very colorful salad and because of sweet juicy aromatic jackfruit. Avoid heavy salad dressing so the fragrance of jackfruit flavor really melt-in-your-mouth. A deliciously fruity wonderful fresh and sweet fragrance that immediately makes you smile.

Tulie Crème Brûlée

Absolute birdnest Crème Brûlée

Sweet Passion
There's nothing more delicious than this gorgeous  tulie crème brûlée, an enormously popular dessert served in fine restaurant. This one looks fantastic with a beautiful baked "bird nest" tulie. So delicious with crispy tulie & soft crème brûlée! Ideal to go with ice cream or mascarpone cream.

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Pomegranate Ruby Misu

Absolute red ruby tiramisu

Sweet Passion
This fantastic recipe that really tempting your taste buds! A great alternative for tiramisu lover. A light pomegranate tiramisu mixture that basically full of refreshing pomegranate juice that well blended with mascarpone, Kahlúa and Bailey's ! Amazing beautiful creation!

Müesli Wolfberry Brownie

An east meet west brownie 

Sweet Passion
This is a very high in dietary fiber unique chewy muesli brownie with ingredients like chinese wolfberries(Goji), toasted whole oats, nuts, barley and typically wheat flakes. This recipe delivered wholesome, tasty, moist and nutritious brownie. It's a less sugar version and great delicious healthy choice.

Mango Jelly Mascarpone

A refreshing jelly dessert 

Sweet Passion
For a dead-easy to prepare dessert, mixture of mascarpone, icing sugar and vanilla and of course a nice well home-made chilled jelly. A very refreshing crowd pleaser for afternoon tea. Impressive recipe.

Orange Shrimp Salad

A great seafood salad 

Sweet Passion
Delicious low fat shrimp salad that you can easily prepare at home. Shrimp, french bean and fresh orange are the key recipes here. Pan fried the shrimp with little olive oil follow by the french bean. Tossing with the slice oranges and drizzing some salad dressing or can easily blend in some orange salad dressing on top. This low fat seafood salad is simple and tastes great.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Chocolate Yule Log Cake

 Melting Christmas yule log 

Sweet Passion
This Christmas traditional dessert, also called a buche de Noël, is a chocolate cake rolled up with a filling and frosted to resemble a real holiday yule log. The steps are time-consuming but not really difficult. For this rich chocolate recipe I selected 55% sweetness chocolate bar as my main ingredient, follow by fresh berries and some fresh leaves to go with the chocolate ganache topping to make sure the log cake is a big hit at Christmas gathering! Totally a great satisfaction for chocolate lover:) Ho ho Ho...

Monday, November 29, 2010

Sultan Durian Caramel Gâteau

A divine durian gâteau 

Sweet Passion
Sultan durian famous with the creamy flesh texture and intense bittersweet taste are suitable for pastry. This is a smooth and creamy version recipe complete with healthier cream, combination of 3 layers of charcoal sponge and caramel sugar. Absolutely a winning gateau with rich caramel flavour. Melt all my heart away with a smile:)

Pumpkin Green Tea Crumble

Crumble of green tea favour

Sweet Passion
A good recipe just like apple crumble. This pumpkin crumble is very moist  and soft when its fresh from oven.  I personally like this unique recipe. Pumpkin always is my flavour and added on green tea as a second ingredient. Love it especially serving warm!

Pink Dragon Spinach Salad

Pink health salad

Sweet Passion
Healthy dragon fruit recipe. Refreshing and easy dragon fruit salad recipe with fresh spinach + tomatoes that is high in antioxidants. This is an exotic fruit that has a very unusual appearance but very tasty and marvelously sweet with lime + dragon fruit juice dressing and a wonderful crispy toasted bread.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Pistachio Rocky Meringue

Le chocolatier rocky road bite

Sweet Passion
Very lovely recipe, sweet & colorful, a bit crunchy and really delicious. A perfect Pistachio Meringue Rocky Road bars more rich and nutty. Can't stop helping myself to it and fingers licking good too! Truly for chocolate lover.

Black-Yellow-Purple Roulade

Sweet pumpkin potato swiss roll

Sweet Passion
This gorgeous mini roulade consists of  sugar-colouring-free yellow pumpkin and purple sweet potato. It's a clever combination of ingredients & colour and go well with the charcoal sponge! Amazing beautiful and yummy.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Belgian Chocolatier Tart

Luxurious chocolatier dessert

Creative Passion
This wonderful chocolate tart is rich, dense and a perfect for semi sweet chocolate lover like me. The english digestive biscuit for it crust with french butter melted in the right temperature. The 55% sweet chocolate melted with smooth consistency and silky. This recipe is fantastic and amazingly tasty. Will try more fantastic dark chocolate with the finest flavour and ingredients for unique taste as well.

Ingredients: 6-8 persons
24 cm tart pan

For the crust:
200 g English digestive biscuit
90   g French butter

For the filling:
300 g 55% semi-sweet dark Belgian chocolate
250 g Cream
8     g Sea salt
100 g Dried cranberries
50   g German cocoa powder for dusting

Method for crust:
1) Mix crushed biscuit & melted butter together.
2) Press the crumb mixture into the bottom and up side of the pan to form an even and strong crust using your fingertips.
3) Transfer to bake for 10 minutes until the crust is set and ligthly golden in colour and set aside to cool down.

Method for filling:
1) Bring cream to a boil until bubble and rise stages in a sauce pan.
2) Double boil method to melt the chocolate over gently medium-low heat simmering water. Stirring constantly to make sure the chocolate is smooth and consistency silky.
3) Combined the chocolate and boil cream, stirring until well combined and smooth.
4) Stir in dried cranberries & sea salt.
5) Pour the filling into the prepared crust and set aside to cool down. Refridgerate the tart at least 4 to 6 hours.
6) Remove from tart pan and dust with cocoa powder and serve with the fruit sliced or ice cream.

Easy / moderate / Difficult
Time: 15 minutes preparation / 12 minutes cooking

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Black black Charcoal Cheese

Are you afraid of black

Sweet Passion
This spectacular, sweet and delicious black cheese cake become a highlight of my cake menu. All my neighbours love it. It's look very heavy on appearance due to it colour but taste extremely light and delicious. Marvelous cheese cake.

Mini Green Rocket Pizz

Mini pizza

Sweet Passion
Creating a mini pizza just nice for myself. For the veggies lover this delicious pizza includes mozzarella cheese, green rocket, tomatoes, bell peppers, fresh mushroom, onions, olive and parmesan cheese. Yummyliciuos!

Monday, November 15, 2010

Maple Syrup Cheesecake

Wholesome nutty-fruity cheese cake

Sweet Passion
A cheesecake with maple syrup, and pecan nuts  and fresh sweet blueberries. So nutty, fruity yet so rich in flavour. All my family members love it and had second servings too:) It's a good and rich recipe for cheese cake.

Marzipan Fruit Platter

Marzipan fruit candy

Sweet Passion
Edible fruit candy, real and interesting. Get the ideas from some old bakery shops when I was in Milan and Venice. They still produce and sell it like hot cake:)

Roses Sugar Chocolate Box

Edible sugar box

Sweet Passion
Tiny sugar art box to house all the truffle chocolate. Ideal for gift item! 
First timer to use the icing sugar dough to create beautiful art piece:)

Bruschetta-Ciabatta Cherry Tomatoes

Yummy bruschetta

Sweet Passion
The crunchy bases of these Italian favourites best go with the cherry tomatoes, fresh basil sauce and mozzarella. Nutrition facts and healthy alternatives!

Maple Baked Grapefruit

Simple baked grapefruit

Sweet Passion
I was looking for something to do with grapefruit – baked grapefruit. It's a simple method: cut the grapefruit in half, a sprinkle of brown sugar, cinnamon or maple syrup, then bake until the sugar caramelizes. The simplicity astounded me and the taste was incredible. Baking the grapefruit helps minimize the bitterness and bringing up the sweet and fruity fragrance. I can’t see a reason to eat a raw grapefruit anymore. 

Monday, November 8, 2010

Balleys Macadamia Chocolatier Brownie

Absolutely moist brownie

Sweet Passion
Fabulous Macadamia chocolate brownie topped with warm Balleys liqueur. Very moist and sweet, absolutely for chocolate lover. Serve warm:)

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Lychee Cheese Cake

A truly beautiful cheesecake

Sweet Passion
Absolutely a good recipe for cheese cake. I love it and the best thing is make with fresh lychee and no artificial flavor or essence at all. The fresh sweetness of the lychee melted in my mouth:) It's my favorite!

Cassava Bingka Ubi

Ubi kayu dessert

Sweet Passion
This is a healthy version of Baked Tapioca Cake or Kuih Bingka Ubi. I choose fresh ingredients, less sugar and coconut milk. Idea to go with maple syrup when serving hot. This is one of the traditional Nonya Kuih so easy to make yet so good to taste.

Baked Brinjal Vegetarian Salad

Baked brinjal salad

Sweet Passion
Pan-fried the egg plant with garlic, onion, cheese, olive and stuffing the semi-cooked ingredients back to it skin and baked with olive oil & cheese for 20 mins in the oven, finally topped with freshly cropped tomatoes, fresh mint and cheese. Ideally for bruschetta with toasted italian bread - a slice of goodness!

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Pinky Dragon Tiramisu

Lovely pink dragonmisu

Sweet Passion
Why Dragonmisu? Always think pink dragon fruit is a marvelous ingredient simply because the colour is so rich and it's my favourite fruit. Red dragon fruit, red wine and Kahlua are the basic ingredients of this gorgeous and colourful tiramisu. It's a little heaven for this pinky misu and so yummy delicious.

Grape Meringue Mass

Light & easy meringue mass

Sweet Passion
This recipe inspired by the Eton Mess (strawberry, meringue and cream dessert traditionally English). Making Grape Mess meringue is very simple and fun to do! It's great for nervous meringue makers – because the meringues are broken up, it simply doesn't matter if they weep, crack or collapse. Nicely chilled before serve.

Cantaloupe White Chocolate Cheese Cake

A delightful fragrant & smell

Sweet Passion
Always wanted to try cantaloupe cheese cake with additional ingredient of white chocolate. This cheese cake taste rather light and full of cantaloupe fresh nature fragrant smell flavor. A delightful cake and amazingly delicious. I love this melon recipe.

Monday, November 1, 2010

Almond Butter Cookies

Tasty & crispy cookies

Sweet Passion
Lovely fragrance of butter + almonds ,very tasty and crispy dunking cookies. Get the right french butter and better quality of almond meal. Tastes so fragrance and soft crunchy. Remember to store freshly baked cookies inside airtight container tin and can last for a week. Yummy!

Asparagus Pamelo Salad

Mouth watering salad

Sweet Passion
This a sweet and gorgeous pamelo salad. I choose Ipoh's juicy pameloes, asparaguses and blueberries as the main ingredients. Topped with sweet maple syrup and grapefruit juice. Very easy to make, refreshing and satisfying to served at hot weather.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Pinky Berries Gâteau

Strawberries everything go...

Sweet Passion
This berries cake purely make of from the berries and syrup that I precooked and the best part of it is the hidden cooked berries inside and the smooth silky cream that make this dessert so irresistible and refreshing. Top with fresh sweet strawberries and blueberries. Delicious!

Monday, October 25, 2010

Shrimp French Beans Roll

A unique roll

Sweet Passion
This spring roll mainly modified from the vietnamese recipe. I love french beans and blueberries combination here. Give the roll slightly a different taste compared with traditional roll. Instant of fish dipping sauce I decided to use fresh basil leaves, olive oil, salt and beetroot as the dipping sauce for the dish. Very refreshing and beautiful combination.

Assorted Flavour Macarons

Colorful & tasty

Sweet Passion
Macarons, macarons, macarons so colourful and yummy. Thanks for the great recipe from my French Master(Eric Perez).

Thursday, October 21, 2010

NZ Yellowstone Palvola

Yellow palvola
Sweet Passion
There is a long standing debate about whether New Zealand or Australia invented this dessert! This Sweet Kiwi Pavlova is a meringue cake with a light, delicate, crisp crust and a soft sweet marshmallow center. I choose to go with vanilla ice cream for this fresh kiwi flavour instead of fresh whipped cream to suit our hot weather here. A refreshing NZ version of Pavlova!

Hairy Rambutan Tart

Juicy hairy tart

Sweet Passion
This is a unique-looking rambutan tart! Rambutan belonging to the same family as lychee and longan. It's not so popular compared with lychee and longan for pastry purposes! Many people doesn't seem to like rambutan due to its hairy outlook and woody seed coating but this recipe amazingly delicious, sweet, juicy and aromatic.  The pandan & coconut sweet pastry crust is very tasty . A good choice for tart too:)

Green Scallops Affair

Scallops broccoli

Sweet Passion
This elegant dish of grilled Hokkaido scallops go well with self make broccoli puree. The colour of the dish is so lovely, appetizing and the taste is unmistakably delicious. What a tasty and good charming dish!

Sawadee Fakthong Sang Kaya

Too beautiful dessert

Sweet Passion
This famous steamed egg with pumpkin custard is very popular in Thailand. I decided to try for smaller mini pumpkin size like an apple with added special ingredients:- eggs, coconut milk and custard powder. Beautiful interesting colors and very delicious.

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Kumara Cheese

Amazing beautiful Japanese cheese cake

Sweet Passion
A wonderful cheesecake with a light sweet potatoes taste and come with purple sweet potatoes as a cracker crust. The textures are perfect and smooth just like pumpkin cheesecake. I love it!

Avocado Pear Salad

A beautiful salad

Sweet Passion
This green spinach salad is so fabulous especially go with poached pear and brazil nuts. I choose to go with buttery avocado dressing rather than cheese. so light and delicious.

Mini Pears In Vanilla

Yummylicious mini pears
Sweet Passion
Poaching fruit in a great way to infuse flavour without adding fat. A simple yet elegant dessert that taste so wonderful. This baby pears turned up to be heaven after poached in red wine and vanilla. Very juicy, fruity aroma sweet, flavour grainy texture and cant help myself sucking all the flavour flesh texture. So addictive!

M&M In Dark

Really melt inside the mouth

Sweet Passion
These dark chocolate brownies are super moist and almost melt inside the mouth. Very nutty and white chocolate content making this brownies full of deep, rich and gooey for bites size! Topped with M&M colorful chocolates and all children love it:)

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Cherries & Blueberries Pie

Buttery fragrant berries delight

Sweet Passion
It's berries session now. Decided to try homemade mini cherries and blueberry pie, encased in a delicious buttery pastry, is full of big and plump, sweet fresh blueberries, cherries and added on vanilla pod to enhance the flavour. Sweet, juicy and melted in your mouth!

Pinky Ruby Mushu

Chinese cassava cake

Sweet Passion
Why Mushu? Mushu actually is the name for cassava in mandarin. This delicious dessert original from my mom chinese secret recipe. This is a chinese traditional dessert that given new life and new look and becoming a heartbreakingly pretty and gorgeous. The main ingredients for this recipe is grated cassava, water chestnuts, grated coconut. This is a beautiful delicious dessert.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Red Baileys Cherries Cheese

Beautiful dessert in glass

Sweet Passion
This sophisticated chill cheesecake served in a glass. Quick and easy method with lady fingers, Baileys, cheese topped with strawberries, cherries and wax berries syrup. Craving for cheesecakes? Try this simply delicious and charming dessert.

Cranberries Cassava Pear

Lovely pear

Sweet Passion
It looks like a slice of pear but doesn't taste like one! This is actually a cassava cake originally from my mom old genuine secret recipe(too many steps)! Given a new life to it and break away from traditional with added some ingredients to enhance the taste. This dessert bring back sweet old memories and I love it.

Sesame Bagels

Love the sesame seeds

Sweet Passion
This sesame seeds does make the bagels looks beautiful & yummy. This bagels are super soft version! Steam boiled the dough before bake does make a lot of differential. Love to eat this with cheese, butter and cream for breakfast.

贵花 Poached Figs

Lovely fig & sweet mango dessert

Sweet Passion
I am deeply in love with fresh figs but unfortunately fresh figs hard to come by especially for us in warm climate. I choose to use dries figs and poached with red wine and GuiHua贵花. Serve with mango and it's taste so refreshing with flowers fragrance and blends so beautifully.