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Naked Cake with Seasonal Fruits

A vanilla – butter naked cake with whipped cream & gorgeous summer berries, drizzled with white chocolate, dusted with powdered sugar – what else do you need to celebrate a special event? It has the aroma of vanilla beans, freshness of fruits, mint leaves and just perfect sweetness from the white chocolate. I really waited … Continue reading Naked Cake with Seasonal Fruits

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Coffee Cake Muffins and a brunch

Coffee Cake Muffins have all the delicious-ness of coffee cake but in a small petit size. When it comes to cooking for others my mom is natural. She can cook for 5 to 50 people with ease. I have seen her feeding close to 50 people (during our festivals) with a 3 course meal. But look … Continue reading Coffee Cake Muffins and a brunch

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Whole Wheat Bread & Classic Sandwich Bread

I can’t believe it’s mid August already, can you? Mostly I set aside baking recipes for fall but last week I was looking for organic bread at Whole Foods. Now I have a theory – If a bread has more than 10 ingredients I simply won’t buy. I checked all the breads in Whole Foods. … Continue reading Whole Wheat Bread & Classic Sandwich Bread

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Cambridge walk III – light and shadow

Like the photos here, life is full of light and shadow. When I finished my last day at Summer semester, I cried. I broke down into tears after coming back from school. Matthew wondered what happened to me. I told him “I never had such nice class mates, I almost never had such nice TAs. I am … Continue reading Cambridge walk III – light and shadow