Tag Archives: Tarts

Mini Coconut Tarts (迷你椰子挞)

Post & Recipe in English and Chinese (中英食谱)

“This delicious coconut tart is deceptively easy to bake. 看似复杂,其实就是简单易做的椰子挞。”

Firm yet moist coconut filling is the main essence of a great tasting coconut tart. If you like, here’s what I have gathered from various good recipes, and achieved a well balanced result, after a few trials. Thanks to many great bakers on their selfless sharing. :)

结实又够湿润的椰子馅是美味椰挞的秘诀。如果你喜欢的话,这里有我一份参考研究各个好食谱而达到了综合平衡的椰子挞水准。要谢谢的是很多无私分享的烘培达人。:) read more

Bird Nest Pineapple Cakes (燕窝黄梨酥)

“Bird nest incorporated into pineapple paste filling, just feeling luscious this Lunar festival.”

Making these into cake blocks in order to stuff in more bird nest into its pineapple filling. The chunks of pineapple cake would look more generous this way.

Same pineapple filling recipe I had previously, or even store-bought readymade kind of pineapple paste will do the job. Only the crust was made with slight difference this time.

Chinese New Year Goodies: Pineapple Tart Rolls (黄梨酥) read more

Apple Tarte Tatin

“This upside-down apple tatin will simply make a statement to your cooking history! Voilà!”

French is back again! Hey! Remember my French cook out session where I learnt the making of this ever-famous apple tarte tatin? I finally made it at home again, and here I am sharing the recipe and my experience of making this luscious French apple tarte tatin.

As I mentioned before, apple tarte tatin, or simply called it apple tatin, is fun to make. This is an “upside-down” caramelized apple tart which you have to over-turn the whole tarte after baked, in order to serve. It is easy to understand why apple tatin is so immensely popular. This apple tatin takes on the traditional French apple tarte features the pleasant sweet and refreshing sourish flavors that’s ideal for the sunny weekends. It’s delicious and truly an indulgence topped with Crème Fraîche (French soured cream)~ read more

Best Homemade Almond Tarts

“Best-ever-homemade almond tarts! Don’t make a regret for not trying this “secret” recipe!”

It’s alright if you do not believe, but I can tell you, this is the BEST homestyle almond tart I have ever tasted! Same compliment was given by my family, friends and even colleagues who tasted it as a treat from me!

Extensively fragrant and crisped tart crust with a ‘not-too-sweet’, aromatic cake-like textured almond filling… you may even taste the crunchy fine almond bites in the palate, yielding more interesting mouthfeel… How could one resists its temptation, my goodness! No worries about having strong pungent almond flavour in its filling, it wasn’t at all. It was simply excellent with perfect aromas… read more