Tag: Pantry basics

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Hawthorn berry & rosebud herbal syrup

This hawthorn berry & rosebud herbal syrup contains ingredients that are often used in traditional Chinese medicine. I wanted to create a herbal syrup that would be quite versatile —  something that would suit a […]

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Pantry Basics: Roasted Strawberries

I love the jammy, sweet intensity and appealing acidity in these roasted strawberries. Roasting is, for me, a simple way of extending the shelf-life of fresh, in season fruit. While I try my best to […]

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Pantry Basics: Classic honey madeleines

This recipe produces a classic iteration of the madeleine. The madeleines taste of buttery deliciousness and are moist bites that most children will adore. I love that this madeleine recipe is pretty forgiving and can […]

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Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake

This is the sort of madly moist, easy-to-make chocolate cake recipe that gets passed down generations. I first discovered it when I made this elaborate multi-component dessert aeons ago. I was blown away by the […]

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Chocolate financiers fresh out of the oven.

Pantry Basics: Chocolate Financiers

These rich and moist chocolate financiers are remarkably easy to prepare. They’re an adaptation of my favourite matcha financier recipe from TWG Tea’s executive pastry chef, Philippe Langlois. I’ve only created this version because my […]

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Pantry Basics: Best Financiers Ever

TWG Tea‘s matcha financiers are by far my favourite–not because I’ve spent many years working with the brand, but because I adore both matcha and financiers, and have tasted innumerable iterations before returning to TWG […]

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Pantry Basics: Shortbread cut-outs

    Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of contributing an essay to Pin Prestige’s August issue. The theme of this particular edition was 点, meaning dot. And I was invited to respond to […]