• Baking Recipes,  Chocolates & confections,  Collaborations

    A very coconut kind of candy

    I’ve been wanting to learn the art of making candy for a while now, but most of them have this complex and intimidating air about them. I simply don’t think I can manipulate sugar if I haven’t even been successful in making caramel. Luckily I came across this recipe for easy-peasy Almond Joys any coconut-lover wouldn’t want to miss! I didn’t use to be a fan of the coconut flavour myself but when I discovered exactly how well it went with chocolate, I began to have a change of heart. In this recipe, desiccated coconut is mixed with honey and coconut oil to create something lightly sweet and chocolatey, but…

  • Baking Recipes,  Cookies

    Homemade cookies are one of the best pick-me-ups

    I don’t know if any of you experience this as well, but I don’t think I’ve ever eaten a homemade cookie without feeling a little better afterwards. If I’m having a good day, I start smiling a bit more; and when I’m having a bad day, the dark cloud over my head lifts a little. It’s like baked endorphins, especially when in the form of chocolate chip cookies! Now these may not be chocolate chip cookies, but I can assure you they have the same effect. As you all may have read from my previous post, I am in dire need of all sorts of pick-me-ups. This cookie definitely fits…

  • Baking Recipes,  Cookies,  My favourite things

    Indescribable Coffee Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

    I’m trying to think of a word to describe these cookies, and all I can actually come up with is wowzers. These cookies are definitely amazing. And definitely one of my favourite cookies ever. I can’t think of the last time a cookie has had such a lasting effect on me. It’s the type of cookie that would make you count down the hours until you get to go home to your cookie jar again. It’s got such a long name though, doesn’t it? I think maybe next time, we could just call it 4-C Cookies. Anyways, let’s break down the components: