Archive for Evan’s Kitchen Ramblings

Sakura Rare Cheese

no matter where i’m at or how busy i’ve gotten, i always make it a point to make spring desserts. i love desserts associated with spring because of the beautiful colors and combinations. here i revisit a recipe that i…

Strawberry Eclairs

i’ve been very inspired by all the beautiful eclairs i’m seeing on instagram, namely the ones at maitre choux by joakim prat as well as l’eclair de genie’s by christophe adam. of course, how could i forget sadaharu aoki’s? his…

Christmas Buttercream Wreath Cake

christmas is just around the corner. whats more apt than a christmas wreath cake? before making this, i did my research looking at pictures of christmas wreaths, not the kind with fake decorations like baubles but those made with real…

Buttercream Flower Cupcakes

over the past few days i learned to pipe a ton of new flowers. it was really fun so i’m here to spam some pictures! i actually had plan to make a round cake but i thought cupcakes would be…

Buttercream Flower Cakes

i had a couple of orders for these buttercream flower cakes for the month of nov, and because this is not something i do on a regular basis nor did i openly say i’m taking orders for them, i’m surprised…

Yuzu Chiffon Cake

a new japanese grocer/live seafood place called “emporium shokuhin” opened in town and i was there a couple of days ago. basically its a high end japanese supermarket with a huge live seafood section that houses crustaceans like the alaskan…

Matcha Milk Jam

i made matcha milk jam yesterday and wow, this is probably one of the best things i’ve made in a while! milk jam is something like a dulce de leche or confiture de lait where milk and sugar is cooked…

Caramel Poire

caramel pear entremet

i was supposed to make this entremet together with my friend A but due to conflicting schedules we were never able to make it. as you can probably tell, i hardly make entremets these days. everything seemed like…

Macarons + Roll Cakes

just to showcase some of the things i did for the past two weeks.

yuzu, rose, maldon sea salt choc macarons & matcha roll cake, an order from my regular customer from australia. he never fails to order from me…

Matcha Kakigori

matcha kakigori (抹茶かき氷), also known as ujikintoki (宇治金時) is a japanese shaved ice dessert with matcha syrup, anko and dango

i bought a kakigori (かき氷) shaved ice machine last week and have been using it almost everyday. in where i live…

Tortoise Shell Patterned Chiffon Cake

animal print on desserts seem to be the rage these days (tokyo banana, anyone?) and i love incorporating these prints into my cakes as well! do you remember me making cow patterned cookies and leopard print roll cake awhile ago?…

Banana, Peach & Strawberry Smoothie

had some leftover peaches from making the panna cotta and not sure what to do with them, so they went into a smoothie! previously we tried juicing for over a year and the benefits were great. issue was mainly with…

Peach Panna Cotta

vanilla panna cotta, peach compote + jelly

this refreshing dessert is perfect for summer and what i like about it is that its all natural and does not contain any coloring. the weather has been horrible lately, i feel fortunate…

Matcha Marbled Pound Cake

probably the last time i’m using my loaf tins before packing them away into storage. we’re getting ready to move pretty soon and i think it will be an exciting journey. but before that, some good ol’ pound cake to…

Liege Waffles

liege waffles are a type of belgian waffle, yeast-risen with pearl sugar added to give it a distinctive crunch. pearl sugar, unlike normal sugar, are larger, coarser and do not melt on high heat therefore they retain their shape after…