Pies, Tarts, & Other Pastries

Pineapple Tarts

Pineapple Tarts

Right now, it’s a little over 24 hours to the lunar new year. It’s times like this that I count myself so fortunate to be able to celebrate two new years. It’s like another chance to start again if the first new year was a […]

Chocolate Pecan Pie with Chocolate-Chip Cookie Crust

Chocolate Pecan Pie with Chocolate-Chip Cookie Crust

A friend had already celebrated her birthday several times before meeting up with our group of friends and she was completely sick of cake. But she never said anything about — pie. This is a super easy, throw-everything-in-a-processor chocolate pecan pie. And because I had […]

Pecan Pie Cake

Pecan Pie Cake

This birthday cake is really more of a cobbling together of several recipes. It started off when one of the birthday persons mentioned he really liked my caramel pecan pie. So I had this idea to put pecan pie in a cake. The main concept […]

Nutella & Salted Caramel Tart

Nutella & Salted Caramel Tart

There’s just something to evocative about the pairing of salt and sweet, none more so than in salted caramel. Combine that with the chocolate-hazelnut goodness that is Nutella, and you have a dangerously delicious ménage à trois.

Cookie Press Pineapple Tarts

Cookie Press Pineapple Tarts

I make a least a hundred pineapple tarts every Chinese New Year. It’s a labour of love, but I’m always looking for ways to streamline the process. The most labour-intensive part of the process is rolling out the dough and cutting out the tarts. You’d […]