Vanilla Sponge Cake/Bánh Bông Lan

In case you are looking for  a sponge cake recipe and punched in”sponge cake” in google, there are over 4 million results that bounced back in 0.34 seconds. How do you know which is the one you like? Sponge cakes vary from the ingredients to the method that is used to produce it. This post…

Hokaido Milk Bun

When I came across the recipes for these buns, I was eager to try to make some as they are the same kind that we buy from asian bakeries. The bun is soft and fluffy, feels so light. Of course I went ahead and tried baking buns. Of course my loaf of brick ended up…

2015 in review for Memory Lane blog

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,700 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 28 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the…

Gingerbread cookies

2015 is coming to a close and Christmas is almost on us already, only 4 days away. Add an extra special touch to your family with these beautiful and colourful gingerbread cookies. They are quick to make and even more fun to do them with your little ones (yes, it’ll be messy ^.^) Recipe for…

Gingerbread House/Nhà Bánh Gừng

  I still remember how excited I was when my dad baked and brought home a beautiful gingerbread house for Christmas. It looked fantastic and smelled wonderful. Years later, I now know that wonderful smell is the result of baking with a mixture of spices including ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg and clove powders. Baking gingerbread cookies…