On regrets…

Regrets? I’ve had them… quite a lot really. The thing with regrets is, everyone has them. Perhaps I’m just good at hiding them, even from myself. The most important thing though, is not to just hide them, but not to dwell on them. The best thing anyone can do when facing regrets is to collect…

Katta’s macarons & more

… just letting you know I changed the name of my Facebook business page 😉 Profile pic/logo Banner  

Macaron fail #2: Wrinkly macarons

Feeling more than a bit sheepish right now… 😅 After doing the full nine yards of macaron-making, my heart sank when I noticed wrinkles were forming while I was baking them. I was almost racking my brains out trying to figure out what went wrong—humidity too high? Nope, humidity is at the usual 40-50%. Over-mixing? Nope,…

How can the world be so cruel?

  This brought tears to my eyes… How can the world be so cruel? 😢 Shame on that policewoman and that guy who dumped his lunch all over this poor guy 😡    

Kitchen nightmare: When macarons turn into paciencia…

This is by no means my first attempt at making macarons—I’ve made them a number of times in the past few years, and since that novice disaster from around 2011, I can say I have more or less mastered the art. Today, however, showed just how capricious this little French treat really is.

Road courtesy and traffic safety…

It happened again to me this morning, this time while I was at work—someone cut me off while I was driving on the highway! I was driving at 70 kph (the speed limit) when this car on the left lane, barely 2 meters ahead of the van I was driving, decided to overtake without giving…

Will you come to my funeral?

I came across this article yesterday in my Facebook. I find it very powerful, and it definitely struck a chord in me, I just have to share it. Regardless of a person’s life in the past, no one deserves to die alone.