Tuesday 1 February 2011

Aspiring Bakers #4: Love In The Air (Feb 2011)

Hello Everyone,

Wish you an early Happy Chinese New Year (CNY) for those who are celebrating this festival. In the month of February this year most of us would be celebrating both CNY and Valentine's Day together as a double occasions. So let us get together and spread the LOVE in the air and share what we have made for our loved ones in this wonderful month.

I'm hosting the Aspiring Bakers #4 for February 2011.

But if you are interest to find out what's on the previous Aspiring Bakers #3 - My Favourite Chinese New Year Cookies enteries, you can refer to the link HERE which is host by Jess from Jess Kitchen.

The theme for this month is "Love In The Air"!

Who can join?
Everyone!(if you do not have a blog, just send me a photo and recipe of your bake)

How to join?
Step 1:
You can either cook a dish, prepare a bento or bake anything that has a "HEART SHAPE" design theme for your Valentine(s) in the month of February 2011.

Step 2:
Post it on your blog between 01 February 2011 to 28 February 2011.
Your post must include the recipe or link to the original recipe. If you are using a recipe from a book, please include the title of the book too.
Any entries that are posted outside the date range will not be accepted.
Any entries that do not include a recipe or link to the original recipe will not be accepted too.

Step 3:
Please mention that you are submitting your post to Aspiring Bakers and provide a link to the announcement of the theme by the host of the month HERE.

Entries will not be accepted if the above is not included.

Step 4:
Email to ellenaguan@hotmail.com in the following format:

Your name or nickname:
Your blog name: (omit this if you do not have a blog)
Name of your bake:
URL of your post:
Attachment of your photo in your email (one photo for each entry, preferably less than 500kb).

Please email for each and every entry. Put "Aspiring Bakers" as your email subject. You can submit more than 1 post.


* In conjunction for my hosting for February "Aspiring Bakers" Valentine's Day theme there is  a small giveaway of lovely "Heartshape" tools which you might be able to use it for our event. Details at HERE


  1. Thanks for hosting this month's theme. I hope the response will be just as great! Happy Rabbit Year! :)

  2. thanks Ellena for hosting this month event! happy rabbit year!

  3. Hi SSB, thanks for having me to host for the #4 - Aspiring Bakers events. I hope everyone will have a great time with this month theme :p Look forward to see your entries soon :)

  4. Thanks for being the host for the next event. I would love to participate.

  5. Thanks Jess and Zoe :) can't wait to see yr lovely entries soon.

  6. Hi Ellena,
    Thks for hosting this coming event
    I'd really love to participate too :)

  7. guess we'll be seeing many hearts flying around this month!

  8. Hi. I can’t wait to see this month’s theme recipes. Thank you for hosting it.

  9. Wishing you and family a Happy CNY! Thanks for hosting the coming event!

  10. Your bento box is super cute! :)


  11. Only heart shaped things??

  12. Hi Alice, Lena, Statii, Ah Tze: Thanks for joining the events :) Wish everyone a Happy Valentine's Day Tomorrow. Enjoy the romantic day ok.

    Swee San: Yup...anything that is with heart shape design. eg: heart shape cookies, riceball, cake or etc :)

  13. You have very delicious pictures ! Thank you for hosting.

  14. Thanks Ex[erimental Cook :) you have a great site too :)

  15. Aww, this is sooo cute , i bake with the same theme and sure have entries for u too.
    Am looking for the last day date but cant seem to find it here ,so my guess is its still on.
    Can i send in my entries too?


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