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Week 146: Earl Grey and raspberry tartlets

Recently I was interviewed and featured on an article by Business Times. While I am happy to see how far I have come where baking is concerned, I am particularly pleased at the comments I got from the journalist on … Continue reading

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Week 136: Black Forest petit gâteau

This is one of my favourite entremet. The multiple flavours and textures makes it a perfect example of how a beautifully balanced pastry should be.

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Week 132: Chocolate praline tartlets

A good friend was in town for work and she offered to stay over for a day to give me some photography tips (and a lens!). We knew each other since we were born and it was great to catch … Continue reading

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Week 129: Tarte de surprise

Whenever I tasted something incredibly delicious, I always wished that I could somehow taste it again for the first time. Because there is nothing quite like that surprise you get when you taste something so unexpectedly scrumptious. Sadly, that is … Continue reading

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Week 127: Black forest petit gâteau

Practice makes perfect. And I am a long way from perfection when it comes to glazing. So in the spirit of practising, I decided to make a batch of these Black Forest petit gateau and glaze them. Glazing uneven shapes … Continue reading

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Week 125: ‘Mont-Blanc’ praline noisette

Inspirations can come at the most unexpected moments. And the inspiration for these tarts came from a video a friend sent me earlier this week of a pastry chef lining a bunch of tart rings. I saw the video at … Continue reading

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Week 120: Pistachio and mixed berry tartlets

 Once I get an idea in my head, I’d always have a hard time getting it out. And these past weeks, the idea has been pistachios, pistachios and MORE PISTACHIOS! The pistachio and strawberry tarts last week did not turn out … Continue reading

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Week 119: Pistachio and strawberry tartlets

It has been ages since I last met friends I got to know through social. Over the weekend, I got together with a few of them and we visited a new éclair café in town. And while I consider my … Continue reading

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Week 109: Black forest cake

 The most difficult part of baking a cake for me has always been decorating it. I am not the most creative or artistic person out there, but I just don’t like reusing any prior cake designs. I always believe the … Continue reading

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Week 108: Black forest cake

 Looks like I have been repeating my bakes a lot lately. But I have to say, I might have just found my new go-to celebration cake.

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