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Week 154: Chocolat framboise petit gâteau

It is Lunar New Year season, and half the people are down with cough and cold, including yours truly. Except, this year I didn’t gnaw on a single slice of barbecue pork or a pineapple tart. How unfair! Advertisements

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Week 153: Chocolate brownie and passion fruit mousse

When people are tired from work, they drink. When I am tired from work, I crave for a good dessert. But since my weekend is super short, I had to make do with what is in the freezer.

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Week 143: Petite rêves de noisettes praline

I have some praline mousse and hazelnut joconde from a few weeks back, and since I was craving some mousse cakes, I decided to make them into mini versions of these petit gateau.

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Week 135: Un hommage Français

No one knows pastries like the French. And while we may have our differences in many aspects (I do have plenty of work interactions with them!), I have always look up to their art of pâtissierie.

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Week 134: Le cœur pour Charles

This entremet is a birthday present for an old friend. Looking back, the days with Charles felt like something out of my past life. While we don’t spend as much time together now as we used to, he is one … Continue reading

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Week 133: Ambroisie

When I was in Tokyo last year, pastry was on the top of my list (if not the only thing). And at the top of my pastry list was renowned Japanese pâtissier, Hidemi Sugino.

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Week 131: Le dôme pour Vincent

The problem with creating your own entremet is having to name them, and I am really bad at giving names. So I guess I shall just name my bakes in honour of the people I am baking them for.

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Week 116: Chocolate, hazelnut and passion fruit entremet

One of my favourite food quote, “Les personnes qui vous offrent leur nourriture, vous offrent aussi leur cœur.” by Cesar Chavez, which translates into, “The people who give you their food, give you their hearts”. And I think that is … Continue reading

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Week 105: Dark chocolate and salted caramel tartlets

I still have a batch of tart dough sitting in my freezer, and as I have a good friend visiting from out of town, I decided to bake up a batch of these milk chocolate and salted caramel tarts. This … Continue reading

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Week 96: Chocolate praline entremet

 A good friend asked me to make a cake for his wife’s birthday. His wife apparently likes a “cake with some crunch”. Haha. I guess he is referring to an entremet, with a feuilletine layer, covered with mousse. “And she … Continue reading

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