Tag Archives: pate friable

Week 156: Le cœur fondant

What’s better than a decadent, dark chocolate dessert for Valentine’s Day? Trick question. There’s nothing better, really. But, to break with tradition, and a close personal second favourite, I decided to make something without chocolate. Advertisements

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Week 140: Rêves de noisettes praline

Praline is a tricky ingredient to incorporate into an entremet due to its high sugar content. After a lot of research and testing, plus indispensible advice and recipe sharing from a good friend, I finally came up with a combination … 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 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 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 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 124: Mixed berry and cream cheese petit gâteau

Glazing is fun! That is, when you manage to get the glaze to be at the right consistency. The components of these petit gâteau is exactly the same as the berry roses from 2 weeks back. In fact, the leftover … Continue reading

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Week 123: Petit gâteau “le jardin du Regina”

Earlier this week, a few friends and I got together to make a surprise cake for a friend’s early birthday get-together. This friend of ours likes lemon and blueberry. And while this is not the final cake we presented to … Continue reading

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Week 122: Berry roses

Sometimes inspiration comes at the most unexpected time. And the inspiration for these came when I saw someone posting these pretty rose-shaped cheesecake on Facebook. I went on a hunt to find the silicone mold and was glad to have found it … Continue reading

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