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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 149: Petit gâteau de Noël blanc

Christmas is in the air! Time to bust out those dusty molds and bake up something special. And I really want to bake up something particularly special to christen this new set of mold.

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Week 148: Passion fruit and dark chocolate petit gâteau

I have always been curious about the chocolate and passion fruit pairing. The Mogador macaron from Pierre Hermé is a little too tart for me. So for my attempt, I decided to tone down the passion fruit for a bit.

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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 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 137: Ambroisie 2.0

The last time I made this I thought the pistachio and raspberry flavours didn’t really come through. I told myself for the next attempt I will definitely amp up both these flavours, as it seems like a really promising combination.

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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 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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