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Aug
30

Fruit tart

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I think this tart is very easy to make and can be whipped up in a jiffy,  to fulfill those last minute sweet cravings :). The recipe for the sweet pastry : 1  1/4 cup all purpose flour 2 tablespoon icing sugar A pinch of salt 1/2 cup cold butter 2 egg yolks   Pastry …

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Jul
8

River Cottage Scone

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After that disastrous episode with the pretzel, I thought I’d play safe and made scones for our teatime.   Scones have always been my favourite, fast and easy to make.  Actually I had just watched the show “River Cottage – Summer’s Here” episode the night before, where the baker Dan bakes some lovely scones for their …

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Jun
25

Homemade pretzels

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I was feeling a little bit adventurous this morning and decided to try my hand at baking pretzels.. Well, the weather didn’t turn out right, it was raining all day and my dough did not seem to double its size.  Nevertheless, I persevere and in the end manage to complete the pretzels.. I am a …

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Jun
8

Promosi kelas kek lapis Sarawak

Salam, I am working with a friend from Kuching, Sarawak  to conduct  classes on making “kek lapis Sarawak”. kek lapis cheese ice-cream kek lapis coklat cheese kek lapis 3 rasa The class detail is as follows : Date : 17th July, 2010 (Saturday) Time : 10am to 3 pm Location : Min’s place (map at …

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May
17

Chocolate making

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Hi everyone.. please hop on to my Facebook to see the latest post on Chocolate making (http://www.facebook.com/bakingproject  . Look under ‘photos’ – ‘chocolate making’ album) . Coming classes : 21st May – Fun figure modelling class (KL) 22nd May – fondant cake deco class (KL) 23rd May – cake and cupcake buttercream class=(KL) 5th to …

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Apr
19

Cookie decorating

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At last,  we managed to decorate the cookies made weeks before.. well kept in an airtight container.   It was a fun session, the cookies were mostly decorated by my daughter.  Just testing the theories and careless decorating (on my part). I must say kudos to the authors of the book “Cookie Craft” below.  I love …

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Mar
1

Sugar cookies

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I’ve actually made these a few weeks ago.. it’s lying in my tupperware somewhere in the kitchen. Been wanting to decorate it with Royal icing, but I still couldn’t find the time.  I am running here and there between preparing cakes for my second book, weekend classes and the usual housewife daily chores.  Anyway, here’s …

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Jan
12

Ladies shoes (gumpaste)

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Decorating cakes with shoes are nothing new.. I’ve seen the shoe cutters being sold for a few years now.  But somehow I don’t really the idea of putting shoe on your cake, maybe it’s the way I was brought up.  In real life, shoes should be kept away from food..  Nevertheless, I decided to put …

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