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Nov
17

Lace mold and embossers

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This is the cake that I made for Cik Ayu for her wedding 2 days ago.. it was a last minute request.   Talking about last minute request, there was one time when a customer called me on the morning of her wedding day, asking if I have a spare cake.  I guest sometimes we do …

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Nov
12

Langkawi trip Nov 2012

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School holiday has begun and I think a lot of you are wondering where to take the kids during this time.. As for me, I had to go to Baling, Kedah to bring back my daughter’s belongings from her boarding school.   It was a long journey, about 4 to 5 hours from KL to Baling.  …

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Nov
5

Chocolate Pot de crème

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This is a very simple dessert to  make.. but you have to chill the custard, and wait a few hours till it is nice and cold, before finally tasting it.   It is said to be of a French-style dessert, I’m guessing due to the egg-rich custard base.   Anyway here is the recipe : 2 …

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Oct
29

Winners for “Sugarcraft’ book

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Here are the lucky winners.. Commentator no. 4, 11 and 6. Susanne Valentin says: I would love to wind a copy of the book. Ainul Azdean Oon says: Try my luck for the second time…Would be my “encyclopedia” for my current project thanks to my SIFU Kak Min… ^_^ MamaDot says: Wan Nursaiedah bt W.Ismail …

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Oct
17

3rd book,”Sugarcraft” giveaway

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Salam & hi to all readers.. yesterday I’ve posted in my FB on the new book.   This is the translated version of my first book “Kraf Gula”.  The contents are all the same, only in ENGLISH language. Price is slightly cheaper at RM28.00, and RM31 for Sabah/Sarawak. Table of contents : Excerpt : If you …

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Oct
10

Crepe with butterscotch sauce

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Today Chef Gunawan and I were at CIMB Aviva office at 338, Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, KL.  We were conducting cooking demo for their Sports Club.   The dessert menu was Crepe with butterscotch sauce.. yumm ! I’m sure many of you will ask, what is the difference between a pancake and a crepe.   OK, the …

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Oct
5

Fat & gooey choc chip cookie

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I was flipping through one of my favourite book called Dessert University by Chef Roland Mesnier and came upon this classic recipe.  Chef Roland was the Executive Pastry Chef at the US White House for 25 years, and I had to try his cookies recipe (just to get a glimpse of what White house cookies …

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Sep
30

Making a ‘Swiss roll’

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Today we had our ‘Baking for Beginner’ class, taught by Chef Gunawan.  5 types of cakes were taught in this class – how to bake butter cake, chocolate cake, fruit cake, cheese cake and also sponge cake.  Full class info is at the top page.  Chef Gunawan was kind enough to show us how to …

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Sep
16

Simple ‘Macaroni and cheese’

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Macaroni and Cheese is an easy dish to prepare and sometimes during parties, I make a big portion like the one below.  The kids loved it and one packet of pasta surely feeds a lot. The flavour is mild to cater for the children’s taste bud.  Here’s the recipe if you would like to try …

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Sep
12

Cake decorating with Edible image

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NOTE :  I DO NOT SELL EDIBLE IMAGE, thank you.   Even though applying edible image to cakes and cupcakes is common these days and taken for granted,  you might be surprised that not everybody knows about Edible Image.   A few of my students who are new in cake decorating are unsure on how to …

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