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I’ve been away for so long, there isn’t a particular place I turn to for birthday cakes. A friend got me a cake from Edith Patisserie and I’m not a convert. It’s variations of all butter cream cakes which reminds me of the old days when cakes were made with good old buttercream and everything […]

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I followed Singapore’s National Heritage Board Heritage Trail app to discover that alot of my parents favourite old school spots were just walking distance from each other. Several of these stops were on the Balestier trail with the exception of Galicier and Kway’s popiah. From Malay kuehs to old school white loaves of bread, old […]

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Kith Café was giving out free coffees in the neighbourhood on opening day (today) which looked like a good idea drawing in the crowd – but I think most people stopped by for free coffee only without ordering anything else. We went for a carrot cake and the giant chocolate banana cake – both were freshly […]

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So, I’ve been a teakha fan for a while, I think since the time I used to live in Hong Kong, but most weekends were spent running like a lunatic to the ferry terminal to get on a ferry to Macau, so I never had the luxury to really enjoy time for tea. So pleased […]

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So, our friends embarked on the adventure of opening their own patisserie in Macau! This post is very belated since I first stopped by in early July during their soft opening. The blog was undergoing a relaunch that was never quite completed, but things are up and running great the last month or so here […]

  Short trip home and met up with friends checking out this new cake shop in Bukit Pasoh – gorgeous wedding cakes and their patisserie isn’t too bad either. Contrary to their name, they’ve actually taken the other route by reducing sugar content in their baked goods. “We also cut down between 20% to 60% […]

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This patisserie has a French pastry chef behind those beautiful creations and came hot on the scenes with a great market entry winning the hearts of locals with their cute and beautiful pastries and cakes. I like their choux and chocolate fondant, didn’t quite take to those cute cakes nor beautiful pantone perfect macarons. There’s […]

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This boulangerie is Macau’s latest addition with great new openings and has the locals lining up for freshly baked bread and patisserie. Run by a French baker and investors, the offerings here run the gamut from macarons, cakes, éclairs to breads and this month the Galette des rois “King Cake” with frangipane. Slim pickings in […]

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It seems like so long ago since I left Beijing, it’s only been 3 years but it feels like so much longer. Last week, I was so happy to share the best day of my life with my “Beijing family” and it brought back so many memories of living in China. I never got round to […]

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Here is my current favourite hangout named after Franz Kafka, the genius behind those existential dark books. The eponymous name, however bears no semblance nor have any reference to the late author, the Macanese owners simply love Kafka and decided to name their Café after him. I can’t get enough of their beautiful textured wall […]