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Last year was my first time in Stockholm for design week, and I was fortunate to visit again earlier this year and dine at Faviken. Semla is this patisserie bread like choux stuffed with frangipane cream that the Swedes eat before shrove Tuesday before the start of Lent. The Swedes are big on Fika their […]

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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 […]

patisserie paris 16eme bechu

Just your neighbourhood boulangerie and where locals go to for breakfast. The husband spent many a breakfast here with his mum in the 16eme where she used to work. While the humble Bechu doesn’t get the same type of hoo-aha like Du Pain et des Idées or Poliane that makes it to everyone’s boulangerie eat list, it […]

  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 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 […]


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 […]

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Albeit a far cry from Willy Wonka‘s factory, my visit to Comptoirs de France’s factory was a delightfully insightful tour nonetheless. Given that 80% of their ingredients are imported from Europe, it’s no wonder how they maintain the excellent quality of their pastries and bread. A large number of restaurants in Beijing order their bread […]