Musing of a Marketer turned Pastry Chef — baking tips
CNY Special - Maneko Cat Cookie
CNY Special - Maneko Cat Cookie Chinese New Year is around the corner and this year I hope to make it extra special for those of you who want to make something cute and yet at the same time simple. This Maneko (招财猫）cat cookie was inspired by a book I saw - seriously cannot remember the name of the book sorry guys, and it is 100% edible using royal icing and isomalt. Before I start a project I always plan ahead. Planning is the key to creating beautiful pieces, so I always have the end in mind before starting...
Macarons - Myth, Method and Perfection
Macarons was the 2nd thing which I learn to bake (the first was cupcakes). And over 40 tries and failures, I finally managed to master the secrets to Macarons. The are no secrets, just muscle memory and alot of "to dos" and "not to dos". Here are some common Macaron Myths which I am about to share with you to help you bake better macarons in the future. 7 Macaron Myths from the Macaron Maker 1. You cannot bake macarons during rainy days This is a total myth. Rainy or not, pastry chefs or macaron...