Tag Archives: creme patisserie

Matcha (green tea) éclairs

I am a great fan of Japanese pastry chef, Sadaharu Aoiki. He opened his first patisserie in Paris where he honed his skills before opening his pastisserie in Japan very much later. He is a master of French pastries and … Continue reading

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Back to basics: How to make a perfect choux pastry

As a kid, I always look forward to birthday parties and family gatherings because my aunt would definitely bring along two types of sweets: mini chocolate cupcakes with colourful sprinkles and mini cream puffs. I would always stuff my face … Continue reading

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Tarte aux fruits (fruit tart)

What better way to christen a new blog with a post on tarts! Tarte aux fruits is one of my favourite tarts of all time. Why? One can’t deny how gorgeous it looks – the vibrant colours of the seasons … Continue reading

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