Category Archives: Baking ingredients

Wilton Decorating Icing

In my earlier post, I mention that I bought a tube of Wilton Decorating Icing. I was curious if it will “set” and can be used on fondant so I thought I could share my review with readers here. I … Continue reading

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The essential – Butter

  Butter prices have been going up exorbitantly, well … if only the stock market behaves like that, I’m sure a lot of people will be very happy! We used to pay S$2 plus for a block of  butter but … Continue reading

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Blueberries

 Blueberries are in the season! Not only they look much more fresher but they’re sweeter too. Thanks to Ida who taught me to freeze them so we don’t have to use them immediately.

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The Master of Chocolate

The picture speaks for itself – Valrhona Equatoriale Dark 55% Cocoa. From Wikipedia – Valrhona is a French chocolate manufacturer based in the small town of Tain L’Hermitage in Hermitage, a wine-growing district near Lyon. The company was founded in … Continue reading

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Sugar Shaped Quins

Despite the poor lighting, I couldn’t wait till this weekend to share this with all of you. They are white snow flakes shaped quins! I could imagine they will look lovely on a chocolate cupcake, no royal icing, no buttercream … Continue reading

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Fruit Pastry

I think the cut strawberry are so cute that I couldn’t resist dedicating a picture to it. Use the cookie cutter I bought from Hong Kong to cut the strawberry. Surprisingly, these strawberries smell really nice and also not sour. … Continue reading

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Valrhona Cocoa Powder – The touch behind

Was at Chip Bee Garden on Friday and colleague suggested dropping by Shermay. She bought a bottle of Nielson Massey Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Extract as there is a 20% on fine food, include Valrhona Chocolate only this week. I … Continue reading

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