Hokkaido Cake is a Japanese inspired chiffon pastry that is hugely popular in many Asian countries like Taiwan, Singapore and Malaysia. Anchor together with The French Baker launched the Hokkiado Cake at their Robinsons Magnolia branch. This is the first of a series called "Cakes of the World" that … [Read more...]
Rodillas Caramel Chocolate Cake from Geicks!
Last December, I got a surprise delivery from Geicks, it was a Rodillas Caramel Chocolate Cake. I love caramel cake but a lot of times they are too sweet for my taste. The initial impression I got was this might be one of those overly sweet ones, being covered in caramel and then to top it off, … [Read more...]
J.CO Donuts Rings up the Philippines on Mar. 15
J.CO Donuts and Coffee will be opening its very first Philippine outlet on Mar. 15, 2012 at the The Strip in Megamall. J.CO is a premium Asian brand that hails from Indonesia, where the first store opened in Jakarta in 2005. The company has over 100 in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Shanghai and … [Read more...]
Rodillas Yema Cake from Geicks!
When a reader emailed asking me if I would like to try yema cake, I readily agreed despite not really having an idea what a yema cake was. I know about yema and yema balls, those sweet things made from eggs, sugar and condensed milk. A couple of days later, a half yema cake was delivered to my … [Read more...]
The Art of Pastry by Enderun and ADF
Pastry is composed of of all types of chocolates, cakes, cookies, ice creams and confections. The pastry chef must not only be skilled but he must create masterpieces that will be the last thing a person remembers from a meal. Enderun Colleges in partnership with Alain Ducasse Formation will be … [Read more...]