Media event: An Exquisite Afternoon Tea Experience with Master Patissier Eric Lanlard @ The St. Regis Singapore

Two-time winner of the British Baking Awards’ Continental Patissier of the Year, TV presenter, and founder of acclaimed cake emporiumĀ and cookery school Cake Boy in London, Eric Lanlard is a legend to baking aficionados around the world. He has created celebration cakes for A-list celebrities like Madonna, Elizabeth Hurley, David and Victoria Beckham, and the… 

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Disney Princess cake from Bengawan Solo

Matilda has turned four! For her birthday this year, she requested a Disney Princess cake. We looked through Bengawan Solo’s Disney Print Art Characters Cake catalogue, and she picked this “Charming Princesses” design. The interior of the cake is chocolate sponge with Valrhona chocolate crunchies. It’s actually the same flavour as her first year birthday… 

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Mont Blanc from Rive Gauche

For mom-in-law’s birthday cake, we bought her a Mont Blanc from Rive Gauche. According to Rive Gauche’s cake catalogue, their Mont Blanc is: Traditional vanilla sponge layered with smooth chestnut filling and whipped cream. Finished with chestnut cream and Japanese chestnut.

Tony Roma’s (Orchard Central)

It was mom-in-law’s birthday this month. She wanted to eat Western food, so we took her to Tony Roma’s. Come to think of it, we’ve not been back to Tony Roma’s for some years. I’ve always enjoyed their ribs and onion loaf, so I was really looking forward to this meal. The baked potato soup… 

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Quiche Lorraine and Mille Crepe @ Henri Charpentier

Henri Charpentier is a Japanese dessert salon that makes exquisite French-style cakes and pastries. It is tucked away in the depths of Dempsey, surrounded by a green forest. The interior is elegant and luxurious, with ceiling-to-floor glass windows looking out to lush greenery. It is truly a wonderful place to relax or have a quiet… 

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Keisuke Gyoza King

Ever since “ramen king” Keisuke Takeda opened his first Singapore restaurant (Ramen Dining Keisuke Tokyo in Parco Millenia, which has since moved to Suntec City) in 2010, his brand has rapidly expanded into a chain of various concepts. I’ve visited Tonkotsu King (Orchid Hotel) and Tori King (100AM). While I enjoyed both visits, I must… 

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