After an errand run, I was heading back to Toa Payoh HDB Hub / MRT when I walked past this nondescript-looking stall in an HDB coffeeshop. What caught my eye was the signboard that says simply “AMK Curry Puff”, short for Ang Mo Kio. There was a middle-aged lady seated at the side of the [...]
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After lunch at Real Food, we went over next door to the newly opened Artisan Boulangerie Co. for dessert and coffee. Headed by award-winning baker Eran Mayer who sold his successful bakery business in Paris to relocate to Singapore with his family, Artisan Boulangerie Co. (ABC for short) is the latest addition to our growing [...]
It’s raining mooncakes! Mid-Autumn Festival falls on 19 September (next Thursday) this year, which means it’s just 9 days away. My Instagram feed is flooded with images of gorgeous mooncakes of all kinds, mostly the traditional Cantonese-style baked type as well as the modern snowskin version. My mother-in-law’s favorite is the Teochew flaky skin yam [...]
Anyone remember the Ch 8 series Buzzing Cashier 枪摊大行动? In Season 2 (aired sometime in 2009), there was this episode which featured Bee Garden — a hawker dessert stall. The young son received coaching from chef Eric Teo, but in the end, his mother had to take over because he was hospitalized. When I visited [...]
Posted in Eat-Out: Desserts, Pastries, Snacks on May 17th, 2013
Price hike alert! Tong Heng’s signature egg tart as of today is retailing at S$1.50 per piece. I remember it was S$1.40 last year. This must be one of the more expensive egg tarts in Singapore. But then, it’s also one of a kind. Silky smooth, wobbly custard in thin, flaky pastry shell — this [...]
If your sweetheart/boss/co-workers/family/in-laws/friends/clients have a sweet tooth, you might want to check out The Baker’s Story. Score brownie points with your sweetheart/boss/co-workers/family/in-laws/friends/clients with these yummy brownies from The Baker’s Story. Chief Baker Eric Tan has over two decades of experience as pastry chef in 5-star hotels. The Baker’s Story has a range of cheesecakes, tarts, [...]
Posted in Eat-Out: Desserts, Pastries, Snacks on May 4th, 2013
My latest article for HungryGoWhere is up! Here’s a list of the most innovative (and yummilicious) alcoholic ice cream flavors, lovingly made by our local artisan ice cream parlors. Warning: Don’t let your kids go near these icy treats!
Been hearing lots of good things said about Plain Vanilla Bakery’s cupcakes. So when I was in Holland Village on an errand, I grabbed the chance to get some of these famous cuppies. This little bakery is a bit hard to find. It occupies a little area on the second floor of a shophouse along [...]