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Ben’s Cookies – England’s Best Cookies Here In Singapore

Yes, Ben’s Cookies are here in Singapore! These coveted cookies known for ‘baking with chunks, not chips’ founded in England Oxford in 1984, have found a place at Wisma Atria. “The cookies at Ben’s are, quite possibly, the best in the history of cookie-making.” That is what the Lonely Planet people describe their cookies. Some […]

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Crusty Oven – Freshly Baked Tarts at Bishan, Reasonably Priced

In the neighborhood area of Bishan near the coffeeshop, there is Crusty Oven shop which sells quite decent pastries. The small space meant it is not obvious in sight, but their bakes are better than expected. Opened by 2 friends Noel and Markas, this was a dream since young when the young owners saw how […]

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Adriano Zumbo – Some Say He Makes The Best Cakes & Macarons In The World

[Sydney, Australia] Adriano Zumbo who? Zumbo, not Zumba the Latin exercise dance craze. He is an Australian whiz patissier whose nicknames include “Dark Lord of the Pastry Kitchen” and “Patissier of Pain”. On a random visit to Coles, a friend screamed “Zumbo” and went on sweeping boxes of Salted Caramel and Raspberry White Choc Tim […]

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Flourish Pastries – Hidden Find With Delicious Choux Puffs & Tarts

Singapore is full of hidden gems, you just got to look for them. At the 2nd storey of Tanjong Pagar Plaza houses Flourish Pastries, a new pastry place specializing in puffs, tarts and quiches. Flourish Pastries will be familiar to fans of Village of Shueu Puffs previously from Chinatown Food Centre, and owner Serene Mok […]

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Artisan Boulangerie Co. – Possibly Found The Best Croissant In Singapore

Some celebrity bakers come to Singapore to open an artisan bakery, create a marketing hype, and return from time to time. The breads may be distinctive, but taste is seldom consistent. Artisan Boulangerie Co.’s Executive Baker Eran Mayer moved his entire family to Singapore, launched a 4000 square feet flagship artisan bakery at 118 Killiney […]

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Krispy Kreme Singapore – The Donut, Service & Queue Review

Kripsy Kreme Doughnuts, the 76 year old yeast-raised doughnut legacy, has finally opened in Singapore at Tangs Orchard. This is a long wait, considering Singapore wants to be 1st in everything, and there are Krispy Kreme outlets in almost all our neighbouring countries. The marketing cards were played right, and the queues were not unexpected. […]

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Singapore Mooncake Guide 2013 – The Large, The Pretty & The Butt

The Mooncake competition is officially on. The mid-autumn festival which symbolizes togetherness and bonding, has turned into a match of sorts – to see which mooncake is better, cuter, prettier, weirder and only perhaps tastier. (Go for your traditional Da Zhong Guo if you want tastier, the traditional baked mooncakes have less calories than the […]

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Old Chang Kee Launches Self Service System. Question Is: Will You Accept It?

Most Singaporeans should know Old Chang Kee, for their hot crispy curry puffs with chicken chunk fillings and glorious golden-yellow deep fried snack on sticks. Talking about their chicken wing, they always have something against my diet plans. Old Chang Kee has just launched Curry Times Tingkat at Alexandra Retail Mall (ARC, PSA Building), an […]

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Singapore’s Old School Cake Shops from the 60s – The Traditional and The Survivors

The 1960s reflects an important era, when Singapore gained her independence, and the decade was labelled the “Swinging Sixties” for the rise of popular culture, flamboyance and individual expressions. I decided to take a blogging trip back to the past, to document 5 old-school cake shops in Singapore that survived the test of time through […]

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Pierre Hermé – World Famous Macaron Boutique at Hong Kong IFC

[Hong Kong] Pierre Hermé has opened in Hong Kong, and I won’t be surprised if people would be tempted to fly over to get their hands on a box of “The Picasso of Pastries”. I suspect that many Hong Kongers have sweet tooths, seeing the number of chocolate, dessert and macaron shops that are sprouting […]

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