Tag Archives: Cakes

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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Christmas Cornflakes Festive Wreath from Da Paolo Gastronomia

Ho Ho Ho, tis the season to be jolly. If you are up for something different and special from the usual logcake and fruit cakes, Da Paolo Gastronomia is introducing an edible festive wreath! This wreath ($24.80, serves 10-12 persons) is made entirely of crunchy cornflakes moulded together with icing, and topped with candied fruit […]

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Ladurée – Their Macarons Make The World Go Round

[Tokyo, Japan] The favourite past-time of Japanese ladies seem to be sitting down at a cafe, savouring a pretty tiny piece of cake after a tough day of shopping. One of the cakes places to be caught in is definitely Ladurée in Tokyo, which are available at Ginza Mitsukoshi and Shinjuku Lumine. Having pastries and […]

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[Closed] Au Chocolat – Don’t Miss This Sweet Treats Paradise at MBS

[Updated Sep 2015] DC Comics Super Heroes Café has taken over this space at Marina Bay Sands. [Original Post] Au Chocolat is a delightful additional to Marina Bay Sands, with a part-pretty part-whimsical décor, and a huge 4,700 square feet space comprising bistro, confectionary, gelato counter and even a retail segment. Located above the skating […]

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Tiong Bahru Bakery Raffles City – Super Nice or Over Hyped?

Tiong Bahru Bakery is one of those places where I hear my friends complain about it being “over-rated”, “overpriced”, “hyped up”, “so-so” yet go back time and time again. If this is not the X-factor, I don’t know what is. Just in case you think this is some old-style historical bakery, this is a relatively […]

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Swirls Bakes Shop – 101 Flavours of Pretty Cupcakes in Singapore

Cupcakes are definitely one of the hottest food craze in Singapore now. Look at the explosion of number of cupcake shops, or confectionaries attempting to sell cakes disguised as cupcakes. On a visit to Swirls Bake Shop off Robertson Quay in the late afternoon, their cupcakes are almost sold clean. Swirls Bake Shop is an […]

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Dulcet & Studio – New Japanese Lifestyle Café, a Little Piece of Heaven

While Liang Court has long lost its former edge of glory over the years, it still remains as the representative Japanese mall with tenants Meidi-ya, Kinokuniya, Marutama, Saizeriya Ristorante and Tampopo holding the business together (anybody remembers Daimaru?). There is another reason to pay them a visit – Dulcet & Studio. Dulcet & Studio is […]

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Chocolate Origin – Chocolate Love at First Bite

Chocolate Origin has been known for its extremely chocolate cakes, and they have only 3 products in its shop – The original chocolate, dark and lava cake. This reminds me when Awfully Chocolate started out selling just chocolate cakes as well. While they have been dishing out chocolate goodness in Changi Village (who can be […]

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Brunetti Melbourne – The Cafe of Italian Desserts. How Does It Compare To Singapore’s?

[Melbourne, Australia] Some say a visit to Melbourne is not complete without a trip to Brunetti – the Italian café famed for its cakes, gelatos, chocolates, crepes and coffees. You may say there is already a Brunetti at Singapore’s Tanglin Mall, but trust me, they are really quite different. While there are branches in Melbourne’s […]

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Obolo Galéria – French-styled Macarons at Rochester Mall

Obolo, a local start-up synonymous with desserts, has also opened a brand new dining concept Obolo Galéria at Rochester mall. It was first established during 2004 by chef-owners and couple Mac Woo and June Lee as an online pâtisserie and has since gained a loyal following. Other than its signature cakes and pastries, this Obolo […]

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