Category Archives: Matcha

matcha roll cake

2Most people by now would know that I am a huge fan of matcha! Some people may dislike it for its bitter aftertaste but for me it’s the bitter, the better. I’ve been on a search for a soft and fluffy roll cake recipe. This one is definitely a keeper!

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media invite: japanese sweets collection

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Last weekend, I was invited to a media event featuring popular sweets from one of my favourite places in the world, Japan!¬†From March 14 – 23, Isetan @ Westgate will be having a Japanese Sweets Collection Fair, featuring the best of Japanese pastries. That’s right, you don’t have to travel all the way to Hokkaido, Kyoto or Tokyo for that particular famous confectionary you’ve been yearning to try!

I was really impressed by the range of sweets they had. I have been to Hokkaido fairs organized by Isetan but this particular fair was a sure winner for me. ¬†(Although I may be biased partly because of Sadaharu AOKI’s macarons…) There were even live demonstrations and sampling opportunities — more details below.

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