Entremet de Noel & Lemon shortbread*

2 Dec

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2016 Christmas Lesson #2 is Entremet de Noel, a framboise (raspberry) layer cake with vanilla mousse inside. We will bake pistachio dacquoise and pistachio pain de gene (cake) as a layer around the mousse.

It’s a lovely cake to celebrate your special day with your family and friends. Hope this cake brightens up your table^^.

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Together we will bake Lemon Shortbread, a British style cookie with lemon zest. Since it’s a shortbread, I am thinking of coating this cookies with colourful sprinkles^^.

Here is the class schedule;

DATE:      December 10th (Sat.) 11:00am-3:00pm – FULL    

                 December 15th (Thurs.) 11:00am-3:00pm <– Newly added!

                  December 23rd (Fri.) 11:00am-3:00pm – FULL

    FEE:       RM210 (RM169  for members)

*Currently the classes are both full but if you are interested in this class, kindly email me at caramelmoko@gmail.com (Tomoko), as I would be considering adding classes.

Thanks for your support and I look forward to hearing from you!

Regards,

Tomoko

Choux de Noel & Tea Snowball Cookie*

30 Nov

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Our 2016 Christmas Lesson #1. is Choux de Noel, a Japanese style cookie cream puff in wreath shape filled with earl grey tea creme patissiere (custard cream) and pistachio chantilly. We will decorate it with some strawberries and blueberries.

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The key for this class is to make cream puff grow nicely, and you will be learning some tips to make it successful. Hope everyone’s choux becomes nice shape^^!

The crunchy cookie on top has a hint of cinnamon so that the combination of tea x cinnamon spice will remind you of hot chai and Christmas spice cookies and cakes.

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Another recipe for this class is Tea snowball cookie. It’s an earl grey flavored cookies coated with icing sugar, and if you like you can also add some cinnamon spice to its decoration.

Let’s enjoy the last month of year 2016 with some nice cookies and cakes!

Here is the schedule for this class;

DATE:   December 3rd (Sat.) 11:00am-2:30pm – FULL

               December 18th (Sun.) 11:00am-2:30pm – FULL

   FEE:    RM200 (RM159 for members)

Thanks for your support and I will be looking forward to hearing from you!!!

December 2016 Class Schedule*

24 Nov

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Today I would like to post December 2016 class schedule. Thanks for waiting!

Christmas season is coming and I am excited to introduce some Christmas style cakes and cookies to you! “Pistachio x Red berries” is my theme for this year’s Christmas. We will make this combination into Choux wreath and Entremet layer cake. I will also be repeating some popular classes from the past such as Strawberry Short Cake and Raspberry Cheesecake. Of course, gingerbread cookie too. I myself cannot go through Christmas without baking those items!

Here is the class schedule;  *Kindly refer to Class Calendar as well.

1. Choux de Noel ~Earl Grey Tea x Pistachio~ & Tea Snowball Cookie – Basic Class –

Wreath style Cookie Choux (Earl grey tea flavour)

with Earl grey tea creme patissiere & pistachio chantilly

DATE:       December 3rd (Sat.) 11:00am-2:30pm – FULL    

                    December 18th (Sun.) 11:00am-2:30pm – FULL

    FEE:       RM200 (RM159  for members)

2. Entremet de Noel ~Framboise x Pistachio~ & Sable au Citron – Premier Class –

Entremet layer cake with pistachio dacquoise, pistachio pain de gene,

raspberry mousse & vanilla mousse

DATE:      December 10th (Sat.) 11:00am-3:00pm – FULL    

                  December 23rd (Fri.) 11:00am-3:00pm – 1 more seat left!

    FEE:       RM210 (RM169  for members)

 

3. Strawberry Short Cake & Pate de Fruits Framboise *Repeat* – Basic Class –

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Japanese style Strawberry Short Cake

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Pate de Fruits, a French style jelly, in raspberry flavor 

DATE:        December 17th (Sat.) 11:00am-2:30pm 

4. Raspberry Cheesecake & Ginger bread cookie *Repeat* – Premier Class – 

Non-baked type of layer cheesecake with sable, biscuit joconde,

and raspberry coulis in between

DATE:       December 20th (Tue.) 11:00am-3:00pm – FULL

5. Caramel Nuts Tarte & Sable Mandian – Premier Class – *Request*

Caramel Walnuts Tart

Sable Mandian, using cassonade sugar and various nuts!

DATE:        December 7th (Wed.) 11:00am-3:00pm 

For registration, kindly email me at caramelmoko@gmail.com (Tomoko).

Thanks and I look forward to hearing from you!

Foret Noir Cake

21 Nov

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The cake from yesterday class; Foret Noir (Black Forest) Cake ~Caramel Factory style~ with chocolate mousse at the bottom and pitted cherry inside!

It’s one of my favourite decoration cakes (another one is Strawberry short cake), and I hope that students can bake this in their special occasions, such as birthday, Christmas and others…

So Christmas season is coming soon! Have you decided what cakes to bake (or buy) for this Christmas^^?

I will be posting December class schedule shortly.

Cheers,

Tomoko

November 2016 class schedule*

9 Nov

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Hi there!

I am finally back from Japan! Sorry for my absence and not updating you during my stay there… >< Thanks to you all, me and my family had a great time there. I could also see my old friends and my new family member. There were some cold days like winter and I missed the hot weather in Malaysia, but most of the days were sunny and we could enjoy the autumn weather and food in Japan.

By the way, for November class schedule, I will be posting some requested class for now. I will be updating you end of November & December class schedule soon. Thanks for your understanding and hope to catch up with you soon!!

 

<November Class Schedule>

1. Foret Noir (Black Forest) Cake & Hazelnuts Praline Sable – Premier Class – *Request*

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Classic black forest cake layered with chocolate mousse, cherry and cream

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Hazelnuts cookie sandwiched with praline chocolat

DATE:       November 19th (Sat.) 11:00am-3:00pm     

    FEE:       RM210 (RM169  for members)

 

2. Caramel Nuts Tarte & Sable Mandian – Premier Class – *Request*   

   

Caramel Nuts Tart (middle)

Nutty cookie using cassonade sugar

DATE:      November 23rd (Wed.) 11:00am-3:00pm            

    FEE:      RM210 (RM169 for members)

 

If you are interested in joining the class, kindly email me at caramelmoko@gmail.com (Tomoko).

Thanks and see you soon!

 

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Cheers,

Tomoko

Tart au Pomme & Kinako Madeleine Class*

26 Sep

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The Premier class for this month is Tart au Pomme (Apple Tart)!

It consists of; pate sucre, creme d’amande, apple compote, and fresh apples. It has a hint of cinnamon, lemon and vanilla inside the apple compote and you can enjoy two kinds of apples for this tart!

Placing apples nicely will be the key to make this tart looks nice^^*.

 

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Another recipe for this class is Kinako Madeleine. Kinako is a “roasted soybean” powder and it adds a nice flavour to the madeleine. This petit gateau is all time favourite for the French people, just like the Malay bahulu ^^.

We have another class on October 1st (Saturday).

DATE:   September 25th (Sun.) 11:00am-3:00pm – Finished

               October 1st (Sat.) 11:00am-3:00pm – 1 more seat left!

   FEE:    RM210 (RM169 for members)

 

To register, kindly email me at caramelmoko@gmail.com (Tomoko).

Thanks and I am looking forward to hearing from you!

 

Tomoko

 

Apple Tatin Cake & Vanilla Kipferl Class*

16 Sep

 

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After celebrating mid-autumn festival, my mind is fully shifted to autumn desserts- ^^, yum yum… We will be baking many apple desserts this month!

This is Apple Tatin Cake, an upside down cake with caramelized apple on top and pound cake at the bottom. We will bake in 7″ pound cake mold.

 

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The cake tastes nice both just baked and cooled down, with rich amount of almond powder. It goes very well with coffee, too!

Another recipe we bake in this class is Vailla Kipferla traditional (Christmas season) cookie baked in Germany and Australia. It has a shape of crescent moon^^…

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This cookie melts in your mouth!

 

Here is the schedule for this class;

 

DATE:   September 24th (Sat.) 11:00am-2:30pm – FULL

               September 29th (Thurs.) 11:00am-2:30pm

               October 8th (Sat.) 11:00am-2:30pm <—New Date!

   FEE:    RM200 (RM159 for members)

 

For registration, kindly email me at caramelmoko@gmail.com (Tomoko).

Thanks and I will be looking forward to hearing from you!!!