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June 2017 Class Schedule*

17 May

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Hi there!

Today I am posting June Class Schedule. Prior to Hari Raya at the end of June, I am holding a couple of Raya Special classes! For special macaron class, I will be teaching four of my favourite flavours. Please take this opportunity to learn caramel factory’s signature macarons^^.

 

 

<June 2017 class schedule>

1. Raya Special! Cafe Noisette (18cm x 9cm size) & Cafe Viennois – Special Class – 

Haezlnuts dacquoise cake, hazelnuts feuillantine, 

chocolat ganache and cafe chocolat blanc mousse

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Crispy Viennois cookie with coffee flavour

DATE:       June 7th (Wed.) 11:00am-3:00pm – FULL

                    June 10th (Sat.) 11:00am-3:00pm

                    June 18th (Sun.) 11:00am-3:00pm – 1 more seat left!

FEE:           RM250 (RM198 for members)

 

2. Raya Special! Macaron Class (4 flavours!) – Special Class –

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* Japanese Green Tea macaron

* Raspberry macaron

* Chocolat macaron

* Vanilla macaron

 

DATE:       June 3rd (Sat.) 11:00am-2:30pm 

                    June 22nd (Thurs.) 11:00am-2:30pm – FULL

 FEE:           RM250.-

 

 

3. Fraisier (French style Strawberry cake) & Financier au the *Request* – Premier Class –

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French style Strawberry cake with biscuit genoise (sponge cake),

creme moussline, strawberry and strawberry nappage

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Financier petit gateau with earl grey tea flavour

DATE:      June 11th (Sun.) 11:00am-3:00pm 

    FEE:     RM210 (RM169  for members)

 

4. Paris Brest & Eclair au Chocolat *Repeat*  – Premier Class – 

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Popular choux pastry in a ring form with hazelnuts praline cream inside

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Eclair with chocolate cuustard cream

DATE:      June 17th (Sat.) 11:00am-3:00pm 

   FEE:      RM210 (RM169  for members)

 

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

Thank you and I am looking forward to hearing from you!!!

 

Cheers,

Tomoko

 

May 2017 Class Schedule*

19 Apr

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Hi!

Today I am posting May 2017 class schedule ^^. 

Our theme for May is fresh lemon! I will be introducing “Week-end Citron Cake“, a French style lemon butter cake as our new recipe. Week-end Citron originates from people baking this cake on weekends to share with their family members and loved ones. Since May 14th is Mother’s Day, I think it is a great way to celebrate this day^^.

I will also be teaching Tart au Citron and other cakes from April classes. Ramadan month is starting from end of May. Let’s enjoy baking next month again!

Here is the class schedule; *Please also refer to our Class Calendar.

 

1. Weekend Citron Cake & Lemon biscotti – Basic Class –

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Fresh and moist lemon butter cake

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Lemon & pistachio biscotti

DATE:        May 6th (Sat.) 11:00am-2:30pm – FULL

                    May 14th (Sun.) 11:00am-2:30pm

                    May 24th (Wed.) 11:00am-2:30pm

FEE:            RM200 (RM159 for members)

2. Tart au Citron & Creme Burlee *Repeat* – Premier Class – 

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Tart au Citron – Pate Sable, Creme d’amande and Lemon Cream

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DATE:        May 13th (Sat.) 11:00am-3:00pm – FULL

                    May 17th (Wed.) 11:00am-3:00pm

FEE:            RM210 (RM169 for members)

*For details of this class, kindly refer to my previous post Tart au Citron class.

3. Double Chocolat Cream Rollcake & Mini Caramel Nuts Cake *Repeat* – Basic Class –

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Moist chocolat rollcake with

2 kinds of chocolate cream

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Caramel Cake with almond & pumpkin seeds

DATE:      May 7th (Sun.) 11:00am-2:30pm 

    FEE:     RM200 (RM159  for members)

4. Yakigashi Special *Repeat* – Season Special Class-

*Coffee Walnuts Pound cake

*Blueberry Cheese Tart

*Coffee Nuts Cookie

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Three recipes for coming Ramadan month and following Raya celebration!

Many coffees are used in this class and will keep you awake! The tasting session is with the hand-dripped coffee, and I am asking the Coffee & Macaron class graduates to pour us a nice cup of coffee^^*.

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DATE:      May 28th (Sun.) 11:00am-3:30pm 

   FEE:      RM250 (RM195  for members)

*For details of this class, kindly refer to my previous post Yaigashi Special Class.

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

Thank you so much and I am looking forward to hearing from you!!!

Cheers,

Tomoko

Yakigashi Set Special Class*

1 Mar

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The season special class in March is; Yakigashi Special Class! This class is designed to make  gateaux that are rather easy to prepare and to be transported for the coming school holiday and Ramadan period!

The menu is; Coffee Waluts Pound Cake, Blueberry Cheese Tart and Coffee Nuts Cookie.

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Coffee pound cake with Walntus

The first menu is Coffee pound cake with walnuts. I am glad to be sharing this recipe with those of you who like drinking coffee^^. Most of my pound cake recipe uses sugar-butter method, but we bake this pound cake in a different way. We will be using coffee powder for the pound cake.

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The scent coming out from the oven is so… nice!

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The second item is Blueberry Cheese Tart. The parts are consisted of; pate a sucrecreme d’amande, blueberry jam, creme double and crumbs. If you have stored pate a sucre and creme d’amande in the fridge, this cake can be baked with almost no work!

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We will also bake a coffee flavoured cookie. This is an icebox cookies so you can prepare big portion and store them in the freezer, and bake only when you want to!

I hope this will be a fun and exciting class for you all ^^.

Here is the schedule;

DATE:      March 18th (Sat.) 11:00am-3:00pm – FULL

                   March 29th (Thurs.) 11:00am-3:00pm

    FEE:     RM250 (RM195  for members)

Coffee Beans*

3 Aug

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Last weekend I had Coffee & Macaron Making Master Course, day 1. One of my students who was back on holiday from Australia (yes, my students are international ^^*!), has kindly bought me some coffee beans from where she lives – in Melbourne. The shop name is called Seven Seeds and seems to be handling various types of coffee beans / Specialty coffee beans. They roast themselves too!

 

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The packaging and the cards that were slipped together explained how much they care about the beans they carry and the passion to transfer their thoughts to consumers. I like that! The one I had was Seven Seeds Espresso Blend, and beans were from Ethiopia Yirgacheffe, Colombia and Brazil. Taste like: Plum, Raspberry, Caramel (according to their notes).

 

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During the class, I shared beans that I got from from Jason BSC – Brazil Santos, Ethiopia Yirgacheffe, Kenya AA, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia Mandheling, and Guatemala Antigua. These are more commercial beans and it’s good to compare how different region beans taste differently. Each bean has different characteristics, and you can tell such characters the most when you actually brew them together. We also tasted above Specialty coffee in Hario hand-pouring, although the beans are suited for espresso based drink.

The coffee and cafe culture in Malaysia is expanding in the last couple of years, and I feel that we have more options and luxury to choose our coffee. We are lucky to see this with our eyes, and I hope that the industry will grow more in the future!

 

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And I wish to visit Australia Melbourne one day!

Thanks for your sharing ^^.

 

Cheers,

Tomoko

 

 

Coffee & Macaron Master Course*

24 Jul

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Hi there!

We are having our Coffee & Macaron Master Course this weekend! This two day course comes with a certificate of completion from Caramel Factory.

This class is for you to deepen your knowledge on coffee and macaron making, and hopefully give you more joy in visiting cafes and making coffee and macarons on your own^^.

You will be learning all about the history of coffee,  how coffee beans are harvested and roasted, and how different regions of coffee beans vary in size, flavour, etc. You will also be brewing coffee by Hario hand-dripper, as well as an espresso machine, syphon machine, mocha pot and other coffee making tools. It is a fairly comprehensive beginner’s guide to specialty coffee making!

 

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As for macaron making, you will be learning over 12 kinds of macarons in two sessions, by both Italian meringue and French meringue way. We’ll using high quality ingredients such as Belgium chocolate, French vanilla paste, Japanese green tea powder, and french fruits puree. Some of the flavours that I’ll be teaching are: Vanilla Rose macaron, Royal Milk Tea macaron, Passion Chocolate macaron, and many more!

For details of this class, kindly refer to my previous post; Coffee & Macaron Making Master Course.

Here is the class schedule (2 days course);

DAY 1:   July 31st (Sunday) 10:30am-5:00pm *30 minutes lunch break included

DAY 2:  August 7th (Sunday) 10:30am-5:00pm *30 minutes lunch break included

FEE:      Promotion RM990 (original price RM1,290) – 3 more seats left!

 

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

I am looking forward to hearing from you!!!

 

Cheers,

Tomoko

 

July 2016 class schedule*

16 Jun

 

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Hi there!

Today I am posting July 2016 class schedule! 

I am introducing bread classes in July! Homemade breads are healthy and good, and I receive happy voices from my students that they are often making bread at home after learning in my class. For soft buns, I have 2 classes such as Japanese Snow White Bread, Bagel and Donuts. And for the new class, I am teaching hard type of bread – Cranberry cream cheese bread & Petit baguette. I hope these breads will give you joy in your daily baking^^.

I will also be conducting our new Coffee & Macaron Master Course. So for those who have been waiting for macaron class, please find the details at the bottom.

 

Here is the schedule of July 2016 class (click for Class Calendar);  

 

<July 2016>
1. Bread class 1 ~ Japanese snow white bread & Ham and cheese roll ~

Japanese snow white bread

Snow White Bread

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Ham and Cheese Roll

(We will use Halal Chicken Ham)

DATE:       July 16th (Sat.) 10:00am-1:30pm – FULL

                   August 13th (Sat.) 10:00am-1:30pm – FULL

    FEE:      RM200 (RM159  for members)

 

2. Bread class 2 ~ Chocolate bagels & Japanese donuts ~

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Chocolate walnuts bagels

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kinako & chocolate coating

DATE:       July 16th (Sat.) 2:00pm-5:30pm – FULL

                   August 13th (Sat.) 2:00pm-5:30pm

    FEE:       RM200 (RM159  for members)

 

3. Bread class 3 ~ Cranberry cream cheese bread & Petit baguette ~

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Cream cheese and cranberry inside

Petit Baguette

French style mini baguette

DATE:      July 17th (Sun.) 11:00am-2:30pm – FULL

                  July 23rd (Sat.) 10:00am-1:30pm – FULL

   FEE:      RM210 (RM169 for members)

 

4. Tart au Tiramisu & Chocolat Orange Finacier -Premier Class- 

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DATE:      July 21st (Thurs.) 11:00am-3:00pm

                  July 24th (Sun.) 11:00am-3:00pm – FULL

    FEE:     RM210 (RM169 for members)

 

5. Ramadan Special Class! – Season Special Class – 

~ Moist Carrot Cake & Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie & Fudge Brownie ~

 

DATE:       July 2nd (Sat.) 11:00am-3:00pm – FULL

    FEE:       RM250 (RM195 for members)

 

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

   

Caramel Nuts Tart (middle)

Nutty cookie using cassonade sugar

DATE:      July 3rd (Sun.) 11:00am-3:00pm  <– 1 more seat left!            

    FEE:      RM210 (RM169 for members)

 

7. Tokyo Lemon Chiffon Cake & French Chocolat Sable

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Fresh & moist lemon chiffon cake

with lemon icing

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Cocoa sable sandwiched with chocolate * hazelnuts praline

with a hint of French Guerande salt

DATE:      July 23rd (Sat.) 2:00pm-5:30pm 

   FEE:      RM200 (RM159 for members)

 

 

 

<Coffee & Macaron Master Course>

 

Coffee & Macaron Course is an intensive 2-day course designed for students that are interested in mastering  the art of making macarons and coffee brewing (focusing on hand-dripping). For more details of this course kindly refer to my blog post; Coffee Making and Macaron Master Course!

 

 

As for the date and fee;

DAY 1:   July 31st (Sunday) 10:30am-5:00pm

DAY 2:  August 7th (Sunday) 10:30am-5:00pm

FEE:      Promotion RM990 (original price RM1,290) – 3 more seats left!

*It’s a full day course with 30 minutes lunch break. We will make various types of macarons (more than 12 kinds) over these 2 days. Each session will start with macaron making and you will learn about coffee in the 2nd half of the day tasting delicious macarons and coffee. It’s a fun class and I am looking forward to having good time with you!

 

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

I am looking forward to hearing from you!!!

 

Cheers,

Tomoko

 

 

 

 

How was your long weekend?

2 May

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Hi, how was your long weekend?

As for me, I had classes on Saturday and Sunday so enjoyed baking with my students (Thanks for coming to my class)! Saturday class was Japanese Souffle Cheesecake and Sunday class was Pistachio Pound Cake. I had some extra cakes from my classes, so enjoyed them with cup of coffee over the weekend! Yum yum…

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And today, I went to my favourite cafe BEAM with my family. We had Cafe Latte. Oh… their coffee is still the best for me in KL!

I also ordered this Green Tea Waffle with Vanilla ice and fruits… I might have over eaten… I need to exercise, haha!

 

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Hope you had a great weekend too!

Cheers,

Tomoko