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Raya Special Macaron Class*

26 May

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Hi there! Ramadan month is starting. It’s been hot lately… I hope you take good care of yourself and have a good month ahead!

By the way, I will be conducting Raya Special Macaron Class in June. This is Caramel Factory’s signature macarons, using Italian meringue method. We will be making 4 kinds of popular flavours in the class; Japanese Green Tea, Raspberry, Chooclate and Vanilla macarons.

 

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The class will be held hands-on and I will be teaching how to make macarons in details. Macaron making can be quite tricky but if you practice a few times, I guarantee you can make nice macarons successfully even at home!

You can bring these macarons to your seasonal gatherings!

 

 

 

 

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Here is the class schedule;

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

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

 FEE:           RM250.-

 

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

 

Thank you and I look forward to hearing from you!

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 – 

Paris brest

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

 

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

 

Coffee Making and Macaron Master Course*

3 Mar

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Hi there!

Today I would like to introduce you to our Coffee Making and Macaron Master Course!

This 3 day course is designed to provide the skills and knowledge of coffee and macaron making, focusing on Japanese hand-dripped style of coffee making. It is known as the best way of making coffee and all participants will learn hands-on the techniques of how most coffee is made in cafes in Japan and Korea, as well as a detailed history and the characteristics of beans from different regions around the world.

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The course is also intended to immerse you into the mastery of macaron making. Participants will be taught more than 10 kinds of macarons by both French and Italian meringue. The course is fully hands on and baking materials and ingredients are all provided. All participants will receive a certificate of completion from Caramel Factory!

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Course Details

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– Introduction To Hand-Dripping Coffee

– History of Coffee: Arabica and Robsta

– Countries and Roast grade

– Step by Step of Making Hand-Dripping Coffee: Make your own Coffee by HARIO method

– Comparison of different kinds of coffee beans (Brazil Santos, Guatemala, Kenya AA, Ethiopian, Papua New Guinea, Blue Mountain, etc.)

– Iced Coffee Making (Cooling method) 

– Introduction to Other Coffee Making Techniques: Syphon, Espresso machine and Mocha pot

 

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<MACARONS>

Italian meringueBelgium Chocolate Macaron, Apricot Chocolat Macaron, Caramel Macaron, Vanilla Macaron, Green Tea Macaron, Royal Milk Tea Macaron, Blueberry Cheesecake Macaron

French meringue: Lemon Macaron, Mango Macaron, Raspberry Macaron, Passion Fruit Chocolat Macaron

 

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In Japan where there is coffee culture, we have lots of unique coffee shops that mainly serve ‘hand-dripped coffee’. Some shop even roast coffee beans on their own from raw beans, and since it is a big investment in machine and it is quite unique they normally put it in a place where customers can see when they roast.

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When you say hand-dripped coffee, you use beans distinguished by countries and regions such as Brazil, Guatemala and Kenya. Some blend, of course. Unlike cafe latte or cappuccino that are espresso base and require machines, hand-dripped coffee enables us to enjoy the distinct difference of aroma in each variety of coffee beans.

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As a coffee lover, I have always wanted to conduct a class on coffee. So I am very excited about this course. You can tell a story from a cup of coffee and sometimes having knowledge can change the impression towards the product, just like one of my students told me “I used to not like coffee that much but now I do after having your coffee!”

I wish to share as much information as I have for coffee in this 3 day course!

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You will also master on making macarons during this 3 day course. Macarons go very well with coffee and our macarons are very popular among my students and customers, so I am looking forward to introducing them to you!

 

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Here are the class schedule;

DATE DAY 1 DAY 2 DAY 3
January 26th (Sun.)
February 15th (Sat.) 16th (Sun.) 23rd (Sun.)
March 1st (Sat.) 15th (Sat.)
April 11th (Fri.) &13th (Sun.) 18th (Fri.) &20th (Sun.) 25th (Fri.) &27th (Sun.)
May          

 

 

*January & February classes are finished.

*You can choose any of the above available dates.

*Time: 11am to 5pm (full day) with 1 hour lunch break (1:30pm-2:30pm). 

– FEE:                       RM1,290.

– Payment Method: In order to register, deposit RM100.- to be banked into Caramel Factory Account.

– Number of students per class: 6 students maximum

 

 

To register for the class, please contact us by email (or call): caramelmoko@gmail.com (012-352-3106).

Thank you so much for visiting our blog and hope to see you soon!!!

Tomoko