First Gavia Booth @ SUTD 2016 | Blog

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First Gavia Booth @ SUTD 2016 | Blog

First Gavia Booth @ SUTD 2016

It was my first Gavia booth. Nevertheless, everything went well. I’m happy that the response turned out well and everything was sold out at the end of the event.

Gavia Muffins

Lemon Blueberry Muffins, Banana Chocolate Muffins, and Orange Cranberry Almond Muffins. These are some of my favorite sugar-free recipes. A lovely lady bought a Lemon Blueberry Muffins to try and instantly love it! She ordered 40 muffins in one goal. 

To receive such support from people like her, I really appreciate it. 

Apple Cakes

I’m really happy that I could finally use some of my cake stands.

Honestly, it was hard work, I didn’t expect working to be so hard at all. During that period, I actually did not get to sleep well at all. Other than juggling my usual errands, I had to pick up extra ingredients for the booth, transport stuff, mass baking, prepare packagings, and cleaning up here and there.

I had to end my end around 3 AM and get up at 6 AM to prepare to get ready to the event venue.  The event started at 8 AM and all the way till 6 PM. Which I have to pack and clean up afterward. There will be always be walking by asking for more information etc, I recalled that I did not get have my lunch all the way until 4 PM. I got home around 8 PM, showered and rest. Then get ready for the following day till 3 AM again. 

Luckily, it was only a 2-day event. Yet, I am happy that I participated because more people can know about Gavia and I can gain experience from it. Not only that, I met many new friends!

Gavia Cakes

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I would like to thank my family and friends for the support! Thanks to those who came by and helped. I really needed it.

For some of my followers who came over to support me too, thank you!

Gavia natural sweetener

I really hope there will be another time like this. (Maybe soon!)


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Cheese Tarts – SG Food Trends 2016

Cheese TartsCheese Tarts are taking over Singapore and everyone is crazy about it. 

Cheese TartsIt started with a Japanese bakery, BAKE which made Singaporeans queued for almost 2 hours on the first-day opening to get these babies.

Now, you could get these Cheese Tarts almost anywhere in Singapore. Most bakeries have adopted their take on these tarts.

 Cheese Tarts

Feeling fancy to make some at home? Try my Cheese Tarts recipe! It is actually very simple. These Cheese Tarts are to die for! And they tasted best when it’s warm, so make sure to reheat it in a toaster oven before you serve!

Cheese Tarts in box

Great for parties too. Easy to transport. Love it!

Cheese Tarts
Serves 24
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  1. one crust recipe from Fruit Tart
  2. 185g cream cheese
  3. 185 grams of yogurt
  4. 40 grams salted butter
  5. 185ml fresh milk
  6. 45g caster sugar
  7. 4 tsp corn starch, depending on consistency desired
  8. 1 egg
  9. 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  10. 1 egg yolk + milk mixture for brushing on top of custard
  1. In a double boiler, melt together cream cheese, milk, yogurt, vanilla extract, sugar, and butter until combined. (In this case I am using my own Natural Sweetener Gavia, which is made from stevia)
  2. Crack in an egg and stir in cornstarch. Whisk continuously until the mixture starts to thicken.
  3. Remove from the double boiler and strain the cheese mixture through a sift.
  4. Cover the cheese mixture with a cling firm touching.
  5. Let it cool while you make your crust.
  6. Using my fruit tart recipe, mold the dough into 24 mini tartlets.
  7. Prick the bottom of the crust with a fork.
  8. Bake it in a preheated oven at 180C for 8 to 10 minutes.
  9. Once baked, let it cool and increase oven temperature to 230C.
  10. Pipe out the filling using a piping bag.
  11. Brush the cheese tartlets with egg wash
  12. Transfer back to the preheated oven and let it roast for about 5 to 8 minutes.
  13. Let it cool and serve warm.
  14. Cheese tart taste best when it is warm. Simply reheat it in a toaster for 5 minutes.
  1. Make 24 mini tarts or 12 standard size tarts.
  2. Recipe used for crust:

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The Union of Crabs and Lobsters Buffet @ Parkroyal Kitchener Road

Lobster Parkroyal Kitchener Road

Baked Lobster with Okiami and Natto Sauce

Parkroyal on Kitchener Road launches a lobster and crab affair at unbeatable value!

Lobsters and crabs lover will sure to love this affordable buffet. The restaurant, Spice Brasserie at Parkroyal on Kitchener Road had come up with their new range of exotic dishes alongside with the all-time favorite, Slow-braised Pumpkin Crab in Claypot, and Singapore Staple Chili and Black Pepper Crabs.

Salad Parkroyal Kitchener Road

Truffle Lobster with Marinated Jellyfish Salad

There are many lobster and crab dishes to try on. You will sure to enjoy it. My personal favorite are Steamed Boston Lobster in Chinese Wine and Flame-grilled Lobster Mentaiko which topped with Cheese on a lobster and covered with Mentaiko sauce. You definitely shouldn’t miss those out!

Flame-grilled Lobster Mentaiko

Flame-grilled Lobster Mentaiko

There is a total of seven NEW flavors of lobster dishes added to the menu. Other must-try dishes include Lobster Noodle Soup, Cuban Lobster Stew, Lobster Wellington, and Crab Roe Congee.

Crustacean Paella

Crustacean Paella

They even have stunning Crustacean Paella. Personally, I feel that this buffet is worthwhile. Lobster-lovers will know that it is not cheap to get lobsters outside, be it in the restaurant or uncooked lobsters to cook at home. At a price, you get an unlimited amount of lobsters and crabs that are cooked fabulously delish!

The Union of Crabs and Lobsters Dinner Buffet are available until 3 September 2016.

Every week from Thursday to Saturday – $78 per Adult ($34 per Child)

UOB, DBS/POSB, Maybank & HSBC card holders enjoy the following promotions:

Every week from Thursday to Saturday – $119 for TWO Adult

There is also an exclusive Facebook offers. Simply claim ParkRoyal offer on their Facebook to enjoy a complimentary glass of wine per adult, on top of the existing card promotions!

Spice Brasserie restaurant:

Dinner from 6pm to 10 pm

Contact Number: 6428 3160

Location: PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road

Nearest Mrt Station: Farrer Park

This is a media release.



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