Archive for June, 2014

Customising Cakes

At Lavonne, we make cakes for different occasions, and our custom cake specialist, Chef Joonie Tan, creates multiple creative and unique cakes that span a variety of themes. Custom cakes have become an extremely popular trend today, and for us the great part about this is the level of involvement with the customer and the cake…

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Our Chef’s Top Five

While our Chef Vinesh is usually busy teaching his students and inspiring them to take the Indian baking scenario to the next level, he draws his own inspiration from a number of chefs, who are world famous for their expertise and unique approach to the culinary craft. In no particular order, here are his top five-…

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Making Macarons

Macarons have been all the rage lately, and they’re a particularly versatile confection. Simple and elegant, they are usually filled with varieties of ganache, buttercream or jam.  They’re also made in an array of bright colours, making them even more attractive. You might find yourself confused between macaron and macaroon at some point. But don’t be.…

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10 hard-to-pronounce patisserie products

It’s time to twist your mouth awkwardly and get your tongues around this one. No, we’re not talking about some complicated dessert but some common patisserie terms that are more commonly mis-pronounced. Although pronunciations and spellings differ slightly from country to country, we’ve tried to keep it as close to the classic versions as possible. Entremet The Dilemma:…

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