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Of resolutions and the New Year

We’re 13 days into the New Year and we’re quite sure most of you reading this post have made at least one resolution, which we hope you’re able to stick with. Losing weight has always been the most popular, clichéd, and definitely the most hard to follow resolution for most people who make them. So…

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Here’s wishing you a gingery Christmas!

If you’ve swung by Lavonne over the course of this month, there’s no way you could have missed seeing our life-sized Gingerbread Wishing Well. A unique idea, conceptualised and executed by Chef Vinesh Johny and his fantastic team of pastry chefs, our version of the Christmas classic has seen customers drop in their wishes, and…

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Congratulations…Your journey has just begun!

Dear Graduates, Congratulations. You have made us Proud. You are a Lavonnette! I am well aware of the obstacles and distances you came across, to make it thus far today. You all turned your can’ts into cans and your dreams into plans. Let me reinstate in the words of Roosevelt that the “future belongs to…

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Know your ingredient – Sugar

The most indulgent month is only a few hours away and with all the weddings, Christmas dinners, and NYE parties to attend in December, we thought we’d talk about that one ingredient that lends sweetness to most confectioneries. That’s right! We’ve chosen to talk about sugar and no, we promise not to take you on…

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It’s all about baking a difference!

  The weekend is finally here and the days leading up to it were especially hectic for us at Lavonne. Yesterday, yet another batch of our Diploma de Patisserie students left the portals of Lavonne. Their graduation ceremony was every bit enjoyable yet emotional too, but more on that later. As you know, one of…

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