Journal

The last two years have been incredible, haven’t they? We are almost back to our “normal” lives, and in a certain sense, our lives may be better now, as Covid-19 gave us the chance to reflect and discover our real needs and wishes. Considering a “Frozen...

In 2021, when the Covid-Pandemic was at its peak, the celebrated Dessert Chef Janice Wong opened her first Softhaus Ice Cream Store in Singapore. A multi-sensory experience driven by the idea of togetherness, with the mission to be a “happy and healthy place for people”,...

Japanese Pastry Chefs are emerging in the contemporary world. The Asian dessert champions are now combining sensitivity, technicality, and new architectural and sensory expressions.  If sushi, ramen, and gyoza are rich culinary traditions popular around the world, nowadays Japanese pastry chefs are turning towards this Asian...

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants named Singaporean Angela Lai of Taipei’s two-Michelin-starred restaurant Taïrroir, Asia’s Best Pastry Chef of 2021. Waiting for the 2022 rankings, we have been honoured (and seriously had a blast!) while speaking with her, discovering her signature frozen desserts, where she gets...

“Are you ready to embark on a journey of flavours and experience frozen sweet & savoury food as an act of love and rebellion? If the answer is yes, an unforgettable memory awaits you at Gaggan Anand’s Pop-Up Restaurant in Singapore, as the notable Indian...

What would Toni (the legendary creator of “Panettone”) have thought knowing that a Taiwanese chef would become a world finalist at the Panettone World Championship in 2021?!  Let’s take a few steps back. There are several narratives behind the origins of the famous Italian Christmas Cake....

As we move into the summer season in New Zealand, we asked the most famous local protagonists of ice cream, gelato and sorbets, which trends to expect. “Kiwis’ love of frozen treats shows no sign of slowing”, they all said. Well, At 28.4 litres per capita...

Alain Devahive, Chef and co-founder of Olivia Restaurant & Lounge, Singapore's famous Catalan restaurant in Keong Saik Road, keeps enhancing his culinary experience with Ferran Adrià, and never stops impressing by offering a slice of Barcelona through fine dining masterpieces. This Spanish chef’s portfolio includes a...