A coffee shop with old-fashioned knick-knacks and homemade cakes. This post includes a quick guide to the Singaporean tea and coffee vocabulary.
Every year for her birthday morning tea, my workmate B brings in a box full of cannoli from Corica Pastries for everyone in our team. I’ve been working with B for over 3 years now and the birthday cannoli is something I really look forward to. I only eat cannoli once a year – at […]
It was workmate J’s birthday last month, and we celebrated at work with morning tea. She’d been busy baking and came to work with two different slices. The first was a chocolate and ricotta slice, topped with chopped hazelnuts. The second one was a coconut and raspberry jam slice. What an impossible choice – which […]
My last day at work was also my birthday, and I wanted something really good for my morning tea. Something good meaning something served hot – with pastry! Morning teaI organised a platter of sausage rolls and spinach and ricotta parcels. I brought a container of tomato sauce from home, for dipping. Tupperware fans will […]
It was my workmate R’s birthday last Monday. She brought a black forest cake in for morning tea. It looked pretty good, but I had no idea just how good it would be! The chocolate sponge was soft and fluffy, but the best thing about this cake was that the layer of cherries in the […]
One of the best things about working in an office is the occasional indulgent morning tea. The birthday morning tea, the “welcome!” morning tea, the farewell morning tea. How about this? A glistening berry-crowned cheesecake, almost too beautiful to cut. Juicy shiny berries fighting gravity, piled on top of soft smooth cheesecake sittin…
The Leaf Tea Merchants has closed down. Today, we belatedly celebrated my sister Juji’s 21st birthday with morning tea at the Leaf Tea Merchants in Mount Lawley. We all had the Parisian Rose Morning Tea (AU$25 per person). This post is subtitled: Ohhhhhh, the sugar… The Morning Tea came with Parisian Rose tea as standard, […]
On Tuesday we celebrated another workmate’s birthday with goodies she got from Michel’s Patisserie. There were fruit and custard tarts, chocolate topped profiteroles and some hefty looking cannoli. There was also an iced orange cake. The cake was lovely and soft – fluffy, in fact. I love orange cake, but I must admit I found [&hel…