A morning coffee scene from a few weekends ago at Odin Cafe + Bar. The space was gorgeous and bright, and the coffee was as good as at any independent coffee shops in Toronto.
Month: April 2015
For the love of éclairs
Yesterday I spent the evening cleaning soy milk and almond milk matcha-flavoured pastry cream off the kitchen floor -- welcome to the joy of baking! I was trying, with the help of a friend who translated it for me, to recreate Sadaharu Aoki's genmaicha éclairs from a youtube video. It's not quite there yet. The … Continue reading For the love of éclairs
Here is something sweet and simple to celebrate new beginnings. Choux pastry is relatively easy to make. Assembling them into profiteroles takes a while, but who wouldn't love to receive these cute little bit-sized ice-cream sandwiches on a plate? For a savoury version, you can fill the plain choux pastry puffs with a mushroom pate, which … Continue reading Profiteroles