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24 September 2010 @ 02:32 am
bakerzin  

Catching up with Esther over bruschetta and nommy strawberry shortcake...

Bakerzin @ Paragon

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petitbout: pic#73156736petitbout on September 23rd, 2010 06:49 pm (UTC)
Heartbreak
I started salivating when I read strawberry shortcake, but then I saw the photo. :(

That is so not strawberry shortcake.
JVdrag0nette on September 23rd, 2010 07:04 pm (UTC)
Re: Heartbreak
At least in Singapore, strawberry shortcake has evolved into a variation like this. In most cafes here, strawberry shortcakes would look something like this. No crisp biscuit or scone...

I do like what we get over here though. Fluffy vanilla sponge and cream always scores points with me. <3
petitboutpetitbout on September 24th, 2010 12:27 pm (UTC)
They are still YUM
While it isn't so very strawberry shortcake, it is very genoise a la fraise! I saw them almost every time I stepped into a patisserie in France.
JVdrag0nette on September 24th, 2010 12:40 pm (UTC)
Re: They are still YUM
I dream of the day I can go to France! <3
tripleransomtripleransom on September 23rd, 2010 08:03 pm (UTC)
Here (in the US) strawberry shortcake could be anything from spongecake and whipped cream to biscuit and poured cream. The only real common denominator is the strawberries. You never know.

Personally, I like 'em all as long as the cream is real and not that "topping" stuff.
JVdrag0nette on September 23rd, 2010 09:10 pm (UTC)
Oh this cream was divine! Dense, smooth and sweet but still fluffy somehow... I don't know how that's even possible... <3
tripleransomtripleransom on September 24th, 2010 12:44 am (UTC)
It's possible. The cream needs to be whipped with some sugar until it almost winds up being butter. You're right--divine!
elinbreadcrumbs on September 25th, 2010 10:27 am (UTC)
Thanks for the catch up! I'm gonna try to go soon to try their pastas :)
JV: eatdrag0nette on September 25th, 2010 04:36 pm (UTC)
Cool! Hopefully they're good!

I keep thinking about the strawberry shortcake... :D