Japanese Baking Class Singapore

In love with Japanese desserts and treats?

Always wondered how to achieve that cotton-soft texture found in Japanese Cakes and Breads?

Addicted to the delicately balanced Japanese pastries that are not too sweet and not too mild?

Create a little bit of heaven on earth with our delightful classes that bring the pleasures of Japanese style breads and cakes right to you!

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Japanese Style Breads

Japanese Bread is famously known for its incredibly soft and airy texture, and is used to make various kinds of Kashi Pan (sweet bread) including the popular An Pan and Melon Pan. In fact, the Japanese love the softness in bread so much that it’s almost fanatical! This light, airy texture is achieved through a technique involving a roux “starter” known as tangzhong, a warm flour-and-water paste. It is then added into the final dough, producing a wonderfully soft, springy and tender bread each and every time.

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When making Japanese Bread, it can be a little finicky for beginners to get the right texture of the dough. The combination of ingredients, preparations and baking conditions is tricky and can definitely be frustrating without proper guidance. At Chef Tales, we teach you the techniques you need to make this lovely Japanese bread. With just a hint of sweetness, but not overly, you can exercise your creativity to make it either sweet or savory according to your tastes. Once you master this versatile bread, you’ll be able to enjoy all sorts of arrangements of Japanese Bread!

Some Amazing Japanese Breads We Teach!

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Milk Bun

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Anpan

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Curry Bread

Japanese Style Cakes

Similar to the their fanatical love for soft bread, the Japanese absolutely adore soft, light cakes too! Almost all Japanese cakes employ the meringue method, where egg whites are whipped into a meringue, which is added into the batter right before sending it to bake. This gives the cake it’s light airy texture that makes for an intensely pleasing experience, with a full-bodied cake flavour but a lightness that delights your tongue.

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The Japanese cakes you’ll find in the cafes and patisseries in Japan are often labeled “cotton-soft”, including all sorts of cakes such as sponge cakes and cheesecakes. Once you’ve experienced these cakes, you’ll understand why: it truly does have a cotton-soft texture!

Some Japanese Cakes You Can Learn!

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Matcha Cake

strawberry-cake

Strawberry Cake

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Mont Blanc Cake

Lessons For Any Occasion!

Demonstration Class

Benefits

  • Thorough breakdown of each dish on the menu
  • Greater student-teacher interaction
  • Sharing of personal cooking stories
  • Printed lesson notes provided (step-by-step pictures)
  • Cost-friendly
  • Suitable for beginners

Hands-on Class

Benefits:

  • Real world application
  • Practical situations; Cooking no longer theoretical
  • Show you what you really know or don’t know
  • Food tasting of coursemates’ and instructor’s dishes
  • Smaller class size
  • Suitable for intermediate and advanced homecooks

Team-Bonding Class

Benefits

  • Fun and high-energy activities to enjoy as a group
  • Work together to prepare multi-course gourmet meal
  • Large venue fully equipped to handle large groups
  • Unearth hidden passions and talents
  • Accessible to all cooks with varying skill-

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Here’s what our clients have to say about us:

The atmosphere built around this baking class is really fun and relaxing. I signed up for the hands-on lesson and I had such a great time just learning from the instructor and from each other. This group at Chef Tales is definitely one of a kind!

Jermaine Lim

Baking with the instructor was an amazing experience. She not only showed us baking techniques that help simplify what would have been a complicated process, but also explained to us why we were doing what we were doing. Her enthusiasm for the science behind the baking was so refreshing to see!

Tan Li Ying

I’ve relied on YouTube videos to learn but I’ve always gotten stuck at some point. Taking up this hands-on baking class was a really refreshing and important experience, for the chef instructor was able to pick up my mistakes immediately. I wasn’t even aware that I was making such mistakes in the first place! Thanks to her, I am now able to correct my practical errors!

Marcus Lim