Thursday, July 3, 2008

to Sg Buloh and cakes baking weekend.....

Last Saturday was kinda hectic day for me and the older 3 guys in this home except for the youngest. By 7.30 am, the youngest boy was left at the grandparents house and 3 of us , my other half, the 2nd boy and yours truly left for Kuala Lumpur. At almost 8.30 i dropped off the other 2 boys(small and big he he) at Stadium Bukit Jalil. And drove in the ever famous golden arch fast food restaurant drive through for black coffee. Used the Pencala link but i got lost for missing the exit due to misleading sign boards. I made it to Sungai Buluh at 10.10 am and i felt very bad.
My trip to Sg Buluh was to learn the art of making royal icing flowers like the picture above. Can you imagine, there were people who came all the way from Changlun, Kedah, Penang and Pahang to learn how to do this. They have my utmost admiration and respect for their passion to upgrade their knowledge in cake decoration crafts. I had seen many of their skills and styles in their blogs like here, here and here( apology to those that i miss). We did not have much time to get to know each other better as we were pressed for time to learn to make 10 types of flowers. But, i was just surprised that the topic of our conversation during the lunch break was about the sad level of corruptions in our public sectors....ha ha ha ...what a topic for cakes makers ya....I left Sg Buloh for Seremban just after 5.00 pm wishing i could continue the next class on Sunday. Thanks to Lynn the wonderful sifoo and the ever gracious host. To everyone else, it was a real pleasure meeting all of you and hope we will see each other again one day.



On Sunday morning I baked some muffins and a birthday cake for my next door neighbor's daughter 11th birthday. She wanted choc chips muffins individually packed and chocolate cake for the celebration. It felt that the whole house lighted up when she saw the cake he he.....her wide sweet smile just made my day.
Someone also requested chocolate cupcakes with chocolate ganache topping for her to bring to see the daughter in one of the boarding school in Seremban. And another order of similar cupcakes for just makan-makan session with friends. After delivering all the cakes, i joined my boys big and small having DVD marathon as the weather outside was very wet. Later i found out that some of my neighbors houses were flooded. What a weekend.....

10 comments:

Anonymous said...

sis, you are sinonim dgn ganache topping, lynn pun sama, choc or orange cc, with ganache topping adalah combination yg ngam, dah banyak feedback yg positif , last last, risau gak kalau2 ada yg tertekan dgn bunga2 yg banyak tu-lynnhassan

Ana said...

salam kak zai, nice knowing u even we have a very limited time on that day:))keep in touch ya...take care!

merpati66 said...

fuyooooooooooo geram ajee tengok bunga royal icing tu...insyahallah satu hari satu pasti akan berada didlm fp ku jugak tu..ehehe

zaitgha said...

lynn,

i think org seremban suka choc ganache jer kot he he....if we are doing things that we like it actually bring us pleasure....

ana,

yes, pleasure to get to know you though just briefly...do keep in touch and you take care too...

merpati66,

with your hand, i think it will come easy to you ....cuba la

Min said...

Zai, show us the cake you did for the class..mesti cantik !

zaitgha said...

hi Min,

sorry i didnt attend the fondant kek session as my husband was going outstation on that day....i just went to learn to make the flowers....

Jun :) said...

cun nyer zai..bila nak bukak kedai betui2 ni? kalu singgah sg buluh lg, singgah umah jun, k! hehe

zaitgha said...

jun,

didnt realise you are in Sg Buloh....maybe i take up your invitation one day....thanks for coming by...

Daalia said...

zai,

really nice knowing you dear.... too bad we didn't have chance to really know each other....

me, the becok one :-) ahakkss
daalia

zaitgha said...

daalia,

becok? to me thats being friendly...it eased the tension away if any, when we knew people for the first time.