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2-Week Professional Chocolatier Programme

Hey๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿปโ€ผ๏ธ Hari Raya Aidilfitri ๐Ÿ’š celebration ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽŠ in Malaysia ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ just around the cornerโœŒ๐Ÿป, other than sharing ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ“ her recent Ramadhan buffet dining ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿด๐Ÿ˜‹

SiennyLovesDrawing ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป gonna suggests why not baking some chocolates ๐Ÿซ๐Ÿซ as your festive ๐Ÿ’š gifts ๐Ÿ’๐ŸŽ to family members, relatives, friends, colleagues, neighbours etc.๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ‘ฌโ“โ‰๏ธ

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Suggest to add a personalised handwritten ๐Ÿ–‹greeting card ๐Ÿ”– with it, definitely perfect ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป ya ๐Ÿ˜

Why she has this gift ๐Ÿ’๐ŸŽ suggestionโ“โ‰๏ธ

She has recently participated the exclusive media preview of aย 2๏ธโƒฃ-week professional chocolatier๐Ÿซ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿณ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿณ workshop at The Academy of Pastry Arts Malaysia ๐Ÿข๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ (“Academy”), a premier culinary & pastry arts institution (Curious ๐Ÿค” of what she has learntโ“โ‰๏ธ Do read ๐Ÿ“– on till the end ya..๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜œ)

This short programme (with a certificate ๐Ÿ“œ accredited๐ŸŒŸ) is conducted by the Academy’s ๐Ÿข own award-winning ๐ŸŽ–๐Ÿ† chefs ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿณ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿณ & specially created to non-professionals e.g. pastrons & housewives ๐Ÿ‘ญ etc. who wish to delight their family members, relatives, friends, colleagues, neighbours, visiting guests etc. ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ‘ฌ๐Ÿ‘ซ during this upcomingย Hari Raya Aidilfitri ๐Ÿ’š festive celebration ๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‰

As shared in her earlier blogging ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ“,ย Hari Raya Aidilfitri ๐Ÿ’š is a celebration ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽŠ of family, friends, togetherness ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ฌ & good food ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ˜‹ So, by hand making a box of chocolates ๐Ÿซ๐Ÿ’๐ŸŽ on your own for your family members, relatives/ friends ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ฌ, it would be a more personalised & memorable festive ๐Ÿ’š gifts ๐Ÿ’๐ŸŽ It’s definitely different from buying any ready made/ branded chocolates ya ๐Ÿ˜€

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So, she has learnt 2๏ธโƒฃ types of chocolates ๐Ÿซ๐Ÿซmaking with her media friends ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ‘ฌ๐Ÿ‘ซ,

Each procedures require temperature ‘c ๐ŸŽšcheck to ensure the hand making quality ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

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(1) Hazelnut ๐ŸŒฐ Praline

Preparation time: 20mins for 30 pieces

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Part 1๏ธโƒฃ Procedure:ย Homemade Hazenut ๐ŸŒฐ Praline

Ingredients: Hazelnut whole 200g, sugar 170g, water 50g & Vanilla extract 3g

  • To cook sugar & water ๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿ’ง to 120’c
  • Then, to add in all hazelnuts ๐ŸŒฐ, crystallise the sugar

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  • Continue to cook the crystallised hazelnuts ๐ŸŒฐ, until caramelised
  • Only if to make flavour praline, to add in vanilla extract

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Part 2๏ธโƒฃ Procedure: Hazelnut ๐ŸŒฐ Praline

Ingredients: Homemade hazelnut praline 325g, Callebaut Cocoa Butter 32g & Milk Chocolate Callebaut 823NV 33.6% 30g

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  • To warm up praline & milk chocolate ๐Ÿซ to 35’c, then to mix in the cocoa butter & blend everything together

  • Then, to temper until below 25’c & cast into the mould

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  • To set for minimum 4๏ธโƒฃ hours before dipping

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(2) Exotic Caramel

Preparation time: 20mins for 30 pieces

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Part1๏ธโƒฃ Procedure: Exotic filing

Ingredients: Sugar 150g, Anchor extra whip whipping cream 27g, salt 1g, Ravifruit passion fruit puree 55g, Ravifruit mango puree 22.5g,ย Ravifruit coconut puree & Anchor butter each 37.5g

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  • Pot 1๏ธโƒฃ: To make a caramel with sugar, salt & a little bit of water ๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿ’ง

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  • Pot 2๏ธโƒฃ: To warm up the cream, passion fruit puree, mango puree & coconut ๐ŸŒด๐Ÿฅฅ puree together as liquid mixture

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  • Then, cool down the caramel in liquid mixture, mix well

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  • To wait until the mixture cool down to below 40’c, add in the soft butter & blend together

Part 2๏ธโƒฃ Procedure: Caramel Ganache

Ingredients:ย Sugar 75g, Anchor extra whip whipping cream 187.5g, Glucose 7.5g,ย Anchor butter 47.5g,ย sea salt 3g,ย Milk Chocolate Callebaut 823NV 33.6% & Callebaut Darkย Chocolate Santogo each 125g

  • To make caramel with sugar, glucose & a little bit of water ๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿ’ง
  • To add in the warm cream when the caramel reach the stage require (chef ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿณ guidance refers)
  • To blend in the butter & salt, pour into the dark & milk chocolate ๐Ÿซ

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  • To make an emulsion & pour inside the ring prepared

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SiennyLovesDrawing ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป got not much ๐Ÿค” chocolate ๐Ÿซ making experience, this was her 1๏ธโƒฃst time, however she enjoyed & learnt slowly with the chef ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿณ The chef ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿณ went slowly in explaining the theories & demonstrated the hands ๐Ÿคฒ๐Ÿป on skills during the class. She loves the small class size (๐Ÿ”Ÿpax) & chef ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿณ gave attention & guidance to each participants accordingly

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This class was conducted in a small group setting & focus extensively on hands ๐Ÿคฒ๐Ÿป on learning. All participants ๐Ÿ‘ฌ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ‘ซ will practice & develop the skills in a highly ๐Ÿ‘†๐Ÿปinteractive learning environment with 1๏ธโƒฃ-to-1๏ธโƒฃ attention ๐Ÿ—ฃ๐Ÿ‘ค from chef ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿณ , academy assistants & classmates ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ‘ฌ

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Hmm…Worry ๐Ÿ˜Œ about the cost ๐Ÿ’ฑ for all tools, utensils ๐Ÿฅ„๐Ÿฅฃ & ingredients ๐ŸŒฐ๐Ÿซ purchase ๐Ÿ›’โ“โ‰๏ธ

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Do consult chef ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿณ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿณ for more advices & guidance during your chocolate ๐Ÿซ making class then ๐Ÿ™‚

Not too worry ๐Ÿ˜Œโ˜บ๏ธ, alternative options available ya

Interestedโ“โ‰๏ธ

Do check it out & happy learning cum making chocolates ๐Ÿซ๐Ÿซ

Need a happy ๐Ÿ˜ƒ taster ๐Ÿ˜‹ to your handmade chocolate ๐Ÿซโ“โ‰๏ธ

Welcome to invite ๐Ÿ“ฉ๐Ÿ“ง๐Ÿ’Œ chocolate ๐Ÿซ fan…chocolate ๐Ÿซ lover โค๏ธ ~ SiennyLovesDrawing ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป ya ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜œ

Fee๐Ÿ’ฑ: RM5.5k Malaysian ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ students &ย RM6k International โŒ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ students

Address๐Ÿ“:ย No. 16, Jalan 51A/223, 46100 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, West Malaysia

Note: Just 3๏ธโƒฃmins walking ๐Ÿšถ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿšถ๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ from the Asia Jaya LRT ๐Ÿš‡ station & located next to LYL building ๐Ÿข

Website๐ŸŒ:ย http://academyofpastryartsmalaysia.com/2-weeks-professional-programme/

FB:ย https://www.facebook.com/commerce/products/1738233542881696/?rid=334499823280649&rt=6

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M&Mโ€™s Screen Bite Awards 2017

Our beloved โค๏ธchocolate ๐Ÿซ brand M&Mโ€™s is calling all its fans ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ‘ฌto show off their love โค๏ธfor M&Mโ€™s & their favourite screen ๐Ÿ“บ ๐ŸŽฌ๐ŸŽฅtime activity! SiennyLovesDrawing ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปwas invited ๐Ÿ“ฉ๐Ÿ“ง๐Ÿ’Œfor this 1st ever M&Mโ€™s Screen Bite Awards ๐Ÿฅ‡ 2017 media launchโ—๏ธYeahโ—๏ธ

This regional competition is being launched simultaneously in 3๏ธโƒฃ countries i.e. Malaysia ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ , Philippines ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ & Thailand ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ . M&Mโ€™s fans๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ‘ฌ๐Ÿ‘ซwill be vying for a chance to win a trip ๐Ÿ›ซfor 2๏ธโƒฃ to Universal Studios in Osaka, Japan ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Wowโ€ผ๏ธ

Howโ“โ‰๏ธ

She got informed that from 1 to 22 Aug, all M&Mโ€™s fans & Malaysian consumers ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ฌ๐Ÿ‘ญwill be asked to share their fun โ€œscreenโ€ ๐Ÿ“บ๐ŸŽฅ moments by submitting either a photo ๐Ÿ“ธ๐Ÿ“ฑ/ a short 20-second video ๐Ÿ“น๐ŸŽฅbased on 3๏ธโƒฃ categories i.e. #BestWOW๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜(action), #BestLOL๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ(comedy) or #BestXOXO๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜˜(romance)

And of course required to featuring with their favourite M&Mโ€™s ๐Ÿซ. Then, 6๏ธโƒฃ nominees from each country will be shortlisted to proceed to the voting ๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธphase. The 1๏ธโƒฃ with the highest votes will become the Grand Prize winner ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿฅ‡Hooโ—๏ธHooโ—๏ธ

โ€œM&Mโ€™s ๐Ÿซrecognizes the role screen time activities play in the lives of Malaysians ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ; whether its watching a movie ๐ŸŽฌ๐ŸŽฅ in the cinema, TV  ๐Ÿ“บat home or videos ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ปon YouTube, posting on social media / playing mobile ๐Ÿ“ฒ& console games๐Ÿ•น๐ŸŽฎ So, we decided to organize the M&Mโ€™s Screen Bite Awards ๐Ÿฅ‡to help our fans ๐Ÿ‘ฌ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ญshare their special screen time moments with friends & family๐Ÿ‘ฌ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ญ. We believe this campaign is a great platform for us to not only connect with fans of M&Mโ€™s, but also bring them together in the spirit of fun ๐Ÿ˜& entertainment with their perfect screen time companion, M&Mโ€™s,โ€ communicated by Yee Pek Kuan, the Category Director ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ผ of MARS Chocolate SEA.

So, letโ€™s share with you all the details of this award ๐Ÿฅ‡, exciting to joinโ“โ‰๏ธ

  • To log on to the official M&Mโ€™s Screen Bite Awards website ๐ŸŒ(screenbiteawards.com) from 1 to 22 Aug
  • To register & choose a category to upload your photo ๐Ÿ“ธ๐Ÿ“ฒ / 20-second video๐Ÿ“น๐ŸŽฅ:
    • #BestWOW๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ ~ your most action-packed, adrenaline-fuelled moment with your favourite M&Mโ€™s
    • #BestLOL ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ~ your funniest, most hilarious way of enjoying your favourite M&Mโ€™s
    • #BestXOXO ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜˜~ your most romantic / cutest way of sharing your M&Mโ€™s with someone you love
  • To upload your best screen time moments & stand a chance to be in the running for the Grand Prize ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿฅ‡

2๏ธโƒฃ finalists for each category will be selected to represent their country for the voting phase from 7 to 21 Sept. The Grand Prize ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿฅ‡winner will be announced ๐Ÿ“ฃ๐Ÿ“ขon 29 Sept.

SiennyLovesDrawing loves โค๏ธ candy coated chocolates ๐Ÿซ ~ M&M’s since young ๐Ÿ‘ง๐Ÿป, now more enjoyable with it during her movie ๐ŸŽฅ ๐ŸŽŸtime with M&M chocolates ๐Ÿซ , not just popcorn ๐Ÿฟ & soft drinks ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜‹

OOTD of this event night from Refash

For more information, do explore

Website ๐ŸŒ: www.screenbiteawards.com

FB: www.facebook.com/mmsMalaysia

Let’s enjoy the video clip ๐Ÿ“น๐ŸŽฅ captured by SiennyLovesDrawing ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป,

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Pierre Ledent chocolate tasting ๐Ÿซโ˜•๏ธ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

SiennyLovesDrawing loves โค๏ธ chocolate ๐Ÿซ since young ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿป

Hmm…younger loves โค๏ธ milk ๐Ÿผ chocolate, growing up now loves โค๏ธ dark chocolate

It was a surprise๐Ÿ˜ฒafternoon that she received an invitation ๐Ÿ“ฉfrom luxury chocolate brand named Pierre Ledent to attend a chocolate ๐Ÿซ tasting session

Moreover, she can meet the winner of 2 world ๐ŸŒŽchampoinships maitre chocolatier, Pierre Ledent ๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ! Wow! She was jumping happily ๐Ÿ˜ before her reply to RSVP her attendance ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜€

SiennyLovesDrawing 1st 1๏ธโƒฃ visit to Mercato Cafe ๐Ÿฝโ˜•๏ธ

When you 1st 1๏ธโƒฃ enter the cafe ๐Ÿฝโ˜•๏ธ, you will be welcome with the 3 3๏ธโƒฃchocolate ๐Ÿซfountains ~ dark chocolate, milk chocolate & white chocolate

Awesome ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป series of luxury Belgium chocolates ๐Ÿซby Pierre Ledent ๐Ÿ˜‹

Pierre Ledent chocolates do not โŒ contain alcohol ๐Ÿป๐Ÿพ unless it stated otherwise then.

Pierre Ledent uses only chocolates ๐Ÿซ with a verified origin & containing at least 70% cocoa. He also emphasises all ingredients used in the pralines are rigorously selected & are of outstanding quality. He strictly avoids pork or pork byproducts (animal fats & animal based gelatin) in manufacturing process. Most ingredients used are vegetarian, apart from milk ๐Ÿผ & eggs ๐Ÿฅš

The chocolate ๐Ÿซ all are preservative free & with a certificate๐Ÿ“œof authenticity ๐Ÿ’ฏ

Loving the innovative cum creativity of each chocolate made. Pierre Ledent shared that he has always localise his chocolate ๐Ÿซ to a local taste ๐Ÿ™‚

It is recommending to storing the chocolate in cool, dry & dark places, between 16ยฐC & 18ยฐC at low humidity (i.e. less than 50%). Also to keep away โŒ from direct sun โ˜€๏ธ light & strong odours

SiennyLovesDrawing’s favourite from her tasting session is ~ Starlet ~ Ganache Biter ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

Impressed with the exclusive design of its handmade chocolate packaging i.e. a luxury jewel box. The boxes vary from having 1, 2 or 3 layers which containing from 1 to 60 pralines

Yeah! A priviledged chance to withness how Pierre Ledent๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธmade hot/ iced chocolate ๐Ÿซโž•๐Ÿฅ›for tasting,

  • Hot/ Iced 55% chocolate 5๏ธโƒฃ5๏ธโƒฃ๐Ÿซ
  • Hot/ Iced 80% chocolate 8๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃ๐Ÿซ
  • Iced white chocolate coffee โ˜•๏ธ

Surprisingly, SiennyLovesDrawing always opted for hot drink, however from this tasting session, she actually prefers iced 55% chocolate & iced white chocolate coffee ๐Ÿ˜„

Hmm…why the chocolate drink tasting cup just so slimโ“โ‰๏ธ

Not enough…Ha…Ha…๐Ÿ˜†

Ohh my….SiennyLovesDrawing loves โค๏ธ the macarons served here too ๐Ÿ˜

Wow! SiennyLovesDrawing was crazy ๐Ÿ˜œ with her macarons tasting…Ha…Ha…๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜˜

Loving the Pierre Ledent orange ๐ŸŠ macarons the most…so tasty delicious! ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

Yeah! SiennyLovesDrawing was arriving early that day, so had golden chance to have a conversation ๐Ÿ—ฃ๐Ÿ‘ฅwith Pierre Ledent ๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ, requested for his autography โœ’๏ธ๐Ÿ–‹with a chocolate ๐Ÿซrelated life quote ๐Ÿ“ & a photo together ๐Ÿ“ธ

Just so so happy! ๐Ÿ˜

Hmm…you may ask who is Pierre Ledent ๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธโ“

Pierre Ledent ๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธis a reputable & multi award ๐Ÿฅ‡ winning luxury chocolatier from Belgium ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช . He hails from an uninterrupted line of 4 generations of Master Bakers๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿณ& maintains same tradition, skill & tirelessness to achieve the perfect balance between cocoa bitterness & a fresh, light, sweetness that let the chocolate ๐Ÿซ flavor explode in your mouth ๐Ÿ‘„ 

If you are interested, do explore the official website launch on 1 June (Yes, it’s todayโ—๏ธPerhaps got discount ๐Ÿ˜) via www.SalonPL.com for online ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ปpurchase ๐Ÿ›’๐Ÿ›

Yeah! Enjoy specially air flown ๐Ÿ›ฉBelgian chocolate & French macarons by Pierre Ledent ๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธya! ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜†

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