The Pleasure Monger serving up at Plusixfive tonight!

Hello everyone! Just dropping by quickly to make an announcement, well…sort of anyway, because something’s big happening tonight at a mysterious location in London and I’m part of it!

Those residing in London may have heard of (if you haven’t, I wonder if you’ve been living under a rock…) PlusixfiveTHE supperclub that has been making waves in the dining scene with its kick-ass Singaporean food. Now, head chef gozgozgoz has kindly invited me to serve up some sweets tonight (some of you may have caught wind of this on Twitter, and boy, am I glad that gozgozgoz thinks I’m worthy of his supperclub)! It kinda came at a good and bad time. You see, I have been toying with the idea of doing the whole baking thing on a small-scale commercial basis after receiving some requests to do dessert tables for weddings in Singapore (I can’t do this ladies, because I’m not based in Singapore..unfortunately), but never had the guts/opportunity to do it, so this was the perfect thing to be commissioned for. The bad really showed up unannounced when I ran into some oven trouble last week and I was concerned that I wouldn’t be able to deliver. After a whole week of troubleshooting, I’m happy (and relieved) to present my Gula Melaka Salted Caramel Buttercream Macarons, and a new-and-improved version of my Lychee Chiffon Cake for the supperclub tonight!

This may be nothing much for all you funky, cool, talented chefs out there, but for a nondescript home cook like me, this fares pretty high up on the list. Wish me luck, everyone! And to all who are attending the supperclub tonight, I hope you enjoy the dinner (and the sweets, hehe)!

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21 Responses to “The Pleasure Monger serving up at Plusixfive tonight!”


  1. 1 e November 14, 2011 at 5:55 am

    Good luck, I’m sure you will do fine!!
    talented chefs vs talented home cook :)

  2. 3 Lucy L November 14, 2011 at 4:35 pm

    Good luck for the supperclub, your sweets look super! And I confess I have been living under a rock… hehe. Will you be sharing pics on here?

  3. 5 Trina November 15, 2011 at 10:35 am

    Darn it! I just signed up with +(65). Missed the opportunity to sample your enticing desserts! Hope it went splendidly well.

  4. 7 Kay@Chopstix2Steaknives November 16, 2011 at 2:15 pm

    ooh…that sounds great. Unfortunately, not attending this time but hope it went well. =)

  5. 9 maybs November 20, 2011 at 12:13 am

    OMG. I HAVE been living under a rock! (actually, more like i’ve been chained to my work desk).. it’s been a while since i checked back and wow! your bakes have come a long way! they look a-maz-ing. and gula melaka salted caramel buttercream macarons? i’m sold! i love the salted caramel truffles at Melt.. but this? you’re a genius! i’m so happy i’m in london! when are you selling your sweets?!?!?!

  6. 11 breadetbutter November 23, 2011 at 10:02 am

    Oooh lovely. Anything with gula melaka is a total win for me! ;)

  7. 13 doris August 16, 2012 at 7:44 am

    Hi Rachel,
    Lovely macarons! Any chance in sharing your gula melaka macarons recipe?

  8. 15 Simonne December 2, 2012 at 5:50 am

    Hi,
    Can sharer your gula Melaka buttercream recipe ?
    Thanks!

  9. 17 Simonne December 20, 2012 at 6:09 pm

    Yeah I will be waiting for this awesome recipe…can’t wait to bake this :)


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