Fresh! : Flor Patisserie by Chef Yamashita on Duxton Hill
Flor Patisserie by Chef Yamashita on Duxton Hill It is said that the Japanese have an acute over-developed sense of specialization. They are the world’s foremost perfectionists, even more so than the Germans. Witness the Japanese Matsusaka Beef , Americans talk about beef marbling but when it comes to a showdown, the Japanese Matsusaka beef makes American USDA Prime look positively emaciated. It was after a heavy lunch of Nasi Lemak when Meilin insisted that we give Flor Patisserie a try because she heard the cakes were very good. Flor Patisserie is a very small hole-in-the-wall cake shop but it is very elegant with a very quirky personality which I like very much: I asked a counter staff what was Chef Yamashita’s signature cake, the reply was the Napoleon. But when you ask the wife (at least I assume she’s the wife), she’ll say it’s the Berry Berries. Ask a different coun...