Published on Wednesday, 04 February 2015 00:00
They say that a way to a man's heart is through his stomach, but let's all be honest, the ladies love to be pampered and stuffed with delicious treats too. Nothing makes you sexier than you presenting your date with a handmade strawberry Bavarian cream cake, or a basket full of crumbly, heart-shaped macarons, or a box of melt-in-your-mouth chocolate truffles, or best of all, breakfast in bed worthy enough to be served in a 5-star restaurant.
The idea of you splendidly constructing and elegantly executing these sweet culinary offerings with your own two hands will definitely impress your valentine. While other couples get their other halves generic, store-bought cakes or chocolates, you could boast that you made yours all from scratch with the thought of your beloved in mind.
Show your sweetheart how much you truly love him/her by specially whipping up these drool-licious dishes from ToTT.
1. Be My Valentine – Kenwood Demo
This 2-hour long demo class that's only $58 per pax will teach you how to prepare a Heart-Shaped Strawberry Mirror Cake with Bavarian Cream and a Dark Chocolate Petite Cake with Dark Chocolate Frosting. Besides learning how to make these gourmet cakes, you will get to pick up many other useful baking skills.
Date: 07 Feb 2015, 10:00am to 12:00pm
2. Kenwood Special Valentine’s Day Macarons!
Discover the way into your beloved's heart with these heart-shaped macarons. These will be great to give out in mini cellophane packs to your friends on Valentine's Day as well to show them how much they mean to you. Aesthetically beautiful and deliciously sweet to boot, this popular French pastry is taken one step further by shaping the macaron shells into hearts. At only $58 per pax, you will learn how to prepare these unique and adorable cookies with 2 different fillings: Rose Buttercream and Dark Chocolate Ganache.
Date: 08 Feb 2015, 10:00am to 12:00pm
3. Valentine's Day Truffles
Chocolates are long believed to have aphrodisiac properties, which is probably what makes them so popular as Valentine's Day gifts, that, and many people love chocolates. This $118 per pax class teaches you the techniques of making Heart Shaped Pecan Dark Chocolate, Double Chocolate with White Chocolate Orange Filling, and Oreo Balls Truffles. It will be love at first bite when your date pops one of your handmade chocolates into his/her mouth.
Date: 13 Feb 2015, 10:00am to 1:00pm
4. Breakfast in Bed
Learn to whip up a restaurant-worthy 3-course breakfast meal at just $118 per pax and deliver it right to your significant other in the comforts of the sheets on Valentine's Day. Nothing says “I love you” more than breakfast in bed. Start off your sweetheart's day with Home-made Artisan Bread with Cashew Butter, followed by a hearty and nutritious plate of Scrambled Eggs with Mushrooms and Balsamic Glazed Cherry Tomatoes, and end with Tiramisu for the ultimate pick-me-up.
Date: 13 Feb 2015, 3:00pm to 6:00pm
5. Homemade Valentine Sweets!
For a unique Valentine's Day experience, you could sign yourself and your valentine up for this $118 per pax course that teaches the both of you how to make Heart-shaped Cookies with Fondant, Rose-shaped Cookies with Royal Icing, and Colourful Heart-shaped Sugar. You and your date could exchange the petite pretty treats with each other at the end of class to sweeten the deal.
Date: 14 Feb 2015, 10:00am to 1:00pm
6. Cook, Eat, Love – It’s a Date!
If you have nothing planned for Valentine's Day, you could attend this fun and collaborative hands-on cooking class at only $69 per pax to hone your cooking skills while meeting new friends. This is an interesting spin on speed dating, as you will be cooking while getting to know others. Cupid works in mysterious ways and you might even find that as you learn how to make these special dishes; Mushroom “Cappucino”, Fish en Papillote, and Fondant au Coeur Coulant, you'll meet someone special too.
Date: 14 Feb 2015, 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Besides Valentine's Day, there are many other delicious events for Chinese New Year lined up for you to partake in. Full details and registration for ToTT's cooking classes are available at http://content.tottstore.com/classes