Food Videos

ACM on a Plate: Teh Halia Crème Brûlée Tart with Chef Maxine Ngooi

by Asian Civilisations Museum
12 May • 12:00pm

Learn to bake a Teh Halia Crème Brûlée Tart with Chef Maxine Ngooi of Tigerlily Patisserie in this cooking demonstration.

Tigerlily Pastissarie

Tune in to ACM’s Facebook Page for this video premiere on 12 May, 12.30pm

Learn to bake a Teh Halia Crème Brûlée Tart with Chef Maxine Ngooi of Tigerlily Patisserie in this cooking demonstration. This dessert was inspired by the Ginger Teapot on display in ACM's Ceramics Gallery.

About Tigerlily Pastissarie
Chef Maxine’s love for baking began in her family kitchen, where she would earnestly follow her mother around, intrigued by the sights and smells of baking. But it wasn’t until her university years in Australia, when she got inspired by the readily available fresh produce, that she took up the art of baking. With no prior culinary education, she first put on her chef’s hat in the two Michelin-starred Les Amis restaurant under the mentorship of renowned pastry chef Cheryl Koh, who she subsequently worked with to launch Tarte by Cheryl Koh.

With a passion for discovering new flavours and experiences, Maxine has travelled around Australia to work at Brae, listed in the World’s 50 Best, and Masterchef Australia Reynold Poernomo’s Koi Dessert Bar. When the opportunity to launch her very own concept presented itself, Maxine believed that it was the perfect chance to fulfil her dreams, and so Tigerlily Patisserie was born!

About Savour Heritage @ ACM
Rediscover aspects of Singapore’s food heritage at ACM with a mix of onsite and online programmes that are part of Singapore Heritage Festival 2021. Go on a culinary trail in the galleries, attend food styling workshops, learn new recipes inspired by the museum's collection, and more. Learn, explore, and create with us at ACM. To find out more, visit our website here.

Singapore’s current Safe Management Measures (SMM) will be in effect. You will need to wear a face mask and remain in your personal group (max 5 pax). SMM subject to change.

Asian Civilisations Museum

Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) is Singapore’s national museum of Asian antiquities and decorative art. As the only museum in Asia with a pan-Asian scope, ACM is devoted to exploring the rich artistic heritage of Asia through our outstanding collection of masterpieces, and through ground-breaking special exhibitions. ACM focuses on the many historical connections between cultures and civilisations in Asia, and between Asia and the world.

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