Sutekina Okashi : Sutekina Okashi
Sutekina Okashi means “lovely sweets” and this is talented baker Keiko Ishida’s follow-on book to her bestselling Okashi: Sweet Treats Made with Love. In this collection, Keiko shares new ideas for making even more tempting confections using French-style baking techniques and Japanese flavours. She also includes a section on astrological herbal treats made using ingredients and herbs linked to the zodiac signs, to inject fun and exciting flavours into baking. With easy-to-follow recipes, step-by-step pictures and essential information on baking techniques, this book provides the necessary guidance that new bakers will appreciate, while delighting all who love baking with its delightful range of recipes
Keiko Ishida was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan. To further her passion for pastry, she went to Paris, France, to attend the Ritz Escoffier School, the Lenôtre Culinary School and the Bellouet Conseil Gastronomic School, and apprenticed at the famous bakery Le Triomphe. Back in Japan, she worked with the renowned baking instructor, Mrs Chie Kato, before setting up her own baking school, atelier K, where she made dreams come true with her beautifully crafted wedding cakes and desserts. In 2003, Keiko relocated to Singapore and started conducting pastry classes where she gained a large and loyal following. Her first cookbook, Okashi: Sweet Treats Made with Love is a bestseller. Today, Keiko lives in Tokyo with her husband and golden retriever, Cookie, and visits Singapore to conduct pastry classes whenever the opportunity arises.