Tip: Bad strawberries will affect the shelf life of cake so refrain from using them.
We were given two choices for the cover, Italian meringue and marzipan. I chose the latter and added a few drops of green food color in it. As for me, the combination of green marzipan, red strawberries and white mousseline cream was very appealing.
Practical 14 - Restaurant Dessert - Chocolate Soft Cake and Lemon Banana Ice Cream
Putting the ice cream directly on to the plate is a no-no. The heat that comes from the plate melts the ice cream. (See mine?). It is advised to place it on something like a tile biscuit before putting it on a plate. Lesson learned.
Ice cream decorated with tile biscuit, raspberry and mint.
Chocolate soft cake. Dry outside but gooey in the inside.
Practical 15 - Opera
Three layers of Joconde sponge cake sandwiching coffee butter cream and ganache. We topped it with cocoa glaze. The taste of coffee overpowered the chocolate flavor. I wasn't quite pleased with it but it would perfectly suit the fancy of coffee lovers.