This Malaysian Chef Worked At Michelin-Starred Restaurants In Paris & Opened A French Bakery In Ipoh


Siti Aishah Ahmad •  Dec 03, 2021

Croissants, caneles, eclairs, macarons - there's just something about French pastries that hit the spot! There are a few popular spots across Klang Valley where you can get your hands on fresh French pastries but up in the north, it's a rare sight. But if you're in Ipoh, there's a bakery, Être Patisserie that sells authentic French pastries and desserts made by a professional chef who worked at Michelin-starred restaurants in Paris and Singapore! Also, they use halal-certified ingredients for their goods so our Muslim friends can enjoy too ?

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Être Patisserie Is The Spot For All French Pastries & Desserts

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Être Patisserie's founder is Chef Ann who sharpened her culinary skills at Le Cordon Blue Paris and worked professionally in France at Michelin-starred restaurants! She worked at world-famous Parisan pastry shop, Pierre Hermé, 3 Michelin-starred restaurant Alain Ducasse and Joel Robuchon - world-renowned French restaurants. The reason why the cafe is called 'Être Patisserie' is because they want the younger generation to chase their dreams asêtre' means purpose and Chef Ann truly believes it's important to encourage youth to reach for the stars. With the beautiful meaning behind this cafe and her impressive culinary background, it's no surprise that the French desserts and pastries here are out of this world! Whenever you're taking a road trip to Ipoh, it's a must to visit Être Patisserie and enjoy their delicious sweet treats.

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Être Patisserie has a wide range of French delicacies to offer and they're made with only the highest quality ingredients! Among the desserts you have to try at the cafe is the Tarte Au Citron, a citrusy cake with made with French almond tart, fresh lemon cream and marshmellow meringue with fresh lemon zest - a treat for people who love lemon desserts! Chocoholics also need to try the special Framboise, a chocolate joconde cake filled with smooth Belgium dark chocolate mousse and delicious raspberry ganache ?

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Not only that, travel to Paris with their flaky and buttery croissants and croffles! You'll be awed by the many choices they offer and all of them look as good as they taste. Want something savoury? They've got you covered with their savoury quiche like Smoked Duck Quiche and Mushroom Quiche for your utmost foodie pleasure!

If you're browsing their online stop and a cookie lover, try out their premium cookies! Some of the perfect cookies they have are the Sea Salt Chocolate Cookies, Butter Sable and classic French Florentine. All yummy in the tummy.  Although this French bakery is based in Ipoh, they deliver nationwide for their dry treats!

Être Patisserie is available for dine-in and also the perfect place to get aesthetic photos for your feed! Self pick-up and delivery services are available too if you wanna enjoy your tasty desserts at home. For those living in KL, they do open orders for delivery to the city so do check out their website or social media for the latest updates.

Halal status: Uses halal-certified ingredients only and doesn't use alcohol, pork or lard.

Address: 30, Jalan Lee Kwee Foh, Taman Canning, 31400 Ipoh, Perak

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