Rachel Khoo

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March 2nd, 2012

Paille & Klein vernissage at the Slott gallery, Paris

Creative culinary creations were asked for the Paille & Klein Glow vernissage at the Slott gallery in Paris. I was fortunate to have a great team of culinary assistants (thanks Thomasine, Charlie and Lauren!) who helped me make the food for the vernissage. The brief was [...]

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March 2nd, 2012

Edible Tales, Buenos Aires

It was a long weekend, but in the early hours of Monday the 28th February we toasted the last night of Edible Tales Buenos Aires on the rooftop terrace in San Telmo.

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September 14th, 2011

La Coccinella, VW Germany

The last couple of months I’ve been working on the dessert menu for a restaurant, La Coccinella within the VW complex Autostadt in Germany. The concept of the restaurant is in house made fresh pasta with delicious cakes baked fresh every day.  It’s been a change [...]

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December 20th, 2010

Christmas Pâtisserie, VW Germany

For the past three years instead of migrating somewhere warm for Winter I head off to cold (the second year temperatures dropped to -20) and snowy Wolfsburg a.k.a.  VW ville (as I call it). VW has it’s headquarters, factory and Autostadt (= car city) in the town of [...]

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October 26th, 2010

Cooklette chez Colette, Paris

On Friday the 22nd October I got to show the a few select Parisians how to make some delicious teatime treats at the hippest store in town, Colette. Recipes from my second book ‘Je fais mes pâtes à tartiner’ were made into delicious delicacies (petits fours, mini [...]

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October 10th, 2010

Morrocan madness in Milano

I headed off to Milano last week to bake some sweet ‘Morrocan’ treats. The sights, sounds and Morrocan cookery classes I discovered in Marrakesh in June came in handy. Instead of shopping at Armani or Prada I went trapsing around the rather unusual Milanese [...]

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August 4th, 2010

Edible Tapestry Tales, Melbourne

So on the first night Frankie was still frantically rolling out the pasta when the first guests arrived. There was a hectic 5 minutes with me being my usual bossy self and getting one of our lovely helpers to deal with  the guests. Another to do a speedy clean up.

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June 6th, 2010

80s mashup, Paris

On the 3rd of June I held my first clandestine dinner in Paris. Never to be one to do just a ‘simple’ dinner party I had make it more of a culinary event and decided upon doing something fun with the 80s and French food. The 80s are not one of the decades to be [...]

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April 1st, 2010

Edible Immigration Tales, Sydney

Once upon a time there were two Brit girls who met in Paris over muffin making at an adorable cookbook store. They soon found out they had many things in common: a pâtisserie diplome from Le Cordon Bleu, love for food and lots of fun. They had many adventures in Paris and [...]

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March 27th, 2010

Behind the scenes of Edible immigration tales

The journey began with a Eurostar train from Paris to London followed by a 12 hour flight from Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur where I had to strip off all my winter layers (tights, jumpers, jacket, scarf, gloves, woolly socks…) as Malaysian heat is like being in an enormous [...]

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