I am super excited to share what Deco Marshmallows is about and will update this blog post periodically when it is released in Singapore and on Amazon or other sources.
Update 20/10/23: In addition to Amazon, Deco Marshmallows will be available on Wordery in due time. Wordery also offers free shipping worldwide. Since it is based in the UK, you may be able to order from them earlier than Amazon.
Update: 18/10/23: I have many queries about the availability of Deco Marshmallows on different platforms and countries. Here is the information I received from the publisher:
UK: February -April 2024
Australia and New Zealand: December 2023-January 2024
Malaysia: November-December 2023
USA: October 2024
Ebook: December 2023 (Amazon, Google, Kobo and Overdrive.)
Update 14/10/23: Deco Marshmallows is now available at Popular bookstores in Singapore!
Update 12/10/23: Deco Marshmallows is now available at both Kinokuniya outlets in Singapore!
Update 11/10/23: Deco Marshmallows is available for online order placement with Kinokuniya . Looks like they do both local and international deliveries!
I have received many of requests for getting the book earlier overseas when unfortunately the wait for it to be on Amazon or ebook forms is a long one. You may try this service that matches travellers to buyers if you would like it earlier at a more affordable shipping cost.
I stumbled into the arena of marshmallows by accident because I had no intention of exploring what to me a couple of years ago, was simply one-dimensional tasting candy. Someone wanted to learn character marshmallows and one of the baking studios I work with asked if I could teach. One thing led to another and after discovering the endless possibilities and depth of flavour you can achieve, I decided to do a book to share my discoveries!
What motivated me to write yet another book despite knowing the tremendous amount of work involved was precisely what I am going to share in Deco Marshmallows:
1. You can use templates to create piped shapes more consistently instead of using freehand piping. Great for the artistically challenged!
2. You can do away with piping on a bed of dusting so you save a lot on dusting.
3. You can use gelatin or agar-agar as gelling agents according to your dietary preference so vegetarians can have a go at marshmallow-making too! (Note that egg whites are still used so it is not vegan but I have a vegan option mentioned in the book)
4. You can make it sugar-free if you like and it will not look any different from marshmallows made with regular sugar! Diabetics can have a taste of cute marshmallows too!
5. Many types marshmallow flavours from natural ingredients, various fillings and coating options are covered in the book to show you how to make marshmallows much more than one-dimensional tasting candies.
6. Marshmallows can be paired with other pastries or confections too to create something extraordinary!
7. I like to make use of common kitchen items like foil, zester/grater, citrus juicer, skewers and scissors as tools so you don't have to own a large collection of specialized tools for making cute marshmallows.
I am sharing what went on during four days of photoshoot. We took it at a more relaxed pace this time, spreading over more days than previous books. Note that these pictures were taken with my phone camera off the screen of the photographer's laptop or tablet so quality isn't the best but you can get the idea!
with lots of love,