When Patisserie Clé opened at Paya Lebar Office on 13 March — amidst all manner of COVID-19 doomsdays developments around the world — the two chef-proprietors, Germaine Li, 35, and Joy Chiam, 26, weren’t expecting a fabulous response. Yes, their home-based online pastry business has been around since September 2018, and has been popular enough to earn them the capital to start this brick and mortar shop, but still, it’s extraordinary times. The next thing they knew, the two women were churning out over a hundred cakes and tarts a day, working from 8am until 10pm just to meet demand.
Everything from scratch
Orh Blanc Tart $8 (8 DAYS pick!)
Cognac Caramel Chocolate Tart, $8 (8 DAYS Pick!)
Marble Cake, $25 (8 DAYS Pick!)
This article was featured on 8 Days magazine.