In 2010, I published my pandan chiffon cake recipe after months of trials and failures. It’s satisfying to know that the effort didn’t go to waste as the recipe is still the most popular on the internet. What I didn’t realise was the far reaching impact of that recipe until when I met with Mark Ng, the owner of Pure Pandan.
Mark had grown up in a family of pandan chiffon lovers. His passion for the cake spurred him on to quit his job as a civil servant to start a bakery which makes just the one cake! However, at the time, he had absolutely no idea how to make it. But as fate would have it, that was also the year that I published my very detailed recipe and the rest, as they say, is history!
Freshly Squeezed Pandan Juice
There aren’t many stalls in Singapore that can boast that they specialize in just one cake. Jane’s cake shop at Jalan Kayu specializes in just two — durian and chocolate cake, but apart from that, most bakeries would not take the risk of putting all their eggs into just one cake! But Mark didn’t start off as