Perfect cakes are baked with a die-hard passion. Tazeen Kapadia has carried forward her passion with years and years of practice; a passion that will never die. From reading extensively about baking, to constantly using her kitchen as her practice space, to going to Le Cordon Bleu London and receiving a diploma in Pâtisserie (which included Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Pastry skill), Tazeen does whatever it takes to strengthen her proficiency in baking.
The founder of CocoaVanille, serves fresh wholesome food using ingredients only of the finest quality. She is strictly against adding artificial preservatives and constituents into the food. The desserts are so good that they are mostly reviewed as one of the best desserts her customers have ever tasted. The secret behind it is; superior ingredients that ensures a taste that’s unmatchable in the industry. Tazeen says that her inspiration comes from pure French baking techniques. Her sweet-dishes not only taste incredible, they are a treat to one’s eye as well. The baker’s lovely desserts can be found on Instagram, @cocoavanille, for those who believe in the phrase, ‘seeing is believing.’
It has made me realise that the moment when you are ready to quit is the moment right before a miracle occurs.”
With all the skill she has picked up from French bakers, Tazeen has a special way of dealing with her diabetic customers who have a sweet tooth, “I use healthy substitutes such as organic honey, jaggery, and natural sugar from fruit.” The baker who now creates her own recipes and has grown as an individual tremendously. Commenting on how CocoaVanille made an impact on her life, she says, “It has made me realise that the moment when you are ready to quit is the moment right before a miracle occurs.”
I use healthy substitutes such as organic honey, jaggery, and natural sugar from fruit.”
It has not been a miracle though, that made Tazeen Kapadia such an accomplished baker, it has been her tremendous hard work that has gotten her so many singing praises for her au naturel pastries. Starting off with just one home run Pâtisserie, the baker now hopes to extend her brand to the rest of Bangalore, and then gradually across India. She says, “I would also love to have my own baking institute one day, which will bring out the true talent within individuals.”
Always learning and practicing to perfection, Tazeen says, “Never let the student within you die. Keep learning everyday and be humble. You can never know it all.” If one is looking for exceedingly good cakes, one need only visit CocoaVanille, and if one is looking for a baker for inspiration, here is Tazeen Kapadia.