Meet the Chefs

A Piece Of Cake is a comprehensive dessert cookbook that features rustic, beginnerfriendly and advanced, modern approaches by well-renowned chefs, Aileen A. Anastacio and Miko L. Aspiras.

Aileen A. Anastacio

Aileen Anastacio has been making waves in the Philippine culinary industry for more than two decades as a renowned pastry chef and coffee connoisseur, cookbook author, food columnist, cooking show host, food consultant, and entrepreneur. Her decadent pastries and innovative coffee concoctions have earned her several loyal customers and a market-wide demand for her work over the years.

In this book, she features modern takes on classic desserts for everyday bites and special occasions.

Miko L. Aspiras

With a body of work that has been revolutionizing the local pastry scene, Miko Aspiras is a dessert genius with progressive visions and a masterful finesse. He studied culinary arts at De La Salle College of Saint Benilde in 2004 but has been professionally specializing in pastry arts for 11 years. Miko was at the helm of the flagship stores of Magnum Café in Manila, Singapore, and Malaysia in 2015, and was hugely responsible for benchmarking operations and taste standards for the world-renowned concept.

In this book, he develops experimental pastries that call for the highest sense of skill and taste.