When Giselle Sim left her accounting job in Sydney to move to Perth to be with her now-husband, Harold Bong, she found herself with time on her hands. A keen, self-taught baker, she decided to focus on her long-time love: croissants.

“I just had a passion for it,” she tells Broadsheet. “Croissants are difficult to perfect and I’m very hard on myself. When you get older, you realise that you do what’s easy and comfortable. But it’s not sustainable because that’s not what makes you happy. You try and find the joy and happiness that will keep you going for the rest of your life.”

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