Online Cake Delivery by Cake Together

The fam and I aren’t big on birthday celebrations – we rarely even get cakes – but my colleagues in Singapore were kind enough to send me one when they heard it was my birthday. Thanks, guys! They used a service called Cake Together, which is like a marketplace for bakers. There are over 100 to choose from and they provide deliveries around the Klang … Continue reading Online Cake Delivery by Cake Together

Beautiful Ice Cream Cakes @ Tanuki by Crustz, Taman Bukit Indah KL

Tucked within a quiet KL suburb, Tanuki by Crustz is certainly worth a visit nevermind your Waze taking you through suburban roads that lead to god knows where if you take a wrong turn. This delightful dessert café is sister to the popular Xiao by Crustz patisserie at Happy Mansion, and it serves creamy ice cream cakes and frozen treats, alongside too-pretty-to-be-eaten gateau offerings. The … Continue reading Beautiful Ice Cream Cakes @ Tanuki by Crustz, Taman Bukit Indah KL

This Dessert Cafe in Puchong Serves Up Pillow-Soft Souffle Pancakes

First popularised in Japan, souffle pancakes are a gift to mankind.  (Okay, I’m exaggerating. But not by much). Bouncy, airy and soft as clouds (insert more adjectives here), these delectable creations are made with less flour and uses egg whites that have been whipped to a meringue, which is then gently folded into the batter. This gives the pancakes their signature fluffiness, and makes them … Continue reading This Dessert Cafe in Puchong Serves Up Pillow-Soft Souffle Pancakes

Best Places For Souffle Pancakes In The Klang Valley

What’s soft and bouncy and feels like pillows?  If you answered souffle and/or souffle pancakes, then you’d be right. The name itself is an indication to its cloud-like nature, with the French word ‘souffler‘ meaning ‘to blow’. While the dessert has been a hallmark of classical French cuisine, it was the Japanese who popularised the souffle pancake, a fluffy cross between a pancake and a … Continue reading Best Places For Souffle Pancakes In The Klang Valley

Review: Free Birthday Waffle! @ Fluffed Cafe and Dessert Bar, Taman Paramount PJ

Food trends come and go, but when it comes to dessert, I think nothing beats a good ol’-fashioned cake and waffle combo. If you’re in the Petaling Jaya neighbourhood, one of the best places to get both is at Fluffed Cafe and Dessert Bar. Sandwiched in the middle of a row of quiet shoplots in Taman Paramount, the cosy nook seems to enjoy relative popularity, … Continue reading Review: Free Birthday Waffle! @ Fluffed Cafe and Dessert Bar, Taman Paramount PJ

Best Gelato in Australia? – Gelato Messina @Fitzroy, Melbourne

If you Google ‘best gelato in Australia’, chances are that Gelato Messina is on the list. Established in Sydney in 2002 by a family with Sicilian roots, the highly successful ice-cream chain has stores all over the country, including in Brisbane, Perth and Melbourne. It was the latter, tucked in a corner of Melbourne’s bohemian/hipster neighbourhood of Fitzroy, that I visited recently on a press trip. We … Continue reading Best Gelato in Australia? – Gelato Messina @Fitzroy, Melbourne

Taste Better: One Bite Durian Puff

  Taste Better’s tagline is ‘Once Tasted, Remember Always’.   Awkward grammar aside, I think that sums it up pretty well. These petite little pastry puffs are a delightful snack, especially the durian flavoured ones. The exterior is light and fluffy, hiding a creamy durian centre, which oozes out when you bite into them. They also come in flavours like Yoghurt and Malaysian fruits like … Continue reading Taste Better: One Bite Durian Puff

Candy Heaven, Old Sacramento – The Sweetest Place on Earth

A place where you can eat candy and chocolate to your heart’s content – sounds like every child’s (and even some adults!) dream. And Candy Heaven in Old Sacramento, California is exactly that. Sweets and candy of every shade and flavor imaginable line the colorful walls, which are painted over with rainbows and flying wizards….. ….Along with some not-so-friendly deco that might give children nightmares. … Continue reading Candy Heaven, Old Sacramento – The Sweetest Place on Earth