Cheras

Engi Patisserie, Cheras

A stack of sourdough pancakes with a light, lovely chew, followed by sourdough slices with a crisp crunch, complemented by creamy butter, make for an irresistible indulgence at Cheras’ new Engi Patisserie on those cheat days when carbs don’t count. Engi Patisserie should easily be a crowd-pleaser with an extensive repertoire of everything from espresso […]

Desserts

FaSo Patisserie, Setia Alam

If croissants and kouign-amann are two of your favourite words in the world, if Paris-Brest, pain au chocolat and pate au choux bring you pure pleasure, this is your dream destination, specialising in viennoiseries, baked fare with rich, sweet dimensions. FaSo Patisserie’s sourdough croissants (RM5.90; crafted with natural-yeast starter) and almond croissants (RM8.90; complete with […]

Desserts

RinzBakes: Rainbow Mooncakes 2020

Painting with all the colours of the rainbow, independent KL-based baker RinzBakes now promises gorgeously handmade mooncakes, with flaky skin in sublime shades of pastel, their delicately flavoured paste as uplifting as a cool breeze after a storm. We might not find a pot of gold at the end of every rainbow, but these mooncakes […]

Desserts

Curio Cafe, Muzium Negara

After exploring the exhibits at Muzium Negara, we enjoyed locally inflected refreshments at this cosy cafe outside the ticketing entrance. Frosty cendol with plenty of kidney beans was an antidote for even the most humid afternoon, while boba-laced fresh milk made nectarous with gula Melaka brought together Taiwan and Malaysia in a sweetly soothing beverage. […]

Desserts

Soffle, Mont Kiara

Bringing together Japanese souffle pancakes and sofuto-inspired soft serves, Soffle is a soothing new dessert destination that offers a sweet escape from bitter reality. The signature is the Valrhona Dark Chocolate, with all things chocolate, from the cooked-to-order pancakes (with a 20-30 minute wait) to the ice cream, plus mousse for extra moistness (RM27). You […]

Desserts

MY Popelini: Premium Patisserie

Charming, colourful puffs, with crackly, crunchy crusts and creamy, cheerful centres: MY Popelini promises French-inspired choux au craquelin that’ll brighten up any day, baked to order and delivered to your doorstep. These tempting treats take pastry pleasure to lovely new levels, layered on top with craquelin (a crisp cookie-like overlay made with brown sugar, butter […]

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