10 Desserts to Try

Fact: skinny people are easier to kidnap. Protect yourself by checking off each of these ten desserts on our bucket list…

1. Popolo’s Tiramisu
Served as a flowerpot, with the chocolate acting as edible dirt, this dessert will not only please your taste-buds AND your eyes. With Savoiardi biscuits, espresso, and Sicilian marsala zabaglione… because stuff you can’t pronounce MUST taste good.

2. River Quay Fish’s Strawberry Eton Mess 
Try this deconstructed version of the English favourite, Strawberry Eton Mess. It features a scoop of delicious raspberry sorbet, macerated strawberries, cream and jam sandwiched between two meringues. Yum!

3. Aquitaine Brasserie’s Crème Brûlée
Why stray from the classics when the classics are so damn good? Try crème brûlée with a unique Aquitaine twist: vanilla cream gel, caramel shards, seasonal fruit and biscotti.

4. Stokehouse Q’s Coconut Mousse
Not only can you have a riverfront view, but you can tantalise your taste-buds with this exotic dessert. Enjoy Stokehouse Q’s creation of coconut mousse, palm sugar streusel, lemon myrtle granita and poached cherries.

5. Mister Paganini’s Cannoli
If you don’t want to bother with cutlery, these no fuss Italian treats from Mister Paganini are for you. Piped with sweet ricotta, lemon zest and vanilla, these sweet snacks are nothing short of divine.

6. Zeus’ Loukoumades
These little bite-sized fluffy sweet Loukoumades (the Greek version of donuts) are like a hug for your mouth. Topped with your choice of salted caramel toffee praline, honey and walnuts or hazelnut chocolate.

7. The Jetty’s Tonka Bean Panna Cotta
The Jetty has put its own spin on this classic Italian treat with their Panna Cotta infused with tonka bean served with hazelnut biscotti, confit orange, white chocolate and espresso caramel sauce.

8. Bourbon Street’s Bananas Foster
A simple dessert with massive impact. Bourbon Street’s Bananas Fosters will be your new go-to-favourite dessert, with bananas sauteed in brown sugar, cinnamon and dark rum. Served with vanilla bean ice cream and roasted pecans.

9. Brooklyn Depot’s Eat Pie Love
As sweet as pie. This dessert shows that sometimes simple is best. The freshly baked sweet apple pie is served ‘a la mode’ with vanilla bean ice cream, salted caramel sauce and crushed pecans.

10. If in doubt, ice cream is a failsafe. Nitrogenie, New Zealand Natural, Cold Rock and Mister Fitz’s Finest Ice Cream have your back.

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