Japanese desserts rarely disappoint us because of the high standards pastry chefs have for their creations. Whether it is the classic matcha parfait or the spectacular soufflé, no effort has been spared to ensure that the dessert is aesthetically pleasing as it is delicious.
Thankfully, a good number of Japanese dessert cafes and patisseries have opened in Singapore so that we can satisfy our dessert cravings without having to fly over to the land of the rising sun. Yes, we are talking about authentic Japanese-style desserts that taste just like what you had in Japan!
If you simply can’t get enough of Japanese desserts and pastries, you will have to know these 9 Japanese Dessert Cafes & Patisseries In Singapore. READ ON
What is green, comes with plenty of health benefits and has a strong vegetal taste? Matcha, of course! For the uninitiated, matcha is a type of premium Japanese green tea that is mostly harvested in Japan. It is highly sought after in many Japanese restaurants and bakeries that use the powder for beverages, desserts and baked goods.
Matcha is said to be packed with plenty of antioxidants and helps to calm the body and mind. In fact, research shows that matcha powder is actually better than loose tea leaf as it gives you more vitamins and minerals.
Beyond all its health benefits, many of us enjoy matcha simply because it tastes wonderful! Being such matcha addicts, nothing lifts our mood better than a matcha soft serve, matcha latte or matcha soufflé. If you agree with us, here are 7 Matcha Cafes In Singapore You Have To Check Out. READ ON
It is true that matcha desserts can be found in most Japanese restaurants in Singapore but if you are on a lookout for a cafe that specialises in matcha, then you have to know more about The Matcha Project.
Tucked in the basement of The Sail—a shopping mall in Marina Bay—The Matcha Project has since made a name among working professionals whose offices are nearby. Feed your tea obsession with matcha, houjicha and genmaicha drinks when you visit The Matcha Project. READ ON
The Dragon Chamber is the first speakeasy restaurant in Singapore. A new dining concept by TungLok Group, The Dragon Chamber is hidden within Lokkee at Plaza Singapura.
For the uninitiated, a speakeasy usually refers to a bar which is hidden from plain sight; with that, part of the fun is in digging out its whereabouts. Go through a secret entrance in Lokkee and enter a different world. The Dragon Chamber is effortlessly hip and cool without trying too hard.
Do be warned that this new concept is not a space for political correctness. Only individuals aged 16 and above are permitted to enter. Contrasting Lokkee’s familiar, lovable Chinese-American recipes, The Dragon Chamber pushes boundaries by adopting experimental techniques and working with unconventional animal parts—think grilled pig’s tail and crocodile foot—to create a myriad of exotic dishes.
Whoever said dining in Singapore is getting boring most definitely need to know about The Dragon Chamber. Now, we promise you an experience unlike any other. READ ON
A cafe specialising in French bakes and Instagram-worthy desserts, Les Pâtisseries is not new to the cafe industry. Having relocated from Toa Payoh, the cafe has since joined the long list of F&B establishments along Upper Thomson Road.
Their desserts, breakfast dishes and All-Day mains are priced below S$20, making it a hit with the younger crowd who would hang around for Sunday brunch or afternoon tea session with their friends. READ ON
You have seen molten lava cakes and molten cheese tarts, but have you tried Kooks Creamery’s exploding molten lava cookies?
This humble ice cream parlour in Serangoon got us all excited with homemade cookies that ooze out molten goodness, alongside a huge range of ice cream flavours that range from light and refreshing fruit sorbets to rich and creamy options.
The cafe is small and intimate with ample natural light flowing in, and also has bouquets of flowers on display (and on sale too!) so you have ready props for your photos. Thumbs up for the thoughtfulness!
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Soft serves are here to stay! Yes, soft-serves has been the ‘it’ food for a while now, and we are keeping it in our lives. Few things in life comfort us like the sheer simplicity of a good soft serve cone.
The flavours and combinations can get wild and interesting; think Kyoho grape and oolong tea. And then there are the classic ones that we can never get sick of. With all the soft serve shops in town and more that are coming up, our excitement won’t die any time soon.
Here are 9 Best Soft Serve Ice Creams in Singapore that you have to try. A cone a day won’t hurt anybody.
For so long now, Hoshino Coffee at Plaza Singapura has been a favourite among shoppers and executives in the area. The queues are always long, and their popularity is no surprise. But if you do not want to join the queue, then venture further to the new Capitol Piazza as Hoshino Coffee has recently opened an outlet there.
Tucked away in a secluded area of Capitol Piazza’s Basement 2, Hoshino Coffee remains under the radar and is a serene place to enjoy a meal and to catch up with friends. The Japanese establishment is famous for their coffee and desserts, but what remains relatively unknown to most people is that they do serve a delectable variety of wholesome savoury dishes at very affordable prices.
Here is our take on the 13 items that you must try at Hoshino Coffee’s new flagship outlet at Capitol Piazza, and we are pretty certain you will fall in love too.