With numerous gelato joints opening up in Singapore in recent years, it’s safe to say that our country is going through a serious gelato fad. But, nobody’s complaining. In this hot and humid climate, we need a lot more than just chendol and teh bing to deal with the heat.
So, when we heard about a new gelato joint that specialises in botanical flavours, we were down for a visit. Named after the gorgeous butterfly, Monarchs & Milkweed Gelato is a new gelato boutique that specialises in botanical flavours. The concept reminds us of Birds of Paradise.
They churn out fresh gelato daily, every concoction promising utmost creaminess and unthinkable richness.
Peanut butter. Fitness junkies consider it a superfood high in healthy fats, never failing to include it in their protein shakes, smoothies and morning toast while others—like us—appreciate it for its sinful appeal. Adding it into a dessert or even a dish provides a heightened butteriness accented with a nutty flavour that is just pure bliss.
As a flavour of ice cream, on pancakes, layered into a decadent chocolate cake or even slapped on a savoury beef burger, here is our list of peanut butter-laden dishes in Singapore loaded with nutty, buttery goodness. You’ll fall in love #3 in a heartbeat.
To say no to something as decadent and as addictive as Nutella would be almost deemed a crime—in our books anyway.
Whether you choose to have it spread over toast in the morning, in a milkshake to pair with your burger or simply on its own using nought but the tip of your fingers, Nutella is something we all love. Singaporeans are huge fans of the stuff, and it’s evident in the number of ways it’s applied in desserts.
In need of some of a sinful treat laced with chocolatey, hazelnut goodness? Here is our list of 14 of the best Nutella desserts that you can find in Singapore. READ ON
In the real world where life doesn’t always seem to go according to plan, there is little wonder why humans love the idea of magic. With the help of fantasy novels such as Harry Potter and The Hobbit, people are able to break away from daily mundanes and be part of a world that has mystical creatures, powerful wizards and not to mention, create magic.
If getting accepted into Hogwarts is a lifetime dream of yours, then you have to know more about Platform 1094, a wizard-themed cafe along Serangoon Road. Managed by the same team that is behind Fresh Fruits Lab, Platform 1094 is where your wizard dreams come true.
Besides what you can find on their regular menu, the cafe is introducing an all-new Harry Potter-themed English Afternoon Tea at S$55 for 2 pax where you can enjoy a selection of sweets and savouries that are inspired by the Harry Potter series. Think Chocolate Frogs, Owl Hootdoo Macarons and Turkey Bacon Quidditch Quiche. Platform 1094′s wizard-themed afternoon tea is available from Tuesdays to Sundays between 2pm to 6pm (reservations are necessary).
Put on the wizard robe, grab a pointed hat and choose a wand of your liking—a spellbinding session awaits. READ ON
As the saying goes, nine out of ten people like chocolate and the tenth is lying. The good news is that the standards of specialty chocolate shops in Singapore have increased significantly over the years.
With the abundance of gourmet chocolate shops across Singapore, one can now easily satisfy his/her sweet tooth or gift a lovely chocolatey present to fellow chocoholics.
Here is our guide to the 8 Best Chocolate Shops in Singapore. There are so many types of chocolates to choose from and this handcrafted irresistible goodness will have you forget what ‘calorie’ even means.