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
It is true – cheese tarts are the new salted egg yolk of food trends here in Singapore because it genuinely seems like everyone is working on and introducing new cheese tart dishes. Of course, the undisputed winner – BAKE Cheese Tart – still has a special place in our hearts, but we are definitely on the look-out for more.
We chanced upon Nigiro Cafe’s unique Churro Cheese Tart (S$4.80) and decided to give it a shot because it has an irresistible molten centre that just looked too good to pass up on! Nigiro Cafe is a Japanese-Italian fusion restaurant and it sits inside Eat at Seven at Suntec City.
Although the restaurant might be a little to tricky to locate, our trip was so worth it and here is why.
Fans of MUJI, the popular Japanese concept store, rejoice as they bring you something even bigger and better. Café & Meal MUJI – the first MUJI cafe in Singapore is now open at The Paragon. The Japanese cafe is adjacent to their current merchandise store in the mall, and we were most certainly thrilled by their arrival.
For those who spot a snaking queue, we urge you to join the crowd if you are one who are often seeking unique cafe experiences; it will be worth your while. Here’s what you can expect from Café & Meal MUJI at Paragon.
If you are clueless about what a Shibuya Toast is, it is basically just a sweeter version of a French toast with a plethora of colourful toppings. Originating from Tokyo itself, the reason why this beautiful thick toast dessert is such a hit in Singapore is simple – they taste as good as they look. Or sometimes even better.
The combination of perfectly buttered and toasted thick toast is decorated with sweet toppings that usually includes maple syrup, various flavours of ice cream or gelato, whipped cream and fruits.
Now, the golden question is – just where do you find the best Shibuya Toasts in Singapore? Read on to find out more.
I have been to Patisserie Glace and in fact, blog about their Japanese Desserts and Cakes a few times before. But I am curious about how they have been doing since Chef Yamashita left to set up Flor Patisserie, so I went back and had some cakes (all in the name of curiosity).
Flor Patisserie by Chef Yamashita is a new Japanese Patisserie in Singapore. The talented chef was previously from the ever-popular Patisserie Glace, left and set up his own dessert place at the quaint Duxton Hill.