This post was written over a year ago and then forgotten – but here it finally is.
Dessert is a course I rarely reach.
I find it very hard to ignore starters, and this inevitably means that by the time the dessert menu comes, I am full. Sometimes I have two starters and no main, or if it is a small plates place I rein it in, but I often get to the end of the meal and know that I just can’t fit anything else in.
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One of the places we stopped on our food tour was a dessert house (Che 95, Hang Bac) very close to our hotel.
Having seen they had a pictorial menu, I resolved to return and try some other treats.
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My love of custard was revealed a while ago.
I’m not ashamed. We all have our food vices, and this one is fairly harmless. In moderation.
You have probably by now correctly deduced that sang kaya is a type of custard. Coconut custard in fact.
Continue reading Thailand Food Exploration: Sang Kaya
Over 5 years ago I used to work in London, and would very occasionally walk down to the Golden Gate Cake Shop in Macclesfield Street to purchase a sweet Chinese bun. From all the varieties available, my preference was for one filled with thick, slightly grainy, butter-yellow custard.
Hong Kong is home to a plethora of similar bakery shops, and they are the ideal place to pick up a snack or light breakfast.
Continue reading Hong Kong Food Exploration: Baked Goods