Instagram is my favourite database to do my food research; it’s a lot of raw data to go through, but you get honest opinions and find out about all types of restaurants out there. It’s also how I first came to know Lady M’s signature mille crepe cakes, years before it was even sold in… Read More Lady M: What’s the Hype?
If you follow any food blogs, accounts or websites, you must have seen all the viral posts on “mug cakes”. It’s an easy sell for modern busy/lazy people, because it’s a quick cake recipe that’s supposed to take no longer than 5 minutes, including microwave time. So I’ve always been curious as to whether mug cakes… Read More Do Mug Cakes Actually Taste Good?
My colleague came to my desk one morning describing this Japanese cheesecake to me with the most exagerrated enthusiasm, repeatedly alluding to how sooooooo yummy!!! it was. I’m pretty easily sold by references to yummy, cheesecake or food, so I automatically matched the enthusiasm with an omg I want it!!! She ordered the LeTAO Fromage… Read More Try this: Order LeTAO cheesecake online from Japan to Hong Kong
Located up the hill from Hollywood Road in the trendy area of Sheung Wan – what some call PoHo – the surroundings of hipster tea cafe Teakha is quite relaxed. It’s too bad that Hong Kong rents are so high that these places can’t afford to be spacious and have a comfortable interior at the… Read More Try this: Green tea cheesecake and Thai tea from Teakha
When they sliced up the red velvet cake, it was definitely less red than I had expected. Then I thought, what is red velvet cake anyway? Red velvet is a chocolate-based cake (though much less chocolate-y than chocolate cake) which typically uses buttermilk and is topped with cream cheese frosting. So the red is most usually… Read More Try this: Moist slice of red velvet cake from Cedele
With a wider food selection than most dinner buffets, my bill for MoMo cafe’s lunch buffet came at a more-than very reasonable HK$270 per head (with discounts, see end of article). The food quality was excellent and I was impressed how well they managed to keep their cooked main dishes fresh. The vibe is modern and… Read More Spoilt for choice at MoMo Cafe’s modern lunch buffet
Fancily located in Harbour City (Tsim Sha Tsui), Dalloyau offers two types of afternoon tea sets, one is a “fine dining” option and the other is the “cafe” option. Since we “walked in”, the latter was the only option for us. The HK$536 (for two) price tag did put us off, but we decided to be baller… Read More Mixed feelings about Dalloyau’s afternoon tea
Update: 8 best lemon tarts in Hong Kong is the newest version of this article I don’t remember when and how lemon tart became my favourite dessert. It used to be anything chocolatey, but I guess an appetite for something more refreshing and less sweet comes with age! Am I right? So I have unintentionally been… Read More 5 best lemon tarts in Hong Kong
It may not be fancy and doesn’t look cool (people have become very innovative and extravagant with cake designs now), but Cova’s mango dome cake is the most consistently delicious, refreshing and suits all birthday cake I’ve had all my life. I have this cake at least once every year and it shocks me how… Read More Classy classic birthday cake from Cova