Blue Lagoon @ Jetwing Lagoon

Located at: Pamunugama Road, Thalahena, Negombo, Sri Lanka Visited on: 07 January, 2022 An impromptu decision to have a bit of crab led us to the beautiful Jetwing Lagoon hotel on the first Friday afternoon of the year. The drive there is a scenic one dotted with several colonial-era churches, quiet, spaced-out houses, and sporadic views…

Mochi from t-Lounge by Dilmah

Direct delivery via : @teatimerocks / 0777720594 Tried on : 01 Sep, 2021 Mochi is back with a bang at t-Lounge by Dilmah, and this time they’ve got six varieties of the increasingly popular hand-made Japanese glutinous rice cakes. The best thing about these squishy cakes is that they are only mildly sweet, but highly…

Petit Four’s Éclairs

Instagram: @petitfour.cmb (pre-order for delivery or takeaway from Union Place) Tried on: 12th February, 2021 Petit Four’s éclairs have been teasing my tastebuds via my Instagram feed for a while now. After having a look at their comprehensive menu (which includes more than éclairs), I decided to order a box of 12 éclairs which would…

Jaggery Cake from D’zrt Bar

Instagram: @dzrt_bar_lk (pre-order for takeaway from Colombo 07) Tried on: 04th December 2020 TEL thought of checking out one of Colombo’s newest home bakers – D’zrt Bar, and what immediately popped out on their menu was the Jaggery Cake (LKR 1,850 for 500g). Neatly wrapped and presented in a box with a seasonal touch, the…

Pavlovas from Meringued

Instagram: @meringued.cmb (pre-order for delivery) Tried on: 16th June 2020 Kudos to Meringued Colombo for these delicious and innovative pavlovas! We tried out three of their flavours – Bonnie Ebony (chocolate pav topped with chocolate ganache), Golden Goddess (vanilla pav topped with fresh cream, strawberry and home-made passion fruit curd) and Latte Par-teh (coffee pav…

The Dubai Diaries: Mr. Fluffy @ Deira City Center

Located at: 8th Street, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Visited on: 15 March, 2018 While this may not be the most refined or luxurious Japanese cheesecake that you might come across, it certainly is a happy little treat. And frankly, it delights by just being what it is supposed to be – fluffy, softly creamy, just right-ly…

High Tea Buffet @ Lobby Lounge, Cinnamon Lakeside

Located at: 15, Sir Chittampalam A Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo 02, Sri Lanka Visited on: 05 Mar, 2020 Price                   : LKR 1,800 nett per person Availability         : Thu, Fri, Sat 15:30 – 17:30 Special Offer   : 20% for all ladies till 08/03/2020 (for International Women’s Day) Cinnamon Lakeside’s high tea does not come in the form of…

The Dubai Diaries: Éclairs at PAUL @ The Dubai Mall

We’ve had plenty of their savoury dishes and cakes and pastries before, but this is the first time I tried Paul’s éclairs. And I thought they were lovely! Of course, mine was the chocolate one. The filling was creamy (but not buttery) and just right in sweetness, the pastry was firm but soft, and the…

The Dubai Diaries: Atisuto @ Al Ghurair Centre

Located at: Ground Floor, Al Ghurair Centre, Al Rigga Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Visited on: 14 & 16 Oct, 2019 Atisuto is a cosy and casual Japanese restaurant that we enjoy visiting from time to time. The unique décor gives the place a rather welcoming yet street-vibe feel. This review is a combination of two…