Berry Goodness: 8 Berry Desserts You Need to Indulge in
All but impossible to resist, indulge in these sweet treats that give berries of every variety centre stage. And why shy away from a second serve, because doesn’t the berry factor make them that little bit healthy?
In Chippendale's foodie hub, Olio Kensington Street dedicates their berry dessert to the ‘Sicilian Summer’. This delicious dish of hibiscus and watermelon jelly, wild strawberry sorbet and raspberry mousse is the perfect after dinner treat. After a cocktail to match? Try the Mary Rose with Sapphire Bombay Gin, fresh raspberry, rosemary syrup and rose water foam. So refreshing.
2-10 Kensington Street, Chippendale
Koi’s dessert menu guarantees you the most heavenly creations in town. The ‘Strawberry’ cake is shaped just like the fruit, with strawberry mousse and jelly inside, a masterpiece! Another from the dessert set menu, “Milky”, features Heilala vanilla torched marshmallow with orange blossom milk, lime yogurt and strawberry white chocolate. Genius.
46 Kensington Street, Chippendale
For an evening of decadence and delight, O Bar And Dining’s views of Sydney Harbour from 47 floors up are incomparable. Team the ambience with a two or three course dinner, capped with the hot raspberry soufflé with chocolate top, pistachio and pecan granola, frozen yoghurt, and you’ve created a recipe for success. Careful though, its’s hard to beat perfection.
Level 47 Australia Square, 264 George Street, Sydney
A favourite for Inner West folk, the rustic warehouse space brings an authentic and unpretentious charm to what is a hugely respected brand in Sydney. The raspberry meringue with mixed berry crème patissiere & fresh passionfruit pays homage to the Three Blue Ducks mantra of sustainably sourced, honest food which lets the quality of the ingredients do the talking.
1/85 Dunning Avenue, Rosebery
We’ll take three of Bistro Moncur’s Raspberry & Pistachio Bombe Alaska thanks. The French Bistro brings an innovative offering to the Lower North Shore with a la carte, two and three course set menus. Not to mention an encyclopaedic wine list and impressive cocktail offering – a couple of which will accompany your three servings of dessert nicely.
76 Middle Head Road, Mosman
The utterly ‘grammable creations of Black Star Pastry are renowned across Sydney, with unabashed dessert lovers ordering the creations months in advance. The Strawberry Watermelon Cake has undoubtedly entered dessert folklore, with the creative piece consisting of two layers of almond dacquoise, rose scented cream, watermelon, strawberries and garnished with photogenic pistachios and dried rose petals.
Newtown, Rosebery, Moore Park, Sydney
The Spring offering of the Creative Department’s sample seasonal menu brings a swath of Messina’s inventive flair to the fore, and you’ll be thankful you get to sample all seven dishes. The Strawberry & Daikon vinegar sorbet with strawberry jam and red shisho is accompanied by a strawberry and raspberry creamy soda. Honestly, who in their right mind would turn down a gourmet spider?
243 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst
The Dessert Kitchen
With a mission to provide light, fresh and (relatively) healthy desserts to the sugar-obsessed folk of Sydney, Dessert Kitchen leads the way. The patisserie’s signature ‘Blueberry Kiss’ typifies the venue’s commitment to refreshing sweets, offering a bowl brimming with blueberries, blueberry jelly, shaved ice, seaweed balls and creamy taro mochi ice cream. While here, add the blueberry Calpis slush to your order.
1/78 Harbour Street, Haymarket
A favourite addition to the Barangaroo dining precinct, you’ll likely find a bevvy of suits tucking into Anason’s hearty Bosphorus Set Menu. Finishing with a Turkish Mess with Mastika cream, berries, grape meringue and rose liquor as their last moment of solace before trudging back to their desks. The Turkish restaurant celebrates Anatolian cooking and brings authentic flavours to the waterfront promenade.
5/23 Barangaroo Avenue, Barangaroo
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