Tong Pak Fu (糖百府) Hong Kong Dessert is hitting the Malaysian market by storm with Tong Pak Fu’s award winning snow ice series and their best sellers – traditional hot dessert. Just recently, Tong Pak Fu has just opened their seventh branch at The Mines shopping complex. I am sure that many of you who have visited Hong Kong would know that Hongkies love their desserts very much, so much so that some dessert house in Hong Kong opens up to 2am in the morning. Dessert is a serious business in Hong Kong. While other dessert houses like Hui Lau Shan (許留山) and Lucky Dessert (發記甜品) specialises in Mango flavoured desserts and durian desserts and Krisps, Tong Pak Fu specialises in traditional hot desserts, snow ices and western desserts.
I was informed that the Tong Pak Fu’s pastries chef are trained in a five star hotel in Hong Kong and the reason why Tong Pak Fu was set up in the first place is to make fine dining desserts more affordable to more people. Tong Pak Fu’s Mango Napoleon with Vanilla Ice-Cream caught my attention but unfortunately, their mangoes haven’t arrive yet. So we had to settle with the next best option, Strawberry Napoleon with Vanilla Ice- Cream @ RM10.80.
It needs a 15 minutes preparation time, so if you intend to order this on your visit here make sure that you have some extra time to spare. The puffs were very crispy and it goes really well with ice-cream and strawberries.
Creme Boule @ RM7.80 was one of my favourite. It was soft & chilled on the inside and crispy & warm on the outside. My only complaint for this dessert was that the sugared layer on top wasn’t browned enough.
Chocolate Lava Cake with Vanilla Ice-Cream is made of Swiss chocolate. A cut through the cake releases hot “lava” (chocolate liquid) from the cake. The warm chocolate coupled with the cold vanilla ice-cream makes a great combination. Simply delectable.
Tracka Durian Snow Ice @ RM11.80 (regular) as clearly indicated by its name is made of our very own local Tracka durian. Unlike the Malaysian ice kacang which is made of water, Tong Pak Fu’s snow ice is actually made from the juices which were extracted from the fruits itself mixed with imported skimmed milk. The plus factor here is that no sugar was added in this process. If you are a durian fan you may also want to try their D24 Durian Snow Ice @ RM 9.80 (regular). Both of which are very different in taste. The durians pulps are sifted to remove the fibres, so you won’t be finding any trace of durians flesh served here.
Mango and Milk Snow Ice @ RM8.80 (regular) are made of imported mangoes from the Philippines served with jellies as toppings. It was good but I preferred the durian version more because first of all, I am a huge durian fan and it has more toppings, taroballs, jellies and some tiny bits of corn flakes. Read the rest of this entry »