In the season of red, many gourmet kitchens in Mumbai are introducing delicious strawberry dishes. An understatement as it might be, the luscious berry is a supreme favourite of many. Besides being used in craft beverages, strawberries are a go-to for chefs and bakers too. Not only do they look like a work of art on cakes and tarts but taste divine too.
If you’re already imagining your favourite strawberry dish, stop right there. Here’s a list of the best gourmet spots in Mumbai, where you can get your berrylicious fix from.
Strawberry Tres Leches Cake by Chef Guntas
Chef Guntas, a pâtissier trained from Le Cordon Bleu (London), heads her eponymous brand of customised desserts. Her version of a delectable strawberry cake consists of layers of tres leches soaked sponge, vanilla cream and finely sliced petals of imported strawberries on top.
Fresh Strawberry Cheesecake by Plate & Pint
Plate & Pint has a season-special menu at its outlet in Kemps Corner, Mumbai. The assortment includes a mix of nutella-strawberry pastry, strawberry tart, waffles and pancakes loaded with red berries and a super creamy strawberry no-bake cheesecake (picture below).
Chocolate-dipped strawberries by Impressions Crafted with Love
It is always a yes for whole strawberries coated and dipped in chocolate! Impressions has crafted and customised a quirky version of these chocolate strawberries for the holiday season.
Strawberry chocolate cake by Farmer’s Café
Popular for its organic and vegan food fare, Farmer’s Cafe is offering its guests a menu of indulgent strawberry specials, such as this intense chocolate-heavy cake, crowned with a generous topping of fresh strawberry slices.
Snow Good by Taste Retreat
Founded by Tasheen Rahimtoola, Taste Retreat’s Christmas-special menu has an irresistible recipe of vanilla almond cake, which is freckled with fluffy cream mousseline and fresh strawberries.
Gustoso’s festive menu, available until January 01, 2021, features some delightful desserts. And the one we are eyeing is this mouth-watering strawberry tart!
Le 15 Patisserie
Sweet, tarty and syrupy perfectly defines this strawberry cream cake by chef Pooja Dhingra’s Le15. It’s triple moist and spongy layers are buttered with a strawberry marmalade-like spread.
‘Strawberries & Cream’ by The Bombay Canteen
Concocted by TBC’s Executive Pastry Chef Heena, the classic recipe of strawberry and cream gets a creative twist. Think a chhena doughnut stuffed with airy citrus mousse, roasted strawberries, pistachios and a lovely glaze of strawberry sorbet.