December begins with a nip in the air and brings with it one of the most awaited fruits of the year, the strawberry. Pâtisseries across the country celebrate this treasured fruit with special menus and desserts. Read on to order a luscious treat filled to the hilt with that sweet-tart fruit.
An Ode to Gaia
Founded by Naimita Jagasia, An Ode to Gaia is a plant-based patisserie featuring a strawberry menu with gluten-free, refined sugar-free desserts. Using strawberries are fair-trade and organic, the patisserie has come up with options like Fraise Au Chocolat, fresh strawberries enrobed in white and dark chocolate, a gluten-free Strawberry Dark Chocolate Cake, and a Strawberries and Cream Tart.
House of Amel
Amel by Sanah Ahuja presents a strawberry menu that tastes as good as it looks. Their desserts, Fraisier, a vanilla Swiss roll now has a strawberries-and-cream version, and Fresa combines strawberry and white chocolate in a tart. The House of Amel also recreates a timeless mainstay of French pastry, Saint Honoré. It is made with a flaky puff pastry base, dainty profiteroles and an intense crémeux, as well as a light-as-air Chantilly cream. Those who love citrus-based desserts can try their special lemonberry choux, filled with a lemon diplomat cream and strawberries, complete with a lemon white chocolate Chantilly.
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Essange by Shreya Gupta
The special strawberry menu at Essange is extensive and filled with sweet and tart delights. Cupcakes in flavours like Belgian chocolate and strawberry, strawberry-and-cream are available. Nutella and strawberry, mini strawberry cheesecake, strawberry pudding jar, strawberry tres leches are also on the menu.
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Made in small batches, this artisanal gelateria is bringing strawberries to their menu this winter. Customers can indulge in the vegan options like dark chocolate strawberry and strawberry sorbet or a tub of their Berry Cheesy flavour.
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Pooja Dhingra’s ‘Everything Strawberry Menu’ offers monster macarons, strawberry tarts, strawberry cheesecake macaron cakes, chocolate strawberry cakes, mini cakes. Picture-perfect desserts tinted in hues of pink, red, white, they make for gorgeous festive gifts too.
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Deliciae by Bunty Mahajan
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