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Tuesday, 22 March 2016

Old Klang Road Food | Le Pont Boulangerie et Cafe - Sweet Sensation - New French Dessert Crafted Just For You.

For those that are a real fans of desserts, you would probably heard about Le Pont Boulangerie et Cafe located at 6, Lorong 1/137c, Batu 5, Old Klang Road 58000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan. +BestRestaurant ToEat was invited to taste this newly launched dessert series aptly named the Sweet Sensation to mesmerise your taste-buds to this French love affair for pastry, desserts and coffee.

The inspiration behind the name Le Pont (French for ‘The Bridge’) comes from the desire to capture the vision of a unique space where people can come together and forge new friendships and the aspiration to create a food & beverage concept where food and drink connect seamlessly.

Le Pont Boulangerie et Cafe has a modern yet comfortable cafe cuisine setup; serving traditionally artisanal yet innovative breads and pastries for all to enjoyed with the custom-roasted house blend coffee and specially-crafted drinks.

Le Pont Boulangerie et Cafe during the month of March and April 2016 is having this special Sweet Sensation dessert series; which marries the exquisite taste of its specialty crafted Coffee and desserts.The Sweet Sensation features world famous coffee presented in a unique serving style together with six signature desserts that will leaves your sweet tooth cravings.

Central to the entire menu is the Coffee Origin Platter (RM18.90) which is a captivating three-in-one serving style of the Himalaya Supersonic blend. As Head of Coffee David Leong quips; to enjoy this coffee platter we start off with the filtered brew which exudes out only the pure and natural taste of this highly sought after bean from El Salvador; Next we tasted a coffee mocktail which was sweeten by the blue berry syrup with a tinge of lemon. Finally; is to taste the aromatic espresso brewed with textured milk which enhances the full aroma of the special blend.

To paired with this special coffee brew, Pastry Chef Padzli has specially created a delectable short crust pastry baked with coffee mix from the Himalaya SuperSonic beans. We were very impressed by the after taste of the soft chilled brulee like texture of the filling. The distinctive aroma of the coffee taste lingers in our mouth long after we have eaten the pastry. Diners can savour as a single slice of this Coffee Tart at RM12.90 or the whole tarts at RM43.90.

Next on the table was the Le Pomme (Warm Apple Tart with Vanilla Ice Cream) RM15.90. We love the flaky, fluffy texture and the buttery taste of the tart which has a nice crisp when bitten into it; while the thinly sliced apples which was cooked; has a nice texture coupled with the soft vanilla ice cream was a real treat to tantalized our sweet tooth.

This is then followed by the Le Noisette (Crunchy Hazelnut and Chocolate Bar with Mascaporne Cream) RM 17.90. The slight crunch when you cut out the pastry which has a rich hazelnut taste was nicely paired with the Mascaporne Cream and served with strawberries at the sides to give you a blend of a slight sourish sweet taste.

Next is the Peach Melba (RM16.90). This dessert is more like a parfait in which you can taste the different texture as you dig into this special serving glass. The middle section which has soft sorbet like texture has a tinge of tangy taste from the peach while after a few scoop, you will discover the taste of the light crunch of the Almond crumble.

The second last dessert on the table is the Apple Crumble Tart (RM10.90). As with the earlier Apple Tart, it is the same cut apples which is served on a bed of frangipane and topped with Almond Crumble.  There is a hint of light cinnamon taste in the filling.

The last dessert under the Sweet Sensation series is the Caramel & Mixed Nuts Tarts (RM 10.90). This is a baked short crust pastry filled with mixed nuts and soft caramel that is topped with chocolate mousse; which has a velvety texture and a generous spread of mixed nut at the bottom of the chocolate mousse making is an enticing taste to nuts lovers with a sweet taste.

Overall, Le Pont Boulangerie et Cafe do offers great coffee with a fine Sweet Sensation dessert for the month of March and April for you to savour and indulge in this delicious dessert offering with your families and friends.