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Blueberry and Cherry cheesecake at Portobello’s Cakes & Bakes

June 29, 2016 Restaurants, Uncategorized Clare Karatu Leave a comment

Whilst reviewing food at Under The Radar, I came across a little cake shop and got distracted in the middle of my shoot y the array of cakes.

I got the owners number and set up a review.

 

Look at all those blueberries. *Slurp

MY TAKE: If there was a cheesecake heaven that’s what would be served there. If cheesecakes had rulers in a kingdom,

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Garlic Spare Ribs At Under The Radar

June 29, 2016 Restaurants, Reviews Clare Karatu Leave a comment

 

Plating: On a large square plate was an array of colours. Variety of assorted veggies in different styles, potatoes and of course, the ribs.

MY TAKE: It was a fun plate and I actually didn’t know where to start from. Somewhat disjointed but different. The good different.

Taste and Texture: The assorted veggies were delicious. The potatoes dipped in the chili that was served with the dish paired perfectly.

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Cake Plaza Cakes

June 29, 2016 Restaurants, Reviews Clare Karatu Leave a comment

It was always the first place at to top of my head for a quick slice of cake.

I’ll start from my best to my not so favorite cake.

 

Strawberry mousse cake.

MY TAKE: Top to bottom layers of deliciousness. Right at the top was a gelatin based layer, followed by a delicious semi sweet mousse.(very well set) Strawberry cake sandwiched a very rich chocolate mousse.

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Millefoglie At La Cascina

June 27, 2016 Restaurants, Reviews Clare Karatu Leave a comment

Classic Italian Dessert that was an absolute treat. Never tasted it before but I have seen and heard about it. Apparently, the French make it too in their own way and was the Popes favorite dessert. (Not too sure how true this is)

Plating: Hello happy town! It was covered in fresh cream and roasted whole nuts, with a drizzle of strawberry jam.

MY TAKE: Talk about a party on a plate.

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Chocolate Lava Cake At J’s

June 27, 2016 Restaurants, Reviews Clare Karatu Leave a comment

This is the section that you do not want to miss out on.  That cake was all kinds of delightful.

Plating: Same theme for all, wooden plank. A rich round chocolate cake smack in the middle, with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and a drizzle of chocolate.

MY TAKE: Still cant get over how firm that cake was to hold the ice cram. Also i figured out the secret to it not melting so fast on the warm cake.(super freeze the scoop of ice cream).

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