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Sunday, January 11, 2009

Zen Cafe - Mid Valley

I am sure most food lovers can't live without dessert. The other day, when I was watching AFC ( Asian Food Channel), the host was even commented that "dessert is a substitute for sex". In fact, research shows that eating chocolate helps to improve our mood and release stress! So, go ahead and have your dessert, but of course, don't over- indulge, !!

Last weekend we went to Zen Cafe at Mid Valley for our dessert after lunch. The cafe located at an open area of 3rd floor of the mall displayed some nice cakes, so we decided to give a try! While browsing the menu, we discovered that this is another subsidiary of Secret Recipe, oh ok...maybe a bit "high end" version of SR.

The almond brownies with ice-cream - RM7.50

With fair amount of almond flakes, not very sweet( of my taste ), the hot cake is nicely match with the cold vanilla ice-cream, good!

I tried something special, the Creme Brulee - RM 6.50


Creme Brulee is a French word. The direct translation means burnt cream. It is a dessert with rich custard base topped with a layer of hard caramel, created by burning sugar under a grill / blowtorch. It usually serves cold in individual ramekins. < From Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia >

The creme brulee at Zen is simple but taste good. The cold custard base is flavoured with vanilla, and I love the caramelized top, I like the crispy feeling with cold custard, is my cup of tea, not very sweet, lovely!

The Zen Cafe
Lot TK01. 3rd Floor, Mid Valley Megamall.
My self rating: 8/10

8 comments:

Duckie said...

oooo looks good too!!!

J2Kfm said...

never stepped into Zen, as it's another Secret Recipe's creation. hmm ... some more even SR's quality has dropped.

SimpleGirl said...

Duckie, maybe you should give a try, the taste is good too!

J2Kfm, Zen might be better?! Do check it out yourself and let me know whether you like it.

worldwindows said...

I mostly go for cakes in SR. The rest are of inconsistent quality. I don't really take a lot of dessert. Zen looks good.

SimpleGirl said...

worldwindows, so far the 2 items we checked out at Zen is good. Maybe you can give a try?

Little Inbox said...

I just love desserts. All kinds of dessert. :)

Jackson said...

ohhh... havent try yet.. coz i lost confident with SR

SimpleGirl said...

Little Inbox, yeah, dessert is something can make us happy while enjoying!

Jackson, thanks for dropping by. Hmm, this is something different, they don't serve similar things as SR.

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