A festival of treats from Dean & Deluca

tasty February 11, 2018 14:20

By The Nation

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Dean & Deluca, gourmet food and beverage brand from New York, welcomes both Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day with gourmet delights to tease the taste buds.

Kick off your Chinese New Year celebration with the “Taste of China” range featuring five Chinese-inspired dishes including Crab & Corn Soup (Bt125) made with crab meat, corn, egg white and spring onion. Mandarin Orange Smoked Duck Salad (Bt295) is a zingier option that boasts smoked duck, mandarin orange, mixed green salad, dried cranberry, almond slices and sesame honey balsamic.

For something more filling, the culinary team presents Spicy Tiger Prawn Coconut Soy Tagliolini (Bt45), Hoisin Ham & Bok Choy Stir-Fry with Egg Fried Rice (Bt395) and Braised Beef & Broccolini Stir-Fry with Egg Fried Rice (Bt395).

The Taste of China will be available until March18.

On the beverage front, the barista team rolls out the new Orange Mocha series. Amp up your luck with the drinks’ star ingredient: mandarin orange. This citrus is believed to bring luck, prosperity and long life. The Chinese New Year drink series comprises Orange Mocha (Bt125), Iced Orange Mocha (Bt140) and Orange Mocha Frappe (Bt170).

For an extra oomph, mandarin flavoured konjac jelly can also be added for an additional Bt25. This limits to cold drinks. All drinks are available only in medium size, and available until March 18 at all stores except Airport and Khao Yai branches.

Or celebrate love with the amorous Loving Rose Selection series. A fragrant syrup consisting of berries, vanilla and rose as the star ingredient, the drink series comprises Loving Rose Latte (Bt125), Iced Loving Rose Latte (Bt140) and Loving Rose Milkshake (Bt170).

For coffee lovers, a shot of espresso can also be added to the milkshake to make an affogato for an additional Bt15. Jazz up the cold beverages with strawberry flavored konjac jelly. The Loving Rose Selection drinks are available until February 15.

And round off February’s offerings with goodies from Dean & Deluca’s bakery. Special for this month of love, the bakery team introduces three alluring delicacies. Strawberry Cream Cake (Bt165) is a delicately luscious vanilla sponge cake layered with creamy custard and diced strawberry, and topped with whipped cream. Strawberry Tart (Bt165) boasts buttery tart with creme Anglaise filling, topped with fresh seasonal strawberries and chopped pistachios. Last but not least is a plated dessert, Chocolate Lava Cake (Bt145), made with the finest Belgian chocolate, and served with fresh strawberries, whipped cream and house-made strawberry sauce. Chocolate Lava Cake is available only at MahaNakhon CUBE and limits to dine-in customers only. Strawberry Cream Cake and Strawberry Tart are available at all stores except Airport and Khao Yai stores. All three desserts are available from now while supplies last.

Shoppers can take home decadent chocolates in various shapes from hearts and roses to Chinese coin, mandarin orange and a whimsical dog. Also on offer are sweet macarons, buttery cookies and crispy fortune cookies. Prices start at Bt35.