Monday, November 16, 2009

Amici Cakes

Still in Mega Atrium, after lunch of fish scallopini at Eat and Go I had my dessert/s at another restaurant, Amici.

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I ordered Nocciola Gateau (P75.00/slice), alternating layers of hazelnut cream, chocolate and meringue finished with cocoa dusting.

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It was like a sansrival with the crunchy meringue but the taste was purely of Nutella.

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Buttercream tends to make me cringe, a lot of it that is. That's the reason why I removed almost 4/6 of the buttercream in Goldilocks Choco Sansrival.

It was a good thing that in Amici's Nocciola the buttercream was replaced with hazelnut cream and who wouldn't love a lot of that?

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Compared to buttercream, the hazelnut cream was not that nauseatingly-rich plus the hazelnut flavor was very prominent, like eating Nutella spread.

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I also had the Pistaccioccolato (P65.00/slice), layers of chocolate sponge cake, pistachio cream, cream and chocolate ganache.

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It was delicious. The sponge cake was moist, the pistachio cream tasted like BTIC's pistachio and when you forget that it is a pistachio cake the pistachio nuts at the top and bottom will remind you.

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Happy Eating!

AMICI

Mega Atrium, Mandaluyong City

1 comment:

♡u8mypinkc00kies♡ said...

wow! the Pistaccioccolato looks sooooo good! :)

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