Ice cream, cakes, macarons and sweet treats seem to be appearing from every corner of the Kitchen right now, before winging their way to events across the City, so we’ve all gone a bit dessert crazy this month! So, for this month’s 60 seconds we decided to pin down each of our lovely team and find out what sweet treats make them weak at the knees.
Alex Hinch – Sales & Events Executive
Panettone bread and butter pudding with cream
My brother is a chef and owns a restaurant – this is the one dessert that has been on the menu for over 13 years. It’s heaven.
Carlos Harris – Events Manager
Angel cake with a hint of custard
I would choose angel cake because it is a great classic with sweet flavours which can never go wrong.
Chloe Martin – Senior Sales & Events Executive
Eton Mess (with soft amaretti biscuits – the magic ingredient!)
Because nothing says "summer!” quite like it, and, more importantly, even someone with my level of cookery skills can make it.
Jessen Mootooperian – Senior Events Manager
Chocolate Fondant made by chef Jessen
My chocolate fondant is my favourite dessert because it is hand crafted by me!
Francesca Montaut – Sales & Events Coordinator
Eton mess is my favourite dessert because is it sweet, fruity and summery, and it reminds me of my granddad. This was his favourite pudding. He used to grow his own strawberries for it and would occasionally add raspberries to it. I definitely inherited his sweet tooth!
Natalie Mainwaring – Events Creative Director
Lemon Meringue Pie
The meringue has to be gooey though! This zingy creation always gets my taste-buds tingling
Paul Yeo – Head Chef
Since I don’t have a sweet tooth, cheese is the best way to satisfy an after-main-course craving.
Peter Martin – Operations Manager
Chocolate Fudge Cake
I would have to say chocolate fudge cake because I am the biggest chocaholic.
Philip Stokes – Event Manager
This dessert reminds me of being a kid and the experience of going to an ice cream parlour full of sweet treats to choose from.
Reem Arhaim – Event Manager
Chocolate Fondant with Vanilla and Raspberry Ice cream
I love this dessert because it’s a ‘self-saucing’ cake. What’s not to love about that?
Zoe Benoit – Events Assistant
Apple Crumble with Vanilla Ice Cream
No matter what mood I am in and no matter how big my main course was, I can never say no to a hearty apple crumble. A definite childhood favourite, as my mum used to make one almost every Sunday for dessert.
Looks like we have an equal split between Eton mess lovers and those who only have eyes for chocolate. Lucky for us, the door to The Kitchen is always open and there are plenty of both heading our way at all times!