My Latest Favourite Best Desserts

It’s no secret that I have always been fond of desserts, here are some of the best restaurant desserts that I have had in the past few months in and around Vancouver.

Here are 12 of my favourite desserts, in no particular order:

 

1)       Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet Potato Pie

Burnt merengue on the bottom with local sweet potatoes encrusted and topped with whipped cream and toasted candied pumpkin seeds.

Created by: Pastry Chef Candice Mui

Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House

777 Thurlow Street, Vancouver

Tel: 604-669-1940

Web: http://www.joefortes.ca/

Twitter: @JoeFortesVan

 

2) Classic Lemon Tart

Classic Lemon Tart

Classic Lemon Tart

Created by: Chef Lee Cooper

L’Abattoir

217 Carrall Street, Vancouver

Tel: 604-568-1701

Web:  http://www.labattoir.ca/

Twitter: @LABATTOIR_VAN

 

3) The Naughty Pear

The Naughty Pear

The Naughty Pear

Tahitian vanilla gelato smothered in dark chocolate sauce & topped with port poached pear.

Created by: Gelaterie Maestro James Coleridge

Bella Gelateria

1089 Marinaside Crescent, Vancouver

Tel: 778-737-7890

Web: http://www.bellagelateria.com/

Twitter: @bellayaletown

 

4) Salted Honey Pie

 

 Salted Honey Pie

Salted Honey Pie

The Pie Shoppe

721 Gore Street, Vancouver

Tel: 604-338-6646

Web: www.Thepieshoppe.ca

Twitter: @thepieshoppe

 

5) Black Sesame Vegan Ice Cream in rose syrup

Black Sesame Vegan Ice Cream in rose syrup

Black Sesame Vegan Ice Cream in rose syrup

Created by: Pastry Chef Andy Han

Chau Veggie Express

5052 Victoria Drive, Vancouver

Tel: 604.568.9508

Web:  http://www.chowatchau.ca

Twitter: @chowatCHAU

 

6) Mead Poached Pear

Mead Poached Pear and brown butter shortbread tart,

Mead Poached Pear and brown butter shortbread tart,

Mead Poached Pear and brown butter shortbread tart, Concord coulis and Pecan praline ice cream featuring Cambells Mead, Lepps pears and Birchwood ice cream

Created by:

Brambles Bistro

29985 Downes Rd., Abbotsford

Tel: 604 856 9339

Web: http://tanglebank.com/

Twitter @Tanglebank

 

7) Pretzel Bread Puddin’

Pretzel Bread Puddin'

Pretzel Bread Puddin’

With cinnamon, raisins, and dolce. De Leche sprinkled with Fleur de sel with a gentle squeeze of orange overtop!

Created by:

Bestie

105 East Pender, Vancouver

Tel: 604-620-1175

Web: http://bestie.ca/

Twitter: @bestiewurst

 

8) Matcha Black Sesame Slice

Matcha Black Sesame Slice

Matcha Black Sesame Slice

Created by: Pastry Chef Eric Ho

Sate Bakery

2879 Commercial Drive, Vancouver

Tel: 604-725-8400

Web: www.bakerysate.com

Twitter: @BakerySate

 

9) Sticky Toffee Pudding

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Sticky Toffee Pudding with bourbon whipped cream

Created by:

The Abbey

117 West Pender Vancouver

Tel: 604-336-7100

Web: http://abbeyvan.com/

Twitter: @AbbeyYVR

 

10) Nectarine Prosecco Terrine

Nectarine Prosecco Terrine

Nectarine Prosecco Terrine

Created by:

Ask for Luigi

305 Alexander Street, Vancouver

Tel: 604-428-2544

Web: http://www.askforluigi.com/

Twitter: @askforluigi

 

 

11) Peanut Butter Pie

 

Peanut Butter Pie

Peanut Butter Pie

Created by:

The Abbey

117 West Pender Vancouver

Tel: 604-336-7100

Web: http://abbeyvan.com/

Twitter: @AbbeyYVR

 

12) Hazelnut Chocolate Bar

Hazelnut Chocolate Bar

Hazelnut Chocolate Bar

with dehydrated mandarins, mint, salted caramel sauce, Malden salt, with vanilla bean ice cream!

Created by:

Earls Yaletown

1095 Mainland St, Vancouver

Tel: 604-688-4990

Web: www.earls.ca

Twitter: @earlsrestaurant

 

By: Richard Wolak