Best Desserts of 2015

I have eaten many desserts in restaurants all over the Vancouver area over the past year, these are the ones that are the standouts, ones that you remember for a long time to come.

Note: These are not in any ranking order

White Chocolate Arctic Roll

White Chocolate Arctic Roll

White Chocolate Arctic Roll with chocolate soil, blueberries, strawberry sorbet

Created by: Chef Geoff Rogers

Blacktail Restaurant

200-332 Water St, Vancouver

Tel: 604-699-0249

Twitter: @Blacktailyvr

 

Banoffee Pie in a jar

Banoffee Pie in a jar

Banoffee Pie in a jar with fresh banana custard, Hefewetzen toffee, butter biscuit crumble, stout ganache

Created by: Pastry Chef Kaitlin Lavalee

Big Rock Urban Eatery

310 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver

Tel: 604-708-8311

Twitter @BigRockUrbanYVR

 

Emmer (farro) Peach Cobbler

Emmer (farro) Peach Cobbler

Emmer (farro) Peach Cobbler made with Farro from Grain, topped with Earnest Ice Cream Tahitian Vanilla Ice Cream & Bourbon Brown Butter Glaze

Created by: Chef Annabelle Choi

[email protected]@eatgrain

 

Sunchoke Espuma

Sunchoke Espuma

Sunchoke Espuma with local walnuts and amaro Montenegro ‘tiramisu

Created by:Executive Chef Ron Shaw

Grapes and Soda

1541 W 6th Ave, Vancouver

Tel: 604-336-2456

Twitter: @grapesandsoda

 

Apple Pie

Apple pie, chestnut frangipane, caramel, aged cheddar

Apple pie, chestnut frangipane, caramel, aged cheddar

Apple pie, chestnut frangipane, caramel, aged cheddar

Created by Chef Sarah Stewart

Juniper

185 Keefer Street, Vancouver

Tel: 604-681-1695

Twitter @eatatjuniper

 

Grandfather’s Chocolate Tart

Grandfather’s Chocolate Tart

Grandfather’s Chocolate Tart

Grandfather’s Chocolate Tart, olive oil, sea salt, pinenuts @savio_volpe a delicious dessert with a hint of salt, this is a true game changer

Created by: Chef Mark Perrier

Osteria Savio Volpe

615 Kingsway, Vancouver

Tel: 604 428 0072

Twitter @savio_volpe

 

Spiced Picarones

Spiced Picarones

Spiced Picarones

Spiced Picarones spiced almonds, spiced ice cream, and dulce de leche

Created by: Chef Ricardo Valverde

Ancora Dining

1600 Howe Street, Vancouver

Tel: 604-681-1164

Twitter: @ancoradining

 

Tiramisu Bombe and Mascarpone Gelato

Tiramisu Bombe and Mascarpone Gelato

Tiramisu Bombe and Mascarpone Gelato

Tiramisu Bombe and Mascarpone Gelato on a bed of chocolate cookie crumble, and I loved both.

Created by: Pastry Chef Andrea Fletcher

C Prime Modern Italian Steakhouse & Wine Bar

1015 Burrard Street (inside the Century Plaza Hotel)

Tel: 604-684-3474

Twitter @cprimesteak

 

Elderflower Neufchâtel cheese puff

Elderflower Neufchâtel cheese puff,

Elderflower Neufchâtel cheese puff,

Elderflower Neufchâtel cheese puff, vanilla ice cream, edible flowers, cordial, unruly gin-spiked blueberries an outstanding dessert to end a wonderful meal.

Created by: Chef Welbert Choi

Forage

1300 Robson St, Vancouver
Twitter: @forageVancouver
Warm Apple Pie
Warm Apple Pie

Warm Apple Pie

Warm Apple Pie with cinnamon spiced Okanagan apples honey ice cream and rosemary caramel sauce as well as the stunning presentation.
Created by: Chef Karan Suri

Inside the Fairmont Hotel at Vancouver International Airport

3111 Grant McConachie Way, Richmond

Tel:  604-248-3281

Twitter: @fairmont_at_yvr

 

Chocolate Chip Bourbon Pecan Pie

Chocolate Chip Bourbon Pecan Pie.

Chocolate Chip Bourbon Pecan Pie

Chocolate Chip Bourbon Pecan Pie, rich and gooey, topped with vanilla ice cream, caramel and chocolate, sweet and delicious!

Created by: Chef Erik Heck

The Flying Pig

127 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver

Tel: 604-569-1111

Twitter:@FlyingPigVan

 

Cranachan

Cranachan

Cranachan

Cranachan, a traditional Scottish dessert with caramel, orange, oats, whiskey and whipped cream.

Created by: Chef Stewart Boyles

Hawksworth Restaurant

801 West Georgia Street, Vancouver

Tel: 604-673-7000

Twitter: @hawksworthrest

By: Richard Wolak