Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Tiramisu Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their tiramisu creations into this challenge. Each restaurant and bakery will be featuring their tiramisu on their menu from November 17 – December 11, 2016.
How Does this all Work? For the public challenge, you are invited to go out and order any or all of the tiramisu creations in this challenge, then you decide who you think has the best tiramisu creation for the People’s Choice award winners.
Share your experiences: Tweet (and don’t forget to tweet or instagram your photos) throughout the challenge, our twitter and instagram address is @vanfoodster and the hashtag is #TiramisuChallengeYVR please include this hashtag in all your tweets during the challenge.
Voting criteria – some things to help you judge your favourite tiramisu creations – keep these things in mind: originality, creativity, uniqueness, traditional, non-traditional, price, value and most importantly taste.
Get some friends together and make a day or night of it, visit 2 places or more to share and taste the different tiramisu creations or go solo or with a friend– just remember to VOTE for your favourites
Here are the Tiramisu creations in this challenge, listed in no particular order other than when they were received by us.
Description: Our Tiramisu-Chocolat has been a mainstay on our menu since we first opened and is our tiramisu in a cake form. The Tiramisu-Chocolat is composed of a coffee mascarpone cream, 70% dark chocolate mousse, ladyfinger sponge cake and espresso syrup.
Ingredients: mascarpone cheese, whipping cream, eggs, sugar, espresso, coffee liqueur, 70% dark couverture, flour, gelatin
Created by Pastry Chef Peter Fong
Offered: all the time during store hours
1262 Homer Street, Vancouver
Novo Pizzeria & Wine Bar
Espresso Tiramisu with Amarena Cherries
Ingredients: mascarpone, eggs, sugar, lady fingers, kahlua, brandy, cocoa powder, espresso
Created by: Carmine Paradiso
Offered: all the time
Novo Pizzeria & Wine Bar
2118 Burrard Street, Vancouver
Tel: (604) 736-2220
Coffee Pumpkin Tiramisu Slice
Description: Almond opera sponge soaked with a coffee liquor, filled with a pumpkin tiramisu topped with fresh whip dusted with cinnamon and pumpkin seeds.
Created by: Chef Sam Pero
Offered: All the time
2828 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
Classic Tiramisu with Orange Cocoanibs
Description: House made orange chocolate lady fingers layered with espresso – marsala custard, orange-scented whipped cream, and candied orange-cocoanib crunch.
Created by: Chefs Mallorie Cook ,and Tristin Domonic Leroux
Offered: Monday to Saturday from 5pm to 10pm, and Sunday, 4 to 9pm.
4241 Fraser St, Vancouver
Make sure you pick up one of the Tiramisu Challenge postcards available at each of the participating restaurants. Remember to Vote for your favourites daily, all the voting details are at
Our Media judges for this challenge are:
Freelance writer/broadcaster and host of Shaw TV’s Craft Beer series ‘BC Brew On Tap’ and the long-running radio show, ‘Just Here for the Beer’ that airs bi-weekly on Saturday’s at noon on TSN 1410.
Executive Producer of Whitecaps FC Broadcasts | Announcer | Reporter
Bell Media | 94.5 Virgin Radio | 103.5 QMFM | TSN 1040 | TSN 1410
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