Vancouver’s Best Desserts

It’s no secret that I have always been fond of desserts, here are some of the best desserts that I have had in the past two months in and around Vancouver. These desserts would make wonderful treats not only for moms on, before or after Mother’s Day but also for all lovers of delicious sweets.

Here are 8 of my favourite desserts, in no particular order:

1)    Lindt Single Farm Chocolate & Soil -created by Chef Hamid  Salimian

Lindt Single Farm Chocolate & Soil

What looks like soil in a ceramic flower pot, is an outstanding surprise for your tastebuds, chocolate that has a slight salty meets sweet is very unique dessert created by the chef.

The Apron Restaurant

3099 Corvette Way, Richmond

Tel: 604-303-6565

2)    Lemon Merengue Pie -created by Chef Michael Deutsch

Lemon Merengue Pie

This pie is a deconstructed version of a Lemon Merengue Pie that is nothing like you thought it would be!

Fleuri Restaurant

845 Burrard Street, Vancouver

Tel: 604-642-2900

3)    Marzipan Layer Cake – Created by Chef Jean-Georges

Marzipan Layer Cake

After eating one piece of this delicious cake with mixed glazed berries, and sour cherry sorbet, I was craving another, if you love Marzipan you will love this dessert.

Market by Jean-Georges

1128 West Georgia Street, Vancouver

Tel: 604-689-1120

4) Shattered Baklava -created by Chef Hamid Saliliman

Shattered Baklava

A Persian dessert, broken down baklava saffron pistachio ice cream, cardamom dates, rosewater honey. One of a kind dessert!

The Apron Restaurant

3099 Corvette Way, Richmond

Tel: 604-303-6565

5)    Matcha Layer Cake -created by Chef Arthur Chen

Matcha Layer Cake

Matcha cream layered between a delicate white cake and its addicting!

Fairmont Pacific Rim Lobby Lounge

1038 Canada Place, Vancouver

Tel: 604- 695-5502

6)   Bounet


A traditional Piemontese pudding made with amaretti and cocoa that is exquisite.

The Bibo Italian Restaurant

1835 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver

Tel: 604-568-6177

7)    Walnut Cake with Carrot Sorbet -created by Chef Jennifer Peters

Walnut Cake with Carrot Sorbet

Savoury meets sweet, heavenly and left my palate in delight.

Raincity Grill

1193 Denman Street, Vancouver

Tel: 604-685-7337

8)    Souffle Cheesecake -created by Chef Akiko Gonnami

Souffle Cheesecake

Strawberry-shiso compote, crystallized shiso leaf both rich and light.

Hapa Umi

110-909 West Cordova Street, Vancouver

Tel: 604-420-4272


By: Richard Wolak

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