Light desserts to complete and complement summer meals

As the barometer soars through July and August, it is time to bid farewell to pies and puddings and say hello to lighter and more refreshing sweets that complement memorable meals with friends and family. Here’s a snapshot of some light and delectable desserts to wrap up summertime meals.

POCO LOCO | TAMALITOS DULCES AND SUSPIRO DIP

Put this colourful dessert on your must have list when you next crave some sweet nothings. Poco Loco, the Latin America restaurant at The Beach has lately included this delicious dessert made with sweet corn dough and stuffed with strawberry, pistachio, chutney and suspiro sauce to its revamped menu.

INGREDIENTS:  

  • Sweet corn dough
  • Strawberry
  • Pistachio
  • Suspiro sauce

PRICE – AED49

HOMESTEAD RESTAURANT AND BAKERY | BERRIES PAVLOVA

From sweet and fruity to light and creamy, few things are as refreshing as Berries Pavlova. Consisting of a meringue crust that is crisp on the outside and soft and light inside, this dessert is topped with whipped cream and fresh fruit, making it the perfect summertime treat.

INGREDIENTS:

  • Meringue
  • Fresh mixed berries
  • Whipped cream

PRICE – AED25

SIKKACAFÉ LA MER | FERNI

Sikka Café is serving up a fresh and flavourful Persian confection, Ferni, a clay pot baked rice pudding with saffron and rose petals that provides the ideal respite from soaring temperatures and hot tempers all through summer.

INGREDIENTS:

  • Milk
  • Rice
  • Saffron
  • Rose Petals

PRICE – AED24

COCOA KITCHEN | FROZEN MIXED SUMMER BERRIES

Cocoa Kitchen, the cocoa centric restaurant at City Walk, where each dish, savoury or sweet, has an enchanting accent of cocoa, now brings you a mouthwatering dessert you can’t resist – whether you are a chocolate lover or not! Blending a medley of frozen berries and topped with hot Zéphyr 34% white chocolate ganache, mint and Ghazl el-Banat candy floss, this dessert offers a simply magical close to that perfect summer meal.

INGREDIENTS:

  • Mixed berries
  • Hot Zéphyr 34% white chocolate ganache
  • Mint
  • Ghazl el-Banat candy floss

PRICE – AED45

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