Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Ritz Carlton's Green Tea & Lychee Martini Snowskin

Every year during this time, I will face a dilemma between novelty or signature for there is just these much mooncakes one can eat. However, from my previous mooncakes spree, it is always safer to stick to the signatures as these are often the best-selling items, liked by the masses.

Hence, for this year, apart from the complimentary boxes of mooncakes, we stick to buying our favourites instead of the new flavours for our families. Peony Jade’s Mao Shan Wang Snowskin, Raffles Hotel's Champagne Truffle snowskin mooncake, Carlton Hotel’s signature Walnut Moontart and Mandarin Orchard’s Baked Mooncake with Macadamia Nuts and Low Sugar White Lotus made no exception for this year and when it comes to green tea snowskin, it will has to be from Ritz Carlton Millennia as (till date) I have not found one that has such strong infusion of matcha in the lotus seed paste.

Ritz Carlton 2012's snowskin selection

Apart from their signature mini bing pi Green Tea paste, mini bing pi Lycheetini paste is another flavor not to be missed for the meltingly smooth lychee-liquor infused ganache at the centre of the mooncake though Yuan felt that it can be better if white chocolate shells are used. However, we do feel a little disappointed for the snowskin and lotus paste is slightly sticky and not as smooth as my other favourites.

Lastly, another plus point for Ritz Carlton’s mooncakes lies in the packaging. Without fail for every year, their boxes are the sleekest with a size and finishing suited to be a jewellery box.

For more ordering information, refer to their brochure below.

Ritz Carlton Mooncake Order Form 2012

Summer Pavilion
Ritz Carlton, Millenia Singapore
7 Raffles Avenue
Singapore 039799
Tel: 6337 8888


Lori Tabbot said...

A mouth watery display and I must say “Walnut Moontart” must be delicious! I mean thinking of it wants me to try one of those right know.

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