Romance does not always mean a candlelit dinner and champagne. Sometimes the most romantic part of a date is dessert. What better way to tell someone you love how special they are than with a sinfully good dessert you know they will adore. This Valentine's Day, mix things up. Pick your favourite sweet treat as a present or then indulge in a fabulous dessert trail at some of our favourite spots.
When you think of chocolate and dessert, the only names that should come to mind are La Folie and Chef Sanjana, the genius behind the brand. La Folie gives you the most beautifully presented pastries which really are a work of art, but they also have their own line of signature Chocolates and the Chocolate Bars. Head to their signature Chocolate bar in Kalaghoda, and we promise you it is sexier than any candlelit dinner you have been to.
This romantic season, skip the chocolate covered strawberries and cakes and try a traditional Greek dessert. These are small dough balls that are deep-fried and topped generously with honey syrup and a host of other ingredients. You can enjoy these in a range of flavours including Chocolate Nutella or even Cream Cheese or Matcha and they are a wonderful change from traditional sweets this Valentine's day.
Popular baker Pooja Dhingra has created a cult-like following with her baked goodies that she opened her own cafe to highlight them. The city is obsessed with her Macaroons that come in all sorts of flavours but it is the other pastries and desserts that will really make you swoon. Lemon Tarts, Salted Caramel Chocolate, Cheesecakes and all sorts of deliciousness that spell romance for anyone who takes their dessert seriously.
From selling cookies out of a TATA Nano to morphing into a full-fledged cookie shop, this is a terrific place to tingle all those sweet craving taste buds. If you are someone who loves Chocolate then this is the perfect place to visit for Valentine's Day to get your fill. Cookies, Milkshakes, indulgent Sundaes are what remind you of what romance looked like when you just start out. Simple honest and full of the dessert!
This cute little cafe is the perfect spot to enjoy a sweet treat this Valentine's Day. With a wide range of choice of all sorts of Turkish Baklava and confectionary, treat yourself to a very different Valentine's day date. To celebrate and make it special they have curated beautiful gift hampers and are offering Chocolate Baklava as well as traditional rose-flavoured Turkish Delights with pistachio covered in rose petals. Now that is quite a way to celebrate a day dedicated to love.
Better known as the Tiny Taster, Roxanne is an internationally respected blogger and expert on the Mumbai food scene. She has hosted many events, including the Upper Crust Food & Wine Show and travels the world, sharing her knowledge and gaining more experience.