Category Archives: Patisserie

Becasse Bakery, Westfield Sydney

I’m always admiring the gorgeous sweet treats on show in the glass display case at the Becasse Bakery when I head into the Westfield Sydney food court and today I found out that they taste as great as they look!

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Filed under CBD - Town Hall, Dessert, Patisserie

Blackflower Patisserie, Haymarket

After spotting the name of Blackflower Patisserie popping up on our Instagram feed, I decided to find this elusive place where interesting flavours of macarons seemed to come from. Blackflower is conveniently located right across from Market City and only opened around the end of 2012, which explains why I had never noticed it before despite its central Chinatown location. As its name might hint, the patisserie is an offshoot of the popular Passionflower ice cream chain and the Asian fusion flavour combinations which have become the signature at Passionflower carry over into the Blackflower experience too.

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Filed under Bakery, Cafe, CBD - Haymarket, Dessert, Fusion, Patisserie

The Pie Tin, Newtown

Ever since I had what was most possibly the best pies ever from Fergbaker in Queenstown, I thought I was doomed to ever find a product of similar quality within Sydney. That was until my friends introduced me to The Pie Tin, a small pie shop tucked away just off the main thoroughfare of Newtown, King Street.

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Filed under Australian, Bakery, Fusion, Newtown, Patisserie, Takeaway

Dulce Luna Viennoiserie, Sydney CBD

Earlier this year, I was fortunate enough to travel to Paris and had the most amazing pastries and croissants there. Ever since returning to Sydney, it has been so hard to find something even comparable to European pastries. I often find the ones here much too buttery, salty or just not fluffy and light enough, so you can imagine my delight when I found out a new viennoiserie was opening its doors in the Sydney CBD.

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Filed under Bakery, CBD - Wynyard, French, Patisserie

Ladurée, Town Hall

Sydneysiders have had a love affair with macarons ever since Masterchef and Adriano Zumbo popularised them as a whimsical sweet treat in the last couple of years. So it’s no wonder that the recent opening of a local branch of the famous French patisserie which invented macarons was one of the most hyped foodie events of September 2012.

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Filed under CBD - Town Hall, Dessert, Patisserie