Ottolenghi, London

Ottolenghi is a Mediterranean inspired shop that dishes up healthy salads, pastries and desserts. It wasn’t really on my radar until I saw it pop up a few times when I was browsing some blogs – and once I saw the display of desserts I couldn’t say no ;)

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Finally decided on a caramel and macadamia cheesecake which was soft and fluffy like a Japanese cheesecake. Decadent and rich with sweet caramel running down the sides and crunchy roasted macadamia on top. This was quite rich and heavy so be sure to have some empty stomach space … unlike me who just ate a duck confit sandwich.

Ottolenghi caramel and macadamia cheesecake

Caramel and macadamia cheesecake

Crumbly, buttery tart that was so good with a rich dark chocolate inside and a smear of cherry sauce on the bottom. A dollop of mascarpone on top helped to wind down the sweetness. It was a bit like a black forest cake but with the best ingredients :D

Chocolate tart Ottolenghi

 Chocolate tart with cherry and mascarpone

Simple desserts but done well – you can taste the freshness of the ingredients. If you see this place on your wander, do pop in to check if any of the desserts tickles your fancy.

Food: 3/5
Service: N/A
Atmosphere: N/A

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1 comment for “Ottolenghi, London

  1. November 10, 2014 at 1:09 pm

    Colour me green with envy! Would love to Ottolenghi one day.

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