Monday, September 6, 2010

Marquise Patisserie @ Bangsar Shopping


Christmas seems to have come early at BSC this year.


We were delirious with delight as soon as we entered Marquise, surrounded by chocolates, cakes and confectionery that looked worthy of Willy Wonka.


The chocolates in particular are seductively and lingeringly aromatic; many of them come with fruits and/or nuts, offering various combinations of tastes and textures that pack an explosive punch of pure pleasure.


Clockwise from top: Rocky Chocolate (white choc with glazed almonds & cranberries), Nougat Truffle (dark choc with dark nougat cream with almonds), Truffle Cassis (blackcurrent truffle) & Mendiant Clover (dark choc with caramelized hazelnuts, pistachios & dried fruits).


Chocolate Ivory (choc moist cake layered with choc mousse & enrobed with 53% dark choc). Reasonably moist and fresh-tasting, but if you're not planning to overdose on sugar in one sitting, then stick to the chocolates for your first visit here.


For Ramadan, there's an Aidilfitri gift pack consisting of handmade baklava, chocolate almond ma'amoul, dried cantaloupe stuffed dates & "tropical luscious" pastry. A bit pricey, at more than 30 ringgit for eight pieces, but it comes in attractive wrappings, in case that matters.








Marquise Patisserie & Chocolaterie,
Bangsar Shopping Centre.
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22 comments:

  1. Fui: even moreso in real life, i say...

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  2. The cakes look nice! But if it's too sweet, I shall pass.

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  3. I like the look of that chocolate ivory cake. Yums!

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  4. Michelle: oh, more of cocoa-ey rather that sugary :D
    Baby: oh yeah, everything here is a sight for sore eyes (and a treat for sore taste buds)! =)

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  5. This must be a new chocolatier? I've gotta check them out and see if they are up to my standards!! haha

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  6. I like the quirky designs! I suppose they do only takeaways?

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  7. eiling: i saw belgian chocolate there, but no valrhona :D
    lemongrass: ohh there are actually three tables outside the store where customers can munch on the cakes and sip tea :D

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  8. Oh me, oh my... I can't ever refuse anything chocolatey... Can't wait for Xmas! (Mooncake Festival and Hari Raya notchet over di but I got the Santa fever early too, hehe.)

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  9. Oh NO!!!! My weakness :) I have soft spot for chocolates... that explains my waistline.. LOL!

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  10. lfb: there seems to be an end-of-the-year, christmassy, semi-melancholy, semi-jubilant feeling that's sweeping over many of us already! or is it just me? :D
    leo: yeah, chocolate is only an occasional indulgence for me too! it's very guilt-inducing, heheh :D

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  11. Nah, it's me too. I can't believe it's only September and I'm already in a reflective mood of sorts. :P

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  12. lfb: u're in a reflective mood all year round lah. if someone ever made a sculpture of u, it should look like this: http://serc.carleton.edu/details/images/7531.html

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  13. Rodin's The Thinker is actually one of my fave sculptures... :P

    But I mean a more festive, holiday-ish, reflective mood. :P

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  14. lfb: and here i thought u'd prefer michelangelo's david. but i guess the rumors are true: size does matter to u :P
    oh, i can explain your festive mood. it's only three days until a long weekend of ketupats, rendangs and traffic-free kl :P

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  15. Oy vey. Size does not matter. Nor does it matter that I have always had good fortune with sizes. *guffwas*

    Yay to Ketupat! Yay for Lemang and More Rendang! But most of all - YayYayYay for a traffic-free KL! :D

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  16. oo..choc..OO..expensive choc..O_O choc cake!!! ;p

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  17. It's a pity that it's located right at the quiet corner of the building eh? Luckily for them the office blocks has just been opened. The cakes there look pretty, but I've never tried em.

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  18. Lfb: if only we could permanently banish everyone who leaves town this weekend, rite :D
    Tng: the chocolate cake was cheap though! Around 10 ringgit
    Qwazymonkey: yeah, we were there for about 30 mins, but there was only one other group of customers that even entered the store!

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  19. Oh YES. I would vote for that. A traffic-free city... forever. Wouldn't that be AMAZING? :D

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  20. gosh everything look so pretty! how to eat them??

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  21. lfb: also, we'd ban everyone who remains in KL from breeding for the next 10 years :D
    babe_kl: heheh ... it would seem like a shame to eat them, but it'd be a waste not to, since they taste so good! yeah, i'm awed by how pastry and cake chefs can be such artists! :D

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