Monday, May 15, 2017

Piccoli Lotti @ Damansara Kim

A scoop of time-honoured Italian dessert-making tradition, another of savvy Malaysian inventiveness, topped with a confident finesse in execution: Piccoli Lotti should hit the sweet spot for gelato acolytes, serving smooth, sumptuous concoctions that span classic flavours like pistachio or hazelnut, bolstered by newfangled novelties such as blue-dyed pulut tai tai with glutinous rice bits or chrysanthemum with cacao nibs that playfully & pleasurably reinvigorate familiar childhood indulgences. The nuances are clean & clear, distinct & nicely balanced, with a natural-tasting freshness that underscores this parlour's small-batch, hand-crafted philosophies. Founder Nge Seng says he spent a month in Bologna training in the art of gelato, & there's little doubt he learned well. A basic scoop starts at RM8 (with a three-scoop serving costing at least RM18); other flavours include Peruvian dark chocolate, Madagascar vanilla, mango, raspberry, durian, affogato with almond brittles, & matcha with adzuki beans. You can also have a scoop pressed into a soft & fluffy panini-inspired bread roll or paired with a waffle for RM13.

Piccoli Lotti
45 Jalan SS 20/11, Damansara Kim, Petaling Jaya, Selangor. Tues-Sat, 1230pm-1030pm (closed Sun-Mon).

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7 comments:

  1. Ooohh! That's very near me and I must check it out!

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    1. Phong Hong: i'm optimistic that you'll enjoy the gelato here! :D

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  2. Now what is that? Rosemary? It flowers? I am desperately trying to keep mine alive, not expecting it to flower...ever. :(

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    1. Suituapui: i definitely can't criticise, since i don't have a green thumb at all! :D

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  3. Aha... This is near my home. Do they have cognac gelato? I will drop by soon. Bookmarked!

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    1. Twilight Man: no cognac gelato so far, but hopefully they'll have something someday for us who like a bit of liquor in our frosty treats :D

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  4. I saw Pulut Tai Tai flavor which I really curious about the flavor!

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