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Tuesday, 17 March 2015

Afternoon tea at Brunetti Cafe @ Tanglin Mall

163 Tanglin Road #01-35, Tanglin Mall, Singapore 247933
Tel: 6733 9088

Brunetti is an Italian cafe (or Roman Pasticerria) that interestingly started in Australia and has many outlets there now. It expanded internationally and now at Singapore's very own Tanglin Mall, we have a branch serving aromatic coffee, delectable-looking pastries and lovely gelato! The cafe's decor is rich in authentic Italian flavor and hues, transporting one to another world literally.

So, *Sidney and I have just finished lunch, and we popped by for some coffee. He had the Long Black (SGD$5.50), which he commented was rather good.

I chose to try the Cappuccino (SGD$6.50) which had a lovely taste to it, as Italian brew goes.

Although we were full from lunch, we just couldn't resist some pretty little desserts at Brunetti. Hence, it was a good thing that they have these dainty miniatures of the original cake slices. We had a mini Lemon Tart, mini Opera Cake and Mud Cake Mignon at a mere SGD$2.90 each.

The Lemon Tart was pretty good - refreshing citrusy lemon curd surrounded by a crumbly crust that was light and fragrant with butter taste.

The Opera Cake was pretty good as well, the almond and coffee gelled really well together to give the cake a sweet union of flavors.

As for the Mud Cake Mignon, it was a little disappointing because the cake was very hard and dry in texture. The chocolate taste was redolent but the hardness of the cake did not sit well with us.

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