Autumn Weekend Afternoon Tea at The Ritz-Carlton

All dressed up with nowhere to go? Grab your girlies and make an appearance this weekend at The Ritz-Carlton Chihuly Lounge—an afternoon of lounging amid delectable desserts and pastries await.

 

 

Pamper yourself with an afternoon tea fit for a queen with a delightful selection of teas that include classics like English breakfast and earl grey, as well as flavoured teas like strawberry yogurt. Coffee lovers, you’re not forgotten—choose from freshly brewed coffee or decaf.

 

 

Spread over the counter you’ll find mini sandwiches and croissants filled with a variety of choice ingredients such as smoked salmon, cucumber and cream cheese, smoked turkey and traditional egg mayonnaise.

 

 

If sandwiches aren’t your thing, savory bites make an appearance with the likes of tandoori king prawns, honey glazed chicken wings, deep fried yam fritters—these are pretty awesome, we’ve to admit; and xiao long paos.

 

 

As if the range of tea picks aren’t enough, you’ll be wowed by the scrumptious canapés available. Read: smoked duck with vanilla flavoured rhubarb chutney, tuna sushi topped with Japanese mayo and salmon roe, tomato mozzarella with presto sauce, and (we’re personally rooting for the) scallop confit with pink ginger and Avruga caviar—simply mouth-watering.

 

 

Dessert fanatics will coo at the array of crumbles available at this season’s Autumn Weekend Afternoon Tea—think 13 unique variations by executive pastry chef Terrance Pang. From the traditional apple crumble to strawberry rhubarb and pina colada crumbles, it’s hard to stop at one. No worries there though. These crumbles were baked into perfectly bite-sized portions to eliminate any form of guilt that comes with scoffing down one too many. Be sure to try the brownie crumble—and, if you’re lucky, the cupcake crumble just might make a guest appearance. Go on, indulge.

 

 

 

 

Full list of crumbles:

Almond Strawberry Crumble

Apple Crumble

Baked Stone Fruit Crumble

Berry Trifle Crumble

Blueberry Crumble

Brownie Crumble

Chocolate Almond Crumble

Pina Colada Crumble

Pistachio Cherry Crumble

Red Berry Crumble

Rocky Road Crumble

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble

 

The Autumn Weekend Afternoon Tea is available from now till November 18. Chihuly Lounge, The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, 6434-5288, 7 Raffles Ave., www.ritzcarlton.com. $48, Sat-Sun 2:30-5pm.

 

Mandy Lynn is a dining and lifestyle columnist at Nookmag with an intense passion for food, nightlife, and travel, and loves sharing #foodporn at Gourmet Adventures in her free time.