The Straits Times
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Published on Aug 21, 2014
 

Henri Charpentier patisserie opens in Singapore on Oct 9

 
 

Come Oct 9, renowned French-inspired Japanese patisserie Henri Charpentier will open its first overseas dessert salon at Dempsey Hill.

The 4,400 sq ft outlet will include an 80-seat dining area, retail section, and a museum with exhibits about the brand's history.

The patisserie features an exclusive menu for Singapore, with a dessert trolley of four desserts - Dome, Rouge, Flower Temptation and Tatin. Flower Temptation, for example, is insipired by the Singapore Botanic Gardens and features sauteed crunchy pineapple bits around a parfait of caramel chocolate mousse and dark chocolate mousse, topped with a bowl of sweet and sour orange sauce flambeed in front of diners.

Other signature items include Crepe Suzette ($22), which are sweet thin crepes served in a hot sauce of fresh orange juice and a combination of liquors.