This weekend only: Mandarin Oriental presents an afternoon tea special by renowned pastry maestro

This weekend only: Mandarin Oriental presents an afternoon tea special by renowned pastry maestro

Not to be missed

Image: Cacao Barry
Image: Andres Lara

If you're yearning for a sweet escape over the long weekend, perhaps, it's time to treat yourself

From now till the 18th of September, Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur is hosting exclusive afternoon tea sessions with confectionery connoisseur, Chef Andres Lara.

Having honed his craft with the culinary world's finest restaurants like Spain's El Bulli and Noma in Denmark, Lara has over 12 years of experience in pastry-making under his apron. Now, the Regional Pastry Chef for Asia Pacific at Cacao Barry–prestigious cocoa product proprietor–Lara has graced our shores to showcase his signature creations for Lounge on the Park's Afternoon Tea and The Mandarin Cake Shop.

See below for some of the delectable delights by Chef Andres Lara that await you at the afternoon tea:


Alfajores (Chef Andres' version of Argentine Dulce de Leche cookie sandwich)

Dark chocolate ganache, cashew caramel and garam masala

Mini Snowball

Coconut moelleux inside lime marshmallow

Mini Kashmir Chai Gateau

Chai tea and zephyr white chocolate with green Apple and cocoa nib Breton

Pure C

Orange confit brownie base, whipped ganache and 70% cocoa mousse

Mini Truffle Verine

Coconut yuzu chiffon, lemon confit, strawberries and vanilla diplomat with pistachios

Mini 70% Cuba & Cherry Balsamic Gateau

Cheesecake crust with zephyr Chantilly


The full set that comes with scones, finger sandwiches, savoury bites and even more masterfully crafted pastries, is priced at  RM108 nett per person. This special showcase will only be on till 18 September (Sunday) and is available from 2.30pm to 6pm daily.

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