As temperatures drop, fresh strawberries flood the markets across the country. Right from ice-creams and milkshakes to cheesecakes, the berry is used to prepare some gorgeous treats.
In Mumbai, restaurants are busy creating some of the most delicious strawberry desserts. Care to try them out?
Strawberry cheesecake @ Bastian, Bandra
Although best known for their seafood, Bastian also whips up some pretty kickass cheesecakes. Fresh, tangy strawberries paired with quality cream cheese topped with fresh house-made strawberry jam is what this cheesecake is all about.
Cost: Rs.500 plus taxes (per slice), Rs. 2750 plus taxes (for a full cheesecake)
Pepperazzi Pink at Sucres Des Terres.
Pepperazzi Pink @ Sucres Des Terres, Worli
If you have been to Mahabaleshwar during this time of the year, you will know why strawberry and ice-cream is a matchless combination. The Pepperazzi pink is a blend of sweet strawberries and a zesty charcoal black pepper that is bound to make you drool.
Cost: Rs. 950 (for a 500 ml jar).
Strawberry Tarts @ The Sassy Spoon
What better way to end your meal than with a classic tart topped with fresh strawberries? The Sassy Spoon with its strawberry special menu brings to you some of the best desserts. Pair these with a rich vanilla ice-cream and you’ve got yourself the perfect treat.
S'mores at It Happened In New York
S’mores @ It Happened in New York, Bandra
S’mores, the most American dessert is in town and along with the marshmallowy goodness is topped with the
freshest of berries making it worth all the calories. And what’s better is that it makes our Instagram feed look on fleek with its picture-perfect presentation!
Cost: Rs. 470
Strawberry Showers @ Four Points Sheraton, Vashi
The place where everything is strawberry! A spread of strawberry desserts like Strawberry
Panacotta, Dark Choco Strawberry Fondue and Strawberry Pie are just a few items enough to keep you going till the next strawberry season.
Kafir Lime and Passion Fruit Semifredo with Compressed Strawberries and Strawberry Meringue at Olive Bar & Kitchen.
Kafir Lime and Passion Fruit Semifredo with Compressed Strawberries and Strawberry Meringue @ Olive Bar & Kitchen, Bandra
Isn't the name enough for this one? This is a semi-frozen confection blended with fresh strawberries and paired with a crunchy meringue. The tanginess of the lime and passion fruit is enough to get your taste-buds into overdrive and leave you wanting for more.
Cost: Rs. 475
Naked Strawberry Cake @ Le15, Colaba-Andheri
We all love the strawberry short cake, don’t we? But this naked strawberry cake by Le15 gives the popular cake a tough competition. With layers of soft sponge, freshly whipped cream and strawberries, this cake
is quite the dream, especially as you can see through the layers!