Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Afternoon Tea @ Nosh, Bangsar

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Afternoon tea with your mom and grandma isn’t quite the same experience as having it with friends. Rather than gossip and everyday conversation, the talk is peppered with a frequent “tsk tsk” at how sweet the cakes can be and their gossip is pretty much about how most of their friends have gotten diabetes in the past few years. Eye rolling smile But as strange as these conversations can get, they’re the company that I’m sure to find myself missing so much when I fly back to London this weekend, the original land of afternoon tea.

We had our session at Nosh in Bangsar and shared a set for two amongst three, which was plenty for us with enough as leftovers. Nosh only serves their afternoon tea sets on weekends and when we arrived at 3.30pm, the place was packed. I made a reservation beforehand though and I recommend you do the same.

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Crowds of young ‘uns.

The set comes with two pots of tea which is more than enough as once the tea’s run out, you could always just ask the kitchen for more hot water to add to the teapot.

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Buttery biscuit!

When the three-tiered set arrived, I was practically salivating. Nosh gives you a choice of 4 desserts to choose from a list of about 6 for your top tier and they looked delicious!

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Everything looked so good!

Traditionally with tea sets like these, you start at the bottom and work your way to the top (STARTED FROM THE BOTTOM NOW WE’RE HERE! Note). I don’t know why that is, but I remember having read it somewhere! But it makes sense because the delicious cheese-topped piece of baguette was very very tasty as it was still warm!

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Clockwise from top: A size comparison of their strawberry topped apple crumble against my iPhone;
a generous helping of jam & cream on my scone;
the set comes with four scones, butter, delicious cream, and very very yummy jam;
I loved the bottom tier so much!

Review by tier:

The tuna sandwich was with their crusts cut off, which is obviously the only way a sandwich should ever be served and the bread was fluffy and light! The bread on the other hand, was crispy on its edges and soft on the inside, with a winning combination of tomatoes and cheese!

Their scones were good, but aren’t the best I’ve had. By the time we had them, they weren’t as warm as I would’ve liked but the accompanying cream and jam were amazing!

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The top layer was really good! Most of their desserts were accompanied by sweet strawberries (which I am particularly fond of so I may be biased), and even their apple crumble, interestingly enough, came with a strawberry on top! Their carrot cake was moist and fragrant, and their tart was delicious. Their cream puff was a let down though and if I ever head back, I’ll be looking for something else.

All in all, a really enjoyable tea session and one I’d recommend for those who don’t find macarons their cup of tea. Ha. Ha. Ha. I’m hilarious.

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Because crazy people laugh in grass. Then subsequently get bitten by mosquitos.

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Loving the pastelly purple on this dress! Bright but not too bright, cute but not too cute, brilliant but not too brilliant.

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#swaggilicious

2 comments:

  1. Love love love your post! Continue the good work n great humor haha <3

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    1. Haha, awhh! Thanks a bunch for the comment. It's good to know I'm not the only person who finds myself funny. ;P

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