The Cookie Museum @ Esplanade Mall
This place has an interesting selection of teas though the most impressive selection I've seen so far in Singapore was at "The Rose Veranda" (closed for renovations till Sept 2008) @ Shangri-La Hotel. On my first visit to The Cookie Museum, I tried the Earl Grey Sencha (an Earl Grey & Green Tea mix) as I was feeling a little under the weather. It was a mildly flavoured tea which I enjoyed with some honey. Its best to let it infuse for a little longer than most teas as it was very light-tasting. I have a preference for more robust teas, so I felt that this tea was just a tad too mild for my taste. Nonetheless, its worth a try for Green Tea fans who want a Bergamot twist to their dose of antioxidants.
On my second visit, I wanted to try something different. I picked the English Toffee Candy Tea. This was definitely more up my alley as the tea was more robust and had a pleasant hint of butterscotch flavour. It went well with milk and was a "pick-me-up" on a sleepy afternoon. This is worth a try if you like the aroma and flavour of toffee/butterscotch!Bailey's Irish Cream Teacake @ S$19
On my first visit, I bought a tin of English Lavender Cookies (one of their classics) as I love Lavender in almost any form! I loved the calming aroma of lavender as I bit into the crumbly but not overly sweet cookie, which had a texture akin to that of local Sugee cookies...albeit a tad less dry and hard compared to the ones that we get these days.
On my second visit, I bought a tin of Vaniglia e Melone (this Italian name translates into Vanilla and Melon). It was a thinner but slightly more buttery cookie that was made with Cantaloupe, Chocolate Cereal and Vanilla beans. I love cantaloupe, chocolate and the irreplaceable flavour of real vanilla beans!
They were taking pre-orders for Mother's Day Cookies, which was named Mums & Daisy. It was essentially a tin of Apple, Cranberry & Macadamia Nut Cookies. I love all 3 ingredients, especially cranberries and macadamia nuts. It looked irresistible so I ordered some.
Last orders: @ 9.30pm (Sundays - Thursdays) & @ 10.30pm (Fridays & Saturdays)
PS: Dear Personal Trainer, this entry was written by my evil twin sister who can't get her paws off calories!