By The Nation
Indeed, the hotel’s newly appointed executive pastry chef, Pablo Gicquel, is clearly excited about his introduction of a special new vegan and gluten-free afternoon tea set, available daily at The Authors’ Lounge from this Saturday to October 7.
Highlights include vegan protein and vegan cheddar cheese puff, a vegan bratwurst sausage with Dijon mustard double decker, charcoal tart with pumpkin and black truffle, “Calisson” almond cake with mandarin marmalade, a not-to-be-missed scone with golden sultanas and a Granny Smith apple with homemade jam and tofu spread. All are served with a choice of freshly brewed coffee or fine teas.
Chef Pablo, who comes from a world-renowned hotel in Paris, embraces the growing global consumer trend toward healthier eating with his handcrafted selection of 13 vegan and gluten-free savoury and sweet treats, offering a delightful new way for diners to enjoy their afternoon tea at Bangkok’s most iconic venue. A myriad of health benefits – such as lowering heart disease risk and blood sugar levels – and environmental benefits will be celebrated with every bite.
Diners can experience the healthy new option amid the delightful surroundings featuring 143 years of renowned heritage. Served from 12pm to 6pm, the afternoon tea is priced at Bt1,500 per person. For reservations, telephone 02 659 9000, email MOBKK-Restaurants@mohg.com or go to www.mandarinoriental.com.