In a pioneering collaboration, Häagen-Dazs™ and Renaissance Harbour View Hotel Hong Kong join hands in presenting an afternoon tea set to be offered at the hotel’s Mirage Bar & Restaurant, starting from 1st April to 30th June 2021.
Specially created by the distinctive team of chefs, this alluring afternoon tea set titled “TROPICAL FANTASY” features an assortment of tantalizing savouries and sweet delights filled with a bountiful of tropical ingredients. The special recipes of these meticulously crafted desserts are combining them with two of Häagen-Dazs™’ latest Cocktail Collection flavours.
Further embracing the occasion, the hotel’s mixologist exhibits his expertise and creativity by offering two exclusive cocktails also infused with the rich flavours of Häagen-Dazs™’ latest Cocktail Collection ice creams. The light dash of alcohol in both flavours will sweeten up and refresh your day. The Tropical Fantasy Afternoon Tea Set is also available for self-pick up takeaway which comes with complimentary bag with dry ice. Guest can enjoy in the comfort of one’s own home and place an order one hour before the day of picking up at the latest.
Harbour View Hotel Hong Kong is ideally nestled amidst the bustling city and best known for its prime location, fascinating landscape and offerings. The hotel‘s Mirage Bar & Restaurant is surrounded by full-length glass panels with the 25 feet tall island bar, which sets the focal point of the centre staged bar that creates the perfect ambience for loving couples and guests who wish to immerse in an exceptional sunset experience.
The Tropical Fantasy Afternoon Tea Set menu features an extensive selection of captivating pastries curated to stir your taste buds as you enjoy 13 different savouries and desserts. Two of the sweet delights are enhanced with Häagen-Dazs™’ latest Cocktail Collection – Piña Colada ice cream and Lime Mojito Sorbet. Both flavours are infused with white rum while the sorbet is milk and egg-free, making it perfect for even the most dedicated vegans. Bursting with exotic flavours, the new Piña Colada ice cream is adorned with a dried pineapple slice and placed on a dark chocolate shell embellished with shredded coconut mimicking a coconut shell. The Lime Mojito Sorbet delight is served with lime slice and lime jelly that create the chilling zesty flavour.
This lighthearted epicurean journey also offers 7 other enticing desserts, which are mouthwatering and intriguing. The irresistible Banoffee Tart is a trio combination of rich layered flavours of caramelized banana, aromatic chocolate mousse and chocolate crumble; the Kiwifruit Macaron garnished with a chocolate straw resembles a kiwi specialty drink; the Lychee Martini Mousse Cake filled with lychee bits is rich in texture with a tempting outlook as glossy as gelatin. The list continues with Caramel Passionfruit Chocolate Bon Bon, as well as the signature Renaissance Cheesecake, Plain Scone and Chocolate Scone.
The 4 tantalizing savouries are as appealing and appetizing as the sweet bites, they include the Shrimp Wonton Taco with Pineapple Salsa and Avocado, Caribbean Pulled Jerk Chicken “Bao” with Lime and Spring Onion, Mixed Melon Salad with Spanish Serrano Ham and Citrus Zest, Smoked Salmon Croissant with Mango and Cream Cheese. This colorful tropical ecstasy ventures all foodies and Häagen-Dazs™ fans into an epicurean experience like no other.
Notching up the tropical vibe while keeping cool, two new specialty ice cream special drinks will be offered for a limited period only. The passionately crafted cocktail and mocktail, both jam-packed with megatons of tropical ingredients are also infused with Häagen-Dazs™’ Cocktail Collection flavours. Making all perfectly in tune, this is a must-try for all adventurous palates ready to be immersed in an exceptional sensory journey.
Tangy lime juice and blackberry jam blend perfectly with the spicy base notes of Kraken rum to create a sweet concoction with a sour twist that emanates a zestful tropical taste. Complementing the mixture with Häagen-Dazs™ Lime Mojito Sorbet is the magical touch that will tickle your taste buds. Sip it up and the unfolding flavours will captivate any drinker’s heart including vegans.
Guilty Pleasure is a visually enticing, exotic combination of Häagen-Dazs™ Piña Colada ice cream mixed with tropical tea, citrus syrup and pineapple juice foam. The sweetness of pineapple balances the tang of lemon to create this fruity refreshing blend that will quench your thirst and take you on a journey through tropical fantasy.