Monday, September 8, 2014

‘Perfect in Pink and Purple’ Afternoon Tea at MO Bar

MO Bar at The Landmark Oriental in Hong Kong is famous for its beautiful arrangements of afternoon tea. Their latest effort the “Perfect in Pink and Purple” afternoon tea is no different than the previous masterpieces. Throughout September and October, Mo Bar will serve afternoon tea along with hotel’s first signature Violet & Blueberry jam. The first collaboration between triple world champion jam making maestro Francis Moit and the hotel, the unique Violet & Blueberry jams celebrate the colors of autumn, which is full of fragrance and fruit-driven. This special afternoon tea not just fun and food, part of the proceeds from the “Perfect in Pink and Purple” will go to the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation (HKBCF) in support of their efforts to raise awareness for breast cancer.

Created by the talented pastry team at the Landmark Oriental, hotel’s Culinary Director Richard Ekkebus has worked with Fransic Moit to create Violet & Blueberry jams. Only fresh, whole and perfectly ripe handpicked French blueberries are used to make jams, this ensured jams stay fresh and fruity.

As for the pink portion of the afternoon tea Landmark has selected Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin (VCP) Pink Champagne. The pretty-in-pink candy color of beetroots and the deep violet of aubergines have added more color shades through sweet and savory treats.

Mouthwatering afternoon tea items includes five kinds of pastries and savories, scones, jams, coffee and tea. Tea menu comes with finest teas and coffees on offer including free flowing cold-infused hibiscus and black current JING tea. As for the pricing “Perfect in Pink and Purple” afternoon tea set is priced at HKD 278 ($35). On weekends and public holidays they costs HKD 318 ($40) and this includes the dessert buffet. With a glass of Veuve CP Pink Champagne price goes up by an additional HKD 120 ($15).


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