Karafuru Desserts – Japanese Inspired Eclairs and Yogurt Parfaits
Karafuru, it is the katakana for ‘colourful’. You will be welcomed by clean white interior instead when you step into this Japanese inspired café. The colourful elements lie in the rows and rows of intricate éclairs beneath the display counter. The last time I got this excited in such a Japanese-sort of way was when Kki and Tart Blanc opened. Although they are all vastly different in offerings, they are similar in this aspect – they seek perfection in what they serve. I need to mention an encounter before review proper. Many years ago, I ate a slice of birthday cake at a friend’s party and thought it was life-changing. He said it was by a young home-baker, and I went to track this person down to bake my birthday cake the next year. And he did. A young talented baker. Michael Liu was still in the army then, and he went on to be behind Windowsill’s pies and FIX Café’s cake ....