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Summary: Non Entree Desserts introduces a limited period National Day menu for the month of August 2017. The two items – Bo Bo Cha Cha Avalanche and the Nasi Lemak – are fun buzz releases before their next big menu rollout in October, which will be their fourth menu after their original (sample item: “Rubber Ducky”), retro-themed (sample item: “Bak Chor Mee”) and on-going “Urban Garden” menu (sample item: “Koi”).

Nasi Lemak - Non Entree DessertsNasi Lemak ($14.90) – coconut “nasi”, pandan mousse, gula melaka sauce, kuning fish tulip, ikan bilis with lightly salted peanuts, yogurt mango hard boiled egg. The shallot-centric kuning fish tulip was outrageously savoury but binds the nasi lemak concept together rather brilliantly with a nice bow, whilst elsewhere the mound of coconut “rice” hides a secret within.

The Bo Bo Cha Cha Avalanche ($13.90) – taro warm lava flowing onto coconut crumble, crunchy almond nougatine, virgin coconut gelato – plays like a glorious, rich love letter to Orh Nee (yam paste), with the crunchy tapioca cubes and coconut crumble offering teethly jollies.

Grade: High B3 to low A2.

Non Entrée Desserts
204 Rangoon Road
Hong Building
Singapore 218451


Shawn is a full-time lawyer based in Singapore. Neither a professional critic, blogger nor photographer, Shawn is simply somebody who loves food and luxury hotels very much and (likes to think that he has) a quirky sense of humor. When Shawn is not premature ageing and turning his hair further grey due to stress and vicious deadlines, he is somewhere spending an exorbitant amount of money trying out new dining places and hotels.

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