Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Snot Block!

Found a bakery whilst out driving today.

The reason I'm sharing this is because I found something that I never expected to find here...Vanilla Slices! And not just any old vanilla slice but a double decker one! With real custard inside! Thick, slippery, yummy custard like you get at a quality bakery, not the hard jelly-like custard you can find in some vanilla slices back home.

They had chocolate éclairs also. Real choux pastry, not donut pastry like some shops use here and try and call it an éclair. Real chocolate ganache on top, and also filled with the delish custard. At first I was disappointed that it wasn't cream on the inside, but oh boy was that custard good! The poor éclair didn't make it home, Alaskaboy and I scoffed it down matching each other bite for bite.

We managed to restrain ourselves from eating the snot block long enough to take a couple of photos (for brag points cause this vanilla slice has to be seen to be believed!) but then it was promptly chopped in half and consumed with much finger licking along the way.

It was approx 4" long and 2.5" wide and between 1.5" & 2" tall. YUM! (They did have smaller ones if you only wanted a little bit of a nibble.)

Here tis!

ETA: Sorry got carried away forgot to tell yas. They're called Napoleons here. So, keep an eye out for things called that elsewhere.



4 Nibbles:

Marshmallow said...

*tries to eat screen*

Amanda said...

Mmmmm... looks like the delightful ones you can get somewhere around here- Only I don't know where that is! Every now and then someone gets them if we have a fancy morning tea for something, and they're so good!

Kada said...

LOL. Don't hurt your teeth, Raina!

Kada said...

I told Alaskaboy your comment, Amanda. His reply was, "Well, what's the fun for us then, if we can always get them?" LOL

Mmmmmm, I think it'll be something we get occasionally though, I couldn't imagien eating them all the time, they're so rich.