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My Honeymoon Dessert House, IOI Boulevard

>> Monday, June 7, 2010

My 6-Months "Honeymoon"?

I've been so caught up at Puchong during the day time (at the MSTB Q-Lab) that by that time I get back to Cyberjaya, I don't feel like doing anything "heavy" anymore. I just wanna laze & chill-out instead of blogging! Hahaha...

At times, I sit down & wonder if what I've decided to take up (the MSTB's scholarship for 6 months) is worth while & if it's the right decision. After much consideration, I've decided that it's nothing to be regretful of, although there are lack of 'employee's benefits'. I reminded myself to live a life of gratitude to God for all things that He has blessed me with instead of focusing on weighing out the benefits I have for myself.

I certainly can't trade the new-found friends that I've found through this program, & with just this ONE reason (no doubt there are more than just this reason), I can confidently proclaim that this is a program worth taking up :) Thanks to all 10 of my new MSTB-Scholar friends! You guys/gals rock!!

Oh, btw, I passed my CPRE paper! I'm a certified Requirements Engineer by the International Requirements Engineering Board! Wheeeeeeee.............praise God! :D

... and now, for the food post! ;)

- Food, Adventure, & Friendship! -

Venue: My Honeymoon Dessert House, IOI Boulevard, Puchong Jaya
Occasion: PerutBesi's birthday & mini-farewell
Overall comment: EXTENSIVE variety of desserts! I was amazed...desserts aren't "to die for", but they're all lovely :)
Halal: Yes

It's not often that you'll come across a good dessert place. Perhaps one of the more famous dessert place in PJ is the KTZ Cafe, which I don't particularly fancy. It's not just the variety of desserts that are available, but the prices as well. *sigh*

Right after dinner at Kissaten, where we celebrated my birthday & mini farewell, we headed to My Honeymoon, right across Kissaten for some dessert. This place is a small, quite quiet, yet cozy 'lil cafe, offering an extensive range of desserts, from the usual "tong sui" to the unique ice-shavings with mixed ting-a-ma-jigs & the humble "tau foo fa" in some fusion style! :) This Puchong branch is one of the many branches available in the Klang Valley, & I found out that they have other outlets in 1Utama, Sunway Pyramid, & Kepong as well!

If you're a person crazee for desserts or if you have a sweet tooth, you'll not want to miss trying out this place at least once :) We took a LONG time just to decide on our dessert as the menu has (I think) more than 80 types of desserts....?? (Well, each page of the menu has around 20 variants of a particular dessert. There are at least 5 pages- front & back, filled with all types of desserts!)

p/s: Liza, let's go together one day! It's near MSTB only!!

The My Honeymoon Dessert Cafe

The simple menu
It's a very "Chinese" place...or more like some Hongkee-influenced place. Lighting isn't very good for photography, so bear with the distorted-looking photos, yeah?

Frankly speaking, I can't remember all the names of the desserts that we ate, nor can I recall the prices. It's also because I wasn't given the chance to keep the receipt! Toby snatched it away from me & crushed it up (he treated us to the desserts...I think the bill came up to around RM80.00? Each dessert costs around RM6.50 or more)

Ice Shavings with Sago, Slightly Sweetened Evaporated Milk, & Aloe Vera Bits
This is quite a refreshing dessert, although it's slightly heavy (since there's milk). It's not too sweet, to my greatest delight, & the portion of sago + aloe vera bits were really generous! You can have mouthfuls of sago in each scoop :)

The 'naked' "Tau Foo Fa" - nothing fanciful ;)
I doubt it's the smoothest & best of "tau foo fa"s but oh well, it's a nice dessert anyhow.

Ice Shavings with Mango, Mixed Fruits & Jelly
This one's pretty delicious :D It's very frutti-tutti & the 'coolness' of the ice shavings made the dessert more appetizing & "fun" to eat!

The "Yin & Yang" Tau Foo Fa - Black Sesame + Tau Foo Fa
I thought this was an interesting combination. I haven't tried such a "tau foo fa" before, but I sure wouldn't mind trying this out someday ;)

My Sweetheart (if I recall its name correctly)
A rather unique combination of cool vanilla ice cream on top of warm mashed sweet potatoes, crushed peanuts, black grass jelly @ cincau, & sago, I think. If you're adventurous & needed some kinda filling dessert (or if you're still hungry), do try this one out. Just bear in mind not to order this if you're already full after dinner!

Black Glutinous Rice with Glutinous Rice Balls Stuffed with Crushed Peanuts
More commonly known in Chinese as the "hak lou mai + tong yuen". The "santan-heart-shape" didn't come with the dessert....it's just something that I designed for photography sake :P Lian said this wasn't very yummy, but it's also because she didn't order this, but the red bean soup instead. It was a wrong order, but she just went ahead to dig in...

Ice Blended Red Bean Drink ("hong dau ping" in Cantonese)
I've no idea how this tastes like as I didn't get to try it, but if you fancy red bean, it's worth a try ;) So far, none of my friends said anything horrible/bad about the desserts here...all of them thought the desserts were acceptable, even though some desserts were quite strange...hahaha...

"Tau Foo Fa" with Honeydew
Oh, such peculiar desserts they have here! :S I really wonder if it tasted good...fruits with beancurd, anyone?

Map to My Honeymoon Dessert House, IOI Boulevard, Puchong

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My Honeymoon Dessert House
C-G-43, IOI Boulevard, Puchong
Jalan Kenari 5
Bandar Puchong Jaya
Selangor Darul Ehsan.
Contact: (+603)8075 0331 (Puchong)
Business Hours: 11:00am to 10:00pm (Sunday to Thursday), 11:00am to 12:00am (Friday to Saturday)


Presentation: * * * 1/2
Price: * * *
Environment: * * * 1/2
Taste: * * * 1/2
Service: * * * 1/2


- Ruth


Anonymous June 7, 2010 at 11:27 PM  

Another awesome one ... going to try the Ice Shavings with Mango, Mixed Fruits & Jelly soon..

Thanks for the tip again!

Henry Lee June 8, 2010 at 1:18 AM  

ohhh... very nice dessert shop...
would like to try it cause my fav is tau fu fah... too bad its in puchong... any nice makan place around damansara? especially kota damansara n mutiara damansara

PerutBesi June 8, 2010 at 1:09 PM  

->chickyrice: Terence! Yeah, should go try at least once...for the novelty sake :P It's not all that delicious, but it's quite "fun" to eat la...

->Henry: Hey, bro! There's one outlet in 1Utama la...it's near Damansara...or Sunway Pyramid? A lil further, but still in PJ :) Don't need to pay toll! Go try for fun la ;)

Ciki June 8, 2010 at 2:28 PM  

sugar rush!!!

PerutBesi June 8, 2010 at 11:58 PM  

->C&C: Totally! But thank goodness the desserts here aren't too sweet! :) It's just-nice, in my opinion ;) Gosh...I'm craving for such desserts!

thule a.k.a leo June 9, 2010 at 2:18 PM  

but I thought that the desserts are so so only... maybe it's my tastebud!

PerutBesi June 9, 2010 at 7:40 PM  

->Leo: Yeap! Taste-wise, they're so-so only...like I've said, it's not to die for ;) But the variety was pretty good, I thought. Plus, it's not too bad a place to just chill out with family/friends :) That's why I'm giving them plus points :P

szaliz June 12, 2010 at 10:53 PM  

im so glad got to know u too ruth!!! a good source of eating out...i dont need to google anymore ;)

Bila kita nk pegi? besides, i can ask u out now to go hunt for food... Next venue...arabian or iranian food nak? :D

PerutBesi June 13, 2010 at 12:37 AM  

->zaliza: I was wondering who u are til I read your comment carefully...hahaha...let's go for the food u've suggested someday soon! :D I don't mind such food :) and yes, it's great meeting u & the gang! XD

Darrell June 13, 2010 at 5:47 PM  

Well... Congratulation, you have taken the MSTB Q-Lab programme.... By the way, what is your next plan and achievement that you going to do with?

Seem like you still not forget about the food even anything happen..hehehe

Your friend,

PerutBesi June 13, 2010 at 11:30 PM  

->Darrell: Hi! Which Darrell are u? Hahaha...have several friends with that same name :) Thanks for your well wishes. After the 6-months program, I'll continue working with my previous company, which requested for me to stay & contribute with my added skills & knowledge.

Food & writing are my passions...so I surely will try my best to share my passions with my friends! :D Stay tuned with PerutBesi, Darrell!

Babe_KL June 16, 2010 at 4:49 PM  

congratulations, good job there!

i've been to honeymoon once but the stuff we ordered wasnt impressive. since the list of desserts is so long, might take a while to eat to see wat is nice hehe

PerutBesi June 16, 2010 at 10:18 PM  

->babe_kl: Helloooo...thanks for the wish! :D About My Honeymoon, I don't think their desserts taste really good, but the variety is no doubt extensive & their 'cafe' is not too bad a place to hang out with our loved ones ;)

Unknown June 23, 2010 at 12:57 AM  

Very Bad Service at this branch!!!! 2 of the staffs there is lie on the table rest at there (i taken their picture d)... "r they on duty???"~ (1 malay + 1 indian gal) and the dessert is Cheap dessert!!!!!!! we wont go next time!!!!

PerutBesi June 26, 2010 at 12:05 AM  

->Kelly: Seriously?? Hmm...the last time I was there, service was alright & we had quite friendly waitress serving as well. Sigh. It's one of those days, I guess...btw, nice to have u dropping by :)

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