The Langham, Hong Kong celebrates the Mid-Autumn season with a new afternoon tea set inspired by the festival’s enchanting essence and Chinese folklore. The oriental-inspired Afternoon Tea is available for the whole month of September at Palm Court.
Crafted by talented Executive Pastry Chef David Puig, the impressive range of sweet pastries reflects a unique combination of magnificence and playfulness. Begin with The Moon, made of galaxy glazed lychee and raspberry mousse cake with rose essence, sacher sponge cake and topped with a golden crescent moon.
Indulge in the aromatic Sesame, composed of sesame praline financier with milk chocolate coating and whipped praline cream. The gracefully presented Osmanthus Mooncake is chocolate coated with osmanthus tea ganache and a William pears Pâte de Fruit filling.
The Pample mousse is the pomelo mousse and confit topped on an almond frangipane cream tartlet, delicately created with a refreshing hint of citrus. Jade Rabbit, the enlivening white and fluffy resident of the Moon Palace, is portrayed alongside the French macaroon with a spiced pumpkin filling and almond sable.
You can also delight your taste buds with an enticing array of savouries which include: the Soy-braised mushrooms and chestnuts mini brioche; Steamed Crab and cucumber salad with vinegar and ginger; Puff pastry savoury pork cakes with black truffle and the Roasted duck with Hoisin sauce green tea roll.
Guests who opt for the deluxe menu will also enjoy the exclusive sweet creation La Rose, an exotic fruit lollipop with Madagascar vanilla mousse and pistachio, as well as a glass of Perrier-Jouët, NV, Brut Champagne.
All tea sets come with warm plain and raisin scones fresh from Palm Court’s very own bakery served with Devonshire clotted cream, strawberry jam and rose preserve.