In search for some late night sweetness, Zen and I hunted down Sugar Hit at Westin, Sydney… and to my surprise, only one out of the three concierges knew what Sugar Hit was (and where it was at). The armchairs were big and comfy -however, not so practical for dining.
One small but tall ramekin of the brulee, a tiny spoonful of the sour-cherry compote, and a pint-sized biscott lay on each of the corners of a large glass plate… what happened to the portion-size to plate-size ratio?

Good Food Month 2006 - Sugar Hit at Westin, Sydney: Camomile and citrus brulee served with sour-cherry compote and a piece of pistachio and crandberry biscotti.

Dessert tasting plate of… Camomile-and-citrus brulee served with sour-cherry-compote and a piece of pisatchio-and-cranberry biscott… with a generous serving of Dewar’s 12 year old scotch whisky in the background.

Good Food Month 2006 - Sugar Hit at Westin, Sydney: Camomile and citrus brulee served with sour-cherry compote and a piece of pistachio and crandberry biscotti.

The texture of the brulee was firm and creamy, it encapsulated the perfect amount of camomile and citrus… but I wanted mine with a crust. The perfect creme brulee crust should be torched just before it is served… it should be a thin crystalised layer and it should cover the entire top! Well, that’s the way I’d prefer it anyway 🙂

Good Food Month 2006 - Sugar Hit at Westin, Sydney: brown brothers moscato

The Brown Brothers Moscato… sparkling and ever so sweet!
Take me back to Park Hyatt any day!
Sugar Hit is available 9 – 11pm every night during October – the Good Food Month.
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Westin Sydney
1 Martin Place, Sydney
Phone: 8223 1197
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Jennifer is the founder of I Ate My Way Through. Growing up in the multicultural melting pot of Sydney’s Inner West as a second generation Australian (of Vietnamese refugee parents of Teochew Chinese ancestry), Jen has always had a deep curiosity about global cuisines, culinary heritage and the cultural assimilation of immigrants. For Jen and her family, food is always at the centre of all celebrations, life events and milestones. A lover of the finer things in life, as well as cheap eats, her blogging ethos is all about empowering and inspiring people to expand their culinary repertoire. These days, you'll most likely find Jen blogging about slow & intentional living On The Slow Lane and sharing what she knows now about mindful parenting and play-based learning at Mama's Got This.

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