Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Flame on the iceberg

Flame on the Iceberg is a dessert popular in Hong Kong, similar to Baked Alaska in Western cuisine. Decades ago, the delicacy was served only in high-end hotel restaurants, but today it can be tasted in many Western restaurants and even in some'' cha chaan teng''.

The dessert is an ball in the middle of a sponge cake, with on the top. Whisky and syrup are poured over the top and the ball set alight before serving.

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