You Need To Try This Fig & Ricotta Dessert in Gastown

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Fig & Ricotta dessert at Mosquito | Photo: Michelle Sproule

The ease with which we sweet-tooths overindulge in a lot of mass-produced crap this time of year is startling — so much so that it might be prudent to reconsider our excesses with furrowed brows over this exquisitely considered and seasonally appropriate Fig & Ricotta dessert at Gastown’s gorgeous Mosquito (one of the sexiest rooms in Vancouver).

The $14 composed beauty sees a frozen parfait brick of almond sweetened with a sheet of fig confit jelly; a jelly made of ice wine; pieces of poached pear and poached huckleberries; a crumbly streusel made of hemp seeds; and a quenelle of fine ricotta sorbet. Forget the candy canes, the Turtles and the Toblerones and put your fork in this before it’s all gone!

Mosquito
“We hope the name MOSQUITO opens up new perspectives on people’s sense of beauty, encourages them to see beyond appearances and explore…While our primary focus is Plated Dessert & Bubbles, we also relish serving our guests unique cocktails and savoury snacks.” Visit SCOUT profile.
Neighbourhood: Gastown
32 Water St. | 604-398-3188 | WEBSITE

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