The Good Life – SMH

The Good Life – SMH

The Good Life Guide to Bellevue Hill from The Sydney Morning Herald Creme Brulee Patisserie Bellevue Hill Be sure not to miss this treasured corner cake shop. The stunning, veryedible art includes spiky chocolate hedgehogs and gorgeous towering green grape tarts, not to be outdone by the fabulous Belgian chocolate and caramel mousse with hazelnut meringue. There are a few tables, though locals tend to take away or have Fernando make house calls for parties. 100a Bellevue Road, Bellevue Hill, 9363 9899

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Good Food Guide – SMH

Good Food Guide – SMH

The bread at this Bellevue Hill bakery is second to none. The French bread reflects owner Nira Fernando’s Swiss French training. According to The Sydney Morning Herald – GOOD FOOD GUIDE – ‘SHE’LL BE APPLES’ At “Creme Brulee patisserie in Bellevue Hill, owner Nira Fernando’s regular customers look forward to breakfast” with a wonderful variety of breads and croissants… including his famous banana bread. “Any time of year the cafe serves cakes, muffins, croissants and breads all made on the premises “We don’t buy anything except fresh ingredients,” says...

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Excerpt from SMH

Excerpt from SMH

Excerpt from: The Sydney Morning Herald “PATISSERIE prince, Nira Fernando, and his wife Simone – owners of popular” Eastern Suburbs bakery, “Creme Brulee Patisserie in Bellevue Hill. “Fernando’s Bellevue Road patisserie is a secret stop for eastern suburbs housewives who drop off their own ramekins to be filled with his sensational creme brulee, which have innovative twists, such as rhubarb or coconut cream and kaffir lime.”   Gingerbread...

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McGrath Magazine Feature

McGrath Magazine Feature

Creme Brulee Patisserie – a Sydney cake shop with a difference! From McGrath Magazine: “Nira won gold and silver medals for an extraordinary aquarium he created entirely out of sugar, Simone says, “I suggested he may as well be working long hours for himself, rather than someone else.” In 1995, Nira opened Crème Brulee Patisserie in Bellevue Hill. A distinct lack of specialised cakes and pastry shops in Sydney quickly saw Crème Brulee become a local institution and it remains so to this day.” “All cakes and pastries are made at Crème Brulee… on a daily basis”. “A custom built glass...

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SUNDAY LIFE – Review

SUNDAY LIFE – Review

Eastern Suburbs Patisserie SUNDAY LIFE – SCOTT BOLLES There are plenty of great cake shops in Sydney but it’s slimmer pickings finding one that knows how to handle chocolate. Creme Brulee is at its best with chocolate, crafting it into creations of pedigree and precision. The spiked chocolate hedgehogs look dangerous and taste just as deadly with their chocolate-chip-studded centre, and the chocolate mousse is worth a long drive. Better still, make that a walk and have two.   Chocolate...

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Good Living Review – SMH

Good Living Review – SMH

A snapshot of a Sydney Patisserie: The Sydney Morning Herald GOOD LIVING – HELEN GREENWOOD SNAPSHOT CREME BRULEE PATISSERIE, BELLEVUE HILL 10am Wednesday – A writer and his publisher have coffee and croissants in the bay windows while local hostesses pick up their order of salmon coulibiac. In this cosy shop and bakery, Nira Fernando, the Sri Lankan-born, Swiss-trained master of everything to do with pastry, turns out superb cakes, like his pineapple wine cream bomb, wonderful pies (chicken, beef bourguignon and ratatouille), rolls, quiches and biscuits. Rhubarb Tarts Choc Chip and Hazelnut...

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