Thursday, June 5, 2014

SIEM REAP: Blue Pumpkin

My friend and I discovered Blue Pumpkin during our first foray in the busy streets of Siem Reap. The first branch that we saw was a few steps away from the Old Market. This boulangerie is popular in Siem Reap as it has numerous branches including the one at the airport. The prices are reasonable and way cheaper than the ones here in Manila (seriously).


I got attracted to the baguette and other crusty breads. A long baguette (not in photo) costs only $0.90usd. I bought baguettes, had them sliced and brought it with me when we went to the temples. :D


They also have sandwiches and other yummy-looking items.


And they also have ice-cream! A scoop costs $1.50 and there are tons of delightful ice-cream creations. Sadly, I wasn't able to try the ice-cream here.


Chocolate Croissants.


Chocolate Caramel Tart. These yummies made me visit Blue Pumpkin daily and I even brought some for hubby and daughter.


I had a phase with macarons so even if the colors and flavors are tempting, I didn't get a single bite.


Cute mini cakes. Alas, its fruit-flavored so I skipped them.


I bought a chocolate caramel tart during our second day at Siem Reap. And because I've been eating other sweets already, I was able to make this tart last for three days. I kept it in the fridge in our hotel room and only ate tiny bites after spending a tiring day at the temples.


I miss the chocolate caramel tart already. I guess Blue Pumpkin will be on my list of places to go to should I visit Siem Reap again (in the near future).



*** photos taken using Lenovo S960.

You can visit their FB Page: Blue Pumpkin



the kitchen goddess

7 comments :

  1. I love crusty breads! The tart looks sinful, if it were me it would have lasted 3 minutes! Haha!

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  2. Traveling to Siam Reap is part of my bucket list this 2015. Thanks for sharing this wonderful place for awesome treats.-Macy Santos

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  3. Yummy treats! I love sweets with brewed coffee. Do they also serve coffee?

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  4. You don't like fruit-flavored pastry? I love them! But I agree that those chocolate tarts look really rich. If probably go back daily for a dose of those as well!

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  5. Ang sarap.This post is making me hungry. makes me want to eat the chocolate croissant. hehehe

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  6. My hubby and I wants to go there!!!! :)

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  7. Sweet treats! Gusto ko yan :D The mini-cakes are tempting!

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