December 28, 2009

Haikara Style Cafe & Bakery

Merry Christmas and have a Happy New Year everyone.xmas card a4

Yes, I find little time to cook these days. But never stop me from stuffing myself.

Recently, I discover this little cafe in Subang Jaya, run by Japanese husband and wife team. Known as Haikara Style Cafe & Bakery, it specialize in charcoal roasted coffee &  pastries. The fusion-menu very much inspired by a blend of  French, Italian & Japanese.

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Set meals comes with a complimentary cup salad, soup and/or butter bun. I’ve  always prefer clear soup and Haikara perfected that little cup-servings of soup before your get main course. The little touch of mixed herbs gives a subtle hint  of  herby taste to your palate.

261209 020 Seafood Aglio Olio.

The spaghetti is al-dente, and the dressing is tastefully done with the rich seafood essence. Using seafood stock and the combination of prawns, squids, octopus, some kind of-roe  and watercress  gives a great chewing texture that burst with seafood soul. This is my first encounter using watercress in pasta. First look I thought it was our dearly Malaysian ‘kangkung’,  and I do love the crunch from watercress.

261209 023 Golden Curry Rice.

Out of my 5 visits in two weeks, I’ve ordered this dish 4 times. It is highly recommended. According to the owner, they curry sauce is being stewed over two days with onions, carrots and potatoes, before it’s being spread onto the crispy breaded boneless chicken steak.  Definitely my choice of comfort food.  Did I mentioned this is highly recommended.?

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One of their French inspired desserts, the cream puff uses 3 different types of cream; chestnut cream, custard cream and whipped cream. Lightly sugar dusted with bits of crunched nuts, a messy bite of the puff radiates joy and positive sugar energy.

261209 031 Charcoal Roasted Coffee.

Freshly brewed and served with that cute teeny-weenie creamer cup (which I am always tempted to keep it). It’s a good cup of coffee for a lazy weekend.

On other visits I’ve also tried banana roll, strawberry roll, ice cream blueberry french toast, macha roll, shokupan toast, beef stew, Omu-Spa pasta  and some other buns there.

This is a great hangout for coffee and pastry, but do compromise with the small space and quickly sold out pastries. Greet the friendly owners and be inspired by their dedication in making food. And say hello to their cat PuPu.

Bon Appetite!

Haikara Style Cafe & Bakery
E-Tiara , GF SS16/1 Subang Jaya
T: +603 5630 0743

Tuesday-Thursday: 11:00am - 11:00pm(10:30pm Last order)
Friday and Saturday: 10:00am - 11:00pm(10:30pm Last order)
Sunday: 10:00am - 6:30pm(6:00pm Last order)
Closed on Mondays


qwazymonkey said...

u know what? this has been on my list of places to try for the longest time, but I've yet to set foot in subang since. Well one day soon.

Chaokar said...

u know what, i just drive there for dinner. alone.

let's set a day we go together-gether
love the coffee.

thenomadGourmand said...

good to see u back!
And many places I want to try. do u like desserts? There is this Snowflake place whc is gettin lots of raves.
Then I saw this corner restaurant w all things soya.. cant wait to try tht too!

Chaokar said...

Hi NomadGourmand,

Yeah, I miss cooking and all.
I like desserts. Where's this snowflake thing? Let's go ...

jason said...

I wanna make a trip to this place too but...

Yin said...

i wanted to go there today but it's closed at 6.30pm. Haiyah!

Chaokar said...

Jason: but what?
Yin: it's a good place for weekend brunch. I got their pastries today. Ho ho.