Pancakes at Darling Harbour
It was a Monday afternoon. I planned to stay back at work for a bit then go home and maybe, read a book. Next thing I remember, I was walking across Pyrmont bridge with a group of friends on a journey to San Churro at Harbourside, Darling Harbour.
Little did we know, San Churro Harbourside has been closed down. We discussed our options and decided to walk to The Star and get some Gelato Messina when our plan B was interrupted one more time when we walked past Pancakes on the Rocks. After a brief discussion, we agreed that plan C is a good idea and walked in.
I got the Vanilla & Choc surprise. It had one buttermilk pancake and a chocolate pancake, a scoop of vanilla ice cream and a scoop of chocolate ice cream drizzled with chocolate sauce.
The pancakes, in my opinion were a little too thick and I think mine were a little undercooked. The thickness of the pancakes overpowered the rest of the elements. I couldn’t taste the ice cream and the chocolate sauce felt like it was there just for the sake of it.
I’m a fan of the contrasting taste and sensation when it involves ice cream. I love eating McDonalds French fries with a chocolate sundae, I love deep fried ice cream and I love hot waffles with ice cream. I thought it would be the same with these pancakes, but I was wrong. Finishing my dish felt like an obligation than out of excitement.
Having said all that, the pancakes did serve its purpose as a dessert. It could’ve been better, but maybe my expectations were a little high.
As I looked out the window, I saw a line of people waiting for their turn outside. We quickly went to the counter and paid for our meal and made our way home.