Hidden in Porta Genova area, Piacere Mango is a patisserie that opened very recently without advertising and for this reason still almost unknown.
The name is obviously synonymous with what you will find, that is, delicious desserts (almost) all made with mangoes. The reason for this choice I asked Paolo, a very young pastry chef of Sino-Thai origin: in Thailand, mango is one of the most consumed products and is also particularly appreciated in China, especially in the Canton area. He therefore wanted to pay homage to this exotic fruit but in a very particular way.
Forget the Chinese pastry shops scattered around the city, with all their quirks and curiosities, because at Piacere Mango you will find the most refined and elegant French pastry techniques: mousse, tarte, biscuits, croissants, cream puffs, in short, you are spoiled for choice.
Unmissable Piacere mango (mango mousse with chocolate panna cotta and olive oil), whose texture will remind you of a cloud. Don't expect a particularly sugary taste, here everything is wisely dosed and not at all cloying.
If mango is not what you like best, you will have the possibility to choose desserts such as strawberry or chocolate, such as the excellent chocolate mousse with smoked guanaja, creamy caramel and crunchy praline.
All the desserts, as well as being aesthetically very beautiful, are made with the highest quality raw materials (such as Valrhona chocolate, Corman butter and Elena cream) and honestly you can feel it! The laboratory is on site, so you can be sure about the daily freshness of all products.
Perfect for a snack break, Piacere Mango has a nice little room but still to be heated. To drink you can opt for the classic Italian coffee shop or for something more exotic: I have chosen a fragrant tea with osmanthus flowers.
At the moment the place is only pastry but soon it will also become a bistro offering brunch and lunch - the owner anticipated that the dishes will play on the taste of mango (such as sweet sandwiches or salads) but recipes without the aforementioned fruit will still be elaborated.
This is a very recent opening and with a long way to go, however, all the passion and potential are already evident. The staff are enthusiastic and very kind.
Now we all know where to warm up this winter with great hot tea and delicious cake!