Awww, I remember this burst of sweetness not so long ago. It was before I officially quit sugar. But needless to say, I may have quit but I shouldn’t neglect you all of sugary yumminess that lurks around the streets of Parramatta, aptly named Sweet Street (cause it really does have the sugary goods).
Let me introduce you to Sweet Street’s owner Leanne Beck. You may have seen her on Masterchef. She made this too awesome-for-words trifle – which I have tasted and can confirm the mega-yum-factor. This woman’s a do-er and I love those types of people. She wanted to open an affordable, unpretenious bakery that comprised of all her recipes. So, she went and did it. Within seven days she’d set up her kitchen, and a few weeks later Sweet Street was open for business in Church St Parramatta.
They’re serving up panna cotta lamingtons, gorgeous apple tarts, lime cheesecakes (which I give a two thumbs up), double chocolate honeycomb cake (which looks lethal), pistachio slice… think all that sugary goodness I can’t eat at the moment but you can. The other sweet thing – is everything is really reasonably priced. Leanne says, “it’s Parramatta, it’s not about charging the world.” Too right.
Sweet Street is Leanne’s life’s work. It’s all those recipes shes cooked, collected and eaten for years – if she doesn’t eat it, it’s not on the menu. Simple as that.
In the next few months she’ll even teach you a few of her secret recipes at her cooking school opening around the corner – very, very soon. See, told you, this woman is a real do-er. While I’m staying away from Sweet Street (and just reminiscing the sweet stuff) you should have your cake and eat it too. Just start here at Sweet Street.
THE DEETS YOU WANT TO KNOW
Shop 17, 162-172 Church St
Parramatta NSW 2150
THE GOOK dined as a guest of Sweet Street, although there is no obligation to write a review. It’s somewhere I’d gladly recommend and go back to as a paying customer – that’s why it’s here. Any questions contact me, I’d love to hear from you.