01 Apr Milkcow
After making a worldwide impression, South Korea’s Milkcow has now landed in Australia, at least for a short time via its pop-up in The Strand. Collaborating with local businesses, Milkcow allows for our ice cream to be matched a selection of toppings, sauces and other little goodies. Chocolate is supplied by Naked Truth Chocolates, coffee is from Sensory Lab, and other sweet options include caramel popcorn, honeycomb, macarons, and Insta-worthy fairy floss.
We sample the Mont Blanc – Oreo crumbs, chocolate rocks, Italian apple syrup and a cloud of fairy floss – and the Black Pearl with crunchy cocoa-dusted almonds, chocolate hazelnut syrup and a sprinkling of sea salt. The texture of this premium organic soft serve is so light and creamy that I felt the crunchy chocolate (as much as I love crunchy things) detracted a little from my whole experience of the ice cream. Perhaps a simpler option like the Milky Honey, Milky Cube or Rise & Shine might have suited me better.
There’s no doubt Milkcow has made waves in the short few days since its opening. There aren’t many gourmet soft serve places around, so if you’re interested, you’d better check it out before it’s gone! The Milkcow pop-up will be open until May 31.
Disclaimer: I was invited to Milkcow as a guest, however, opinions expressed here are purely my own and are based on my experience at the time
1 Driver Lane
Melbourne CBD, VIC, 3000