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Dessert delights

Diners ponder their choices of pan-Asian sweets in Phoenix Desserts’ gleaming cases. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
Elaina Chang, the woman behind these creations, spent years traveling throughout Southeast Asia tasting the region’s classic treats. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
You know an expert pastry chef is at work at Phoenix Desserts after tasting the buttery crust of these mini pecan tarts. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
Tiny bites on a custard platter. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
Fresh mango is served atop soy custard. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
Phoenix offers a clever multi-layered coconut milk and forbidden black rice pudding. (Anne Cusack / LAT)