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New Year Celebration at Palace of The Golden Horses

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NEW YEAR CELEBRATION LIST

I just love festive especially year end starts from Christmas then New Year and follow with Chinese New Year . . . . definitely the way to end the year and begin the new calender. As for me, I had taken many changes in life, at work and at home. Yet the daily routine had been busy as usual creating new things and nurture exciting projects while spinning out from my blog. No, I am not leaving and neither am raving about it. I will still be blogging and will be concerntrating on my new little ventures. I love my new assignment and that would be FOOD STYLING & CATERING another additional new item to be added into my CV. For this new little venture I got to thank a few of my close friends who gave me the oppurtunity which back dated exactly a year ago.

As today is Christmas Day, I would like to recommend you to dine at The Mines during this coming New Year. You may ask me why . . . . well I just love their festive styling and just look at my dining experience this festive at the their Carousel, you will be impressed like myself.

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Kin No Uma Palace of the Golden Horses

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Kin No Uma Japanese Restaurant

Having to be back at The Palace of the Golden Horses can be such an amazing thing to encouter again. Even now I am able to recall my first food excursion here and that was when I was embarking into the real food blogging world. Upon that time I got the glipmpse to meet up with Chef Wilfred and also Chef Simon at Cavallini’s Bistro and that was 3 years ago. This round I am back strong, taking a divie into Kin No Uma for a pure pampering experience in indulging Japanese refined cuisine.

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A Dessert To Have

TIRAMISU
An All Time Classic, Espresso FLavoured Ladies’ Finger with Mascarpone Cheese

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Ingredients

(10 portion)
1litre Whipping Cream
100gm Sugar
500gm Mascarpone Cheese
200ml Masala Wine
500ml Espresso
100ml Kahkula
500gm Ladys Finger

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Method

1. Whip the cream and sugar in a mixing bowl till the sugar melted.
2. Then add mascarpone cheese and masala wine into the mixture.
3. Mix the Espresso and Kahlua together, and soak ladys finger and layer it in a chocolate mould with mascarpone misture for 3 layers.
4. Once ready chill it. Once it is hardm it is ready to serve.

A dessert to die for . . . Chef Simon Sim

Silent of The Lamb With A Twist

ARROSTO DI AGNELLO CON BROCCOLETTI ALL OHO OLIO E SALSA ALIO ROSMARINO
ROASTED RACK OF LAMB MARINATED WITH HARISSA WITH ROSEMARY BARLIC JUS

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Ingredients

280gm Lamb Rack (3 ribs)
200gm Mash Potato

Harrisa Marination

10gm Mint Leaf
10gm Chinese Parsley
10gm English Parsley
10gm Rosemary
10gm Thyme
10gm Basil
10gm Oregano
10gm Garlic Peeled
10gm Shallot Peeled
2gm Paprika
60ml Olive Oil

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Method

1. Blend all harissa herbs with olive oil til fine. Marinated it to the lamb for 2 hours.
2. Seal the lamb in hot frying pan and cook in oven to your doness.
3. Garnish with stach and vegetables on plate.
4. Once the lamb is cook to your doness, debone it and slice to presentation.
5. Pour the rosemary sauce and ready to served.

Another winning dish from Master Chef Simon Sim which me crave for more and more . . .

A Perfect Pasta Dish To Die For . . .

BAVETTE CON GAMBRI E ZUCCHINI
THIN SPAGHETTI WITH SHRIMPS, ZUCHINNI SAUTE IN EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL

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Ingredients

130gm Spaghetti
80gm Tiger Prawns
40gm Green Zuchinni Slice
30ml Extra Virgin Olive Oil
20gm Garlic Slice
2gm Flour
30ml Fish Stock

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Method

1. Boil pasta in hot boiling water for 7 mins.
2. Add extra virgin oil in hot frying pan than add slice garlic into it.
3. Wait till garlic is golden brown than add prawn and zuchinni to saute till medium cook.
4. Add flour and glaze with white wine.
5. Add fish stock and season to taste. Simmer 1 min than add pasta to mix.
6. Add pasta is ready to served.

A lovely recipe from Chef Simon Sim

A Delicacies of A Lifetime – Foie Gras

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Chef Simon Sim a very humble chef, started at a young age of 19years old, worked as a kitchen helper and work his way up to become a Demi Chef at the age of 24years old. To explore the world, Chef Simon Sim found his way in Paris, one of the world’s best cuisine. In his early 30’s, Chef Simon Sim was back in Kuala Lumpur cooking his way in many type of cuisine such as Chinese, Thai, Tex-Mex, Italian and Mediterranean.

Medaglione

Medaglione Di Manzo E Fegato DI Oca Con Tartufi
(Grilled Beef Medallion and Goose Liver with Boletus Mushroom Black Truffle Sauce)

Ingredients

200gm Beef Tenderlion
70gm Goose Liver
25gm Potato Pan-Cake

15gm Green Zuchinni
15gm Yellow Zuchinni
20gm Asparagus
20gm Brocolli
20gm Cherry Tomato

For Sauce
100ml Beef Jus
10gm Puchini
2ml Truffle Oil
20ml Red Wine

Method

1. Chargilled beef tenderlion till donennes, then pan fried goose liver and place in between two pieces of beef.
2. Pan fried potato pan cake and place on the plate and top on beef garnish with sauteed vegetables.
For sauce, sauteed porchini mushroom with truffles oil and glaze with red wine then add beef jus to reduce and ready to use.

I hope you will try Chef Simon’s awesome recipe at your own kitchen and your own leisure. . . . . Sidney

Execellent, Pure & Refine . . .

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Palace of the Golden Horses, also tagged as the Asia’s Most Extraordinary Hotal is world class award-winning luxury hotel with dedicated conference centre, located within the 1,000 acres of MINES Resort City and 25 minutes away from the city centre as well as the Kuala Lumpur INternational Airport in Sepang.

With a distinctive Moorish-Malaysian architecture and equestrian theme, the hotel is also Malaysia’s first themed hotel with a lavish ornamentation inspired by Malaysia folklore. It is blessed with one of the most spectacular amalgams of landscapes and picture postcard view, first kind in this region.

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Fruitti Di Mare Sambuca
(Julienned of Vegetables with Mix Seafood, Glazed with Sambuca)per portion

Ingredients
2gm Julianne Green Zuchinni
2gm Julianne Yellow Zuchinni
1gm Slice Onion
2gm Slice Tomato
1no Tiger Prawn
1no Scallop
1no Mussel
20ml Sambuca
50ml Fish Stock
8gm Butter Unsalted
Season to taste

Method
1. Melt butter in pot. Add vegetable and seafood to sweat.
2. Add sambuca to flambe
3. Add fish stock and bring to boil.
4. Season to taste and ready to served.

from Master Chef Simon Sim, Palace of the Golden Horses, MINES

Smoked Salmon. Avocado & Caviar . . . A Luxury Companion To Be With

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Cavallini’s Bistro is a mediterranean bistro with an exquisite range of Northern Italian gourmet food located at Palace of the Golden Horses located within the Mines Resort City that is known as the Venice of the East and is poised to be one of the world’s most widely known luxury hotel and also one of the finest destinations in the global hospitality ans tourism industry.

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Today Master Chef Simon Sim had prepared us a dish called Rotolo Di Salmone Affumicato Con Granchio.(Smoked salmon, crabmeat and acavado roulade with caviar and dill dressing) I am a great fan of smoke salmon and I adore them dearly. Lovely texture and with a touch of smoky taste. But this dish is so incredible as with the present of avocado and what most one of the most sort after the jewel of food, Caviar !!!

Rotolo Di Salmone Affumicato Con Granchio
(one portion)

Ingredients
50gm(2pcs) Smoked Salmon Slice
50gm Crab Meat
60gm Avocado Slice
2gm Caviar
2gm Fresh Dill
20ml Olive Oil

Method
Slices smoked salmon roll with crab meat and avocado slice.
Top with Belugar Caviar
Garnish with salad mix and dill dressing

This is a simple dish and easy to make, yet look elegant and priceless! . . . Sidney

Succulent Tuna by Master Chef Simon Sim

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Having more than 20years of cooking experience under his belt, it did not stop Master Chef Simon Sim to advance in his culinary skills. An ingenious chef in his early 40’s, specialised in Italian, Mediterranean, Tex-Mex cuisine and now heading The Cavllini an Italian restaurant at the Palace of the Golden Horses, MINES, Kuala Lumpur. Master Chef Simon Sim will be featuring a collection of Italian and Mediterranean recipes with us. Today we will be featuring Master Chef Simon Sim’s first recipe presented in Japanese way, a well known dish named ‘Tuna Tataki with Sea Whelk’.

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TUNA TATAKI with SEA WHELK

Ingredients

1/4cup Black sesame seeds
1/2Tspn Cracked black pepper
300gm Tuna(sushi grade)
3Tspn Olive oil( for shearing)
1 Tspn lime juice
A pinch of salt
Half a dozen Sea Whelk
A handfull of Herb salad
a dash of Vinaigrette

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Method

On a shallow plate, mix together black sesame seeds and cracked black pepper.
Season the tuna with salt.
Make 1-inch deep slices in the tuna, every 2-inch.
Roll the tuna in the black sesame mixture, pressing lightly so the mixture sticks to the tuna.
Place a saute pan over high heat. Add the oil and sear the tuna on all sides, about 30 seconds per side. Remove the tuna from the pan and set aside.
Deglaze the pan with lime juice. Pour the lime juice over the tuna.
Place the herb salad on the serving plate.
Drizzle with a bit of vinaigrette
Top with a sliced tuna.
Top with a pieces of sea whelk.
Ready for serving.

This is a lovely starter, easy to follow and a sure winner from Master Chef Simon Sim . . . . Sidney

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