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Flavours of Australia at Grill 582 Best Western Premier Dua Sentral

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Chef Siti Arini

At one of my recent dinners I managed to drop by at Grill 582 Best Western Premier Dua Sentral to indulge the hand skills of Chef Siti Arini, one of the refined woman chef in fine dining. Timid she might look like but she can really furry a By the way the Flavours of Australia promotion started on 1st June and ends on 30th June 2013, while the price tag is as follows: RM180 per person without wine pairing or RM300 per person with wine pairing

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Lunar New Year Celebration at Dorsett Regency Kuala Lumpur with 38% Discount

Just mentioned my blog name BIG BOYS OVEN when you making table reservations by phone or online to enjoy an additional 38% discount on the feasts!!

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The Dragon Yee Sang

It had been a great start this 2012 and it seems everything is falling in place at the right time and the right place. Looking out my window through early morning till now at nearly 9am the highway just next to my bedroom seemed to be packed like sarines. Drive safely folks this Chinese New Year.

Talking about food, I had a great time with great company at Dorsett Regency Kuala Lumpur recently. I was there to taste their buffet dishes for this Chinese New Year and it was terrific. There were about 15 of us sharing a huge round table filled with luscious dining ware and golden Chinese New Year decos specially created for that night. We were welcome with a fabulous delicious Prosperity Splash Drink that came with a whole pineapple and it was a delicious drink to grace the night.

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The Chocolate Affair with Pastry Pro and Felchin

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Upon receiving an invitation from Ning Geng, we found ourselves indulging a spectecular chocolate infused fine dining at the Chocolate Appreciation and Dinner, Manhattan V Berjaya Times Square hosted by Pastry Pro and Felchin. With the great initiative of Ning Geng, the star chefs on that night were Chef Jochen who was coordinating the menu while Chef Anil from Felchlin, Switzerland was coordinating the dessert and they were joined by a group of dedicated chefs and students of Berjaya Culinary Schooll.

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AVANTI Sunway with Chef Claudio Cucchiarelli

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Having to dine in at Avanti can be such a spledid time spend. I particularly love the interior setting. Gorgeous. Easily I can infused into playing the role of an Italian mobster puffing away his Cuban cigar! Having a pair of bodyguard standing behind me definitely a must!

A pricy long coat is a must and cladding into a pair of exclusive Giorgio Armani suit is an essential. Isn’t it nice?

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Chinese New Year Celebration Sushi King

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WoW! I am having the “Yee Sang” food trail, this stop is at Sushi King which happens to be celebrating the prosterity wit Hotate & Yee Sang! In fact it started since 15th January and ends on 28th February. Amazing when comes to “Yee Sang”, at sushi King the have a huge portion of silced salmon and also not forgetting Hotate! beside Hotate, I was excited to find the whole plate of Yee sang was painted with tempura flakes, very interesting and yet fragrant too. I got to admit that the ‘Yee Sang” here is very affordable only at RM38.88 and also comes in one portion mini “Yee Sang” at RM8.88

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Indulging into Sushi King’s Prosperity Yee Sang

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DIN TAI FUNG the Story at The Gardens Mid Valley

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THE DIN TAI FUNG OUTLET AT THE GARDENS

A week ago I tagged along the a bunch of foodies to attend a new menu tasting session at Din Tai Fung, The Gardens. There were seven of us at this food meet up with the awesome owner Ms Lim Meng Lu. Well, to be honest this is my first time stepping into this well known Taiwanese restaurant which I heard so much about and for what I know, this is one of the place where indulging into a Xiao Long Bao is a must, the perfect steam soup dumpling of a bite size.

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Inherited Recipes : Deliciously Hot Green Chicken

It had been a great Saturday, I had been eating and been cooking non-stop this evening for some friends at my studio. So what did I cook, , , , , you may ask? Well I did some recipes that I inherited from my late dad which are amazingly fabulous that can rock your taste buds . . . . . Don’t believe me, do try it yourself . . . . simple and amazingly presentable inside and outside the kitchen. One of them is the this deliciously hot Green Chicken with a fragrantly smell of laksa leaves, seasoning taste of ocean sundried shrimp, a thick sauce of fresh coconut milk , a hint sourness of refreshing lime and the fury hot green bird eye chillies.

Yet another few simple appetising dishes set on the table were the tamarind beef with salted fish, steam garupa fish with mashed ginger, garlic and superior sauce, baby kailan topped with oyster sauce and pan fried garlic . . . follow up with my dessert, moist chocolate cake drizzle with duche de leche.

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Restaurant Krua Thai – Kepong Thai Cuisine

Restoran Krua Thai

Upon arriving at this place makes you feel such at home, just like the restaurant next door, lots of pots of green fern nicely decorated in front of this shop. Driving along Taman Usahawan, Kepong you will able to observe a great number of restaurants on food fiesta offering and that night along with Ken Chan and Sid, we decided to opt for Thai food and we spotted Krua Thai meaning Thai kitchen. In fact we heard about this place through reading recommendation by numerous blogs and that had assured us that the food served here will entertain us for sure.

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Catch Of The Day With A Local Twist by Chef Zulkifly Mohammad Fairuz

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Chef Zulkifly’s Neptune’s Catch

The signature dish, Neptune’s Catch was created by Chef De Partie, Chef Zulkifly or better known as Chef Zul, from the culinary team of Swiss-Garden Hotel Kuala Lumpur. Chef Zul has 13 years of experience in the hospitality industry and has held various key positions in 5 star hotels and restaurants in his early years in the kitchen.

He has garnered vast skills and exposure from his previous stint and training in Ireland in the Great Southern Hotel in Killerney for 2 and half years, where he specialized in the infusion of various ingredients to create sauces. The expertise which Chef Zul has acquired from attending the training in Ireland enables him to impart his expertise and skills to the rest of his culinary team in Swiss- Garden Hotel Kuala Lumpur.

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Neptune’s Catch

Ingredients

80gm each Red snapper (2 portion fillet)
20gm Acar rampai
30gm Potato wedges
20ml Perchik sauce
20ml Tomato salsa

Preparation

Marinate the fillet. One with tom yam paste and one with basil and mixed herbs
Panfry fillets on both sides

Tomato salsa
Chop tomato, parsley and onions, add few drops of olive oil and combine. Set aside to rest before serving

Place fried potato wedges onto the plate. Stack the pan fried fillets onto the potato wedges and lace the fillets with tomato salsa and acar rampai. Lastly, drizzle the perchik sauce onto the fillets.

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

Next coming post Rotolo Di Salmone Affumicato Con Granchio

Teochew Cooking with Master Chef Tony Gao, Guangzhou – Series 1

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Master Chef Tony Gao from Guangzhou, China is an authentic Teochew cuisine chef with more than 20years of experience and started cooking at the age of 17years old. His appreciation for pure, simple and fresh ingredients is translated into delectable signature dishes that he carefully prepares. Currently he is a visiting master chef at The Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur from 1st till 10th May, 2008.

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SWEETENED SWEET POTATO & YAM SERVED WITH CHOCOLATE & RASBERRY
Ingredients

150gm Sweet potatoes
150gm Yam
250gm Sugar
10gm Fragrant shallot oil
5gm White sesame

Method

1. Thicken the sugar with little water. Then add fragrant shallot oil. Add sweet potatoes and yam. Pour on the plate when done.
2. Drizzle some onion oil and wok-fry white sesame until fragrant. Add little sugar and sesame oil. Serve as dressing.

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