Tag Archives: Red Wine

KOUFU Garden Shoppe One City

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Premium Red Wine Noodle Soup

Well tucked at the end of USJ also in between Subang and Puchong we found this up coming attraction the Garden Shoppe One City. Before the Mall opens, we found yet another interesting delicious Fook Chow cuisine boiling along the shop lots called KOUFU. This red painted eatery is easily to detect and hardly not to notice yet the ambient inside is modest and simple. I just easily fall for this place as the food here is very authentic, delicious, comfort and affordable.

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Recipe Pig Tail’s Ragu

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Pig Tail’s Ragu

I just love what I did the other day and I kept raving about it since. One of my fb friends too went on cooking it herself. It was fun. The recipe I saw having them in ragu was like wild boar, mince and lamb. Hahaahahhahah having ragu with pig’s tail was exciting and the outcome was just fantastic. By the way, I do enjoy cooking with wine now as getting to indulge it can be just terrific. I just love fun cooking with pleasure. :)

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Around the World with Michel Rolland @ The Restaurant, The Club

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Around the World with Michel Rolland

Recently I attended a marvellous occasion, a wine-pairing dinner presented by the Asia Pacific Brand Ambassador for “The Rolland Collection”, Mr.Dider Richer. “The Rolland Collection” is a range of Bordeaux wines that originated from Rolland’s hometown of Pomeral. Danny Rolland and Michel Rolland both is a world renowned oenologists who have put their passion and experience in Oenology. Through the years, the couple has added several French and International wines to their collection. During their travels they’ve also discovered wines from Argentina, South Africe and Spain, which have since become part of this exquisite wine collection.

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Wine Pairing with Life Inspired David Yee at Garibaldi

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The Faces of Life Inspired : David Yee

Having to sit next to a famous celebrity while sipping into a glass of red wine with full of pleasure can be truly an exciting thing to do. This time, I got to meet up with the Life Inspired David Yee and got the chance to sit next to me. From model, to TV host and now a PR Manager of a design college, David Yee has transitioned effortlessly into each role over the years, thanks to his spirit and passion for style and everything design-related. An Australian native of mixed heritage, Yee embarked on a successful modelling career in Sydney in his early twenties.

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Berjaya University College of Hospitality wins at HOFEX Hong Kong

Berjaya University College of Hospitality wins at HOFEX Hong Kong International Culinary Competition

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This year yet another exciting culinary competition was held HOFEX Hong Kong International Culinary Competition. The idea of the competition is to provide channels promoting culinary excellence, skills and abilities of Chefs, Cooks, Pastry Chefs and Apprentices from close and far. It also act as the venue for industry professionals to showcase thier culinary talents and services to public and to gain experience and communicate and communicate within the regional culinary community.

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Winter Feast From Provence at Feast Village Starhill

Chef Florent Passard
Chef Florent Passard

Saint Tropez is dubbed as he playground to jettsetters, fashion models and celebrities and now first time in Kuala Lumpur. Starhill had two French Master Chefs specially flown in from Muse Hotel of Saint Tropez to prepare the finest Provencale flavours that are appreciated to full-house reservations in France. Both remarkable chefs are Master Chef Nicholas Le Toumelin, the Executive Chef of Muse Hotel and Master Chef Florent Passard.

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Discovery of New Flavours at MED.@Marche-Live Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel

Pesto Pizza Marche Renaissance Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Marche’s Pesto Pizza

Year end 2010 is coming to a close very soon, every second counts and can be very subtle too. I love 2010, it was full of great memories and joy. Working with great people, people who mentor us indirectly and most important the ones who gave us & BBO the opportunity. You know who I am talking about. You all had been fabulous! Yet 2011 will be the tremendious year in coming for us to look forward with our face look front and march! :) Am I too direct, I hope not . . . . I am just overwhelming with the current and in coming happenings! :)

While having to be invited to taste a list of new dishes from a new menu can be truly exciting. It was an exciting gastromical adventure. Forking into every dishes can be such a surprise with flavours and tastes. One thing, every dishes was excitingly delicious. Well crafted by it’s Executive Sous Chef Paul Lewis. I was told that Chef Paul himself planned this menu with pure dedication with one mission, to leave his guests and KL diners hungry for more.

That night the guests, the nine of us started of with a light Marche’s Pesto Pizza. It was truly fragrant and tasty. Thin crust and a homemade pizza base. Make sure to have the pizza when it is stilll warm and crispy! I like it, it’s simple!

Ruffino Aziano
Ruffino Aziano

Having to start with a red Ruffina Aziano wine was truly a good pairing on that night. The Aziano was nice and it was a medium-bodied red wine filled with aromas of black cherries, chocolate and nut, not forgetting a hint of oak.

Brodetto Marche Renaissance Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Brodetto

The wine paired well with Brodetto it was truly fragrant and smooth. Brodetto a tomato based soup infused with seafood, garlic, tomato, saffron and white wine vinegar. The taste of the Brodetto was bold and heavier that night compared to the one I had, lighter and refreshing. It was still adoreable lovely.

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Maya Indulgence with Chef Shamsul

Chef Shamsul

I accidently stumbled upon this awesome recipe from Chef Shamsul of Hotel Maya Kuala Lumpur which I think work fabulous during a weekend dining at home with friends over a few bottles of red wine.

Pasta with Boston Lobster Bisque

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Morning Breakfast at Eng Loh Cafeteria and Hotel Penang

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I though I was going to have breakfast at Tiffany but CK Lam brought me to this place called Eng Loh Cafeteria and Hotel for a morning brewed coffee. This coffeechop is one of CK Lam’s favourite due to a good cup of brewed cooffe and a great and very desirable bread toast.

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“It is difficult to resist of not having a cup of good morning coffee”, CK Lam explains.

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I was recommended to have a plate of homemade chinese red wine chicken egg noodle, and it was so gorgeous, very flavorful, tender chicken and crunchy noodles, amazing how beautiful can be found hidden in such places. I was told that the owner herself came from KL and settled in penang here.

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This was what i was waiting for, Indian hot toasted bread top with peanut butter and crushed peanuts, just freaking good! I am amazed of such simple food and yet so delicious and hard to find, truly a heritage toasted bread . . . . I just love it, you better grab a toast if you are in the neighboourhood, me Sunny Yaw!

Kafeteria Dan Hotel Eng Loh
Jalan Gereja (Church Street), Penang
8.00am – 3.00pm Closed on Sunday

Love At The First Sight . . .

Mr Chocolate & Ms Red Wine

They are a wonderful couple and a heavenly partnership. The leftover red wine and the Sicao button chocolat in the cabinet would be the great combination dessert for tonight . . . .
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Chocolat and Red Wine Cupcakes (20 medium cupcakes)

210gm butter, softened
220gm sugar
4eggs
35gm cocoa powder
250gm sifted cake flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder
110ml red wine
1/2 vanilla pod
160gm melted Sicao bitter chocolat

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1. Preheat oven to 180C and have 20 cupcake wrappers
2. Whisk butter and sugar till light and fluffy, add one egg at a time, continue whisking.
3. Add in cocoa powder, cake flour, baking powder and cinnamon powder, fold in well.
4. Scrap the vanilla seed and add into the mixture.
5. Mix in red wine. Then fold in the melted bitter choclate.
6. Pour evenly the mixture into the cupcake wrappers.
7. Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes.
8. Remove from the oven and allow to cool.
9. Top the surrface with buttercream or chocolat ganache
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A simple dessert to make with the leftovers . . . . Love Sunny Yaw

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

Very Berry

For Almond Cake

Ingredient
150g Grated Almond Powder
150g Powdered Sugar
110g Egg
80g Egg Yolk
260g Egg White
140g Sugar
50g Bread Flour
60g Cake Flour

Method
Whisk almond powder and powdered sugar in a bowl by a paddle whisker. Add egg ang egg yolk gradually until incorporated.
In a clean bowl, whip egg and sugar until soft peaks form.
Combine egg mixture and egg white mixure. Add sifted bread flour and cake flour until well blended.
Bake about 10-15 minutes, upper 200C lower 180C.

For Strawberry Mousse

Ingredient
310g Strawberry Puree
150g Sugar
21cc Red Wine (optional)
24g Gelatin
480g Whipping Heavy Cream
100g Sliced Strawberry

Method
Cook puree, sugar and wine until brings to a boil.
Add softened gelatin.
Add whipping heavy cream and stir until well blended.
Stir in sliced strawberry.

Fruit Syrup(optional)**

Ingredient
300g Strawberries
150g Sugar
100cc Water

Method
Cook strawberries, sugar and water until brings to boil. Wait until cool an brush on the almond cake.

**for simplicity, use Monin’s Strawberry Syrup

For Topping

Ingredient
250g Heavy Whipping Cream

To Assemble

Place almond cake piece in the pan.
Pile on strawberry mousse.
Place almond cake on top of the mousse.
Pile on again with strawberry mousse.
Top the mousse with another layer of almond cake.
Finish the top with whipping cream.

Try it out, it is delicious and very berry too! . . . . Love Sunny Yaw

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