My favorite teh ka da!!! which is Tea with extra milk!!! :P
Friday, October 31, 2008
My favorite teh ka da!!! which is Tea with extra milk!!! :P
A visit to one of the Korean restaurant :)
The different types of side dishes...
Luncheon meat aka spam (it's fried with a thin layer of egg... I don't think I actually like this version of luncheon meat... I still like mine without the egg... and much thicker...
Kimchi... the normal one.. but there are better ones elsewhere... :)
a steamed egg.... I like... it's well steamed and smooth :D
A bowl of rice... should be just right with my spicy soup... :D I like the way Koreans served the rice... in this nice metal bowl and a cover :) so nice and elegant in it's asian way.
Spicy fish roe stew
I like spicy fish stew... I thought that having the fish roe might add a bit more fishy'ness to it... but I realize the taste was too much for me to handle.... I just drink the stew and did not eat the roe... and I think that's why they gave me some wasabi...
Had a rather horrible morning at work... decide to go for some comfort food... Heard about this place for a while... Tot it would make a good place to spend some time to indulge in my favorite hobby :)
A basket of bread... which should I chooose... okie I went with my favorite ... Walnut.
Shallot Tart Tatin (served with parma ham and a delicate Roquefort cheese parfait.)
I think it is a very very nice dish... I had been a huge fan of bacon and oso caramlized shallots... along with the roquefort cheese parfait... *YUMMY* That's also the reason why I am posting a few more shots of this dish... cause I thought it was really good and would like to share all it's glory at all angles to u. :)
If you had not guessed... Me, MissyGlutton Milk (ps. Milk is also my middle name for this alias, so... by right and by left, I am MissyGlutton Milk Milk :p) loooooooooooooves Indian food. I like the blend of spices too much :P My friend decides to organize a dinner for some out of town friends, so I voluntered to choose the restaurant. Of course, being senstive to overseas guests, I decided to choose Apollo Banana leaf, it would definitely satisfy the locals as well.
We were given some Pappadams... usual.
Murg Makhni (Butter chicken) - this is something i don't think I like... I might have to try it one day... but then it's not today or that day.
Rogan Josh - mutton in spiced gravy... I only picked those with tendons... or fats.. or the chewy parts of it.... so i thought it was deliciously chewy, just the way I liked it... though I don't know those who ended up having just the lean meat; felt about this dish.
Mushrrom Aaanchurian ( Mushroom sauteed with spices )
this is quite... not very the appertizing... I won't eat, had I known it's quite good. Our overseas guests love this dish. I was too busy coverting my favorite dish... hehe
Apolo Pepper Chicken (Marinated in masala & ground pepper)
I would not touch this dish with a ten feet pole... hang on... I think I passed this dish from left to right that night... okay, maybe I am just not going to eat this dish... I will still pass it around the table. I am not a fan of pepper... esp ground pepper.
And next is my favorite out of all my favorite indian dishes.
Saag Ghost (Mutton cubes in spinach gravy) I really love this dish... I can't seemed to find it readily... :( slightly sad about it. But since I can get it here, all's good.
Tandoori mixed grill - it had fillets of chicken, lamb, pomfret fish, egg and prawns marinated in tandoor spice. I didn't eat this... I just ordered cause I thought it would be a safe dish to order for the overseas guest... maybe not.. cause there was much leftovers... :P
And this is the result of our indian feast!!! :)
Meeting up with some flickr frens for a Little India shooting :)
Glad to have this experience of meeting up with new flickr frens and catching up with old ones :) And most important of all, LOTS of GOOD FOOD!!! :D
Thursday, October 30, 2008
Was supposed to have a meal with SOME frens... but some couldn't make it. We decide to get a nice lunch and meet up with another fren after. The lunch became quite a chat about life and our life purposes...... Interesting chat indeed... not that I had decided what my life purpose is. But it's not about me... and it's about the meal...
We got very slim breadsticks... one was the parmesan cheese stick and the other one was made with squid ink. I enjoyed the salty parmesan cheese sticks... but I didn't think too much of the squid ink ones.
Then we have the bread...
Consomme de feuilles de combawa, aka Spiced Kaffir lime consomme, lightly smoked duck breast effiloche
I didn't try this... so I don't exactly know how it tasted... but I think it turned cold... after my friend waited ever so patiently for me to finish snapping the soup.
Confit de saumon a la Mediterraneanne is Mediterranean Salmon confit, warm tomato ceviche Vierge; with baby herb salad and green apple cucumber sorbet....
Nice presentation... though the food ain't nothing to shout about. I have rather neutral feelings towards it... :P
And next I had Tartare de Saint-Jacques
it was... Hokkaido sea scallop tartar, oscietra caviar accompanied with herb baked baby potato"rattle". baby vegetables "a la grecque" I thought this was enjoyable. The scallop tartar definitely tasted better with the baby potato.
Creme Brule de foie gras du Perigord (Perigord foie gras creme brulee with spice bread powder)
My friend and I agreed that we prefer a piece of foie gras, I am sure we don't mind a huge slab of it ... making foie gras into such stage... cheated us of our experiences of eating that sinful oily and delicious piece of liver, which we were looking forward to...
Gigot d'agneau braise (Braised lamb shank in it's jus with spice, wild mushroom apricot cereal)
wasn't keen on red meat... so didn't take up the offer of a pc of the lamb shank... but had stolen a few forkfuls of the delicious cereal. I had on my friend's words, the lamb shank was nicely done.... Should I trust him? hmmm...
Loup poele, risotto de courgette (Seared seabass filet on zucchini risotto, orange emulsion and fresh herb tempura )
I like!! I really like.... the tempura shiso was goood... the seabass had crispy skin and a moist and soft flesh... and the best part of it... the zucchini risotto... forget about al denta.. just do it the way i like it, slightly softer. The combination... Give me another one anytime!!! :D
Gelee de rhubarbe et fraise vanille (Vanilla scented pink rhubarb and strawberry, verbena emulsion and black current sorbet)
Nay I didn't try this... didn't really like the sound of it... don't like the looks of it.. don't like, don't like, don't like! :p
It's chocolate!!! how bad can it be.... well... in this case... this was really bad....
This picture... is in honor of my fren... who had annoyingly though that this is the best "food" picture I ever take... I feel like biting his finger now! :p