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Saturday, November 24, 2007

A mix of North (Penang) and South (Johor) specialty recipes

Combination bound to please after a day of fasting

THE Melting Pot Cafe in Concorde, Shah A/am boasts an appetising mix of Northern and Southern specialty recipes for its Ramadan promotion.

Helmed by chefs Abdul Kinchi Maidin and ghariffah Radzin Syed Abdul Rahman, the Citra Ramadan Special runs with eight menus, focusing particularly on Penang and Johor cuisines.

Shariffah gadzin said the combination was an exciting culinary offer hound to please the taste buds after a day of fasting.

"Penang cuisine uses plenty of sp ces, onions and yoghurt, resulting in strong flavours in the food, while Joboreans use plenty of lemon-grass and galangal in their cooking for that distinctive tas e n their

cuisine," said Shariffah Radzin who is a gues chef from Johor.

For her cooking, she uses Rempah Shariffah, which she brings from Johor to maintain the originality of her recipes

"Rempah Shariffah is made by someone I know in Jobor and the spices are very good," she added.

Some of her specialties for the promotion are Ikan Belimbing. Sarak Kupang Ikan Terutup Jobor and Sotong Halba Jaws.

Atmul Kinchi's specialties include the Gear Box soup, Fish Head Curly, Mutton Masala, Ayam Masak Madu and Daging Gulai gawah.

Also worth looking out for are the yummy rice dishes, such as the Rriyani Cam Ayam, Nasi Bokhati and Nasi Dagallg.

The buffet is priced at RM60++ per adult; there is a 50g discount for children.

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