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Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Fusion of Eastern and Western flavours enhance the experience English afternoon tea

Adding to the delight of afternoon tea

Fusion of Eastern and Western flavours enhance the experience English afternoon tea is traditionally a delightful affair with scones, butter cookies, pastries, cakes and dainty sandwiches to savour with a refreshing cup of tea as you enjoy a cosy tete-a-tete with friends. But, a small deviation by way of including some local savoury items makes tea time with your friends even better.

A mini spring roll, a tiny curry puff or a mouthful of an Indian dessert adds to the pleasure of that most welcome occasion.

The English Afternoon Tea promotion at the Conservatory in Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur offers just that, resulting in a fusion of offerings on its tea tiers.

Located at the hotel lobby, the Conservatory, is a cosy and comfortable setting for the occasion,
The promotion offers a choice of two selections, called This and That.

Both This and That come in a specially-designed two-t~er tray and include open-faced sandwiches, warm delights, scones with jam and cream and sweet temptations,
The hotel's communication director, Cheryl Lum, said the promotion was about giving customers a variety of tea time goodies,

"We have a very fusion selection of items for the promotion," she said,
And, indeed, fusion it is - a combination of East and West.

The two scones in the promotion are Apple Raisin and Orange Chocolate Chips, served with cream,jams and butter.

Among the outstanding items on the trays are the Deep-Fried Beef and Leek Spring Roll with Sp cy BBQ Sauce, Cajun Chicken Rolled Pancake with Corn Salsa, and Spicy Oxtail Stew in Golden Puff Pastry, One of the open-faced sandwiches is the Bou Bon Chicken Ham sandwich that comes wrapped in a sugar paper.

There are also the Beef Bresaola, Green Asparagus and Olive Cake and the Cured Salmon, Dill Honey Risotto and Wakame Salad.

Cheese lovers might find the Grape Coated with Cream Cheese, Sesame Seed Pistachio and Paprika an interesting item.

Those with a sweet tooth will enjoy the Indian Gulab Jamun skewers, Oriental Baklava, Macaroons, Tiramisu Spoon and Poached Saffron Mine Pears filled with Mascarpome.

The food is served with a choice of tea or coffee.
The promotion is priced at RM28++ per person and runs until Sept 30. It is available from 2pro to 6pm daily. For reservations, call 03-2263 ?434.

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