Winsome World Gourmet Summit 2012

Winsome WGS 2012!

By Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling GourmetTM

The irrepressible Travelling Gourmet goes to Universal Studios on the island of Sentosa to discover…

MEAT, especially delicious Australian Beef and Lamb was in abundance on Monday, 23 April, 2012 at the Opening Reception of the 16th Edition of the WGS in Singapore. This was due to the generosity of Australian Beef & Lamb, the premium Meat Partner. It was a posh red carpet affair and the venue was New York Street of USS. Sparkling wine from Russia, German wine, Tiger Beer, San Pellegrino Chinotto, Pampelmo, Arancia Rosso, Connex Coffee and more, flowed like the River Galilee.

Masterchefs of the world unite, you have nothing to lose but your frying pans!

Many celebrated Master Chefs  were there and I met up with mon ami 3 Michelin Starred Bruno Menard and jolly & eccentric Fergus Henderson from London.

The Travelling Gourmet & Chef Fergus

RWS Pastry Chef Kenny Kong, a good friend served up some really colourful and irresistable SWEET Tempations! The Mezza 9 chefs made molecular gastronomy Meringue with dry ice and lots of smoke a la Harry Potter!

It was simply delightful to quaff Abrau-Durso Imperial Vintage Brut sparkling wine, less aggressive on the attack and less intense lemony flavours than French champagne, this Russian ‘sparkler’ went well nonetheless with the Salmon tartare and caviar!

Strolling down New York Street was very convivial, and I found a nice table in the VIP section next to the jazz band to enjoy dinner with C, a good friend. Mel’s delectable Dinettes also performed some really eye catching Rock and Roll numbers to loud applause.

Ravishing…

Delightful…

As I tucked into Blanched Beef with delicate Ramen in Cheng Tong (Cantonese claear soup), the jazz band played “Mack the Knife’ or to give it its proper name, “Die Moritat von Mackie Messer” at my request.

With mein guter Freund, Peter Knipp of the World Gourmet Summit

WGS is always a happy barrel of fabulous food, good wines and FUN!

Enjoy! {:-)

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About thetravellinggourmet

As a renowned Travel, Food & Wine Writer he has travelled the world in a keen & indomitable pursuit of exotic delicacies & fine wines. His articles have been published in over 20 prestigious publications, both local & international. Dr. Lim has toured and trained in Wine Evaluation & Oenology in most of the world's top wine producing areas from France to Australia. The Travelling Gourmet says, "Gastronomy has no frontier. These are the gastronomic voyages of The Travelling Gourmet. My unending mission. To explore strange new cuisines, to seek out new wines and new culinary experiences, to boldly go where no gourmet has gone before...." Have pen, will travel. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording, or any other information storage & retrieval system, without permission from Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet and/or MSN. Material may be works of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents may be true but may also be products of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance whatsoever to actual person or persons, either dead or living, events, or locales may be entirely and purely coincidental and unintentional. No part of this website may be used to villify others or for criminal purposes. Interests: Travel, Food, Wines, Cooking, Wine Appreciation, Parachuting, Languages, Music, Reading, Swimming, Hunting, Ballet, Fencing, Archery, Anthropology and more... The Travelling Gourmet is a copyrighted trademark. All rights and photos reserved. No part may be reproduced without permission.
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