No blues at Blue Potato…
Story & photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling GourmetTM
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No photoshop and no props, only REAL food
The indomitable Travelling Gourmet goes to dine at a swimming pool…
METRES from the free-form infinity swimming pool, you dine here al fresco to the soothing sounds of cascading waterfalls surrounded by lush tropical foliage. Duval Leroy Fleur de Champagne Brut with fresh cut lime nuances and baguette notes goes a treat with flash-fried crumbed Brie Cheese that is soft and gooey inside, accompanied by Passion Fruit dressed Mesclun Salad & poached Pear. The Blue Potato Vichyssoise is really tasty and very well perfumed with appetizing Truffle oil.
For mains I recommend modest Senior Sous Chef Ian Hioe’s Kurobota Pork Belly with super ultra-crunchy crackling plus mouthwatering tangy Tamarind Sauce, sautéed Fennel slices & Blue potato of course! Tender, juicy Beef Tenderloin with Ratte Potatoes & Truffle Crème fraiche drizzled with Madeira Wine Jus is for the hungry carnivore in you. OMG! Yummie!
Seafood! Try Pan-seared ocean fresh Barramundi with yellow squash and baked potato. To satisfy your sweet tooth, partake of yummylicious Sticky Figs & Toffee Pudding with crunchy poached pear & Cream Cheese Ice Cream. Berries macerated with Limoncello the powerful citrusy Italian Liquore, plus refreshing Pear Sorbet is another winner. The Mud Pie is actually ice cream spiked with peanut butter. The wine list includes entry level and mid range wines from Australia, France & Chile. Bon appétit!
Swissotel Merchant Court
Level 220 Merchant Road
Hours: Daily 11am -10.30pm