No blues at Blue Potato…

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!

Blue Potato

Swissotel Merchant Court

Level 220 Merchant Road

Singapore 058281

Tel: 62391899

Hours: Daily 11am -10.30pm

 

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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 cusines, to seek out new wines and new culinary experiences, to boldly go where no gourmet has gone before...." 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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