BLACK TRUFFLE MONTH AT LAFITE, SHANGRI-LA HOTEL, KUALA LUMPUR
The black truffle has a starring role in the food at Lafite, the French restaurant at the Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, from 23 February to 21 March 2015. It has been declared the Black Truffle Month, and Lafite will showcase this gourmet treasure from Perigord, France, known as the black diamond of the kitchen. This highly prized edible mushroom exudes a unique and enticing aroma that has wowed diners all over the world.
These black truffle dishes appear in a three-course, four-course or six-course set menu, at RM350++, RM400++ and RM500++ respectively.
You can begin the six-course menu with Black Truffle Duck Liver Terrine, Lentil and Truffle Coulis, Warm Brioche.
It continues with Crispy Tiger Prawn with Parsnip Truffle Puree, followed by Truffle Root Vegetables Creamy Soup, Roasted Lobster and Truffle Butter Allumette.
Then there’s the superb treat of Brie de Meaux with Black Truffle, Roasted Fresh Pear, Ruccola and Truffle Salad.
Black truffle is highly appreciated in desserts, and this appears in the Truffle Chocolate Profiteroles, the exquisite finale to a sublime truffle feast.
The French black truffle is a species native to southern Europe and France accounts for 45 per cent of the world production of black truffles.
For reservations or more information, call (03) 2074 3900 or email [email protected] or visit our site at www.shangri-la-specials.com
Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently owns and/or manages nearly 90 hotels under the Shangri-La brand with a room inventory of over 37,000. Shangri-La hotels are five-star deluxe properties featuring extensive luxury facilities and services. Shangri-La hotels are located in Australia, Canada, mainland China, Fiji, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in mainland China, Cambodia, India, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Qatar and Sri Lanka. For more information and reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at www.shangri-la.com.
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