The holy month of Ramadan is almost here, and with that comes the influx of Ramadan Buffets across restaurants everywhere. It indicates the onset of the season of fasting, observance and generous festivities. Today's writeup will be on GTower’s Ramadan Buffet Dinner preview which I attended not too long ago.
|Traditional Flavours of Malaysia Ramadan Buffet @ GTower Hotel Kuala Lumpur|
GTower Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Mezzanine Floor, GTower
199, Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tel : 603-2168 1919 ext 7040
|Chef Sherry and the other chefs behind the delectable dishes|
The Ramadan Buffet Dinner is priced at RM98 nett for adult and RM49 nett for children and senior citizen. It will be held at Mezzanine Floor GTower, Kuala Lumpur starts from 8 June till 3 July 2016, 7 pm to 10 pm.
|An assortment of breads|
|I rather liked this crunchy and sweet snack|
I was there last couple of years too, and it's a breath of fresh air when I found out there were more dishes other than the traditional ones. Lots of dishes to choose from, with the Kambing bakar being one of the main highlights that night.
|Sup Tulang Rawan|
|Sotong Masak Hijau|
|Ayam Bakar dalam Buluh|
Under the tutelage of Chef Sherry; a talented chef with an extensive gastronomical experience in traditional Malaysian culinary scene, the professional culinary team will present a buffet spread that boasts local specialty offering wide range of selection from appetizers, salads, main course and dessert in 4 different menus to chime in with the Ramadan Buffet.
|Ayam Masak Kuzi|
|Gulai Tempoyak Ikan Patin|
|Daging Goreng Kunyit|
One of the highlights will be the authentic dish origin from East Malaysia Ayam Bakar dalam Buluh or Manuk Pansuh, a dish often prepared on any celebration especially on Gawai Dayak by the Dayak ethnic community in Sarawak. This natural cooking method cooked in bamboo sealed in the flavors and produce astonishingly tender and juicy meat with aromatic gravy.
|Nasi Minyak - Goes well with all the dishes|
A special mention has to go out for the Pucuk Paku Goreng Belacan, which everybody loved. The flavours and aroma from the belacan and spice really made this dish taste good. “This year, I have an idea of introducing various traditional foods from 13 states of Malaysia in place. Especially the authentic Sabah and Sarawak dishes,” said Chef Sherry. “The large variety of Malaysia traditional cuisine will bring back memories of our hometown,” she added.
The buffet line features a spectacular array of more than 100 must-have buka puasa dishes with live cooking stations of Malaysia’s perennial food such as Popiah Basah, Roti Jala, Putu Bambu and Apam Balik. Moreover all-time favorite of GTower such as Sup Tulang Rawan, Kambing Bakar Berempah and Mee Rebus Istimewa will be served as well.
The clay-pot hot dishes which will be offered in a weekly basis comprise of the traditional selection from various states of Malaysia, Ayam Masak Kuzi (Selatan), Gulai Tempoyak Ikan Patin (East), Daging Goreng Kunyit (Utara), Sotong Masak Hijau (Sabah), Pucuk Paku Goreng Belacan (Sabah) and Sayur Masak Lontong (Selatan), to name a few.
|Desserts and Malay Kuihs|
|Fresh fruits, they are good for you|
A refreshing conclusion awaits with sweet delights such as local flavorsome Ais Kacang Segar, Lai Chi Kang, array of Biskut Tradisional Raya, Kuih-Muih Melayu and Fresh Fruits. Traditional Flavours of Malaysia Ramadan Buffet @ GTower Hotel Kuala Lumpur, do call 603-2168 1919 ext 7018 for further enquiries or email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservation to avoid disappointment.