Saturday, April 21, 2007

Putrajaya Shangri-La launches A Taste of Indonesia fest

Diverse: A variety of Indonesian dishes at Palm Hill Café.
YOUNG dancers added the es-sence of Indonesia with their cute appeal, dance moves and choreography to the A Taste of Indonesia food launch at Palm Hill Café, Putrajaya Shangri-La recently.

The dancers from the Indonesian School in Kuala Lumpur treated guests with their youthful charm while the adult dance troupe from the Indonesian Embassy presented a well-rehearsed, refined version of a traditional dance number during lunch.

The embassy's Kumpulan Gamelan, a band of musicians played the traditional gamelan instruments at a far corner while guests indulged in the offerings of the day presented by guest chef Karsono Rsum from the Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta.

The food promotion was launched by the embassy's education and cultural attaché M Imran Hanafi.

Introduction: The promotion was launched by Imran (left) and here he is seen serving Healy some of the Indonesian food.
Also present was hotel general ma-nager C.V. Healy.

The outlet's buffet features a mix of Indonesian and local delights spread out from the appetisers, main courses and desserts.

Some of the Indonesian dishes on the line-up are Cumi Cumi Assam Kuning, Kangkung Rebus, Deep Fried Coconut Cucur and Tempeyek, Sup Bunjut, Opor Ayam Puteh, Pesmol Udang, Lopis Kelapa, Pulut Aging and Indonesian Layer Cake.

The Indonesian dishes are prepared with ingredients native to the country including herbs and spices, are identifiable from the nametags placed beside each dish.

To give it an Indonesian appeal, the café has included in its décor a feel of Indonesia with the ambience en-hanced with Indone- sian batik and familiar decorative items.

The promotion until April 29 is priced at RM70++ per person.

  • PALM HILL CAFÉ, Putrajaya Shangri-La, Taman Putra Perdana, Precinct 1, Putrajaya. (Tel: 03-8887 8888, 8887 8882). Business hours: 6.30am to 11pm daily.

  • Source : STAR
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