Garden Palace offer cuisine for foodies foreign Penang

epriellia By epriellia, 18th Oct 2013 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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This area is famous for its culinary street food / hawker / street food, the best in Asia, but for foodies in Indonesia do not need all the way to Malaysia to try authentic food that region.

Penang is an island in Malaysia constellation, precisely on the northwest coast of the peninsula of Malacca

Hotel Garden Palace held a promo `The Authentic Penang Street Food Promotion 'in the Green House Kitchen Bistro starting October 15 to November 14, 2013, between the hours of 18:00 to 22:00 pm.
This event began when Jimmy Yeo , General Manager Garden Palace Hotel , which also originated from Penang had the idea to do a cultural exchange with the hotel facilitated . " We wanted to hold a cultural exchange . If the art of dance and music culture , it is common . So we would like to exchange food culture , " he said .

Jimmy then invite Him chef Jit Lim , a professional Chef specialist street food / hawker food in Penang come to Garden Palace Hotel . Chef Lim is expected to pass on their knowledge to the chefs at the Garden Palace Hotel as well as spoiling the culinary connoisseur Surabaya to try and taste The Authentic Penang street food .

" We deliberately brought Chef Lim from Penang to come here for a month to teach the chefs about cooking Penang . Later chef from Surabaya , there will also be around the end of this year . So it kind of exchange chef , "commentator Jimmy .

Visitors simply pay 125 thousand dollars per person to be able to try out various types of foreign cuisine typical Penang . Every day, Chef Lim will present special menus Penang 5-7 . Some menu options , such as Hainan Chicken Rice , Laksa Asam , Hokkien Mee , Char Koay Teow , Curry Mee , Mee Goreng , and Ice Kacang .

Char Koay Teow consists of Shahe fen sauteed with olive oil , chunks of garlic , bean sprouts , vegetables , soy , egg , and shrimp . It seems that is a blend of savory - salty - spicy . According to Chef Lim , Shahe fen sold in Surabaya has a different flavor to the Shahe fen in Penang because the tongue has been modified in accordance with local consumers .

Furthermore, there is Hokkien Mee . For those who love to fry dishes , Hokkien Mee could be an option . This dish in the form of noodles, rice noodles , bean sprouts , boiled egg , and shrimp served with shrimp stew broth . Aroma and taste the salty - savory - spicy shrimp and the effect of various spices typical Penang .

Chef Lim Jit Hin , explain a little about the typical cuisine of Penang . " The smell and taste is somewhat similar to the typical culinary Surabaya . The difference between Surabaya culinary taste is not as strong , and also more often wear a special sauce and seafood like shrimp , "said Chef Lim .

Chef Lim deliberately bring some spice from Penang that are not sold in Indonesia. Herbs like green bean powder brought directly to him in order to create original culinary tastes Penang .


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author avatar Fern Mc Costigan
23rd Oct 2013 (#)

Great post and interesting as well!

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