Published on June 10th, 2011 | by email2me3
The Legacy of Malacca Peranakan With Guest Chef Florence Tan At Paya Serai, Hilton Petaling Jaya
A colourful and fusion at its best, the notable Peranakan heritage in Malacca has never failed to impress many with its hybrid culture and exotic cuisines. Paya Serai is proud to invite the well known Celebrity Chef Florence Tan to share her culinary knowledge in Nyonya food cooking with the guests.
Photos Credit to KY
Bringing this vibrant culture to town, the restaurant located at Hilton PJ will be featuring the rich heritage ranging from its food, arts and handicrafts. A lil bit on the Malacca Peranakan Community where its all started with the marriage of Malays and Chinese immigrants back in the 15th and 16th century. The cuisine carries an influence of Malay and Chinese ingredients and way of cooking. Also known as Nyonya food, the unique blend gives the cuisines its signature quintessence.
Sambal Jantung Pisang
Udang Goreng Asam
Most of the foods carry a tangy, aromatic and robustly flavored with the wide usage of Malay spices, the authentic Nyonya cuisine now makes its intro at Paya Serai. Take this opportunity to sample some of Chef Florence Tan’s specialty like Udang Masak Lemak, Ayam Pong teh, Itik Tim, Ikan Chuan Chuan, Vegetarian Chap Chye, Gerang Assam, Pong Tauhu Dengan Sengkuang, Ayam Cincalok, Kangkung Masak Lemak dengan Keledek, Ketam Goreng Kari and many more.
The buffet spread is available for lunch at RM68++ for adult and RM45++ for child (Below 12 years old) and dinner RM75++ for adult and RM45++ for Child below 12 years old. Paya Serai opens from 12 noon till 3pm for lunch and 7pm till 10.30pm for dinner.
In addition seize this opportunity to get up close with Chef Florence Tan at the exclusive private dinners on 14, 15 and 16 June. Learn culinary tips rom the pro as she demonstrates her specialty cooking, introduces her cookbook, dines and mingles with the participants. Starting from 7.30pm, the event is priced at RM150++ per person. Make your reservation now as the seats are limited.
For reservations, please call 03-7955 9122 extn 4060. Visit Hilton PJ’s F&B blog, www.zestpj.com for the latest F&B promotions and entertainment scenes. Also, visit www.petaling-jaya.hilton.com for more information on Hilton PJ’s other products and services.