MIGF 2010 – Spa Cuisine At The Pomelo, Banjaran Hot Springs Retreat

You may have eaten before western cuisine, Japanese cuisine, Asian Cuisine and all sorts of cuisines. But have you ever try before SPA CUISINE?

Flavourful spa cuisine weaves into perfect harmony with holistic wellness for a Sensory Feast at The Banjaran Hot Spring Retrat, Ipoh. Held in conjunction with the Malaysian International Gourmet Festival (MIGF) 2010 from 1st Oct 2010 throughout 31st Oct 2010, Sensory Feast presents an innovative spa cuisine menu integrating both flavour and nutrition amidst a magnificent backdrop of both natural wonders at THE POMELO, seated within Malaysia’s first luxury natural wellness hotsprings retreat.

Leading the main kitchen of The Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa in KL, Chef Rolf Jaeggi from Switzerland.


Chef Rolf use the seasonal, low-fat, organic and whole method of cooking in drawing out the natural flavour of fresh organic fruits and vegetables to enhance each dish. Bearing testament to his culinary prowess, Chef Rolf’s creations are ingeniously infused with the pomelo fruit to further titillate taste buds. The Sensory Feast menu is available with organic wines or mocktails to cater towards diners varied preferences, priced at RM180++ per person with organic wine pairing and RM150++ per person with mocktail pairing.


The signature mocktail of The Pomelo Restaurant – Pomelo Mojito


The drink were very refreshing and healthy to be consumed daily. It has the ability to bring out the appetite and also cleanse the internal digestion system.

The 6-course menu commences with White and Red Pomelo with Mixed Shrimp and Grilled Scallop on Lemongrass Foam, and strikes a delicious balance between sweet and sour notes of white and red pomelo respectively. Pomelo are easily obtainable here since it just located few kilometers away from the resort at Tambun.



The starter was a really good blend of natural ingredients and some spices from the backyard of the hotel’s private spice garden for freshest herbs. The pomelo’s sour flavor brings out the natural taste from the ingredients, herbs and scallop as a dressing.

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