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Japanese Sweets and Sake Fair at Isetan KLCC

A big news to all the sweet tooth people out there. This Oct 18 to 30 Oct 2013, there are a Japanese Sweets Fair at Isetan KLCC concourse floor.

There are all sorts of authentic imported traditional and modern desserts for you to get your hands on.

Warm Okowa wrapped in traditional bamboo leaves steamed on the spot awaits you to checkout what is inside them. The bamboo leave ain’t from local but were air flown in just for this promo event.

Chef busy reheating the okowa and ensure it is not over steamed.

Besides the usual cheesecake, scone, modern pastries I would put more attention to the traditional stuffs. Senbei (Rice cracker) is one of my favorite. There are many samplers for you to test around.

Japanese promoter. They are not local.

3 different type flavors and shapes for senbei. Each has a distinctive flavors to it yet still healthy compared to other junk foods.

On beverage side there are quite a number of sake on display.

See so many good sake awaiting you with the sampling cups.

Plum flavored sake

More high alcohol level flavored sake

The rice that were polished in order to make sake. Each % ratio determine the quality of a good bottle of sake.

Besides that on the launching day, there’s a surprise. Checkout who’s in the house. The first Iron Chef Sakai and Yoroizuka the contender that won the sweets making challenge.

The boss of Isetan showing Chef Sakai and Yoroizuka around the sweets fair section and then proceed to tasting them one by one. So what are you waiting for?

Time to check them out at KLCC Isetan concourse.

 

My Hong Kong and China Gourmet Tour Itinerary With Tour2U Holidays Sdn Bhd

It is a dream of mine as a foodies to be able to go for a tour just for food! What can you expect more when you are having Malaysia leading Gourmet Tour Guide, dine side by side with gourmet celebrity and sight seeing to relax your self. All are just perfect! Following from my post which I wrote earlier to join Hugo Leung on a gourmet tour, I finally get hold of the itinerary.

Juicy Steaks from Wang Steak

Buddha Jump Over The Wall Soup

Fresh Prawns Done The Taiwanese Style

All the pictures above were taken from Tour2U recent GOURMET TOUR to Taiwan which last for 5 days 4 nights. It was hosted by my idol restaurateur cum chef Mr Hugo Leung who are very knowledgeable in  all sorts of gourmets be it Asian and Western. I went to see Anne, who are one of the TOP Malaysian Gourmet Tour tour guide at her office to get hold of the information of the menu and activities when we are in Hong Kong and China on this upcoming trip on March 4th, 2010. Before we go into that, checkout the video below on the trailer of their recent food tour. I am impressed!

The whole package for my upcoming tour is RM4,488 per person which inclusive of air tickets (economy class flying either with MAS or Cathay Pacific), airport tax, 5 stars hotel accommodation, all paid meals (4 Breakfast, 3 Lunch and 4 Dinners), ferry ride, city sightseeing, dine with celebrity Mr Hugo Leung and lead by Malaysia’s Elite Gourmet tour guide (Ms. Anne Tan of Tour2U) which can guaranty you laugh all the way during the whole tour. Just watch the video and you will see what I mean. All the participants that joined the tour came back giving a good testimony. Miss Anne Tan also got featured in Nanyang Siang Pau Newspaper on 31st Jan 2010, which the same for www.bigboysoven.com, www.foodpoi.com and www.what2seeonline.com


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More details about the hotel name, website about the hotel, activity itinerary

Click Here To Download Tour2u Itinerary File Attachment

Foods Highlight

Day 1 in Hong Kong:

We will fly from KLIA and by the time we touch down Hong Kong, it should be coming to late evening and the timing are just right where we going to dine at Hugo Leung’s restaurant (Tai Weng Wah Restaurant). We are going to start it off by savoring YUEN  LONG POON CHOI. Besides this there are more foods to be served. Check out the attached PDF.


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Day 2 :
Shan Tou Province – Famous for all sorts of stew and braised foods. One of the highlight is “KAM YOKE MOON TONG” and fried dry oyster.

Day 3 :
Guang Zhou Province – Pigeon Feast where all the dishes are pigeon related. This is the place where I use to hang around for 3 months when I was working in Guang Zhou. Excellent place where they show you how to cook a chicken. There are more than 100 types of way to cook a chicken.

Day 4 :
Zhao Qing Province – Organic foods and own bred fish. How it is prepared, you will need to checkout the menu as I don’t read Chinese.

Departure Date : 4th March 2010

There are still 10 places left for this tour. If you are interested to join this gourmet tour, you can contact Tour 2 U at:

TOUR2U HOLIDAYS SDN BHD
1A, JALAN 6/5, PANDAN INDAH COMMERCIAL PARK,
55100, KUALA LUMPUR

TEL : Anne Tan 012-3369337 FAX : 03-4296 9369

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