The technical task is the classic crepes Suzette
, while the showstopper is to make a 3D biscuit scene recreating the best day of their lives.
There the steaks were stunning, we had clams to die for, and crepes suzette
I can only dream about now.
13-15, guests can order fresh flower bouquets, praline roses and Love Cakes to go with Cafe Maxims' special three-course Valentine menu of beetroot and salmon gravlax, snapper fillet or braised beef, and strawberry Crepes Suzette
Chef David tells me that the French night will be buffet-style with live stations such as oysters with condiments, foie gras on toasted brioche and crepes suzette
In the adjoining room is a showcase of house-made desserts, from cakes and pies to crumbles, ice cream selections and those glamorous presentations of bananas Foster, cherries jubilee and crepes Suzette
Essentially, Bananas Foster is a flambeed dish, traditionally created tableside in a pan on a gueridon trolley, like Crepes Suzette
or steak Diane.
Alsatian celebrity chef Jean Paul Bucher is at the helm of this restaurant which serves classics like onion soup, beef bourguignon, profiteroles and crepes suzette
Brasserie Flo Abu Dhabi has a traditional menu that includes French specialities such as soupe a l'oignon, tartare de boeuf, boeuf bourguignon and desserts including profiteroles and crepes suzette
The first time I made Crepes Suzette
it was a disaster," he reveals.
There's tableside drama happening all the time at Nostalgia, when you order the Crepes Suzette
, for instance, or the original Tarte Tan flamed with calvados, or the Serpent Coffee, which is made with flaming cognac rolling down an orange spiral.
Many dishes are cooked tableside, demonstrating the skill of the wait staff, who are almost chefs in their own right (ours cooked the crepes suzette
, Dh50, with some scary flambe dexterity).
We shared a crepes Suzette
to finish and were pleasantly surprised how good it was.