I'm delighted to see that oxtail soup
is making a comeback and let's not forget chicken broth, known as the Jewish penicillin.
Macaroni cheese and oxtail soup
featured on many a menu while milkshakes became popular among the young.
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For starters, we nibbled on Rosemary Tuiles with bacon cream cheese, Chive Cream Cheese Profiteroles, and Chicken Rillets with caramelized onions before tucking into the main dishes like Pork Trotter with parsley terrine, Traditional Cassoulet (bean and sausage stew from the Toulouse region), Oxtail Pot-au-feu (oxtail soup
with root vegetables), and Smoked Jamon Royale.
"They brought on a tray of poached eggs, a tea urn and cartons of oxtail soup
Signature dishes featured in the special a la carte menu includes special char-grilled satays, choice of grilled beef, chicken or lamb served with peanut sauce; Singaporean-style Oxtail Soup
, braised oxtails in soup with spring onions; wok-fried chilli crab, sizzling crab in a piquant tomato and chilli gravy; and Pisang Goreng, deep-fried bananas served with cinnamon sugar and coconut ice cream.
The hotel's GB Grill Restaurant, famous for its oxtail soup
and hearty burgers, will now only serve a "comprehensive selection of soft drinks".
It took me some years to disassociate the flavour of actual oxtail with the packets of Knorr Oxtail Soup
that I experienced in my childhood.
In fact, Filipino food is more a wild mixture of Malay, Spanish, Italian, Chinese and American influences, which means it can be everything from paella, spaghetti, roasted beef, chicken braised in garlic, meat in tomato stew, eggplant on shrimp paste, oxtail soup
to fried spring rolls.
"I remember grating some cheese into a bowl, boiling some oxtail soup
and taking some sherry from the drinks cabinet to add to the soup."
Some of the items on the menu were German potato soup with beef sausages, Oxtail soup
, crispy veal knuckle, Rheinischer Sauerbraten (braised piece of marinated beef) and a live cooking station preparing the traditional Wiener Schnitzel.
The name may be a little unappetizing, but try a bite of this cross between Irish stew and oxtail soup
and you may start wondering why the national dish of tiny Montserrat isn't better known.