Continuing with the brand's ethos of serving cuisine inspired by flavours from around the world, Dubai residents can look forward to new menu items such as the Aussie Benedict (slow-braised wagyu shoulder topped with gribiche hollandaise and smoked pearl onion
relish), chilli scrambled eggs (puffed sesame banh tieu, shitake nam prik jam, roasted coconut garnished with crispy shallots and Thai herbs) and mango chia pudding (seasonal fruit, Greek yoghurt, caramelized seeds and Matcha almond milk).
The red and white pearl onion
design has our signature label on the top the bag.
Four new restaurants, each with a signature flair - Chameleon, which changes menu and decor with every meal; Sazanami, a sushi and sashimi venue; Tip Toe Lounge, serving tropical beverages and lighter fare; and Pearl Onion
, a casual outdoor cafe by day, hip martini lounge by night.
AND CELERY STUFFING WITH JUNIPER AND GARLIC
Bring a medium saucepan of salted water to a boil while you make a small incision with a paring knife around root end of each pearl onion
For mains it could have been the eight-hour braised rand of beef, rosemary-scented Yorkshire pud ding with pearl onion
jus or, if feeling strangely vegetarian, smoked wensleydale, leek and garlic tart and roast cauliflower.
Dishes prepared at the competition included: Pan Seared Alaskan Halibut with Artichoke Ragout and Fennel Marscarpone Puree, Herb Crusted Hearst Ranch Sirloin with Cabernet Reduction and Wild Mushroom and Pearl Onion
Ragout, and Pan Roasted Free Range Chicken with Heirloom Rainbow Bean Stew.
and celery stuffing with juniper and garlic or pancetta, sourdough, and apple stuffing.
For the main course choose from perhaps: pan-fried rib eye steak with grain mustard jus; poached supreme of salmon with sauce vAronique; confit of lamb Henry, caramelised apples and thyme jus; marinated pork loin steak, pancetta and pearl onion
sauce; wild mushroom risotto finished with pesto; or pan-fried fillets of sea bass with char-grilled Mediterranean vegetables and black olive tapenade (which has a pounds 4 supplement).
While the baked haddock topped with a tomato basil cream sauce ($13) sounded interesting, I opted for the "surf `n turf," a sirloin, topped with a homemade pearl onion
whiskey glaze, along with sauteed shrimp in a basil cream sauce ($14).
Many of the creations -- among them Chocolate Cherry Coconut Macaroons; Chocolate French Toast; Fastest Fudge Cake; Double Chocolate Souffle Cakes; Candy Cane Truffles; Spicy Cranberry Jam; and Dried Cherry, Pearl Onion
and Pear Chutney -- sound terrific.
Besides roasted honey-glazed ham and roasted turkey and Pan Jus gravy, the menu will include such offerings as sauteed Cabrilla with Saffron Sauce, Oyster-Brioche Stuffing, Lobster-Caramelized Root Vegetable Risotto, Molasses Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Red Bliss-Creme Fraiche Mashed Potatoes, Green Bean Pearl Onion