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2012-11-29 36 views
This entry wraps up our Penang series. A highlight was dinner at one of the island's most elegant settings, with impeccable food and well-honed service. This salad has become a cliche, but when it's executed with careful attention and a top-notch array of ingredients, it's 100 percent satisfying. A fresh-tasting seafood sampler of soft-shell crab with cilantro salsa, seared tuna with ponzu dressing & coquille St. Jacques (scallop) with gazpacho dressing. Cream of cauliflower soup. Luxuriously th
Pumpkin & Ginger Cobbler with Russian caramel sauce and ginger ice cream. It's a risk to order cobbler, since this dessert can turn out too stodgy or dry. Thankfully, this warm, comforting concoction steered clear of those pitfalls.
Amaretto & Cognac Parfait with fruit salsa & vanilla sauce. Refreshingly cold. Dessert wine: Gianni Gagliardo Villa Moscatel 2007 (Italy).