Friday, October 30, 2015

Venezuela Gastronomic Festival @ Eccucino, Pullman Kuala Lumpur CityCentre

From now till 31st October 2015, it's Venezuela Gastronomic Festival at Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre. The festival is organised with the Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to celebrate the 10th Venezuelan Week in Malaysia and officially inaugurate by The Ambassador, H.E. Manuel Guzmán, on 22nd October 2015.

The aim of the festival is to enhance the public image of Venezuela and to introduce its arts, culture and food into the Malaysia market while promoting Venezuela as an exciting travel destination. Don't forget to check out the photographic exhibition that display the diversity of the Venezuelan people and landscapes at Mezzanine Bar & Lounge at level 2.

Vuelva La Vida
This is a very common starter served at the beachside in Venezuela.

Empanada de Pollo (chicken empanasad) Cassava bread (pan de bono), Patacones (Deep fried green plantain) 
Venezuelan's favourite all day snacks. 

Arepa (cornmeal cake), Cachapas (Fresh corncake with cheese) 

Main course - Arroz Con Coco (coconut rice) with Asado Negro (roasted beef), Polvorosa de Pollo (chicken pot pie), Brochetas de Langoustines en Salsa de Tamarindo (shrimp brochettes with tamarind sauce) and black beans. The roasted beef amazingly good, tender and juicy.

Guava cake, Sweet Potato cake and Quesillo (caramel flan) 

The chocolate cake is to die for. Truly mouth-watering rich chocolate moist cake.

With the guest chefs from Venezuela, Federico Tischler (left) and Enrique Limardo (right)

Both of them have deep passion for cooking since young, and had been cooking up a storm in the culinary scene of Venezuela and the United States. They have also worked extensively in Europe and South America, they are now leading the kitchen of Alma Cocina Latina, a Venezuelan restaurant in Baltimore, USA. 

The Venezuela Gastronomic Festival held from 22nd October to 31st October 2015 at Eccucino is priced at RM125.95/person. Dinner will be served from 6:30pm to 9:30pm and includes an all-you-can-eat buffet featuring traditional starters, main courses, side dishes and desserts. 

For reservations, please call +603 2170 8888 extn. 8119, email or send a private message through Facebook/PullmanKualaLumpurCityCentre.

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