Archive for October 15th, 2013

Colombo Oktoberfest 2013

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

The biggest peoples fair The Colombo Oktoberfest was held from the 9th to the 13th of October at the Havelock Sports Club Grounds offering an excellent blend of music, food and beverages for fun loving people.  Oktoberfest specialties and authentic German cuisine was prepared exclusively by German Chef Andreas Pflugmacher and the Bavarian hostesses and a traditional Bavarian ‘Oompah’ band called The October Stad`l Hubers added to the true spirit of Oktoberfest.

The Colombo Oktoberfest was presented by Mount Lavinia Hotel, Havelock Sports Club, CoCa Cola, Mercedes-Benz from DIMO and SriLankan Airlines while the Electronic media partners were Gold and Sun FM.

Wild about Truffles

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

October marks the start of the truffle season, signifying luxury to even the most jaded palates. Considered the most expensive food in the world, MLH has done justice and created an extravagant yet tasteful menu to choose from. On from 24th to 31st October 2013 at the Governor’s Restaurant and Seafood Cove, all day on an “a la carte” basis. The truffle-laden week will consist of the following even desserts:

Starters
Tempura Asparagus
with a Soft Poached Egg, Hollandaise and Black Truffle

Seared Bay Scallops
with Pea Puree and Truffle Butter

Free range Australian Beef Fillet
with Quail Egg and White Truffle

Main
The Crab and Truffle Burger
Blue Swimmer Crab Pattie, Mixed Salad Leaves and Truffle Mayo on Toasted Brioche with Hand cut Fries

Wild Mushroom Ravioli
Sage and Truffle Butter

Filet Mignon with Bearnaise Sauce
Truffle Mash and Sauteed Greens

Dessert
Truffle infused Olive Oil Ice Cream