Tuesday, September 4, 2007

Workshops for September 2007

Location/Date ( Sept)/Course Title
Cairnhill CC 01/09/2007 Vietnamese Cuisine Workshop 3
Marine Parade CC 06/09/2007 Hi Tea Session Workshop 3
Toa Payoh Central CC 11/09/2007 Classics Menu 2
Civil Service Club 12/09/2007 Hi Tea Session Workshop 3
Cainrhill CC 14/09/2007 Sweet Treats Workshop 1
Cairnhill CC 15/09/2007 Epicurean Workshop Menu 4
Cairnhill CC 15/09/2007 Japanese Cuisine Workshop 3
Serangoon CC 18/09/2007 Hi Tea Session Workshop 3
Marine Parade CC 20/09/2007 Japanese Cuisine Workshop 5
Siglap CC 21/09/2007 Hi Tea Session Workshop 3
Serangoon CC22/09/2007 Pasta Workshop 2
Ulu Pandan CC 22/09/2007 Japanese Cuisine Workshop 5
Toa Payoh Central CC 25/09/2007 Hot Favourites Workshop Menu 5
Civil Service Club 26/09/2007 Japanese Cuisine Workshop 5
Cairnhill CC 28/09/2007 The Ratatouille Workshop
Cainrhill CC 29/09/2007 Hot Favourites Workshop Menu 5
Cainrhill CC 29/09/2007 Hot Favourites Workshop Menu 2
Workshop Menus:
Vietnamese Cuisine Workshop 3 with Chef Yong @ The PA CCs
Caramelised Prawns with Salad and Fresh Herbs
The recipe was inspired by one of America’s most successful Vietnamese born architect –turned Chef, Charles Phan who is the Chef owner of *The Slanted Door Restaurant in San Francisco. Plump juicy shrimps with a soy caramel glaze; serve on a bed of salad greens and fresh basil and coriander leaves. A fantastic starter for a planned dinner menu or just simply served with plain steamed rice.
Crispy Fish Fillet with Tamarind Sauce
I tried this dish in Ho Chi Minh City and my Vietnamese Chef friend was kind enough to share the recipe with me when he was invited to our Lion City as a guest chef. A wonderful sauce made with tamarind paste, lemon grass, ginger and chillies, it is simply fantastic with most seafood recipes.
Rice Soup with Minced Pork and Mushrooms
Often regarded as an alternative comfort food to Soup Pho, a simple rice soup can be served in a big way with refreshing herbs, enhanced by high quality fish sauce and fragrant aromatics like garlic oil and pickles. Perfect way to start or end the day.
Hot Favourites 5 with Chef Yong @ the PA CCs
Garlic Peppered Prawns with Vanilla Balsamic Drizzle
One of Chef Yong’s specialties that marries lightly battered prawns sautéed with garlic and pepper and a touch of vanilla balsamic syrup. Great as a tapas dish or something to start with for dinner menus.
Fish Fillet with Sicilian Style Stew Tomatoes and pine nuts
A delicate stew of fresh dory fillets with a light brothy sauce of tomatoes, pine nuts and a touch of white wine. A generous sprinkling of fresh basil livens up the dish with a side accompaniment of roast potatoes.
Pears with Almond and Honey Greek Yoghurt
Poached pears with Greek yoghurt and mint, soothed with honey and crunchy almond flakes, a sweet indulgence with pleasant textures and refreshing notes.
Italian Pasta Workshop 2 with Italian Sauces and Chef Yong @ the PA CCs
Pasta with Alfredo Sauce
An Northern Italian classic pasta recipe made with fresh chicken, green peas, Parmesan Cheese and finish with cream.
Lasagne Al Forno
Watch how Chef Yong demonstrates the best way to cook a hearty bolognese sauce to complement noodle or baked pasta. Learn how to make a simple yet healthy lasagne without much fuss.
Pasta with Bacon, Mushrooms in White Wine Sauce
Looking for a healthy alternative? Why not check out this light pasta dish made wit, bacon fruity olive oil, white wine and flavoured with fresh herbs!!
Japanese Cuisine Workshop 3 with Chef Yong @ The PA CCs

Chilled Tofu With Tomato and Soy Vinagrette
Have this delightful healthy appetizer for your next Japanese menu when uentertain again. Sun riped tomatoes are tossed in a sesame soy dressing that accompanies this nutritious
Prawn, Fish and Vegetable Tempura
Ever wonder how they get it so nice and crispy? Its not too difficult at all and all u need is the right ingredients and a little patience as u watch Chef Yong demonstrates this popular Japanese recipe.
Soboro Rice with Condiments
Not only this recipe can be served as a meal on its own, Chef Yong explains how to cook the various toppings for this one bowl meal which is great for kids to bring to school. Its also a great second course as a filler after tempura.

Epicurean Delights Workshop 4 with Chef Yong @ Cairnhill CC Kitchen Studio

Seared Tuna with Balsamic Soy Dressing
Fresh Tuna crusted with spices and lightly seared. A lovely balsamic dressed bed of salad greens provide an ideal backdrop to the sliced tuna. For sashimi lovers, this couldn’t be better to experience cross cultural flavours.
Cold Spaghetti with Spinach and Miso Marinated Roasted Pork
Refreshingly good for a hot weather days, this Japanese inspired recipe is easy to prepare and delivers great appeal on the palates. A sesame soy dressing provides harmony between the noodles, spinach and roast pork.
Umeboshi Jelly
Japanese Plum wine flavoured jellies with a twist. Widely appreciated as the perfect light dessert to end a heavy meal,, this dessert can also be served with sorbet and fresh fruits.

Japanese Cuisine Workshop 5 with Chef Yong @ the PA CCs
Japanese Style Bacon and Spinach Baked Rice
Oozing creamy bites of sautéed bacon with fresh shitake mushrooms and spinach in a dashi flavoured rice gratinated with mozzarella cheese.
Skewers of soy marinated chicken and Japanese Scallions grilled to perfection with juicy sensations. A dash of sichimi togarashi (Japanese seven spice powder) elevates the taste profile to a new level of appreciation.
Crepes with Mango and Vanilla Lime Ice Cream
A delicious parcel filled with mango and caramel sauce topped with creamy vanilla lime ice cream. Very addictive, very seductive!

Hot Favourites 2 with Chef Yong @ the PA CCs

Crispy Prawns with Wasabi Mayo and Tomato Salsa日式明虾沙拉酱
The latest trendy way to enjoy prawns with Chef’s Yong’s Wasabi Mayo and a simple salad. Enjoy!
Country Chicken Noodle Soup 西式家乡鸡丝面汤
Comfort food that appeals to all without much explanation needed. Chef Yong shares some sound advice to make a good noodle soup so that you would never have to depend on canned soups anymore.
Baked Rice with Smoked Bacon & Mushrooms 芝士培跟鲜菇饭
Creamy gratinated flavoured rice with bacon, mushrooms and cheese.
Make it on your menu when u need a quick fix especially for kids!

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