Mumbai, May 15, 2012: Shamiana, The Zodiac Grill and Wasabi by Morimoto at The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai, bring to you unique dishes using a highly nutritional vegetable – the Asparagus from the 25th of May to the 3th of June 2012. Grand Executive Chef Hemant Oberoi has incorporated this aristocratic vegetable into exciting new avatars and invites you to experience these innovative flavours.
The prime season for asparagus is between April and June, and they say that the flavour improves as the weather warms up. Considered the time when this seasonal delicacy is at its best and is extremely fresh, Shamiana, The Zodiac Grill and Wasabi bring forth unique menus with special recipes and preparations for the discerning guests of the hotel.
At Shamiana indulge in a wide range of exciting creations which range from soups such as Asparagus Cappuccino, Chilled Asparagus Soup and Truffled Asparagus Cappuccino to starters which include Asparagus Parfait, Passion Reduction, Demerara Glazed Asparagus, Asparagus Coulis and Parma-wrapped Asparagus to a delicious main course of Asparagus Roesti Gruyere Cheese, Asparagus Goat Cheese Cornettes, Kumquat and Fennel Preserve, Asparagus Crepes, Asparagus Fondue, Asparagus Waffles, Morrel Cream, Asparagus &* Chicken Stroganoff, Wild Rice Pilaf, Steamed Asparagus & Fish Carpaccio, Asparagus Foam, Asparagus & Tenderloin Brochettes, Glutinous Rice, Asparagus Carbonara and desserts like the Asparagus Soufflé.
The exquisite menu of Wasabi has options for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians! Experiment with non-vegetarian delicacies such as Asparagus sunomono, Asparagus yose dofu dengaku, Asparagus yakitori and Asparagus katayaki soba to name a few. The vegetarian dishes include Asparagus yakionigiri, Asparagus soup, Asparagus salad, Asparagus pocky, Smoked asparagus kanten Kimizu and Truffle Shiro asparagus to list a few. For dessert relish the chef’s specialty Shiro Asparagus, Chocolate Tempura Indulge your taste buds to authentic contemporary Japanese cuisine made with this exotic ingredient.
Prepare yourself for the chef’s special surprises at The Zodiac Grill which will include a Degustation Menu dedicated to the aristocrat of vegetables – Asparagus. The Gourmet Specialties include: Oven Roasted Halibut Asparagus Ratatouille, Asparagus And Scallop Ceviche, Lobster Asparagus Crisp Lemon Caper Sauce and a variety of mouthwatering dishes. Vegetarian delicacies including, Asparagus Panquecas, Asparagus Risotto, Parmesan Frost and many more. For dessert don’t miss the Asperges Douce – Dutch Asparagus and Perigold Truffle and the Aparagales – Semi Freddo, Ravioli, Vanilla Shavings, Powdered Honey Comb
So come join us as we celebrate the healthy Asparagus Festival at Shamiana, The Zodiac Grill and Wasabi, at the iconic The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai
For reservations, call The Taj Mahal Palace Mumbai Apollo Bunder at 66653366