being served at Baywatch, the coffee shop of WelcomHotel Sheraton, a feeling of
excitement took over me. As someone who has studied bit of Japanese culture and
language, I was very much looking forward to try what Chef Nakamura had to
it would be an amalgamation of raw sea food. But being the food enthusiast that
I am; I went ahead and tried it.
|Bento, as presented to us.|
The Bento (the Japanese breakfast box)
seemed to be a palette strewn with Yumminess. It was a Nihongo breakfast
Sheraton Style. It changed my perception about Japanese food forever. And for those not aware about it, Japanese
food is way beyond Sushi.
breakfast and the entire meal was for 750 grams only. I know, I couldn’t
believe it either.
- Salted Salmon, which was
marinated with salt a day prior.
- Shashimi style Fish cakes with Wasabi
- Tofu with Spring onion and
Japanese egg omelette with
- Rice with dried prawns.
- Miso soup with tofu.
- Sauteed Vegetables.
|Shashimi style Fish cakes with Wasabi|
Tofu with Spring onion and
that he was an eggetarian so I started my bento with the Japanese omelette. Of
the various dishes on my Bento, I loved the Salted
Salmon, the tofu with Spring onions and the Miso soup with tofu which is basically a fish
broth with tofu pieces.
|Japanese Egg Omelette with
They had dried fish leafs as well, if someone was interested in preparing
personal style sushi. Pickled prawns was a great palette cleanser and the rice
was traditional Japanese sticky rice with dried prawns with had a rock salt
flavour to it.
|Rice with dried Prawns|
|The palette cleansers|
without a tinge of fish stench in it. It was lightly spiced with a crisp edge
to it. The sautéed veggies were slightly simmered
to perfection; the asparagus did not lose its crunch even after being seethed
all fish lovers and a tip for all you vegetarians out there; “BECOME A PISCITARIAN”. The breakfast is a labor of love, and is impeccably done and presented. All worth Rs.1500 (plus taxes) that they charge or it.
|Anurakta, hard at work.|
have to place the order 24 hours in advance and have to specify a time when you
want it served.