Culinary Journey

Modern Australian Cuisine on a Platter at Bene, Sheraton Grand Bengaluru

September 29, 2015

Trying a new cuisine is always a pleasurable experience for me! When Sheraton folks invited me to  Australian Food Festival called “Modern Australian Cuisine on a Platter”  at Bene, I was so excited to try out.
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I happened to visit on 23rd Day of September for lunch and “Bene” was all set to welcome people for the “Modern Australian Cuisine on a Platter”.

Well, bene is one of the popular and most rated Italian Restaurant in the city and located in Sheraton Bengaluru. It’s well-known for Sunday Brunches and the spread at Buffet is Huge and incomparable with akin kind of places. The menu for the “Modern Australian Cuisine on a Platter” created & designed by Chef Marty, the one behind the scenes of “Chettinad Food Festival” prior to this festival. Australian cuisine is something I never heard and hasn’t got an opportunity to try though, that’s one of the reasons for my excitement being a blogger & foodie.

A restaurant like “Bene” doesn’t require an explanation about the Ambiance. In one word I say “Splendid”
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I would definitely Thank Chef Marty for the menu; he hasn’t disappointed vegetarians when it comes to selections. There were equal numbers of Vegetarian dishes in the Food Festival Menu, that’s truly commendable!
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Along with food, there are Australian premium selections of Wines being served and I personally enjoyed the Rowson’s Retreat Shiraz with food. The menu was really appealing and one must definitely try out the delicacies served at “Bene”.
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Here are the dishes I tried and adored,

    1. Tomato Tea with Smoked Tofu, Fried Shallots and Asian Greens – This is a soup made of Smoked Tofu, Fried Shallots and some greens, smoked tofu gave a perfect taste to taste buds with the Piping hot liquid tomato Pulp. A person who served the soup got the tomato pulp separately and poured in front me.

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    1. Eggplant Cannelloni with Ratatouille, Tomato Fondant, Edamame Beans & Fried Zucchini – The dish was presented beautifully and Fried Zucchini & Edamame Beans was total bliss because of tangy & the sour taste from Tomato Fondant. Cheese stuffing inside eggplant also gave an exclusive taste.

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    1. Warm Heirloom Vegetable Tart with Persian Feta and Wild Rocket – Another must try dish in the Festival. Tasty heirloom tomatoes, shallots along with Persian feta cheese placed in a crispy tart and topped with some wild rockets of Bene farm.

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    1. Teriyaki Glazed King Oyster Mushroom, Asian Barley Risotto and Micro Herbs – I am not a fan of shiitake mushroom because of a distinct whiff, but here the case was different because of Teriyaki sauce on Mushroom gave a decent sweetness of mushroom with buttery barley risotto.

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Our lunch was finished with these desserts,

    1. Honey Vanilla Roasted Poached Pears with Banana Gelato and Caramelized Smoke – Poached Pears goes perfectly well with Banana Gelato and smoked flavor gave an add-on taste to it.

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    1. Study on Peach Melba – The Portion of Ice Cream in a Milkshake Glass was huge and it is both sweet and sour. I honestly have mixed opinion about the dessert.

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    1. Rosella Flower Cheese Cake with Tender Coconut Ice-Cream and Banana Paper – I just grabbed a bite from the friend’s plate, it was upright without any complaints.

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Overall experience was certainly virtuous and inimitable, since Australian cuisine is something we don’t find anywhere.

The “Modern Australian Cuisine on a Platter” was occurred from 21st to 27th September 2015!

Website: http://www.sheratongrandbangalore.com/

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