Saturday, February 9, 2013

The Dining Room @ Cameron Highlands Resort

When the sun rises over these slopes, guests of Cameron Highlands' finest resort make their eager way to The Dining Room for a breakfast of champions.

Can't resist free-range poached eggs on macaire-style potato croquettes with hollandaise sauce & wild mushrooms ...

... or a plateful of scrambled eggs, hash browns, beef bacon, breakfast sausage, stewed tomato & fried farmhouse bread.

Omelet with aged brie de meaux, smoked salmon & chives.

Customize your order: make the char kuey teow, cooked to order, as egg-filled as possible.

On a no-egg diet? Have the waffles with banana butterscotch, strawberry compote, king island cream & cinnamon-crusted mango tempura ...

... or these warm buttermilk pancakes layered with apple compote, pineapple fritters, honeycomb nougat & double cream.

Bakery basket, to ensure enough carbs are consumed for folks planning nature trail expeditions.

Watermelon juice, coffee, tea, all present & accounted for.

When night falls, the mood is transformed into one of glamorous panache.

Fine food to pair with the setting for this occasion, including the likes of jumbo ocean crab tian with sakura cress & alphonso mango salsa.

Pan-seared cod with cauliflower mousse, shiitake mushrooms & highland veggie emulsion.

Double-boiled chicken consomme with mushrooms & bamboo pith infused with Chinese herbs.

Mustard-herb crusted lamb loin with basil-scented ratatouille & rosemary sauce.

Cream of pumpkin soup topped with seared scallops, chives & cinnamon-spiced creme fraiche, alongside prawn & porcini ravioli on charred fennel with shellfish nage.

Bronze duck leg with cranberry-citrus sauce, spuds & green bean almondine, followed by roast beef wellington, seared goose liver, madeira jus, black truffle shards & spinach.

Vegetarian risotto, a tasty meatless option that the kitchen can whip up with ease.

Dessert trio: mince pie with orange sauce, pudding with brandy butter & strawberry trifle with dark chocolate praline.

Coconut-pandan panna cotta with passion fruit sauce.

Tasting single malt (with oysters gobbled up in the background).

Kahlua, to call it a night. Many thanks to YTL's kind folks for hosting our stay & meals here.


The Dining Room,
Cameron Highlands Resort, Pahang, Malaysia.
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22 comments:

  1. Love the breakfast here! :D

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    1. Bangsar Babe: it definitely sets the stage for a pleasant day ahead! :D

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  2. Wow...eggs, butter n milk galore for brekkie...and indulgence for dinner...my targeted stop next time I m in Cameron =)

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    1. Ulric: yeah, very sinful breakfasts! and i don't think i managed to burn most of those calories, heheh :D

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  3. Love this resort, stayed here a few times and enjoyed it every single time. The eggs benedict here is really good, I always have that for breakfast.

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    1. Baby Sumo: oooh, i've only had the chance to stay here once, but it was a nice place indeed (love the massage, heh). and ya, i felt a bit guilty about having so many eggs, but since i might never make it to cameron highlands resort again, i shouldn't waste the opportunity to enjoy the eggs benedict here, heh :D

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  4. Oh I want to stay here! Went to the spa and it was heavenly, but that breakfast looks heavenly too.

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    1. YouHadYourLunch: oh yeah, i only had two hours in the spa, but it was bliss, a real escape from the clamor of the world :D the rooms here are really comfortable too, and the breakfasts make me eager to wake up, heheh :D

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  5. well, the breakfast looks like fine dining concept to me~ =D

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    1. Mr Lonely: it's quite a good breakfast, especially for egg lovers :D

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  6. Got your cholesterol level checked recently? Hehehe even the pancakes and waffles contain eggs, definitely a sinful breakfast! I still haven't been to Cameron yet, must find a chance to, and stay here!

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    1. Kelly: heheh, my last cholesterol check showed healthy results, though admittedly, that was not very recent :D ya, this was my first return to cameron after more than a decade, and i was a bit disappointed that the weather was not as cool as it was back in the 90s :D

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  7. The Dining Room is such a lovely spot for breakfast with its green views and sun streaming in the windows.

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    1. The Yum List: oh yeah, it really captures the beauty of being up here in the highlands. Could definitely sit here all morning :D

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  8. Single malt and oysters sound like a good pairing in cool Camerons!

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    1. Missyblurkit: yeah, this was a suppertime nightcap, before retiring to bed! :D

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  9. Ooooo....was there on a day trip. Certainly hope to go again and stay a few days there. So nice!

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    1. Suituapui: yeah, there's a lovely peace here that makes it a perfect escape from the hectic pace of kl. now if only if didn't take so many hours to get here from the city, heh =)

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  10. If I'm ever in Cameron Highlands this would be one of the few places I would stay too. Ambiance, cleanliness, comfort, all check!

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    1. Rebecca: ya, the price of the accommodation is a bit of deterrent for me, but it's definitely worth the cost in all those factors you mentioned :D

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  11. Nothing better than a good big breakfast !

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    1. Wong: it sets the stage for a nice day! :D

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