Thursday, June 6, 2013

Lexy's Secret Service Supper Club

Here's one woman who knows how to throw a dinner party: Self-taught baker Lex Subramaniam, who may someday become legendary for her "Ultra Fudge Brownies," has started a supper club, whipping up mouthwatering meals for new & old friends.

Lex has corralled fellow foodies for two bashes so far, in April & May. Her choice of cuisine changes every month: For her first foray, she spiced up the night for 15 guests with an Indian blowout of pani puri, chicken dansak, chickpea masala & more.

We enrolled for her latest May 30 soiree, a French-flavored affair where a dozen starving souls, most of them strangers to one another, timorously entered an unexpected but inspired locale: Sentul's beautiful FHL Sports biking store.

Embark on this excellent eating expedition by snacking on straight-from-the-oven madeleines & sipping rum-prosecco cocktails nearly as effervescent as our hostess.

Lex lovingly prepares each course from scratch, starting with the sharing platter of blinis & crackers, to be crowned with creme fraiche & ribbons of smoked salmon.

Pulled pork with BBQ sauce, a portent of what Lex's future fans can await: Her next supper club, likely later this month, might be a pork-themed extravaganza.

The seasoned star of this recent show: Poulet aux 40 Gousses d'Ail, a Provencal fowl favorite, country-style chicken slow-roasted with no fewer than forty cloves of garlic, then carved out for tender eating. Seconds (maybe even thirds) can be ready on request.

Lex's thoughtful selection includes sides of mashed pumpkin with a surprising secret within (luscious pork bacon!) & a cherry tomato salad of brisk, bracing flavors.

Follow Lexy at http://www.facebook.com/lexysfoodservice for information on her future events. Each feast thus far has been priced at RM65 per person.

An apple tart with Granny Smiths & Lex-made compote, wrapping up this hearty meal. Everyone left with extremely stuffed stomachs, much appreciation for a generous hostess & pleasant memories of dinner table conversation that explored everything from manscaping for cyclists to the memoirs of a Japanese cannibal.

Bring booze if it's wanted, but be warned: after three hours of bubbly-imbibing & merry-making, some might not be able to stagger sanely out of this supper club.

Lexy's Secret Service Supper Club,
FHL Sports, G-7, Bangunan Perdagangan D-6, 801, Jalan Sentul, Kuala Lumpur.

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26 comments:

  1. What a great idea! And the food looks amaaaaazing. I think I'll have to sign up for the next bash.

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    1. Peoniesandpancakes: yeah, it's great how lexy pours her passion for preparing food into feeding her friends and making people smile. i hope you'll enjoy her food & her laughter! :D

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    1. Wong: ya, i think if it were me, by the time i had finished making the madeleines, i'd be exhausted and wouldn't be able to even assemble the salmon platter =)

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  3. Certainly looking forward to joining one of the sessions soon:D Food looks fabulous!

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    1. Missyblurkit: lexy is a cook worth eating for! i wouldn't mind having five whole bowls of that mashed pumpkin stuffed with pork bacon! :D

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  4. Colourful food! I betcha they are very tasty too...hehe =)

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    1. Ulric: garlic always helps! i think i must have eaten two dozen cloves of tasty garlic :D

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    2. Hahaha...no vampire will dare go near u tonite! =)

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    3. Ulric: hmmm, and at least i've proven that i'm not a vampire either =)

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    4. Hahaha...classicccccc...I think I will join Event 3 if the menu's to my liking...hehe =)

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    5. Ulric: pork should be pretty popular, if everything goes well and that becomes the theme for her third dinner as planned. the menu's still a mystery, but lexy's crispy roast pork will probably be on it :D

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    6. Yay! I bet it will be porkalicious =)

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    7. Ulric: porkaholics, take note! :D

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  5. The pulled pork looks fabulous, Sean. I love the checkered tablecloth! As well, I love the exposed brick.

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    1. Linda: oh yes, the kid in me always gives a silent squeal when i see pulled pork :D and you're right, those details, the tablecloth and brick walls, all add a warmth and elegance and immense charm to this experience =)

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  6. Supper Club- sounds good. I truly love the combination of flavor.

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    1. Cquek: that's true, supper clubs are becoming more popular in KL. you can definitely expect to read more about supper clubs after this in the months ahead! :D

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  7. Food looks good, place looks great too. Catering for private groups or walk-in?

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    1. Suituapui: oh, can walk in for lunch on weekdays, when lex serves sandwiches and simpler dishes like curries =)

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  8. Forty cloves of garlic? Oh no! But the food looks good and reasonable price.

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    1. CK: heheh, the garlic becomes softer and quite sweet, not smelly anymore, after it's been cooked. and ya, definitely fair value for all that food and the work she put in and the nice ambiance and the company of the other diners, heheh =)

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  9. Lex is one talented lady! Love the idea of the supper club. I might enroll soon:)

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    1. Ciki: yeah, supper clubs are gonna be big in KL this year, i can feel it in my stomach! and lexy looks to be among those at the forefront :D

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  10. Biking and food. A marriage made in heaven. For me at least :P

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    1. Unkaleong: heheh, yeah, the dude who operates this venue is an avid biker from singapore. i'm sure you both could have plenty to converse about =)

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