Savouring soufflés with a glass of wine at Fenix, Mumbai


Souffles at Fenix, The Oberoi, Mumbai.jpgTo combat the nip in the air, Fenix, the all-day dining, world cuisine restaurant at The Oberoi, Mumbai offers diners warm and soothing soufflé delicacies paired with premium wines by the glass, from 10th to 19th February, 2012, states a hotel release. Soufflés, from ‘souffler’ in French, are fluffy, egg and milk based delicacies that rise when baked in a hot oven. Left: Rows of individual soufflés in traditional ramekins as presented at Fenix restaurant, The Oberoi, Mumbai

Savour a selection of savoury and sweet soufflés. Fenix presents savoury classics such as Scottish salmon, tomato and dill soufflé with vermouth cream sauce, paired with 2008, Pinot Noir, Louis Jadot, Bourgogne AC, France; Osso Bucco soufflé with assorted roasted bell peppers, paired with 2007, Barbera D’Alba, Marchesi di Barolo, Barbera D’Alba Doc, Piemonte, Italy; and Gorgonzola gnocchi and sweet basil soufflé with Chablis white wine sauce paired with 2008, Mouton Cadet Blanc, Baron Philippe de Rothschild, Bordeaux AC, France.
The sweet soufflés are paired with Special Cuvée, Bollinger Champagne and include Coffee Almond Fudge soufflé with Mocha Crème Anglaise; Grand Marnier and Blood Orange soufflé with Butterscotch Sauce; Caramelized Hazelnut Gianduja soufflé with Kashmiri Vanilla Bean Sauce; and the old favourite Sao Thome Chocolate soufflé, with double chocolate fudge sauce.

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