Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Lunar New Year Celebration At Jiang Nan Chun (江南春), Four Seaons Hotel Singapore


For the upcoming Lunar New Year, Jiang Nan Chun (江南春) at Four Seaons Hotel Singapore has specially crafted a range of sumptuous delicacies and specialty menus for family or business festive feasting.

Prosperity Salmon Yu Sheng with Abalone, Japanese Surf Clams and Bird's Nest 4.2/5

A must in every Chinese New Year is the Yu Sheng, tossing to a prosperous and abundant Year of the Dog. Available for dine-in and takeaway at Jiang Nan Chun is the Prosperity Salmon Yu Sheng ($98/$138) with abalone, Japanese Surf Clams and Bird's Nest. Besides the usual shredded vegetables, what stood out is the crispy vermicelli and fried potato strips giving the yu sheng an extra crunch in texture complemented by the dressing of plum sauce and pineapple paste.

Trio of Starter 4/5

Next, we have a trio of starter giving u a glimpse of the offering on the menu. The platter consists of
Roasted Spanish Iberico Pork with Honey Glaze, Greenhouse Tomatoes in Plum Sauce and Poached Chicken in Chinese Wine. My favourite is the roasted spanish iberico park which is a premium version of our local char siew for its succulent texture.

Doubled-boiled Pork Ribs Soup with Sea Whelk, Maka and Dried Scallops 4.2/5

The Doubled-boiled Pork Ribs Soup ($38/pax) with Sea Whelk, Maka and Dried Scallops is a comforting and nourishing bowl of soup. The bowl of soup is packed with depth, drawn from extracting the essence of the ingredients through double boiling.

Wok-fried Boston Lobster in Black Bean Sauce 4.2/5

Most lobster dishes are usually baked or poached but the Wok-fried Boston Lobster in Black Bean Sauce ($38/pax) is a good chance from the norm. The black bean sauce goes well with the bouncy lobster meat, with a hint of smokey wok-hei.

Wok Fried Kai Lan 4.2/5 and Fried Rice 4.5/5

The Wok Fried Kai Lan with Preserved Sausages ($32 per serving) retains a nice crunch with a layer of aromatic flavour from the preserved sausages. Noteworthy is the Fried Rice with Crab Meat, Butterscotch Mushrooms and Dried Scallops ($14/pax). The fragrant and fluffy rice is elevated further by frying in abalone sauce, giving it an extra boost in flavour.

Hot Almond Cream with Egg White 4.8/5 and Coconut Nian Gao 4/5

For dessert, I had the Hot Almond Cream with Egg White and Coconut Nian Gao. I really enjoy the smooth and silky hot almond cream with egg white. Almond can be quite strong in flavour and acquire to some but this is well balanced, smoothing and comforting. 

Guests can expect an exquisite dining experience in a classy setting at Jiang Nan Chun. Celebratory set menus featuring a lavish selection of delicacies are available at $138, $168 and $218 per person for 6 courses, and range from $988 per table of 8 persons to $2088 per table of 10 persons for 8 courses. For dining reservation, guests can call +65 68317220 or email jnc.sin@fourseasons.com

Note: This is an invited tasting

Jiang Nan Chun (江南春)
Four Seasons Hotel Singapore
Second Floor
190 Orchard Boulevard
Singapore 248646
Tel: +65 68317220
Nearest MRT: Orchard MRT (NS Line)

Opening Hours:
Daily: 1130am - 230pm, 6pm - 10pm

1) Alight at Orchard MRT station. Take Exit E. Walk towards Wheelock Place via ION. Exit Wheelock Place and turn left towards Liat Tower. Continue walking along Orchard Road. Walk to Hilton Hotel. Go to level 2. Follow the passage way to Four Seasons Hotel. Walk to destination. Journey time is about 12 minutes. [Map]

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