It’s a well-identified fact and we often have this concern each time we dine at Ruyi: Executive Chef James Ho and group produce dishes which are not only so excellent to consume, they are incredibly quite to search at as well. In actuality, some are just so rather that we really don’t have the heart to dig in! I mean, it’s like so sayang to consume up all that prettiness!
With the lunar new year festivities coming up pretty quickly, we checked out some of the special dishes at Ruyi not too long ago. Initial on the table was of program the Yee Sang. Like the earlier few many years, Ruyi’s Yee Sang has generally been is effective of artwork. And this 12 months, to usher in the 12 months of the Rat, the Ruyi workforce has arrive up with their signature Mighty Mouse YU Sang!
Mighty Mouse YU Sang (RM168) is Ruyi’s distinctive 2020 design and style has salted eggyolk crispy fish pores and skin, Atlantic salmon and sea caviar, crowned with edible gold. It is indeed a labour of like as almost everything is meticulously assembled when get is positioned. Just glimpse at those people sweet minimal mice – but what to do, we experienced to toss them up so that they can convey in the good things for the Chinese New Yr!
Other possibilities of Yee Sang selection from the Prosperity YU Sang at RM128 (massive portion) to the quite deluxe Dom Perignon Champagne “Lou Hei” at RM1,188 with a 750ml bottle of Dom Perignon Classic Champagne served with Atlantic salmon and abalones.
With the prosperity toss performed, the next 2 dishes served established the festive temper further more. Phoenix’s Cloud is a dreamy concoction of sleek silky double-boiled egg with foie gras and crab essence. Chawan mushi cannot get any greater than this – in actuality I assume this is the top edition.
Phoenix’s Cloud (RM68/pax)
Boston Lobster and abalones make the ideal pairing, primarily when they are braised in a thick umami sauce. It’s a excellent dish to make excellent impressions and we love the perception it designed on our delighted tummies!
Boston’s Massive Sister (RM438) – thick sauce braised Boston Lobster & garlic-dusted Abalones
The widespread hen wing was provided a delightful up grade at Ruyi. It’s deboned and stuffed with precious bird’s nest, smoothened by egg white. The puffy glistening wing was these kinds of a joy to chunk into!
Bird’s Nest Hen Wings (RM38 for each pax, min. 2 pax)
Oysters are so needed in any Chinese New Year food because of to its auspicious identify in Cantonese which kinda seem like “good things”. At Ruyi, the “good things” – dried oysters are combined with rooster glutinous rice and created into “Fortune Balls”! A good and exclusive way to permit dried oysters flavour up the rice.
Fortune Balls (RM28) dried oysters and rooster glutinous rice balls
Fish is often a favourite merchandise to have through Chinese New Yr as it is tagged to “bountiful returns in the course of the year!” So Chef Ho’s plan is fillet out an entire star grouper and steam the fish fillet with snow pickled greens and chopped chillies in tiny soya puffs. Aren’t these “money pockets” quite and so quick to consume?!
Star Grouper Income Pockets (RM268) steamed with snow pickled veggies and chopped chillies
If you like chewy Shanghainese Rice Cakes (which are essentially thick parts of rice dough), then go for this Shanghainese Rice Cake with Smoked Duck & Conpoy dish. I’m not particularly a supporter and let’s just say I savored the smoked duck far more.
Shanghainese Rice Cake with Smoked Duck & Conpoy (RM38/part)
Verified to be a runaway good results past calendar year, Ruyi’s Koi Fish Nian Gao is producing a reappearance this 12 months. Enable me warn you: this is seriously as well quite to take in. But ate it we did and it is so fantastic!
Koi Fish “Nian Gao” (RM88/2 parts) filled with purple beans and coconut cream flakes
For this Chinese New Yr, Ruyi presents exclusive sets for tiny and big team eating. There are established menus for couples for RM138-RM728 for each human being to larger teams like 4,6, 8 and 10 pax for each desk.
At Ruyi, the beverages are just as really – listed here are 2 of my favourites…
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