Bangkok (Thailand) – March 24, 2018 (travelindex.com) – Blue Elephant’s Chef Nooror Somany Steppe has created a special heritage menu selected from her ‘treasure trove’ of ancient and tested recipes to pair with the finest Granmonte Thai wines available for lunch and dinner from April onwards.
Legendary dishes from Chef Nooror’s four-course Heritage Menu are guaranteed to be a
perfect match for Granmonte’s finest award-wining red and white wines home-grown from
the country’s wine haven – Khao Yai, Nakornratchasima – where Granmonte Vineyard &
Wine ry is located. Blue Elephant’s own Sommelier Jirakrit Oonjit will be on hand to give tips aswell.
“I’m delighted to have the opportunity to collaborate with Granmonte wines who is one of
the leaders of the wine-making community in Thailand and are experts in creati ng Thai winesto suit Thai food – ancient Thai cuisine in particular – blended with outstanding products fromthe Royal Project, nearby provinces and organic ingredients,” said Chef Nooror.
Chef Nooror’s Heritage Menu features such Thai gastronomic highlights as “Jean Lon” – an
ancient recipe from Chonburi province, grilled Clown Featherback prepared with Chef
Nooror’s famous “homemade” red curry as Amuse Bouche and paired with 2017 Granmonte
Viognier; “Saengwa River Prawn Salad” – salad of char-grilled rice field catfish and river
prawns, lemongrass, ginger, and with tangerine lime dr essing matched with 2 017 GranmonteSa kuna Rose; and “Lamb Massaman” or “Keang Kelek Nua Yang” – an ancient dishcomprising locally-bred Wagyu from Korat, popular during the reign of King Rama V, fittinglypaired with 2014 Heritage Granmonte, to name but a few.
“We couldn’t be more excited for this collaboration with Blue Elephant,” said Oenologist Nik kiLohitnavy of Granmonte Vineyard & Winery. “This new project, built upon Chef Nooror’smeticulous care for history and origins of each dish is a perfect match for some of the best Granmonte’s 100% Thai wines that we have chosen.”
Chef Nooror’s Heritage Menu with Granmonte Wine Pairings is on offer for lunch and dinner at Blue Elephant Bangkok from 1 April 2018 onwards.
Blue Elephant Cooking School & Restaurant Phuket is also launching a special Peranakan
Menu by Chef Nooror paired with Granmonte Wines from 1 April 2018 onwards as well.