Though the title intrigues you, the location welcomes you. Sette Mara’s inclusion in the portfolio of the St. Regis Mumbai was an endeavour to give the friends some thing that they experienced by no means tasted right before. As their Director Culinary, Paul Kinny and the EVM, F&B Kevin place it, “The seven nations around the world across Mediterranean and Center-East have meals that can delight the palate… Sette Mara aims at exactly executing that… delight the palate of the friends!”
Sette indicates 7 and Mara indicates seas. Mara was also the identify of the queen in the pre-historic era who loved her food stuff and drinks and identified her appreciate even though traveling the Levant area.
The Negroni Bar at the entrance of the Sette Mara serves myriad of negronis and other innovative cocktails. If you are a Campari or a Negroni enthusiast, then this bar is a should quit. The plan was again to provide a thing that the metropolis had not seen. But… that is a further tale.
Chef Reuben Bhat of Sette Mara and his assistant Chef Nitin demonstrate the nuances of the food stuff enthusiastically. “It’s the food of the Levant area with a minimal contemporary twist. For case in point, we have the Roasted Corn and Jalapeno Hummus or the Hummus Phoenecia which has avocado in it… or the Harra… a typical Harra is of potatoes, but we have all root greens and it is served on the mattress of Crimson Tahini that’s organized in-property,” Chef Bhat expounds. “And the twist to the Falafel – we have added sweet potato to the conventional falafel mix.”
The Roasted Corn and Jalapeno Hummus is wonderful in texture. It has the effectively-unified corn and chick peas (imported from Center East) style. The decision of breads served with it is fairly excellent as properly. They serve root vegetable chips with the standard hummus as a different innovation. The non-vegetarians ought to consider the Humus Bin Dijaj, which is minced hen and chickpeas hummus. The sweet potato additional falafel is deliciously various whilst getting rooted to the common flavor.
They have a huge alternative in incredibly hot mezze also. Chef Nitin serves the Lamb and Bellpepper Souvlaki with the Passionfruit Negroni and points out that these flavours compliment each individual other. And he is right. The mildly spiced souvlaki lingers on your palate and washed off well by the negroni.
Skip the soup and select a thing from the Georgian Khachapuri Bar. Common boat-formed breads topped with standard and some exceptional toppings are certain to titillate your tastebuds. Vegetarians really should try out the Imeruli, Zhoug & Truffle Oil and the non-vegetarians really should go for the Tshvari. The Zhough & Truffle Oil Khachapuri is topped with roasted infant tomatoes, halloumi cheese, kashkaval cheese and, if readily available, kasseri cheese as properly on the mattress of the classic zhoug sauce. It’s concluded off with truffle oil leaving your palate and nose aromatic of the oil.
Future end is the Mangal Grill — a regular middle japanese open up charcoal grill. You are spoilt for selection. Pick the shrimps — Rubiyan Qalat Daqqa.
Adroitly marinated in the Levant 7 spice, the tiger shrimps are completely grilled on charcoal that provides to its flavour. It is served with a sweetish prunes and apricot dip. But we endorse you really should have it without the dip to savour the true flavours. The grilled cauliflower marinated in zhoug, served on mattress of purple tahini with crumbed feta and toasted hazelnuts.
In the mains, seafood connoisseurs ought to certainly test the Falafel Crusted Halibut. Their residence-built harissa is a best marinade for the halibut. The regular falafel crusted fish is then shallow fried
to perfection. Really don’t miss out on the Israeli Couscous Risotto. The mushroom risotto is designed from the Israeli couscous, which has a sago kind of a texture and sizing. It’s a delectable dish that arrives with black and white sesame sweet brittles.
Prevent the baklava, but really do not miss the Knafeh and Muhallabieh ‘Pull Me Up’. The ‘Pull Me Up’ is a common middle jap product cheesecake with a twist. It is rose h2o flavoured. The additional product cheese that flows an icing flows on to the cake just after you practically pull the include up! Knafeh’s vermicelli deal with include the crisp chunk to the tender pistachio paste interiors.
Finish off with Turkish Espresso Affogato!
Rate: Rs 6,500 for two (incorporates alcoholic beverages)
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Printed on: Sunday, May perhaps 08, 2022, 09:04 PM IST