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Cinnamon Lakeside Master Chefs - Thai Chef Samornchai Mooupen, Chinese Master Chef Jiayu Yang, Indian Chef Mahamud Singh, Executive Chef Kapila Jayasinghe, Tapas Master Chef Blas Martinez, Executive Pastry Chef Niranjan Karunatilaka

The premier five-star urban resort Cinnamon Lakeside is launching ‘A Culinary Tour’ – a one-of-a-kind adventure of international cuisine offering a feast of flavors from around the world. The culinary tour will be conducted by the hotel’s acclaimed Master Chefs, showcasing the best dishes in the region.

The curated journey will take gourmets from the beautiful valleys of Spain, to the culturally rich Thailand, to exotic India, to the land of the red dragon China, beautiful Italy, and with a stopover at our island home, Sri Lanka.

Priced at Rs.5,000 nett, the ten-day Culinary Tour is scheduled from 16 to 25 October, with the check in point being The Terrace of Cinnamon Lakeside. Gates will remain open from 7.00 p.m. to 11 p.m.

The set-menu features a range of eclectic dishes, and is offered paired with exquisite glasses of beverages.

On the menu are roasted duck breast with its own liver cannellini, parma ham, green apple puree and red wine sauce (Spain), steamed crab meat with pachovy and lemon grass broth (Thailand), semolina, pepper and paneer stuffed with poori with tamarind coulis (India), Gongbao lobster with red chili and nuts, suanrong sautéed asparagus and snow peas and steamed jasmine rice (China); and mutton shank enhance with coconut and black spices and cinnamon smoked string hopper cake (Sri Lanka), among others. The dessert selection includes frozen passion parfait, red bean custard tart with jellied coconut, the unique and flavorsome spicy curry leaves ice cream and Sri Lankan inspired assorted dessert platters. To end the evening, one can sip on Italian coffee especially flown down for the event or a piping hot Ceylon tea.

Synchronising the flavours to ensure perfect harmony between the dishes are Spanish Chef Blast Serrana Martinez, Thai Chef Samornchai Mooupen, Indian Chef Mahmood Singh, Chinese Chef Jiayu yang; who have merged their expertise to prepare this unique experience with Cinnamon Lakeside Executive Chef Kapila Jayasinghe and Executive Pastry Chef Niranjan Karunatilake.