5 Dumpling Treasures at InterContinental Singapore To Try!
Dumpling Festival (or Duan Wu Jie) is an important date on the Chinese lunar calendar. It is celebrated every year on the 5th day of the 5th lunar month. The legend of the Dumpling festival lives on at Man Fu Yuan, as the hotel celebrate the tradition of ‘Duan Wu Jie’ with a distinctive collection of rice dumplings created by Dim Sum Chef Simon Poon, filled with premium ingredients and unique flavours for every generation, available from 13 May to 12 June 2013.
Inspired by InterContinental Singapore’s Peranakan heritage, the newly created Babi Pongteh Dumpling (娘惹猪肉粽, $8.80+ per piece) is filled with the well-loved Nyonya speciality of braised pork with fermented soy bean paste, spiced with cinnamon and a touch of gula Melaka – Babi Pongteh, producing a wonderfully rich and sweet tender meat, well-paired with the flavourful glutinous rice.
Returning again by popular demand is Man Fu Yuan’s best-selling XO Sauce Nyonya Dumpling (XO娘惹粽, $8.80+ per piece). The irresistibly fragrant and aromatic bundle is filled with generous portions of roasted pork, marinated in our special homemade X.O. sauce, together with sweetened strips of winter melon and dried shrimp.
Not to be missed is their signature luxurious offering – Glutinous Rice Dumpling with Goose Web in Abalone Sauce (鲍汁鹅掌粽, $12.80+ per piece). Made with premium gelatinous goose web imported from France, glutinous rice is lightly tossed in abalone sauce to soak in its rich flavour, then wrapped together with other traditional Chinese delicacies such as pork belly, peanut, mushroom.
The all-time favourite, Traditional Pork Dumpling (咸肉炒米粽, $8.80+ per piece) will be made available as well. Savoury roasted pork and braised pork belly is complemented with green bean, chestnut and salted egg, all embedded in a bed of glutinous rice.
And unravel the ultimate feast in a bundle with Man Fu Yuan Jumbo Dumpling (满福苑裹蒸粽, $24.80+ per piece), packed with bountiful Chinese delicacies that include roasted duck and pork, pork belly, chestnut, green bean, mushroom, dried scallop and salted egg yolk, ideal for sharing with loved ones and family.
Pair the delicious dumplings with Man Fu Yuan’s signature Five Elements Tea or range of fine teas like Royal Red Robe and Wuyi Royal Daffodil, and make this Dumpling Festival a truly memorable one.
And if you are planning for large family gatherings or corporate celebrations this season, Man Fu Yuan’s grand dining table seats up to 30 guests comfortably in a spacious and elegant suite. Customise your menu according to your tastes and enjoy the festive mood with everyone around the table (minimum spend applies).
For enquiries and purchases, please contact Man Fu Yuan at +65 6825 1062 or via email [email protected]