Celebrate the Yuletide season with authentic Cantonese flavors...
Crystal Jade Dining IN introduces their special Holiday Menu, with sets good for 6 to 10 persons and menu options reflecting the distinct and authentic style of Cantonese cuisine skillfully prepared by Crystal Jade Dining IN's master chefs.
The famed Singaporean brand has long been known for its elegant and authentic Cantonese cuisine (for more on Crystal Jade Dining IN, see my previous posts on their authentic Chinese cuisine here, a special Thanksgiving feast to start the year right here, and their signature Peking Duck here), and signature dishes make up the new Holiday Menu. Our feast began with the hearty Fresh Shrimp Wanton in Almond Soup, with crisp shrimp dumpling in a thick and creamy almond soup. The crisp shrimp wonton adds both texture and flavor to the mildly sweet and nutty almond soup, a unique and flavorful combination that's comforting and perfect for the holiday season.
Crystal Jade Dining IN's starter, Combination of Crispy Duck Sandwich with Shredded Duck Fruit Salad was then served next, showcasing the restaurant's signature duck. The delicately layered bite-sized duck sandwich is perfectly crisp, bursting with rich flavors. The creamy and refreshing salad pairs the rich notes of tender duck with sweet fruits, including mango and watermelon, for a sweet, tart, and savory blend of flavors.
Then, the mains were served, starting with the Golden Baked Stuffed Crab Shells, with the delicate notes of crabmeat, potatoes, and vegetables baked in the shell. As with all of Crystal Jade Dining IN's dishes, each course is elegantly plated. And it tastes as good as it looks.
Next, Crystal Jade Dining IN's Pan-Fried Minced Pork with Salted Fish arrived, served with a sweet chili sauce. The mild yet rich flavors of the minced pork are punctuated by the salty notes of the fish for balanced flavors.
The Pan-Fried Minced Pork with Salted Fish paired well with the Fried Rice with Scallop, Crabmeat, and Crab Roe, with soft and fluffy rice mixed with egg, crab meat and crab roe. And the rice dish is great on its own too. Unlike local versions of Chinese cuisine, Crystal Jade Dining IN's dishes have milder, more delicate yet rich flavors, without being too salty.
Our final dish, Braised Fresh Mushrooms with Dried Scallops, was then served, with tender mushrooms and scallops in a thick sauce with steamed lettuce rolls. The pure and clean flavors of the mushrooms and dried scallops come through, and the thick sauce with just a whisper of sweetness completes the flavors.
The elegant feast is capped with Crystal Jade Dining IN's Baked Creamy Custard in Tapioca Pudding, an indulgent and creamy dessert with tapioca pearls. Not too sweet, and a perfect ending to another memorable dining experience at Crystal Jade Dining IN. You too can enjoy Crystal Jade Dining IN's Holiday Menu, simply call Ms. Aida Velasco, Crystal Jade Dining IN's charming Manager at 808-5233, and celebrate the festive Yuletide season with authentic Cantonese flavors.
Crystal Jade Dining IN is located at Unit SEUG201, Bonifacio High Street Central, 7th Avenue corner 30th Street, Bonifacio Global Cuty, Taguig City or call 808-5233 for reservations and inquiries.
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