Hiya!🙋🏻Lets Begin!We hv chosen to stay at a property which is 187years old. Some hv just gone under complete renovation.
Ambience:The newly furnished & renovated restaurant is done in dark walnut colur.The wood is nilgiri.The artisocratic seating with the complete look.
Chef:Chef arun the exective chef under his mantle has a wonderful esteemed team of chefs.Chef nathan does the breakfast service with wonderful delicaies.
Staff:The officating general manager saneej who has come in here as a breath of fresh air. Under the helm of f&b manager mr.omprakash,he has a wonderful team of staff at service.
During our stay we savoured in breakfast & dinners.This review comprises of the same.
Kerala Thali;This thali can be savoured on request as it isnt part of the menu.
Food:Tomato Rasam:This is made with a thin broth of vegetable stock with finely chopped tomatoes.The pepper hits u at the back of the throat & cumin clears ur nasils & coriander gives the depth.
Sambharan:A refreshing yogurt drink which is mildly tangy just how i like it flavoured with shallots,ginger & tempering of curry leaves.A must to drink,drink!
Pachakari Mango Curry:This is our fav.This is made with raw mango flavoured with 1st extract of coconut milk.
Thakkali Murugukka Curry:Its hard to explain. This has a variety of spices and drumstick being the primary vegetable & hint of drumstick leaves bThe flavours tht weave into it & other are grated coconut,cumin,fennel & dry redchilli!Party!
BeetrootPachadi:This has beaten curd & beet with shallots & ginger.
VazhapouThoran:This is a very seasonal dish at ooty but very common at kerala.This is super-food for women.These r banana flowers.This has shallots,greenchilli,garlic
Avial:A mixed country vegetable seasonal ofcourse.It has thick extract of coconut milk,curd,cumin,ginger,shallots.
VegStew:This bcmes also a global dish relished by all.Coconut milk 1st extract & whole lot of whole spices!Comforting!
Paneer Pollichadhu:This is our veg delight to savour the goodness. The tomatoes,shallots & kokam r used too wrap the cottage cheese in the above and steamed!I cud eat this weekly.
PineapplePayasam:This is fruit flavour.This has fruit base,coconut milk,jaggery,cardomon.
Kerala paratha:This is layered & flaky flat bread.
RedRice:Knwn as matta rice.Its parboiled red rice.Chunky!
Asian:This was one of those dinners which stays etched in ur memory.They set up a romantic table in the lawns too
SpinachGarlicFriedRice: This had a hint of spinach with garlic just being a hint.
Stirfry aubergine in garlic sauce.50% love aubergine,50% dont,so this is a shout-out for the non-lovers.So this has light/dark soy sauce,hint of sugar & hot garlic sauce the minced ginger adds the oomph.
Hakka Noodles In Hot Garlic Sauce:This is basics.As we love maggi we love hakka.Its a typical prep with boiled noodles with ginger,garlic,vegetables in soya sauce,chilli sauce & asian spices.
Conti:Pesto Grilled Cottage Cheese Steak Spinach:Meat neednt be ur source of protein.This has cottage cheese slab,boiled and cooked spinach shredded with dash of pepper.Pesto sauce adds the needed flavour & sundried tomatoes add depth.
Parmeasean Zuchini Boats:These r packed with flavour.Low-carb italian inspired dish topped with cheese coated with bread crumbs.This has onion,garlic,redpepper just bit of part skim mozarella and sharpness of parmeasean
Breakfasts:Uttapam with podi masala:
Pesaratu:This is made with split green lentil.Pre-soaked.This dish hails from andhra pradesh.This has greenchilli,coriander,ginger in flavours.Light and healthy.
Oats Upma:One of the healthiest dishes to start the day.This has carrot,greenpeas,beans,ginger.The fragant tempering of udad dal,chana dal.
Ragi dosa:Crisp,healthy.Made with ragi flour,rice flour,added spices & this had cut greenchillies & fresh coriander neatly cut and put.Stellar!
Price Factor:700+taxes for breakfast.1400+dinner.
Should u visit?Do u like heritage?Do u like place with history?Do u like pleasent weather which is throughout the year!If u hv ticked yes on all the boxes,plan a trip now.