The Mexican Fiesta @ InterContinental KL

Bored of local food ? How about checking out the Mexican Fiesta.. ?

InterContinental Kuala Lumpur, together with KLM and the Embassy of Mexico in Malaysia, are thick in the middle of much excitement, due to the Mexican Fiesta . From 1-15 April 2013, two extraordinary Mexican Chefs who are from the Presidente InterContinental Mexico are cooking authentic Mexican cuisine, and you can catch them at Serena Brasserie, InterCon KL.


Mexico has long been recognised for its natural beauty and traditions that reflect centuries of history and cultural legacy. To add even more accolades, in 2010, the UNESCO committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage inscribed Mexican Cuisine on the list of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.


Mexican cuisine is famous for its distinctive ingredients, rich heritage and incredible diversity and the visiting Mexican Chefs Tania Gonzalez and Salvador Vasquez will be using their extensive experience to prepare an exciting menu each and every night they are here in KL.


The menus will focus on staying true to the characteristics Mexican cuisine and the Mexican Fiesta will bring the sound, culture, and taste of Mexico to InterContinental Kuala Lumpur.


Shrimp in Chilli Guava Sauce

It is an excellent event and not to be missed, especially if you are fans of mexican food. Menu items include:

Appetizers :
Ensalada de Nopales – Cactus Salad
Guacamole con Totopos – Avocado Dip with Tortilla Chips
Salpicon de res a La Mexicana – Strips of Meat Mexican style
Ensalada de Calabaza con Frijoles y Cilantro – Zucchini and Bean Salad with Cilantro

Arroz a La Mexicana – Mexican Rice
Albondigas con salsa de Tomate – Meatballs with a Mild Chilli Sauce
Camarones al Pasilla y Guayaba – Shrimps in a Chilli Guava sauce
Barbacoa de Cordero de Hidalgo – Barbequed Lamb served in Hidalgo style
Quesadillas y Tortillas Calientes – Corn tortillas and tortillas with different fillings

Flan al Caramelo – Crème Caramel
Churros – Deep Fried Pasty Sticks
Arroz con Leche – Rice Pudding


Fish Veracruz


Chicken with Mole Sauce


Cactus Salad


Chef Salvador Vasquez shows us how to eat Mexican food like a true Mexican!


making quesadilla


the quesadilla were by far my favourite dish that night..


These quesadilla were made to perfection -gorgeous corn tortilla shells, filled with a savory mixture containing cheese, meats or corn/vegetables then folded in half to form a half-moon shape – these were to die for. This dish originated in Mexico, and the name is derived from tortilla and the Spanish word for cheese queso.


Amaranth and peanut candies, as well as the Cajeta – caramel fudge made from goats milk


churros .. dip em in chocolate.. delicious!


Live demo – Chef Salvador Vasquez shows us how to make Cactus Salad


Take away all the skin and the ‘eyes’


Oh wait a minute.. the Chef wasn’t feeling himself, until he had his Sombrero! Ah.. much better !

Mexican Fiesta

the cooked cactus takes on a darker green color


The must delicious Ensalada de Nopales – Cactus Salad


Well, there is still time to catch the Mexican Fiesta at the InterCon KL. The buffet is priced at RM82++ per person for Mexican Fiesta Lunch and RM98++ per person for Mexican Fiesta Dinner. For reservations, call Serena Brasserie at 03 2782 6228 or email the team at [email protected]

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