Peru on the table

tasty May 07, 2018 01:00

By The Nation

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Star chef Gaston Acurio, acclaimed worldwide for starting a gastronomical revolution in Peru, is coming to Bangkok this month where he’ll be cooking up a storm at Lord Jim’s, the Mandarin Oriental from May 17 to 19.

The owner of Lima’s best-known restaurant Astrid y Gaston, Acurio operates more than 45 restaurants in nine countries across 12 different brands. His celebrated restaurant has been ranked among the world’s top 20 restaurants in the prestigious World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards for three consecutive years.

In Bangkok, he will present such signature dishes as Cebiche Classico (white fish, classic leche de tigre, choclo, sweet potatoes, and cancha), “Tradito Lima-Bangkok” (tuna tataki, aji amarillo with coconut leche de tigre, pickled sweet chilli, and green papaya strings), Causa Limea (purple potatoes causa, king crab, avocado, quail egg, tomato, aj amarillo cream and salmon roe), and Broccoli Pachikay (made with charred broccoli, smoky red peppers sauce, aji amarillo pachikay, crispy rice noodles and pickled sweet chilli. 

For dessert, there’ll be a delicious Peruvian chocolate mousse with crispy quinua, cacao nibs and cacao meringues.

Diners can enjoy an a la carte menu, a 5-course tasting menu at Bt3,500 per person and a 7-course set at Bt4,800. 

Book your table by emailing or call (02) 659 9000 extension 7390.