Saturday, January 26, 2008

More eats from Isetan....and a crab



Ok, I've been guilty of lurking around Orchard on Saturday again because of the Japanese fairs and some other appointments that I have in that area. It's the last weekend of the fair and I really wanted to drop by Isetan for some of the winter goodies before it's all gone. The only thing I ended up buying home was more of the shio based ramen. It's a good thing to go at the end of the fair because that's when stocks have to be cleared and offers get better. The ramen which I had purchased were going at 1 free packet for every 3 that was purchased. Here's lunch and some pre-dinner snacking. Also, I saw a very big crab there. It looks cold, angry and lonely....

Lunch...




After having tasted the umaki tamago from Botan, I decided to grab these chilled and takeaway version from the supermarket in Isetan. These were cut in really big pieces. The topping which was teriyaki unagi encased in tamago were much larger than the vinegared rice base. That made it a challenge to pick them up with chopsticks. Being chilled, the flavours of the egg and eel were much less compared to the warm and freshly made ones.

You might also have noticed that I liked the otoro sushi quite a bit to be eating them again. The batch from today looked fattier and indeed tasted more flavourful than the ones which I had last week. In fact, I enjoyed them so much that I got a second round of them later in the day. The swordfish sashimi wasn't too bad as well.

Before dinner...



pumpkin croquette


This ice cream was strangely shaped like a jester's cap. The light pink side is actually sakuramochi flavour. There're some chewy bits which was supposed to be the mochi according to the person at the booth selling. Of the sakura, I didn't quite detect. The yellow side of the jester's cap is pumpkin. IT was more light rather than rich for the pumpkin.

4 comments:

ice said...

wow those umaki tamago looks so good! ah..i'm too late..the fair ends tomorrow rite? :(

LiquidShaDow said...

I think they end today. But I got those from the sushi section, not from the fair itself, so you can try your luck there. It might still be available.

Crunchasarus Rex said...

Yummy..!! really missed this kinda affairs back home.

ice said...

hey thanx. but i tink the fair will kinda continue@taka basement 2 food hall soon! LOL. & then tampines isetan will soon have it too..hmm... O_O beats me why?...