Our first gig in Holland Village today for Mr Kliman’s ChillaxBBQ. Met as a client, and now a mate. Will be sad to see him go when he moves back to Oz. The crew was honoured to be asked to do the food for his birthday party, round his gaff, and what a beautiful house it is too. Wow!!!
Picture paints a thousand words so I will let the photos do the talking re the food. A few new things today, as mad rush to get in the LaLa caused me to forget a couple of things. Improv kicked in!!!
Mary and BeBe for helping with the prep in the morning.
My main man Ollywood – great work brother.
Soph – the eski misses you today.
Mr Magic Ruthers for the logistics.
But mainly thanks to Rob Kliman for inviting the crew to do Mr Kliman’s ChillaxBBQ.
Here we go!!!
I have to apologise now to Chris, @ Cheese Shop, Joo Chiat Road. Mate I did not take a bloody photo of the fondue. It was a WINNER. Massive amounts of oooooos and aaaaaas. Reminisces of days skiing, and living in Zurich were some of the anecdotes.
But we had a new fondue bowl thingy loaned to us, and I had learner wheels on so spent all my single attention span trying to work out how to make that work. Sorry. Just to say the cheese was INCREDIBLE as always!!!
And that was that. This was Mr Kliman’s ChillaxBBQ. Now I did again miss off some photo opps. The very last dish was a made-up dish from ingredients I had for the paella. We just ran out of time, as I had to get Soph home, and World Cup was also beckoning. So a call out to Mr Mark Mottram @ Bakery and Bar – the bread was AWESOME Sir and the base for the paella went in this fish stew thing I created.
So I stewed off in the oven mussels, calamari, prawns with the paella base, some chicken stock, tomato soup, saffron, and S&P. Slow cook down. Took one of Mr Mottram’s amazing sourdough loaves, hollowed it out, toasted it, and then strained off the stew liquid and filled the bread with seafood. Hey presto – something that has no name ha ha!!! Looked good though. There was a few photos of that thing being taken I can tell you.
So Mr Kliman, happy birthday again. Thank so much for the invite and the fun. Truly great to meet the family and friends, some of whom we hope to remain in touch with. It was a fantastic afternoon for Mr Kliman’s ChillaxBBQ. We hope you enjoyed it, we sure did.
Sadly we had to cut and run, but for a reason of course – “It’s Coming Home!!!” Thanks again The Cheese Shop @ Joo Chiat, AlternativeSG, Bakery & Bar – quality produce guys. All you need to do folks is ping us and you can have the same experience and hopefully have a BBQ that you will certainly – ENJOY!!!