Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Cafe Salivation at 176 Race Course Rd - Wild Rice with Sauteed grilled vegetables

This is the Signature Wild Rice with Sauteed vegetables served here at Cafe Salivation located at 176 Race Course Road.

Core IngredientsWild rice, leek, Australian asparagus, red & yellow capsicum, eggplant slices in special stock. 

How it is prepared - The wild rice is parboiled up to 90% well done till it is soft & chewy,  it is then seasoned with salt & pepper. 

The mixed vegetables : asparagus, leek, slices of red & yellow capsicum, mushrooms are grilled with spices, then topped over the wild rice. 
Chef uses brinjal sliced in cross-section slices & grilled to give nice tender soft bite to it. The brinjal are also topped over the wild rice. 

The vegetables are then drizzled with homemade special sauce made using sesame, vegetable broth, ginger, salt & pepper to give a savory, lightly salty flavor. This tinge of lightly salty flavor goes well with the cinnamon flavor wild rice. A very flavorful homely umami flavor you'd loved to savour. Portion size just about right for ladies. 






About Cafe Salivation 
Prasad Raja, 62, Director at Homely Raj Pte Ltd which manages the Raj & Jade groups of restaurants here in Singapore, and second Generation in the business started by his dad the elderly Mr Raja, is a pure vegetarian. 

It helps that Mrs Raja (Karen), 59, who is of British & Indian descent is a self taught chef at home, and improvises with the various ingredients she could find to come up with great tasting vegetarian cuisine with Mexican, Italian, American influences she serves her husband at home. 

With experiment comes experience, and with experience comes confidence, leading to a business idea to using these self taught recipes she has invented to start truly pure vegetarian cafe serving cuisines with Mexican, Italian, American influences. 

This marks the birth of Cafe Salivation back in 2008, which started its operations at Syed Alwi Road where Mrs Raja, Karen manages the kitchen. It was a good 3 years at Syed Alwi Road before rising rental caused the Rajas to move Cafe Salivation to 176 Race Course Road right next to Farrer Park MRT in the North East Line where the rental was more reasonable.

It was this passion to make vegetarian cuisine hip and trendy among the foodies in this little isle of Singapore that keep Karen Raja 3 years & going on strong in her campaign to encourage vegetarian diet. 
Over here at Cafe Salivation - Karen Raja & her management holds the Philosophy that vegetarian food need not be bland, but can be tasty & healthy. The kitchen uses sunflower oil in the cooking process, & do not administer MSG in any dishes at all. The ingredients used in the recipes for the various dishes at Cafe Salivation serves to tantalise the tastebuds of the customers without compromising their waistlines. 
The menu is a smorgasboard of vegetarian delights which includes categories - Pasta, Pizza, Sandwiches, Mexican, Baked dishes, Rice dishes, Eggless Cakes, Desserts & more. 

Cafe Salivation serves a wide selection of beverages - Colombian Coffee, Flavored Teas, Milkshakes, Smoothies, Freshly Squeezed Juices.

Cafe Salivation is located at :
176 Race Course Road, S(218607)
Tel : 62981412
Email: enquiries@cafesalivation.com
www.cafesalivation.com
www.facebook.com/cafesalivation
Opening Hours : 
Mon to Fri 10 am - 10.30 pm
Sat - Sun    10 am - 11 pm

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