Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Holi: Festival of colours on Paradise Beach

MLH devoted to surfacing the heritage and culture of many celebrations across the globe is now making its way to a colourful celebration that brings all colour to light. In association with Colind (Colombo Indian Expat Community), Holi the most carefree festival that’s great fun to participate in would be creating waves at Mount Lavinia Hotel’s very own, Paradise Beach on 30th March 2012 from 10am to 3pm the latest. A day filled in water, with color all over your skin and clothes. This biggest festival which is popular in India marks the end of winter and the abundance of the upcoming spring harvest season and very popular amongst all age groups. People spend the day smearing colored powder all over each other's faces, throwing colored water at each other, and having a blast, and of course dancing under water sprinklers. The event on the beach will celebrate Holi with great gusto, adding music, fun and of course colour to the whole agenda.

Mahika of MLH states, “We in turn want all to have a great day on the beach with the spirit of Holi with colours, music and indeed the immaculate spread.” We will set up sprinklers and all the accessories that bring about the colour festival into light adding our initiatives with the DJ spinning the best of Bollywood and Bhangra beats to make it a truly memorable event,” she adds.

Mount Lavinia Hotel has created a special spread with innovative dishes like Masala Waffles, to Taco Chaats and other unique dishes that surface the hotel’s innovative expertise.

Tickets for adults will be priced at LKR2,500/- Below 12 at LKR1250, Below 5 Free. And will be available by 23rd March in 4 locations (With Colinders, MLH Hotel, BMICH and Mango tree).

Please call 2711430 for further details.

Saturday, March 9, 2013

Easter Jazz Brunch and a time for kids at the Governors’ Terrace

Two iconic traditions merged into one is why we feel Easter with MLH is the true way to spend this Palm Sunday, stated Chef Indika of Mount Lavinia Hotel. For most children, Easter is a time to color and hunt eggs, get treats from the Easter Bunny, and attend Church. Around the world, however, Easter is celebrated in many different ways and hence it is a time Mount Lavinia Hotel place this quest for a true Easter around the world jazz brunch to finally take its rightful win. Sri Lanka’s colonial heritage hotel on the 31st of March 2013 11am will be the place to be, when they surface a unique spread which will emphasize dishes from all across the world including Europe, America, Australia and Asia with a raw bar, creative salad corner, hot food display, and a kids corner with much activity for the kids are a few to choose from. 2013 Easter jazz brunch will also have a Carving Station, sushi bar, entrees made to order, fresh pastries, a dessert bar. Live Jazz by  Norma n Jazz.

Price 3500LKR adults and children half

Easter Brunch 2013 menu and some of the items to choose from are:

Martini Bar
Shrimp Ceviche and Tuna Martini’s made to order

Assorted Organic Greens with a variety of dressings and condiments
Hard-Cooked Eggs with Crisp Anchovy Crumbs (Italy)
Spring Lettuce Salad with Roasted Asparagus (France)
Traditional Herring with Mustard Sauce and Pickled Onion
Scandinavian Shrimp Salad
Cured Salmon and Modha
Stuffed Devilled Eggs
Panzanella Salad
Potato Salad with Peas and Pancetta

Raw Bar
Clams, Oysters and Shrimp with mignonettes, dressings and condiments on ice

Cold Cut Station
Assorted Terrines & Charcuterie with pickles and condiments
Poached Salmon with Dill Sauce

Sushi Bar
Sashimi, Nigiri and Maki Rolls made to order

Fanesca Ecuatoriana - Ecuadorian Easter soup
Żurek -Polish Easter Soup

Greek Style roast lamb with Lemon & Garlic Herb Oil
Baked Country Ham with Honey Mustard (USA)
Whole Baked Modha with Lemon and Garlic and Olive Oil (Italy)
Roasted Duck with Port-Garlic Sauce (Italy)
Adobo Rubbed Roasted Chicken


Garlic-Rubbed Pork with Dijon-Sherry Sauce (France)
Slow Baked Salmon with Zesty Dill Cream Sauce (Australia)
Citrus and Thyme Asparagus Quiche (France)
Cauliflower, Parmesan & Potato Gratin

Sri Lankan Corner

Kiddies Corner
Fish and Chips
Assorted Grilled Pizzas
Spaghetti Bolognese
Grilled Sausages
Mashed Potato

Assorted Cupcakes
Assorted Macaroons
Colored Doughnuts
Assorted Muffins
Candy Floss
Ice Cream Cart

Hot Cross Buns
Simnel Cake (UK)
Semla (Swedish Easter Cake)
Gorgonzola and Honey Canolli
Carrot Cake
Chocolate Easter Eggs
Cinnamon Swirl Kuchen
Honeycomb Parfait
Coffee Crème Brûlée
Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing
New York Style Cheesecake
Fudge Brownies

For reservations and further details please call 2711430.

Spring Slowfood by Chef Indika