Was intriguing to start our first Thai Mookata BBQ steamboat at Rattana Thai after getting aDeal voucher at $19.90 (Add $2 for service charge payable to merchant) meal set for 2 pax. For big eaters, we don't think the portion of food is filling enough.
Marinated Fish Slices
3 Tiger Prawns
3 New Zealand Green Mussels
Free Flow Authentic Tom Yam Soup
Green vegetables Platter: Cai Sim, Cabbage, Kangkong.
2 Fresh Eggs
Vermicelli / Glass Noodles
Soft Egg Tofu
Imitation Crab meat Sticks
Straw Golden Mushrooms
Inclusive Ala carte dishes:
Deep Fried Calamari
Top Shell with Rattana seasoning
Ala Carte: Mango Salad, Deep Fried Calamari and Top Shell with Rattana seasoning
We enjoyed cooking the fresh ingredient in their Tom Yum Soup base, but towards the end of the meal, everything start tasting the same, and gets salty. On the hindsight, we should have just request for a top-up of plain hot water for the soup base to water things down.
Quite wonderfully, the 3 ala carte appetizers that came free with our deal actually taste great - the Mango salad and the Top Shell. It got us coveting - that their ala carte kitchen would serve us better than an all Tom Yam soup steamboat.
Now, camera off. As we start our steamboat with a rub of oil with a fat lemongrass stem; instead of pork lard!