ochre at orchard central

pan fried foie gras with balsamic strawberry & pistachio brioche

caramelised foie gras with balsamic strawberry & pistachio brioche

smoked spanish eel & ricotta cheese frittata, horseradish sour cream, marinated cucumber

that was what we had for antipasto… are you hyper-ventilating yet? *grin

it was mimi’s birthday and we had a nice, quiet, cosy dinner at ochre @ orchard central.. just the three of us, mimi, jones, & me! now for the second course…

spaghetti with crystal bay prawns, fresh tomato sauce & basil


                     left : braised quail risotto with young corn, parmigiano reggiano
                                               right : mushroom soup with truffle oil

now for the mains!

pan fried fillet of halibut, black olive & anchovy coulis, ratatouille

seared beef tenderloin with marsala wine sauce, gorgonzola fondue & grilled vegetables

char grilled kurobuta loin, whole grain mustard & sherry vinegar sauce, roasted apple puree

and finally, dessert.


 coconut mousse with passion fruit gelato & mango compote

cookies & macarons

with head chef, Kentaro Torii

Capable of transforming even a simple luncheon into an extravagant affair, Executive Chef Kentaro Torii promises the most exciting dining experience at OChre.

Born in Kanagawa, Tokyo, Kentaro started training as a chef from the tender age of 18. He travelled through Europe for inspiration and took a particular interest in Italy – for its rich culture and diverse cuisines. Kentaro perfected his cuisine whilst based in the Lombardy region (Italy), including his signature risotto.

overall, it was amazing. it’s been awhile since i last had foie gras & it was very nicely done. we all left with happy tummies.. if i remember correctly it was $68++ per person, subject to additional charges for the choice of food, it was a +$10 for the foie gras as well as the beef steak. a tad pricey in general but for the quality of the food in addition to awesome company, it was well worth it. :)

and i fell in love with something that night…

amaretto ginger… i foresee this being a favourite for a long time to come :)

OChre is located at Orchard Central.
181 Orchard Road #11-03/04, Singapore 238896

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