The Ramadhan season is here, in which our Muslim friends fast during daylight hours. Therefore, breaking a fast has never been more unique.
Quite recently I had the opportunity to “buka puasa” at the Saujana Hotel with a few friends of mine.
Combining a few in-house eateries together, Saujana Hotel presents their “Nostalgia Bersama Tersayang” Buffet at a large scale.
Located nearby the swimming pool, the buffet offer over 100 traditional home cooked dishes served in a traditional “village” environment, to reminisce the good old days. An interesting feature to look after right?
Anyway, let’s move on to some of the food shall we?
One of the main favourites is none other that the satay. The satay meat is prepared to perfection. When dipped into the satay sauce, the combination tastes really good. The edges of the satay have a little crisp while the meat is tender and juicy.
Another view of the freshly prepared satay. Every time we head for another round, we’ll definitely grab a few sticks onto the plate! Just can’t resist the delicious temptation!
Other than that, they have various local and international food too.
A good international example would be the vegetable tempura, obviously a Japanese meal. The texture of the tempura batter is crunchy, and complements well with the softer vegetable.
They also have a particular stall which features buns, putu mayam and some crispy-looking crepes.
Besides that, there are various Malay pastries – all freshly prepared by the chefs. Therefore, it’s still warm and tasty.
Here’s a huge platter featuring common yong tau fu ingredients such as crab meat, prawn balls and fish meat in chillies.
Another famous Chinese delicacy would be the dim sum. If you’re expecting more dim sum variety, you won’t get them. It’s rather limited (I only saw siu mai) – but you shouldn’t expect a dim sum spread at a Ramadhan buffet, should you? :P
More local Chinese cuisines such as fried kueh kak and noodles.
Next up, another big platter with ingredients for Nyonya Baba food. You can have them individually, or if you like – the cooks can instantly prepare a simple dish for you with the ingredients.
Soft popiah are also available. With the guests frequently taking it, I noticed the cook kept making fresh new ones none-stop.
Or if you prefer, you can get simple Italian spaghetti and macaroni. Too bad no sexy hot Italian man cooking the pasta for you. :P
Besides that, tropical fruits well-decorated for our viewing pleasure. But you can actually take some of the fruits there.
For desserts, there are quite a few selections – but I’ll highlight the ais kacang stall. Getting to choose your own topping is fun, my favourite would be the chendol!
Other than that, you get the usual kuih-muih and cakes.
Alright, for RM94++ per person, the promotion is currently ongoing and will end on the 26th August.
What I love about the buffet spread here at Saujana Hotel is that the food are prepared on the spot by cooks, therefore they are still fresh – unlike certain places where they prepare in bulk and leave them to cold off.
One thing, however, that I don’t fancy about buffets is definitely my small stomach. I can’t eat much. :P
Nostalgia Bersama Tersayang Buffet
Saujana Resort, Jalan Lapangan Terbang SAAS,
40150 Shah Alam, Selangor
Buffet Promo Period: 1 August – 26 August 2011
GPS Coordinates: 3.1083, 101.5779