Anatoly Kazakov, the chief of the Selfie restaurant, created a unique Lenten menu of 17 positions for those who have decided to abandon animal products for the next seven weeks.
He recommends to start a fast lunch or dinner with white mushrooms with new potatoes or strawberries with fried tofu. The menu also includes juicy kale salad with fried oyster mushrooms, baked pumpkin with quinoa and avocado, and crispy eggplants in oyster sauce.
You will have to make a difficult choice between cream soup made from cauliflower with truffle, cabbage soup with baked pear and porcini soup with potato gnocchi. What about main coгrse? There are not only cauliflower with green curry, beets with almond milk and delicious buckwheat with porcini mushrooms, but much more. Fried avocados in Selfie are served with pumpkin gnocchi and spicy chimichurri sauce, and Jerusalem artichoke meatballs are seasoned with coconut sauce.
Anatoly Kazakov also took care of the lean desserts by cooking baked plums with coconut ice cream, a delicate coconut cream with chickpea meringue and a delicious apple mille, decorated with rice milk ice cream. Your Fast will be comfortable and tasteful!
On November 28, a unique gastronomic dinner occured at Selfie with a specially invited guest from France - Сhef Thierry Marx, the owner of two Michelin stars. Since 2010 he has headed the kitchen of the Mandarin Oriental Paris hotel, where the restaurants «Sur-mesure by Thierry Marx» and «Le Camélie» are working under his direction.
This evening guests of the Selfie restaurant were treated to Sakhalin scallops with moistened apples and truffles, kari crab with beluga caviar, soy risotto with oyster and black truffle, crab bisque with ginger oil. For dessert Thierry Marks and Anatoly Kazakov presented gluten-free chocolate saber and honeysuckle with koumiss and pine cones. A gastronomic dinner was accompanied by non-alcoholic cocktails based on mineral waters Evian and Badoit.
Most famous and expected restaurant rating published
Higher and higher! 18 points upwards at once: this year Selfie is on the 70th line in The World’s 100 Best Restaurants. The prestigious international rating The World's Best Restaurants announced the results of 2018: Russian gastronomy has received global recognition.
Selfie and Anatoly Kazakov (chef) are surrounded by Kike Dacosta, the legend of Spanish gastronomy (№68), and the frontmen of the Scandinavian trend — Relae (№71). According to the jury, Selfie is still a total must have for every gourmet.