The high-ceilinged and spacious Silverbox Ballroom will become the perfect paradise for durian lovers throughout the month of August. From the mildest to the most intense flavours, guests can look forward to tasting premium grade varieties of durian. This year’s selection consists of five different types of durian including D197 Mao Shan Wang, D24, D101, Black Thorn and the chef recommended D88, all freshly imported from Malaysia.
Crafted by Hotel ICON’s very own Malaysian Executive Pastry Chef Danny Ho, also known as the ‘Durian Prince’, an array of exciting durian-themed sweet delights will be available. Showcasing the rich, creaminess of the fruit, highlights include a traditional Malaysian dessert Durian Pulut Tai Tai where the creamy flesh of the durian is complimented by the creamy yet sticky texture of the glutinous rice, the light and fluffy Pandan Durian Coconut Roulade Cake, Durian Coconut Pudding topped with the bright yellow, fleshy fruit and the signature Malaysian Durian Ice Cream.
For an easy introduction to the strong, overpowering fruit, apprehensive guests can enjoy the Crunchy Baked Crab Shell stuffed with Durian and the nourishing Double Boiled Durian Chicken Soup to kick start the journey with generous pieces of custardy durian flesh. Durian aficionados can dive into seasonal savoury durian dishes ranging from Deep Fried Prawn with Golden Angel Hair topped with Durian Thousand Island Sauce, D101 Durian Deep Fried Prawn with Cheddar Cheese, to Durian Deep Fried Squid created by Chef Kelvin Lee and Chef Raymond Fung from our award-winning restaurant The Market.
Enjoy an early bird offer^ by booking and settling the full payment on or before 26 July 2020. Visit https://www.hotel-icon.com/offers/malaysian-durian-festival or follow us on Facebook and Instagram for more information of this year’s festival.
Date: 9, 16, 23, & 30 August 2020 (Sunday)
Times: 11:45am - 3:00pm
Price: Adult $568, Child (3-11 years)$388
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