Secret Recipe | Review


Secret Recipe | Review

Whether you’re in the mood for Asian classic dishes, Western cuisine, fusion cooking or a good coffee and delectable cake or pastry, Secret Recipe has it all. Along with friendly service and food that will have you coming back for more, Secret Recipe caters for functions with their very own function coordinator, birthdays, family gatherings, catch up with friends and those who are after authentic cuisines from around the globe.

Founded in Asia, Secret Recipe is open seven days a week and serves all day breakfast on weekends until 3pm. The menu is extensive and will serve the fussiest of eaters and is affordably priced. All meals are made from fresh ingredients and cakes are made sans preservatives.

To start, I decided to face the Melbourne heat with an ice blended tea that was thirst quenching and something that reminded me of the kind served at Asian hotels by the pool. My dining partner and I sampled best of both hemispheres with the award-winning Irish lamb shank from the East and a ‘secret recipe’ nasi goreng with chicken satay from the west.

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The lamb shank ($20) was a sure fire pleaser as the meat easily moved away from the bone. Slow cooked for three hours, this European classic was full of great flavours, well seasoned and tender. Served with pieces of slow cooked potato pieces, this hearty meal was truly satisfying.

A truly unique Malaysian creation, the nasi goreng ($15) consisted of fried rice that was extremely well seasoned and served with juicy chicken satay skewers. A traditional Malaysian dish that was spicy and satisfying.

It is definitely worth noting Secret Recipe’s extensive menu which includes a variety of scrumptious breakfast items like the Secret recipe Big Breakfast ($16); a range of fresh salads like the vegetarian soba salad; Kid’s Club meals (all $7.50); Asian Classics like the mouth-watering Singapore Laksa ($15.50); an extensive range of lamb, chicken, beef, fish and pasta dishes, noting that all meat is certified Hallal; and award-winning cakes and pastries that are made fresh without preservatives and additives and can be purchased by the slice ($5.50) or a whole 12 inch cake ($45).

The chocolate indulgence cake is the most popular choice at Secret Recipe and is made from creamy rich couverture chocolate and white chocolate filling – a sinfully rich chocolate lovers dream! There is the cold set delectable Oreo cheesecake, the seasonal mango delight sponge cake, the New York baked cheesecake that is whipped and comprises of an Oreo base, and the tiramisu that is flavoured without alcohol.

Whether you’re in the mood for a satisfying meal or a light appetiser, Secret Recipe … so much more!

Bon Apetit!
Review by Monica.

* 2011 - This review was at Secret Recipe Prahran which appears to have closed but it has a number of other Melbourne locations including Fountain Gate, Melbourne Central and Knox.



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