SINGAPORE, 13 January 2020 – Enjoy an authentic Kyushu dining experience right here in Singapore with Sun with Moon’s latest seasonal offering, the Kyushu Umaimon Fair menu! The regional Kyushu showcase, now in its 12th edition features the best produce from the land in a delectable variety of styles.
Situated at the most south-west of Japan, Kyushu is Japan’s third largest island, consisting of Fukuoka, Saga, Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Oita, Miyazaki, Kagoshima Prefectures. Kyushu is famous for its many historic treasures, natural beauty, and rich culinary heritage!
Not as frequented with tourists as other big cities such as Osaka, Tokyo or Hokkaido, Kyushu is actually a secret foodie hotspot! Foodie travelers from all over the world travel here for Kyushu’s famous street vendors, fresh seafood, as well as, signature regional cuisines.
For a limited time from 13th January till mid-March, enjoy an authentic foodie experience at Sun with Moon with signature Kyushu dishes such as:
Kyushu’s Popular Classics
- Chicken Nanban Tappuri Tartar Sauce ($12.80++)
A local specialty in Miyazaki, thick juicy chunks of chicken are deep-fried to golden perfection and drenched in a blanket of tartar sauce made with delicious Japanese mayonnaise.
- Tori Tempura Yuzu Ponzu ($7.80++)
From the region of Beppu, Kyushu, the tender chicken tempura strips come with a light and crisp outer coating and is served alongside a tangy yuzu citrus soy sauce dip.
- SUN Style Goma Salmon/Hamachi ($15.80++/$16.80++)
Sliced salmon or hamachi sashimi is served with Kyushu sweet soya sauce and soft-boiled egg. Mix the sauce and egg together thoroughly to enjoy the sashimi with the special sauce!
Kyushu Specialty Ingredients/Products
- Ebi-ten Norikuro Salmon Roll ($19.80++)
Bite sized salmon sushi roll goodness with the added crunch from the crisp prawn tempura with a touch of heat with the Kyushu’s regional specialty hot seaweed paste instead of the usual wasabi.
- Negi Mentaiko Cheese Dashi Maki ($9.80++)
A well-loved Fukuoka ingredient known for its incredible freshness, the spicy marinated cod roe is generously layered on top of a savoury egg omelette made with cheese and bonito stock.
- Chikuwa Salad Ten ($10.80++)
Creamy potato salad stuffed into a Japanese fish cake and coated with a light and crispy tempura batter for added crunch in every bite.
Kyushu’s Pork Dishes
- Kyushu Pork Kakuni ($14.80++)
Fork-tender, the thick cut of fatty Kyushu Kurobuta pork belly is braised in an umami soy and shochu sauce and served alongside a Japanese egg. The Kurobuta grade pork was made famous for its unique breeding methods producing rich marbling and succulent meat, and Kagoshima is known as one of the top producers of Kurobuta grade pork.
- Kyushu Pork Kinoko Nabe ($22.80++)
A delight especially on a cool day, the comforting savoury and nutritious hotpot is packed with the goodness of sliced Kyushu pork, shiitake, enoki and shimeiji mushrooms, tofu, fried tofu puffs and vegetables.
- Kyushu Pork Cheese Roll Koromo Age ($12.80++)
Cheese lovers will enjoy this crumbly, firm cheese wrapped with thinly sliced Kyushu pork and crusted with textured breadcrumbs before being deep-fried in a vat of hot oil for the perfect crisp bite.
Rice & Noodle Dishes
- Kyushu Pork Mentaiko Kamameshi ($24.80++)
The limited-time Kyushu special version of Sun with Moon’s signature kamameshi, this kamameshi dish features sauteed sliced Kyushu pork and seasoned spicy cod roe, cooked in a metal pot with fragrant flavoured steamed rice.
- SUN’s Champon Men ($17.80++)
Originating from Nagasaki, the Champon is a specialty noodle dish from the region. At Sun with Moon, the dish is done SUN-style, with springy ramen noodles immersed in a rich pork and chicken gravy with a mountain of vegetables, pork and seafood.
- Signature! Tonkotsu Ramen ($15.80++)
Kyushu is famous for its ramen, especially the tonkotsu ramen, which is well-loved by locals and diners all over the world. Enjoy thin Hakata-style ramen noodles with tender chashu and golden ramen egg, served in a rich and milky tonkotsu broth.
- Mini Dorayaki Parfait ($9.80++)
End off with a sweet treat of vanilla ice cream layered with whipped cream and crunchy cornflakes, drizzled with a mildly sweet green tea syrup and topped with mini pancakes stuffed with red bean paste.
- NIshoku Goma Tofu with Kuromitsu and Kinako ($7.80++)
A light and refreshing dessert sesame tofu, featuring both black and white sesame curds doused with Japanese brown sugar syrup and sprinkled with soybean powder.
- Purple Sweet Potato Mount Blanc ($7.80++)
Pretty in its pink-purple hue, the pipped purple sweet potato cream holds a surprise whipped cream and custard centre over a delightfully crumbly tart crust.
The latest Kyushu Fair menu is specially prepared by Executive Chef Mr. Toshio Sawai. Chef Sawai’s illustrious culinary career had its beginnings in Kitcho, one of the most luxurious and reputable Japanese restaurants in Japan in 1983. After 7 years in Kitcho, Chef Sawai served as Sous Chef at Restaurant Suntory Singapore in Delphi Orchard, as well as Nadaman Restaurant in Shangri-La Hotel. Mr Sawai returned to the Restaurant Suntory Group in 2000 to take on the full responsibility as Executive Chief Chef at Restaurant Suntory in Hotel InterContinental. Chef Sawai then took on the role of Executive Chef at SUN with MOON Japanese Dining & Café.