One can enjoy them on their own, melted over comfort foods, baked with aromatics, or grated over virtually anything – not many ingredients bring as much pleasure and versatility like cheese.
This September, Scarlett presents an elegant and indulgent menu with some of France’s finest fromages. From starters to dessert, experience 7 different cheeses, each highlighted in a dish that best brings out their unique notes and textures, starting from THB 390++ per dish.
In addition, gourmands can enjoy this menu with a dedicated wine pairing, while cheese aficionados can also expect a special 2-day guest appearance by French Cheese Master, Patrice Marchand from the renowned Les Frères Marchand.
A Series of Diary Delights
Bridging the line between freshness and delightful funk, the unique Bleu de Cirebrings its incredibly creamy, melt-in-the-mouth texture to a fresh, perfectly balanced salad composed of endive, radicchio, fresh pear, and hazelnuts.
The Summer Beaufort cheese, distinguished by its complex combination of meaty, caramel-like, floral, and buttery flavours, can be best enjoyed with a cloud of mousse, autumn vegetables, and a bouquet of herbs, presented on a delicate filo puff pastry.
From the Loire Valley to the heart of Bangkok, the Crottin de Chavignol is a goat’s cheese bursting with bold, full flavour with a delightful nuttiness. This explosion of umami is aptly curated into the form of crosmesquis, an iteration of French croquette that gets served alongside a refreshing purple artichoke salad and aromatic rosemary cream.
Classic cheeses also take the stage, including Camembert and Reblochon. The former is prepared au four, baked to melty perfection, then sweetened with apples and flambéed with calvados. The Reblochon stars in a decadent tartiflette, with potatoes and lardons.
When the night reaches its crescendo, bite into the wagyu picanha with Claousou, a nutty and earthy cheese with a divine, silken texture that pairs perfectly with the tender beef, complemented by a side of needle green beans and mashed potatoes.
End the dinner on a sweet and savoury note with Fresh Goat’s Cheese for dessert, lightened with sweet Chantilly, pavlova, and vibrant red berries.
A Cheese Counter Takeover with Patrice Marchand
As an added treat, Patrice Marchand of Les Frères Marchand will take over Scarlett’s cheese counter – which serves over 50 AOC-certified cheeses – from 15th-16th September 2023.
Hailing from a family of cheese masters since 1880, the fromage maestro himself will be present to share his knowledge and experiences with cheese lovers and enthusiasts alike.
Aged To Perfection
Five French wines will also be introduced to pair with the A Fromage Fantasy menu. Lighter cheese can be enjoyed with Louis Michel & Fils Chablis 2021, Domaine Zind Humbrecht, Gewurztraimer, Alsace 2020, or a crisp Domaine Vacheron, Sancerre 2022.
On the other hand, dishes with bolder personalities are best to mingle with the Château Puy Blanquet, St. Emilion 2015. For something in between, the Henriot Rosé Champagne NV brings a refreshing, floral sweetness with an exciting effervescence.