velvet escape’s Culinary Journey: Valparaiso

img_2685 What: Fresh prawns and scallops in a whisky and cumin sauce.

Where: Café Turri (Valparaiso, Chile).

Note: The combination of the freshest prawns and scallops with a light whisky sauce and a sprinkling of cumin seeds was absolutely divine! The Montes Alpha (my favourite Chilean vineyard) Sauvignon Blanc that accompanied this starter was sublime! Café Turri is a beautiful restaurant perched somewhat precariously on the edge of one of Valparaiso’s many hills. The restaurant’s terrace offers stunning views of the bay and the brightly coloured homes of this gorgeous city. It’s a bit touristy but the food is amazing and the views are spectacular.

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10 Responses to “velvet escape’s Culinary Journey: Valparaiso”

  1. velvet 03/04/2009 10:06 pm

    Hi Jen,
    Thank you for your visit and comments. Those prawns and scallops completely rocked my world too. 🙂 I sat at that terrace and I had to pinch myself that this was all real: the food, the fab wine, the amazing view…. It was awesome!

  2. jen laceda 03/04/2009 8:49 pm

    Hi, Just found your blog. Your fresh prawns and scallop in whisky and cumin sauce just totally rocked my world! I think I will be hanging around your blog frequently…Nice to meet you!


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