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Eclectic flavours

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : Aug 3, 2018, 6:31 am IST
Updated : Aug 3, 2018, 6:32 am IST

A tough order to fulfil, but Tarun Sibal, Culinary Director of Café StayWoke, Gurgaon has risen up to the challenge with these two eclectic

Mushroom vol au vent
 Mushroom vol au vent

Have a yen for the exotic along with the health aspect? A tough order to fulfil, but  Tarun Sibal, Culinary Director of Café StayWoke, Gurgaon has risen up to the challenge with these two eclectic dishes

Mushroom vol au vent

Ingredients:

  • Mushrooms - 80 g
  • Garlic (chopped) - 1 tea spoon
  • Onion (chopped) - 1 table spoon
  • Butter - 5 g
  • Olive oil - 5 ml
  • Thyme - 2 sprigs
  • Berry jam - 5 ml
  • Vol au vent shell - 6 inches 1
  • Cream - 40 ml
  • Sea Salt and crushed black pepper – to taste.

Method:

  • Add oil and butter to the a medium heat pan.
  • Add onion followed by garlic. Let it sweat.
  • Add medium diced mushrooms.
  • Add salt and pepper.
  • Let the mushroom get medium soft.
  • Add a little water and cream.
  • Add fresh thyme.
  • Cook till it gets a silky pale colour and the mushrooms are done.
  • Open the vol au vent shell and put it in the oven for a minute for it to crisp.
  • Brush some berry jam at the base of the vol au vent.
  • Add the mushroom mix to the empty vol au vent shell.
  • Add with a whole sprig of thyme and spread some jam on the top.
  • Serve hot.

Chia spinach and tangerine Drink

Ingredients:

  • Spinach (washed) - 8-9 leaves
  • Cucumber peeled - 1/4th of one
  • Chia seeds - 1 tsp
  • Mandarin orange (peeled and deseeded) - 1
  • Sea salt - 2 pinches
  • Fresh Ground pepper - As per taste
  • Dash of honey
  • Ice cubes - 2
  • Soda - 60ml

Method:

  • Grind spinach, cucumber and orange in a cold press juicer.
  • Add chia seeds, sea salt, ground pepper and honey in the drink and stir well.
  • Take a glass, add ice cubes, ground mix and soda and serve the chilled detox drink.
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