Top chefs share some of their favourite recipes and the best bit? You can make them all in the comfort of your own home!
Although right now, we may not be able to venture into the world, our taste buds can still enjoy the pleasure of travel. Some of our favourite top chefs around the world are sharing their signature recipes from healthy Miso soup to a comforting roast chicken.
Food is one of the best ways to travel virtually and enjoy dishes that live in your memory long after the trip or experience new flavours. Bon Appétit!
Broccomoli and Avocado Toast by Head Chef, Justin Macy: CIVANA Wellness Resort & Spa
- 2 avocados
- 350g broccoli blanched and chopped
- Two tomatoes diced
- One jalapeno diced
- One bunch coriander chopped
- ½ red onion diced
- 2 tbsp chopped garlic
- 1.5 lime juiced
In a food processor, pulse blanched broccoli and avocados till desired texture. Transfer to mixing bowl and fold in pico (salsa). Serve a side of fresh pico on the side simply by doubling the recipe. Serve with gluten-free corn tortilla chips or strips of or veggies such as bell peppers or sliced cucumbers.
- Two pc sourdough bread lightly toasted
- 57g broccomoli (see recipe above, spread on toast as a base)
- 75g simple salad, dark leafy greens
- ½ avocado sliced
- 28g crumbled goat cheese
- 2 tbsp chia seeds
Toast sourdough bread, spread brocomoli as a base, place simple salad on top, followed by sliced avocado, goat cheese and chia seeds.
About the chef:
Justin Macy is the Head Chef at CIVANA Resort & Spa, a luxury wellness resort in Scottsdale, Arizona which aims to provide every guest with a wellness experience that empowers them to stay happy and give them to the tools to continue and maintain their changes long after checkout. Based around four main pillars, including movement, spa, nourishment and discovery, CIVANA is not only a rejuvenating retreat but offers guidance and support for guests looking to improve their well-being and discover new experiences.
Justin has two signature dishes: Broccomoli and the much-loved Avocado toast, which can now be expertly replicated at home. These dishes are a great source of Vitamins K and C, which builds collagen. The fresh texture adds additional fibre which is important for digestive health.
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