Nova Maldives Unveils Revolutionary Seaweed Menu: A Gastronomic Tribute to the Ocean's Bounty

Nova Maldives Unveils Revolutionary Seaweed Menu: A Gastronomic Tribute to the Ocean's Bounty

Monday 31st of July 2023

Step into the captivating world of Nova Maldives, where the ocean's wonders take center stage with the introduction of an exquisite seaweed menu at the iconic Mizu Teppanyaki restaurant. Nestled amidst the crystal-clear waters of South Ari Atoll, Mizu treats guests to breathtaking Indian Ocean vistas while tantalizing their taste buds with an extraordinary fusion of marine delicacies and seaweed flavors. This extraordinary culinary endeavor showcases a harmonious blend of culinary craftsmanship and a profound commitment to healthier, sustainable dining.

Embark on a delectable gastronomic journey, starting with a symphony of starters bursting with flavors such as Temaki rolls featuring flying fish roe, white snapper marinated with passion fruit and green cucumber, and crispy mushroom and wake dumplings, known as Gyoza. Soup enthusiasts will savor the Japanese clear broth Kombu, infused with root vegetables, tofu, and Katsuobushi, presenting the rich umami essence of seaweed.

The main courses are a testament to the culinary artistry of Nova's exceptional team, promising an exceptional and sublime experience. Guests can indulge in the sumptuous vegetable Yaki soba noodles with hijiki and tender baby chicken, accompanied by a tantalizing seaweed apple sauce. Epitomizing the menu further are appetizing options like wakame-crusted beef steak and salmon filet rolled in Yaki Nori, along with fresh prawns glazed with Miso-yuzu sauce and chuka wakame. For the sweet finale, Nova presents an extraordinary, delicious treat - the coconut and pandan flavored layer cake with Nori and spirulina ice cream - a delightful medley for guests' taste buds.

Nova Maldives' Executive Chef Sanjeet Gopee expressed his passion for created unparalleled gastronomic experiences, and enthused "At Nova, we constantly strive to push the boundaries of traditional cuisine and promote sustainability and health-conscious dining. By embracing the incredible versatility of seaweed, we not only deliver exceptional flavors but also contribute to our guests' nutrition. Seaweed is packed with essential vitamins such as A, B, C, and E, Omega-3 fats, and minerals like iodine, calcium, iron, zinc, and magnesium, offering numerous health benefits, including reduced inflammation, enhanced energy, support for bone health, hormonal balance, and even cancer prevention. Our guests are in for a flavor-packed voyage and a superfood experience."

Nova's refined seaweed menu stands as a testament to its unwavering dedication to creating cherished moments for its guests. By immersing diners in the splendor of the ocean, the experience promotes sustainable and health-conscious dining, in a picturesque setting.