Cooking Demo with ALIVE’s Chef Casper

In addition to our recent Weekend ALIVE Roadshow at Jaya Grocer, Empire Subang from September 29th – 30th 2012, patrons at Jaya Grocer Empire Subang were in for a treat as we also organized a special cooking demo with our organic chef, Chef Casper at the same venue on the afternoon of September 30th.

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The three dishes that were demonstrated were the Organic Ba Zhen Soup, Organic Rice Wraps & Organic Udon Arabiatta.

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Curious and eager customers gathered around to learn the three dishes that Chef Casper whipped up incorporating ALIVE Organic products as main ingredients.

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While he cooked, a member from our ALIVE Team explained to the audience about the different ALIVE Organic products that were being used as ingredients in the various dishes.

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The highlight of the event was when the members of the audience were given the chance to sample the freshly made dishes and taste for themselves the end results of Chef Casper’s creations!
Many remarked that the organic products used did produce delicious dishes without sacrificing its original flavor.

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Missed out on the event and the recipes? Just have a look below:

Organic Ba Zhen Soup:

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Ingredients:

Nutrigracia Ba Zhen Soup      1 Packet

Method:

1. Empty soup ingredients into a pot (adding meat or egg is optional).
2. Add 1000ml of water and bring to boil on high heat for about 10 minutes, then reduce to low heat for about 1 ½ hours.
3. Add Nutrigracia Energized Relish Seasoning Powder if desired.

*It is recommended for ladies to drink for 3 consecutive days after menstruation. For regular body and health enhancement, drink once a week.

 

Udon Arrabiata

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Serves 4 people

Ingredients:

A) Udon
Nutrigracia Organic Udon Noodles                                        150g

B) Arrabiata Sauce
Nutrigracia Organic Sunflower Oil                                         50ml
Onion, medium, chopped into cubes                                      ½
Organic Tomato, chopped into cubes                                     1
Organic Yellow and Green Capsicum, cut into cubes            Half each
Minced Garlic                                                                         15g
Nutrigracia Sunset Ridge Tomato Sauce                                100g
Nutrigracia Sunset Ridge Tomato & Garlic Pasta Sauce        150g
Nutrigracia Sunset Ridge Hot Chili Paste                              ½ tsp(Optional)
Filtered water                                                                          100ml

C) Seasoning
Nutrigracia ‘Relish’ Seasoning Powder                                  To taste
Nutrigracia Organic Palm Sugar                                             20g
Nutrigracia Organic Fennel Seeds                                                      1 tsp

D) Garnish
Parmesan Cheese                                                                    2 tbsp (optional)
Chopped fresh parsley                                                                        1 tbsp

Preparations

  1. Boil water in a large pot. Put A into the water, cook for 5 minutes or until the noodles are cooked.
  2. Rinse and strain the cooked noodles in cold water and place the noodles in a soup bowl
  3. Heat up oil in a medium saucepan and sauté the capsicums and tomato for 1 minute. Transfer the capsicums and tomato in a bowl and set aside.
  4. In the same saucepan, add some oil and sauté the garlic and onion over medium heat for 1 minute. Add Nutrigracia Sunset Ridge Tomato and Garlic Pasta Sauce, Tomato Sauce, Hot Chili Paste and water. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Stir in ingredients in step (3) and simmer for another 5 minutes.
  6. Season with C.
  7. Pour the sauce over the cooked noodles and garnish with grated cheese and chopped parsley.

 

Rice Wraps

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Makes 8 to 10 wraps

Ingredients:

A) Rice          
Nutrigracia Organic Xiang Shui Fragrant Rice                       250g
Nutrigracia Organic Black Rice                                              5-10g
Nutrigracia Organic Pearl Rice                                               250g
Filtered water                                                                          550ml

B) Seasoning the rice
Organic Lemon, juice                                                              3-4 tsp
Nutrigracia Energized Sesame Dressing                                 35ml
Nutrigracia Organic Palm Sugar                                             10g

C) Fillings
Org. Iceberg Lettuce                                                               1 nos
Organic Carrots, julienned                                                      2 medium
Organic Japanese Cucumber, julienned                                  2 medium
Organic Red Cabbage, sliced                                                 400g
Avocado Slice                                                                         1 (optional)

D) Garnish
Nutrigracia Organic Chia Seeds                                            
Nutrigracia Organic White sesame
Nutrigracia Organic Black Sesame
Nutrigracia Organic Treasure Powder

Preparations                                                                                     

  1. Rinse and wash the black and white rice variety, separately.
  2. Without mixing the white and black varieties, place them together in a rice cooker, add in water and let it cook in a rice cooker.
  3. Work on your fillings(C) while the rice cooks.
  4. Mix B together and set aside.
  5. After the rice is cooked, off the heat and let the rice steam for an additional 5 minutes.
  6. Mix B into the rice while the rice is still warm and set aside. Let it cool for at least 15 minutes.
  7. Lay your sheet of lettuce shiny side down on the mat, with the lines on it running the same direction as the bamboo mat. Wet your hands and gather up a ball of rice.
  8. Carefully spread it out over the sheet of lettuce, leaving about 1" uncovered along the top edge.                    
  9. Add in your fillings and start rolling.
  10. Roll firmly but not so tightly that ingredients are squeezed out of the ends of the roll.
  11. Place the roll on the cutting board and, with a very sharp and wet knife, gently slice through the roll in the middle. Use the wet towel to clean the rice from your knife between slices. Cut your roll in 8-10 pieces.

 

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Many heartfelt thanks to our amazing audience who came and made the event such an exciting one!

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