Recipes

The two-day Chefs Culinary Training workshop held in Apia, Samoa in the context of the 2nd Pacific Agribusiness on Linking the agrifood sector to local markets for economic growth and improved food and nutrition security held on 29-August-1st September 2016 as a joint collaboration between the South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO), the Pacific Islands Private Sector Organisation (PIPSO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) and the Samoa Tourism Authority (STA) aimed at promoting links between agriculture and other productive sectors (such as tourism) in the Pacific islands and set up a regional initiative to drive plans for developing agribusiness and agritourism.

 The culinary training run by South Pacific celebrity chef ambassadors Robert Oliver and Colin Chung trained 25 young chefs preparing 20 new recipes which culminated with a diner Celebrating Pacific Islands Cuisines “Chefs for Development: Contemporary Island Cuisines” where participants in the Agribusiness Forum will be served meals prepared by the chefs based on organic ingredients supplied by local agribusinesses.

An inspirational menu showcased a range of the region’s most delicious products and demonstrate the capacity for Pacific foods to not only delight the senses, but also teach important lessons on quality, provenance and preparation. The Programme will culminate with a dinner under the theme of “Chefs for Development: Contemporary Island Cuisines” where participants in the Agribusiness Forum will be served meals prepared by the chefs based on organic ingredients supplied by local agribusinesses.

Download: Pacific Contemporary Island Cuisine recipes by Chefs Robert Oliver and Colin Chung

Download: 'Chefs For Development: The Role of Chefs in Linking Agriculture to Tourism in the South Pacific'

Recipe: Mud Crab in Coconut Miti

One by one, remove the fish from the bowl and coat with the fresh coconut, pressing the coconut on on with your hands ...

Recipe: Curried Breadfruit

Remove the skin from the breadfruit with a sharp knife, cut it in quarters and place it in a pot of cold water then bring to the boil...

MANGO SALSA

Recipe: Mango Salsa

Mix all ingredients in a bowl, cover and allow to rest ½ hour before serving ..

MANGO SALSA

Recipe: Koko & Peppa Tuna

Mix cracked pepper, salt and the grated Koko Samoa and set aside.Cut tuna into a long log...