A Taste of Finland with Sara La Fountain @ The Royale Chulan

29 May 2012
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Sara La Fountain

In conjunction with the Fourth Installment of Celebrity Chef Series, American-Finnish celebrity chef Sara La Fountain is here in Malaysia thanks to American Express and Asian Food Channel (AFC), the premier food and lifestyle channel in Asia.

Away from the camera, Chef La Fountain runs a catering service and a cooking school. She also maintains her own blog, Passion for Fashion & Food and is a food columnist for several newspapers and magazines in Finland. As an author, Chef La Fountain has also published several books – A la Sara, her first book, earned her the prestigious Gourmand World Cookbook Award in the “Best First Cookbook” category.

In this tour titled A Taste of Finland with Sara La Fountain, Sara La Fountain will show you how to prepare tasty and refreshing Nordic cuisine using simple ingredients in a series of live cooking demonstration. You then will get to taste the dishes after the demonstration.

During the cooking demonstration with food sampling session for members of the media, guests were served with 3 dishes and it was held in Bunga Emas Restaurant, The Royale Chulan Kuala Lumpur.

Appetizer: Goat Cheese Salad with Beetroot, Dark Sweet Bread Croutons, Marinated Red Onions and Blueberry-Balsamic Vinaigrette

Utensils and ingredients for the appetizer

Sara La Fountain is not only beautiful, she’s also very bubbly and
entertained us with her stories back home in Finland.

Besides taste and texture, the look of the dish is also very important to Sara.
Therefore, she always carefully decorate her dishes before serving them 😉

She decided to name it as Sara’s Salad as the original name is too long

Presenting to you, Sara’s Salad

Goat Cheese Salad with Beetroot, Dark Sweet Bread Croutons,
Marinated Red Onions and Blueberry-Balsamic Vinaigrette

Main course: Fried Fish with Summer Potato Vegetable Salad

Perch fillet

Ingredients to prepare Fried Fish with Summer Potato Vegetable Salad

This crispy fish fillet is simply tantalizing and easy to prepare!
I’m going to cook this soon 🙂

Fried Fish with Summer Potato Vegetable Salad

Sara also took the opportunity to introduce her book, Passion for Food

Dessert: Summer Pavlova with Passionfruit Cream served with Strawberries and Pistachios

According to Sara, Finnish loves summer a lot because that is the time where 
they can finally stop ‘hibernating’ and come out to do lots of activities!

Summer Pavlova with Passionfruit Cream served with Strawberries and Pistachios

Sara La Fountain and I

For more information on A Taste of Finland with Sara La Fountain and bookings, please visit the AFC
Studio website, www.theafcstudio.com.

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