Farm to Pool at Six Senses Laamu, a menu as fresh and organic as it gets

Six Senses Laamu features an organic garden where 40 different herbs, vegetables, salad leaves and micro-herbs are grown. Chef Martin and his culinary team have teamed up with the gardeners to create a daily-changing menu, entirely based on fresh and organic ingredients, served by the pool at Sip Sip.

The menu features a different starter, salad, pizza and dessert every day for guests to choose from.

“The idea is to offer guests an additional healthy set of light dish options to enjoy by the pool with locally sourced ingredients. Everything is prepared simply with no addition of processed or modified foods,” says Martin, executive chef.

Chef Martin shares one of his favourite, so far, Farm to Pool recipes for Goats’ Cheese Salad.

Ingredients:

  • 20 grams of mixed lettuce leaves
  • Five cherry tomatoes cut in half
  • Quarter of an onion
  • Three goat’s cheese patties
  • One tablespoon of mango compote
  • Four sundried tomatoes 
  • Micro herbs
  • Balsamic dressing 
  • Salt & pepper

Preparation:

  • Pane the goats’ cheese in flour, egg and panko breadcrumb and then shallow fry the goats’ cheese, until golden.
  • Combine lettuce and dressing.
  • Garnish with homemade semi dried tomato, mango compote and micro herbs.
  • Arrange the crispy goats’ cheese on top of the salad.

 

From all the Farmers and Chefs at Six Senses Laamu: Meerukon’ Kaalacchey (Bon Appétit). 

 

Six Senses Laamu is the only resort in the Laamu Atoll, deep in the Indian Ocean, surrounded by a beautiful coral house reef. Most of the villas and facilities are built overwater. However, beach villas and on-land dining is an option. All villas offer a sense of privacy and seclusion, with an amazing view to the Ocean and Maldivian nature.

Six Senses Laamu offers a wide range of dining options, with cuisines from around the world, a swimming pool with a sunken bar, an ice cream parlour, an overwater wine cellar and a signature Chill bar. Many activities, excursions and options are available for everyone to enjoy, both over water and underwater, in addition to the Six Senses Spa.

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