Luxury Hotels are often associated with gourmet cuisine and exquisite wines... 
At Constance Hotels & Resorts, we believe it is:  A Harmony of Flavours

It is the assemblage of different flavours, the sauvignon carefully selected by a sommelier and the immaculate service of an experienced waiter

Treat your palate to a luxury culinary invasion whether you choose À la carte or buffet at any of our restaurants.

Our chefs

Alexis Voisin, Constance Belle Mare Plage Alexis Voisin
Belle Mare
Michael Scioli – Constance Le Prince Maurice Michael Scioli
Constance Prince Maurice
Jordi Villa – Constance Halaveli Maldives

Jordi Vila
Constance Lemuria Seychelles

Nicholas Heaviside, Constance Ephelia Seychelles Nicholas Heaviside
Constance Ephelia Seychelles
Gabriel Le Roux

Gabriel Le Roux
Constance Halaveli Maldives

Moreno at Constance Moofushi Maldives

Constance Moofushi Maldives


The most exquisite of flavours

Our daring Sommelier and Chef goes beyond
white wine and fish!

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some faulty percepts on wine pairing



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& Bars

  • Archipel

    Savour fine dining and discover Constance's philosophy of food with a light Mauritian twist at Archipel restaurant.
    Beautifully crafted food is served in an elegant setting with view out across the beach or the infinity pool. Amateurs de vin can request to have their fine food pair with an exclusive wine from our wine cellar.

    Opening hours: Breakfast: 7.30am – 10.30am / Lunch: 12.30pm – 3.30pm / Dinner: 7.00pm – 10.30pm
    Dress Code

    Wine list

  • Le Barachois

    Stroll down a lantern-lit pontoon that heads mysteriously through mangrove trees until you find yourself in the romantic seclusion of Le Barachois.
    Enjoy a candlelit feast of authentic Indian Ocean flavours as you  float above the calm water of the barachois, on one of the restaurant’s 5 floating decks

    Opening hours:
    Dinner: 7.00pm – 10.30pm
    Dress Code  |  Wine list

  • Asian

    Regardless of regional differences in cuisine, Constance's philosophy of food embraces nature’s diversity and serves beautifully crafted food through fresh produces, innovative techniques and a harmony of flavours. Enjoy our new sushi bar where fresh sushi, other fine Japanese food and some classic chinese dim sum can be appreciated. 
    Opening hours: 
    Lunch: 12.30pm – 3.30pm | Dinner: 7.00pm – 10.30pm
    Dress Code
    Breakfast and lunch - Smart casual (swimwear, bikinis, sleeveless T-shirt, sarongs are not accepted)
    Evening - Elegant chic (tee-shirts, shorts, Bermudas shorts, faded jeans, sandals, flip flops, tongs, slippers and sports shoes are not allowed)

  • Laguna Bar

    Situated in the main building with two sundecks, Laguna bar overlooks the pool and the beach. Exquisite cocktails and live entertainment are on the menu every night (piano, sitar, and concert flute, jazz) A Juice Bar by the pool is open from 9 am to 5 pm.
    Opening hours:  18.00 - 00.00
    Pool and beach orders from 12.30 to 17.00
    Dress Code: Smart casual (swimwear, bikinis, sleeveless T-shirt, sarongs are not accepted)
    Evening - Elegant chic (tee-shirts, shorts, Bermudas shorts, faded jeans, sandals, flip flops, tongs, slippers and sports shoes are not allowed)

  • Lotus Lounge Bar

    The trendy Lounge Bar is located in the main building, adjacent to Archipel restaurant. Ideal for an aperitif before dinner and drinks after dinner in an elegant and intimate atmosphere.

    Opening hours: 18.00 - 24.00
    Dress Code: Elegant chic (Tee-shirts, shorts, Bermudas shorts, faded jeans, sandals, flip flops, tongs, slippers and sports shoes are not allowed in our bar)

  • Floating Bar

    Opened from 18h30 until 23h00, the floating bar is an incredible spot with a beautiful and peaceful atmosphere. Enjoy your aperitif while listening to relaxing music and gazing down the Indian Ocean.

    Opening hours: 18.30 - 23.00
    Dress Code: Elegant chic (tee-shirts, shorts, Bermudas shorts, faded jeans, sandals, flip flops, tongs, slippers and sports shoes are not allowed) 

  • Wine Cellar

    Close to the Archipel restaurant, our Wine Cellar measuring approximately around 175m² is dedicated to exclusive wines with more than 25,000 bottles from around the world. The cellar has been designed with wine lovers in mind with a dedicated area for wine tasting.

    Dress Code: Elegant chic (tee-shirts, shorts, Bermudas shorts, faded jeans, sandals, flip flops, tongs, slippers and sports shoes are not allowed) 


& Bars

  • Blue Penny Cellar

    An exclusive à la carte restaurant located in a sophisticated wine cellar evoking the charm of  “la haute cuisine” melting with gourmet cold cut and cheese selections, homemade delicacies and wine flight experiences.
    The elegant yet relaxed Blue Penny Cellar houses around 15,000 bottles from more than 1,300 wineries around the world.
    Wine lovers and taste chasers, Blue Penny Cellar is the place to be!
    Opening hours: 19.00 – 23.30 (last order 21.30)
    Dress Code | Wine List

  • La Citronnelle

    Innovative culinary classics from around the globe for breakfast and dinner in a convivial surrounding with a panoramic view of the beach, La Citronelle restaurant exudes a beautiful al fresco seating area.

    The daily changing buffet with live cooking stations offers the world on a plate with traditional and contemporary dishes to suit every taste.

    Opening hours: 07.00 - 10.30 and 18.30 - 23.30 (last order 22.30)
    Dress Code

  • La Spiaggia

    A sunny à la carte restaurant situated within the villa compound and set on a wooden deck.
    La Spiaggia offers outstanding views of the ocean and exudes a real tropical charm.
    Start with an exquisite glass of bubbly from our Champagne trolley and delight in a variety of creative preparations from the Mediterranean Sea while listening to the lapping of the Indian Ocean.

    Opening hours:19.00 - 23.30 (last order 21.30)
    Dress Code

  • Deer Hunter

    Located in the clubhouse of the Legend golf course, the restaurant enjoys a superb view of the greens, and the Java deer can be seen roaming around.
    Offering traditional cuisine of the Indian Ocean, in an authentic dining ambience, Deer Hunter restaurant is open for continental breakfast with a Mauritian touch for early golfers, lunch and light snacks in the afternoon. 
    A la carte/set menu for dinner including signature venison and BBQ dishes are also available.

    Opening hours: 07.00 - 10.00, 12.00 - 17.30 and 19.00 - 23.30 (last order 21.30)
    Dress Code

  • Le Swing

    Situated in the clubhouse of the Links Golf Course, Le Swing restaurant overlooks the magnificent golf course with a superb view of its surroundings.
    Open for lunch and offering a selection of light snacks, salads and sandwiches in the afternoon to fit in between your next swing.
    Le Swing Restaurant is also the place to enjoy a perfect sundowner!

    Opening hours: 12.00 - 15.00
    Dress Code


    LAKAZE” meaning “home” in the Creole language is a lively beach restaurant with a barefoot concept - the epitome of relaxation and comfort.
    Enjoy a cutting edge menu featuring a salad bar, gourmet sandwiches, meat and seafood from the grill prepared on the spot and a lavish dessert buffet with a spectacular view over the lagoon. Pancakes, waffles, cakes and ice-cream make the perfect tea time on the beach.

    Opening hours: 12.00 - 15.00 and 16.00 – 18.00
    Dress Code

  • Indigo

    Perfectly situated at the edge of the turquoise water, Indigo Restaurant offers a splendid view of the sea and the pool.
    For lunch, afternoon bites and à la carte/themed dinners under the stars. There is a fine selection of the finest sushi, meat, seafood out of the Josper Charcoal Oven, South East Asian delicacies, original pizza from the traditional Ambrogi wood fire oven.
    The urban chic Indigo restaurant is also a place where you can lounge in the cabanas while sipping a refreshing drink.

    Opening hours: 12.00 – 15.00 (full menu) and 15.00 – 19.00 (snack menu)
    Dress Code

  • The Bar

    The Bar, a vibrant and chic area, situated in the heart of the resort overlooking the pool, houses a remarkable 10m long bar counter, over 200 Rums from around the world and excellent cocktails.
    Live entertainment and the stylishly designed floating loungers on the pool add an extra dash of sophistication to The Bar

    Opening hours: 08.00 – 00.30
    Dress Code

  • The Blu Bar

    Named after the striking blues of the ocean and the sunlit tropical sky, The Blu Bar adjacent to the Indigo restaurant is stylish and unique in its kind.
    Enjoy a selection of healthy juices, homemade iced tea, signature Tiki Chic cocktails created by our award winning brigade of bartenders.
    Coffee lovers are in for a treat at the Barista corner. Try it!

    Opening hours: 10.00 – 17.00
    Dress Code


& Bars

  • The Legend

    Legend Restaurant offers a lavish buffet for breakfast and dinner. At lunch time, an  à  la carte menu with all-time favourites is served by the pool.
    Every evening, our chefs propose a trip to different parts of the culinary world interacting with you in a "cooking show" style !
    Our pastry themes changes everyday. Look out for the chocolate extravaganza once a week !
    Opening Hours:
    Breakfast: 7.00am – 10.30am - Lunch: 12.00pm – 6.00pm - Dinner: 7.00pm – 10.30pm
    Dress Code Wine List Sommelier Suggestion


  • Diva

    In the evening, DIVA is the place for modern and tasty cuisine served in a casual chic atmosphere, designed by French interior designer Marc Hertrich. 
    The wine list is simply the most complete and desirable in the region. Don’t miss the “sommelier wine room experience” and sample a wide selection of whiskies at DIVA bar.
    Golf menu available from 9:00 to 18:00 | Open for dinner from 19:00 to 22:30. Booking is recommended
    Diva bar : 9am to 11:30pm
    Restaurant will be closed at lunchtime in August
    Dress Code  Wine List Sommelier Suggestion

  • The Nest

    Sample fresh seafood from the Indian Ocean in Creole style at The Nest, perfectly located on the rock peninsula between the two Anse Kerlan beaches. Sit back and enjoy the stunning beauty of Petite Anse Kerlan from the restaurant’s exquisite location, and spot the delicate flight of the Paradise Fly Catcher birds during the day. The signature coconut sherbet is a must-try… At The Nest, true Creole flavours are revealed.
    The deck located “on the rocks” behind the restaurant is the most private location of the hotel for very exclusive dinners and the perfect place to celebrate special occasions.
    Open for lunch from noon to 15:30; and for dinner from 19:00 to 22:30. Booking is strongly recommended
    Dress Code Wine List | Sommelier Suggestion


  • Legend Pool Bar

    The all-day bar to enjoy an ice-cold beer, a smoothie or a tropical cocktail by the pool or… in the pool. Meet our pet peacock while enjoying a selection of cool sundaes, delicious waffles or fancy ice-cream cones.
    A welcoming and comfortable al fresco smoking lounge is available just in front of the bar.

    Opening hours: 9:00 to 19:00, weather permitting
    Dress Code

  • Takamaka

    Snack in style at Takamaka, just a few metres away from the turquoise water of Petite Anse Kerlan.
    A selection of salads, sandwiches, ceviches as well as fresh sushi with a Seychellois twist can be enjoyed under the shade of swaying coconut trees.
    Takamaka is also the perfect place to marvel at legendary Praslin sunsets!
    Open every day
    Lunch  : 12 noon to 4pm
    Takamaka bar  : 10am to 7pm
    Dress Code


& Bars

  • Corossol

    Corossol is Ephelia’s main buffet restaurant offering breakfast and dinner. The restaurant offer dishes from different cuisine of the world - from tandoori to pizza, it’s a real harmony of flavours. The dining area is spread around in different units and features various types of seating, offering a variety of ambiances.

    Opening hours: Breakfast - 7.00-10.30 / Dinner - 18h30 - 22h30
    Dress Code

  • Helios

    Helios is a casual chic restaurant offering a Mediterranean buffet and is situated at the South beach. Open for lunch with influences from South of France, Italy, Spain, Morocco and Lebanon. Choose from a selection of Tapas, Mezze and Antipasti or simply a thin crispy pizza. Themed evening diner on request.

    Opening hours: Lunch - 12h00 to 15h00 / Dinner - 19h00 - 22h00 / Beach Menu: 12h00 - 17h00
    Dress Code

  • Adam & Eve

    Embedded in nature loving structure Adam & Eve Restaurant embraces the four elements water, air, earth and fire.
    The food concept focuses mainly on the flavours of South East Asia with an emphasis on Malay, Singapore and Indonesian cuisines. An interactive and fun cuisine focusing on national dishes of the region and famous street foods. This restaurant is all about family, bringing guests together at the table. At Adam & Eve you will experience all the pungent and fragrant flavours of South East Asia. 

    Opening hours: Lunch is from 12h00 - 15h00 / Beach Menu: 12h00 - 17h00 / Dinner : 19h00 to 22h00 
    Dress Code

  • Cyann

    Cyann, unique in its concept and design; offers a beautiful view over Port Launay Marine Park. You can enjoy a selection of signature dishes that combines the precision of French culinary techniques with local and Asian influences. A sushi bar near the pool open for lunch and dinner is not to be missed!

    Opening times: Lunch: 12h00 to 15h00 / Sushi: 12h00 to 16h00 / Dinner: 19h00 to 22h00 
    Dress Code  |  Wine List - RedWine List - White


  • Seselwa

    Seselwa “Cuisine des Iles” is an all-day à la carte restaurant facing the gorgeous North Beach. Designed with white furniture and brightly coloured cushions, it evokes freshness and the festive spirit of the Seychelles. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in buffet style.

    Opening hours: Lunch from 12h00 - 15h00  |  Dinner from 19h00 - 22h00
    Dress Code

  • Kabana

    Set up right on the beautiful Port Launay beach, with tables surrounded by chess game, bocci ball, beach volley or kids play ground;
    Kabana is a lively place offering a large choice of cocktails and tropical slushies.

    Opening hours: Lunch -10.00-18.00
    Dress Code

  • Zee Bar

    Zee bar is open all day until late evening, offering a selection of drinks and live music in the evening.
    For a quieter evening, choose the lounge next to the bar under a canopy of stars and sample signature cocktails.
    Dress Code

  • Helios Bar

    Helios bar next to Helios restaurant offer a classic selection of drinks and cocktails, our bartender specializes in freshly brewed ice teas, and a wide range of coffee drinks, both hot or cold.

    Opening hours: 10h00 - 23h00
    Dress Code

  • Adam & Eve Bar

    Adam and Eve bar with pool view faces the beach and is next to Adam & Eve restaurant. It specialises in fresh fruit and vegetable juices, smoothies, as well as local drinks served in green coconuts.

    Opening hours: 10h00 - 23h00
    Dress Code

  • Cyann Bar

    Cyann bar features a unique selection of aged rums from around the world and single malt whiskies, as well as rare spirits, saké and cocktails.
    Guests can also enjoy a glass of wine, especially selected by our sommelier from our in house cellar. The deck of Cyann bar is a perfect place to enjoy the evening breeze.

    Opening Hour: 10h00 - 00h00
    Dress Code

  • Seselwa Bar

    Seselwa bar is set right on the beautiful North Beach, peppered with relaxed seating. Seselwa bar is a place to enjoy a chilled beer or a tropical cocktail while listening to Creole tunes.

    Opening Hour: 10h00 - 00h00
    Dress Code



& Bars

  • Jahaz

    Elegant, laid back feel, Jahaz Restaurant and Bar offers one refined dining room as well as an extensive outdoor dining area so that you enjoy the sand between your toes , ocean and pool-side view.
    Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner; Jahaz restaurant consist of an extensive buffet - celebrating world's cuisine. Enjoy the vibrant theme evenings including live music and barbecues.

    Breakfast: 7.00am - 10.30am / Lunch: 12.00pm - 3.30pm / Dinner: 7.00pm - 10.30pm
    Dress code  |  Wine List

  • Jing

    Set in a serene area half way along the Halaveli jetty, Jing restaurant and bar offers the perfect fusion of Asian and European cuisine. It is ideal for candlelit dinners where the lapping of the ocean against the shore creates a pleasant ambiance for a sumptuous dinner.

    Open for Dinner only: From 7.00 pm till 10.30 pm
    The Jing restaurant closes one night per week.
    Dress code   |  Wine List

  • Meeru

    Embrace laid-back, barefoot chic at Meeru restaurant and enjoy a la carte menu of fresh seafood and meat.
    Simple, smart and seriously tasty, the classic grill kitchen is open for dinner. (subject to weather conditions)

    Dress code 

  • Jahaz Bar

    Main Beach Bar with 75 seatings, delicious drinks can be savoured while listening to live music. Experience our collection of refreshing cocktails made with the best liquors and fresh fruits or enjoy an ice-tea while making the most of the stunning view of the Indian ocean.

    Dress code 

  • Jing Bar

    Located half way along the Halaveli jetty; Jing Bar enjoys a beautiful location and view.
    Contemplate the beauty of the Indian Ocean while enjoying one of our signature cocktails.

    (22 seats inside + 16 seats outside on the terrace)
    Open from 06:30pm till 00h30. 

    Dress code 

  • Kaika Sushi

    Kaika Sushi – overlooks the magnificent turquoise lagoon at Constance Halaveli Maldives offering exceptional views.
    Sand floored sushi bar, with an open cooking counter so that guest sees the creation of their chosen dish.

    Be ready to feast on a variety of traditional Japanese sushi rolls, sashimi & Maki's.

    Open daily for lunch (Except Friday's) from 12:00pm to 03:30pm
    Dress code


& Bars

  • Manta

    Enjoy the barefoot dining experience at this buffet restaurant with partial white sand floors and views across the ocean. The theme of Manta restaurant changes daily so that you can enjoy different specialities on each day. Pair each night’s gastronomic delights with a perfect wine from our cellar with the help of our friendly sommeliers.

    Opening hours:
    Breakfast: 7:30 to 10:30
    Lunch: 12:30 to 14.30
    Dinner: 19:30 to 22:00

  • Alizée

    Dine on the beach at the elegantly laid back Alizée. Enjoy the beach lifestyle as you dine by the beach beneath the shade of luscious tropical palms. Beach Grill features a very casual and relax atmosphere and serves a vast selection of seafood dishes, grilled fish and meat, and amongst other specialties.

    Opening hours: 19.30 - 22.00

    Wine List

  • Totem Bar

    Relax out under the sun without leaving the beach at Totem bar. Enjoy fresh fruit smoothies, iced tea or something a little stronger under a canopy located beside the pool and metres from the ocean. Savour a range of snacks at lunchtime and enjoy a beautiful sunset in the evening.
    The menu offers a selection of all-time favourites such as hamburgers, sandwiches and fries.

    Opening hours: 10:30 until 23:30

  • Manta Bar

    Located next to the Manta restaurant, the Manta Bar has a lively, tropical and friendly atmosphere with sand floor open areas. Enjoy a wide selection of drinks is served including signature tropical cocktails and mocktails.
    After dinner, the bar is the perfect place to enjoy while listening or dancing to our DJ's selcetion of tunes.

    Opening Hour: 10.30 am to 00.30 am


& Bars

  • Tsarabanjina Restaurant

    Nestled on a private beach, Tsarabanjina Restaurant serves delicious Malagasy cuisine in a friendly, laid- back atmosphere. Delicious fresh seafood and enchanting ocean view, also on the menu.

    Lunch in a buffet style: 13:00 to 14:30
    Dinner (3 courses) from: 20:00
    Breakfast served from 7am and afternoon tea at 5pm. All included in the crystal package.
    Dress code: Relax, Barefoot

  • The Bar

    Sip a delicious cocktail while watching the sunset or simply join in for a relaxed drink in the white sand floored bar. With no closing time, you can drink and chill as much as you want. The friendly personel will only leave and close after the last guest.

    No closing time
    Dress code: Relax, Barefoot


& Bars

  • Neema restaurant

    A mixture of marvellous aromas awaits you at Aiyana Restaurant.
    Rich and varied Zanzibari, as well as international cuisines, served at the restaurant for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. Indulge in fresh fish and scrumptious seafood while marvelling at the beautiful hues of the Pemba Ocean

  • The Private Bar

    Enjoy fresh cocktails at the Private Bar. From floral to Berry and Boozy, there's a drink for every palate.

  • Shisha Lounge Area

    When the night is too good to end, stick to total relaxation and chill out mode at Shisha Lounge Area in the main restaurant.


Our recipes

Prince Maurice - Fruit Cake

Prince Maurice’s Fruit Cake


  • Butter 100g (soft) + 10g for the tin 
  • Icing sugar 60g
  • Eggs 2
  • Flour 65g
  • Heaping tsp baking powder 2
  • Raisins 65g
  • Shelled walnuts, coarsely chopped 50 g
  • Candied cherries 5
  • Dried figs, chopped 50g

Serves 4 

Preparation time: 35 minutes
Cooking time : 50 minutes

Preheat oven to 160 °C.

Whisk the butter and icing sugar in a bowl until pale and fluffy. Add the eggs one by one, still whisking, until you get a smooth batter. If the batter is not smooth enough, whisk it over a pan of simmering water for a few moments.

Break the cardamom pods in 2, extract the seeds. Mix the flour, baking powder, cardamom seeds, raisins, figs and walnuts. Add this to the batter.

Butter a cake tin and cover the inside with parchment paper; the paper should cover the bottom and two long sides of the tin, and reach slightly higher than the edges of the tin to facilitate unmoulding. Bake for about 50 minutes. Test doneness by inserting a thin knife blade into the cake: it should come out clean.

Once the cake is out of the oven, unmould it and let it cool on a rack.

Baking this cake in a low oven enhances all the flavours, particularly the sweet butter taste.

Foie Gras - Rocher

By Chef Jordi Vila

  • 500g Skinned hazelnuts
  • Foie Gras Ganache
  • 750 g Foie Gras
  • 15g Salt
  • 11.3 g Sugar
  • 1.5 g pink salt
  • 300 g Heavy cream, divided 75 g to dissolve the gelatin
  • 7.5 g Gelatin
  • Melt chocolate ; 250g Chocolate, dark

Toast hazelnuts at 165 °C until golden brown. Reserve 20 whole hazelnuts; chop the rest
Reserve 20 whole hazelnuts for the centers of your "rochers." You may not need all of them, but it's good to have extras.
Roughly chop the other hazelnuts. Pass through #10 and #5 sieves. You want to have about 300 g of uniform-size chopped nuts for final garnish. Re- chop or discard as needed.
Cook sous vide 54 °C for 30 min

While “foie” is cooking, combine salt, curing salt, sugar, and cream. Set aside. Pipe ganache into 30 mm hemisphere molds. Fill an even number of hemispheres with foie gras ganache, so the ganache is flush with the top of the mold.
TIP: Place the mold in a baking tray and tap on the counter to flatten and even out the ganache.
In half of the hemispheres, carefully place a whole toasted hazelnut in the center of the ganache.
Leave the other hemispheres with only ganache. Cover and freeze about 1 hour. Scoop out craters in half of the hemispheres.
Pipe ganache into 30 mm hemisphere molds. Fill an even number of hemispheres with foie gras ganache, so the ganache is flush with the top of the mold.
TIP: Place the mold in a baking tray and tap on the counter to flatten and even out the ganache.
Cover and freeze. Scoop out craters in half of the hemispheres. When ganache has frozen completely, remove from freezer.
In hemispheres with no hazelnuts, use a fine-tipped spoon to hollow out a crater large enough to fit a half a hazelnut.
Press halves together. Press hemispheres with craters onto hemispheres with hazelnuts to make spheres. Use a blowtorch to loosen up the mold and stick the halves together. Be sure to heat gently, or you will ruin the shape.
Once hardened, clean up the seam with a knife. Return to freezer.

Melt chocolate. Place a heat-conductive container in water bath. Take precautions to prevent water from getting in. Fill container with dark chocolate, and bring chocolate up to 131°F/55°C.
Remove container from water bath. Dip frozen spheres into melted chocolate. Using a tooth pick or skewer, dip frozen foie gras spheres into melted chocolate. Allow chocolate to fully harden before dipping a second time. It may be necessary to return spheres to freezer between dips for best results. (If returning to freezer, be sure to return your chocolate to the water bath to keep its temperature up.)
Garnish with chopped hazelnuts. Place chopped hazelnuts from step 2 in a bowl. One at a time, place chocolate covered spheres in the bowl. Using a blowtorch, carefully melt the outside of the spheres so the nuts will stick. Do not overheat or you will ruin the shape.
Serve with just a bit of salt if desired. We recommend Maldon sea salt flakes. Keeps for about two hours outside the fridge, but they are best enjoyed cold. Keeps in the fridge for 3–4 days. If well-sealed, keeps in the freezer for up to a month.

Meet the Chef


Palm kernel roll and shrimp ragout with mustard

By Chef Michael Sciolli

  • 1)Preparing the kernel:
    -1 white peeled kernel
    - 1 lemon
    - Water
    - Coarse salt
    - 2 eggs
    - 25 g wheat flour
    - 50 g white breadcrumbs
  • 2) The lemon foam:
    - 30 ml lemon
    - 20 ml water
    - 10 g white sugar
    - 0,6 g agar-agar
    - 40 g egg white


  • 3) The shrimp ragout:
    - 70 g shrimp tails
    - 50 g Paris mushrooms
    - 5 ml olive oil
    - 100 g crème fraîche
    - 20 ml dark rum
    - 2 g karipulay
    - 5 g Dijon mustard
    - 25 g chopped tomato confit
    - 1 g chopped fresh tarragon
  • 4) The garnish:
    - 80 g shrimp tails (4 pieces peeled)
    - 20 g semolina
    - 4 skewers

Procedure - Step 1 - Preparing the kernel:
Cut the lemon in half, squeeze it into a saucepan and add the kernel. Cover with water and salt.
Cook covered for 45 minutes from boiling. Keep it bubbling.
Once cooked, allow it to cool in the liquid and then keep it cold in the same way.
Remove the outer skin from the kernel and slice it into four portions.
Scoop out the inside with an apple corer, taking care to maintain the cylindrical shape of the removed portions.
Beat the eggs and slacken them with a little water.
Place the flour and breadcrumbs in two flat containers.
Coat the rolls one by one, by dipping them successively in the flour, egg and breadcrumbs. Store in a cold place.
Procedure - Step 2 - Preparing the lemon foam:
A maximum of an hour before serving, mix the water, juice and sugar. Bring to the boil and add the agar-agar. Melt it and let it cool to approximately 50°C. Add the egg whites and pour it into a siphon.
Add a cartridge and keep warm at 60°C, max.
Procedure - Step 3 - Preparing the shrimp ragout:

Peel the shrimp tails. Peel the mushrooms and let the trimmings infuse into the crème fraîche.
Cut the mushrooms into small cubes and sauté them in olive oil. Drain the fat and cool it quickly.

Cut the shrimp into small cubes and sauté them lightly in olive oil. Drain the fat and cool it quickly.Deglaze the pan with the rum. Add the infused cream, the karipulay and the mustard. Let it reduce until it has the consistency of a coating. Cool it quickly and set it aside.
At serving time, gather all the ingredients in a saucepan and warm them over a low heat.
Procedure - Step 4 - The garnish
At the last moment, roll the shrimp in the semolina and fry them.
Put them onto the skewers.
Finishing and Presentation:
Fry the palm well on each side in the food colorant. Place it in the centre of the plate. Fill the inside with the shrimp ragout. Arrange the skewers on top. On each side place two rolls that were cut out with an apple corer.
Cover the dish with the foam in front of the guests.

Meet the Chef


Fougasse Bread with Smoked Pork Belly

This wonderful bread served with smoked pork belly is perfect for snacking on at the start of a relaxed weekend

  • 75g boucane (smoked pork belly)
  • 125g flour
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 125g fine semolina
  • 10g fresh baker yeast
  • Olive oil for brushing
  • 5g salt
Serves 4

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Cooking time: 40 minutes

Raising time: 2 hours

Cut off the rind from boucane, then finely dice the meat. Cook it in boiling water for 20 minutes, then drain.

In a salad bowl, gather all the ingredients except the salt and boucane. Knead for 8 minutes. Add the salt and boucane, knead for 2 more minutes.

Divide this dough onto 2 equal-sized balls. Roll out each one separately in an oval shape, about 15 cm long and 5cm wide. Lay each fougasse on a biscuit sheet, cut 3 diagonal slits into each one with a sharp temperature. They should double in size.

Bake the fougasses for about 20 minutes in the oven. Take them out of the oven and brush them with olive oil.