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Seaweed Menu in the Maldives

Submitted by on August 23, 2023 – 12:42 amNo Comment

Nova Maldives Special to Road Trips for Foodies
By Athena Man

Nova Maldives, the new resort in the Maldives, has introduced a seaweed menu, a celebration of the ocean’s wonders. Fusing innovation and a deep appreciation for the marine environment, Nova presents this dining experience at its overwater Teppanyaki restaurant, Mizu.

Nestled amidst the waters of South Ari Atoll, with views of the Indian Ocean, Mizu captivates guests with a fusion of ocean delicacies and seaweed flavors. Each dish embodies a blend of culinary expertise and a commitment to healthier, sustainable dining.

Guests embarking on this gastronomic journey will be greeted with an array of starters bursting with flavor, such as Temaki rolls featuring flying fish roe, white snapper marinated with passion fruit and green cucumber, and crispy mushroom and wake dumplings, known as Gyoza. Soup lovers will savor the Japanese clear broth Kombu with root vegetables, tofu, and Katsuobushi, showcasing the umami flavours of seaweed.

The main courses include vegetable Yaki soba noodles with hijiki and tender baby chicken, complemented by a seaweed apple sauce. Elevating the dining experience further, the menu boasts options like Wakame-crusted beef steak and salmon filet rolled in Yaki Nori, as well as fresh prawns glazed with Miso-yuzu sauce and Chuka Wakame.Nova Maldives

No culinary journey is complete without a sweet finale. For a sweet treat, there’s a coconut and pandan flavored layer cake with Nori and spirulina ice cream.

Executive Chef Sanjeet Gopee said, “At Nova, we constantly strive to push the boundaries of traditional cuisine and promote sustainability and health-conscious dining. By embracing the incredible versatility of seaweed, we not only deliver exceptional flavors but also contribute to our guests’ nutrition. Seaweed is packed with essential vitamins such as A, B, C, and E, Omega-3 fat, and minerals such as iodine, calcium, iron, zinc, and magnesium, offering numerous health benefits, including reduced inflammation, enhanced energy, support bone health, hormonal balance, and even cancer prevention. Our guests are in for a flavorful voyage and a superfood experience.“

Nova MaldivesNova’s refined seaweed menu is a testament to its dedication to creating memorable moments for guests, immersing them in the magnificence of the ocean while promoting sustainable and health-conscious dining.

Nova embodies the very essence of the Pulse Hotels & Resorts brand. It’s a refreshing take on the all-inclusive concept that extends beyond the meals and services, welcoming everyone to enjoy what Nova offers. This 76 villa island is in South Ari Atoll and is reached by seaplane and guests of all ages are welcome.?From beach volleyball and diving to local art and culture, from the stylish, laid-back land and over-water villas to deliciously fresh dining, Nova is about people taking the time to do what makes their soul happy.

Established in 2015, Pulse Hotels and Resorts is an umbrella brand for a range of innovative and contemporary hotels and resorts that are being built upon their core philosophy of being smart, playful, rooted, and responsible.

(Photos courtesy of Nova)

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