The crisp golden surface encases a slightly chewy and intensely flavoured centre. The banana, walnuts, cacao nibs, and sourdough starter contribute their unique strengths to shape these awesome sweet sourdough waffles.
Waffles are simply a packaging for ingredients of your choice. But oh what a beautiful package.
Crispy potato waffles are a delight any time, but add the complexity of black sausage and a dab of crème fraîche and you have something worthy of savoring together with a good wine.
Succulent sweet corn and umami-packed green onions are encased here in crisp waffles. While delicious on their own, the three dips add their own very distinctive dimensions.
The flavour and texture combinations worked beautifully here – the crisp sweetness of the watermelon and fennel salad, with the hints of aniseed from the fennel, and the nutty crunchy yet creamy waffles.
The sweetness of the corn and zucchini is complemented by salty, savoury pancetta resulting in simply delicious waffles. But why stop there. The roast garlic and red pepper dressing ups the delectable rating a few more notches.
Rogan josh is a spicy dish of Persian or Kashmiri origin. Made with individual spices rather than a curry mix, this Kashmiri lamb curry has considerable depth of flavour. The waffles and raita provide a welcome cooling balance.
One of the things that gives Korean cuisine such a distinctive character is fermentation. Two of the primary ingredients in this kimchi waffle dish, the kimchi and the gochujang paste, are the result of fermentation of vegetables, particularly chillis.
Miso, wakame, and roasted red peppers transform the salmon head stock into something divine. Add the flaked salmon, and the carrot and daikon waffles, which act like dumplings, and you have a salmon miso soup as nutritious as it is delicious.
Sometimes a combination of ingredients exceeds all one’s expectations. The black rice brings a delicious nutty component to these yeast based waffles. And the texture – crunchy on the outside and chewy on the inside.
These Chinese sausage waffles have that freshly baked bread aroma from the yeast. Layered on that is the sweet umami character of the Chinese sausage. This pairs perfectly with the miso enhanced red pepper and pea salad.
These corn and roasted red pepper waffles are made using yeast as a leavening agent, adding a layer of flavour and a slight chewiness to the texture.