Without a doubt, the ocean’s are on the minds of every environmentally-conscious global person out there. The ocean is facing many problems today, from environment modification to over fishing and more recently the growing fear of micro plastics. Obviously, there have been lots of campaigns to raise awareness, in all shapes and sizes. Just recently, among the world’s largest hotel groups, Marriott International, began their own campaign in the spirit of World Ocean’s Day through cuisine.Calling on all the

Marriott International hotels, the business challenged their worldwide network into developing a an unique meal with the brief “Fishing for Your Favourite Seafood Dish “. Each dish submitted would be evaluated on Creativity, Certification/Sourcing Data (to make sure sustainable/ethical sources )and Applicability to a Hotel Menu.350+submissions were participated in the obstacle from around the

world, suggesting the difficulty was severe. However, among all the competitors out there it was a Bali-based cooking ambassador that won this global challenge!Wayan Suriawan, the Commis Chef at The Stones– Legian, Bali, A Marriot Autograph Collection Hotel, made the

island proud with an Indo-Malay meal called “Ikan Asam Pedas”, or Spicy Tamarind Fish. This specially ready meal integrates the acidity of tamarind with coconut and a crunchy jicama salad, blended together with the island favourite Balinese sambal matah chilli relish. He used cod as the base, sustainably sourced from a regional Balinese angler. Chef Wayan Suriawan’s Ikan Asam Pedas This challenge-winning dish has been made readily available at the Big Fish Bar & Grill and Stones Cooking area, the dining establishments discovered at The Stones– Legian, Bali. You can

try this succulent and sustainable dish from the

month of July to September, for just IDR 170,000 ++including a glass of beer, soft beverage or juice.This difficulty from Marriott International was efficient in triggering cooking professionals to truly believe about not just what their food tastes like however where it comes from. Naturally, with the end item looking as scrumptious as the Ikan Asam Pedas, the

message will also infect diners. Certainly an unique, and tasty, method of spreading out the message to safeguard our oceans.The Stones– Legian, Bali– Autograph Collection Jl. Raya Pantai Kuta– Banjar Legian Kelod +62 361 300 5888 The post This Bali-Made Seafood Dish Simply Won a Marriott International Recipe Competition appeared initially on NOW! Bali.