Ancient grain mix, marinated St. Jacobs oyster, avocado and pea salsa



  • 500g Ardo Ancient grain mix
  • 300g Ardo Avocado cube
  • 300g Ardo Pea puree
  • 100g Ardo Peas
  • 50g Ardo Asian style herb mix
  • 0.05l olive oil
  • 20pcs Jacob oysters
  • Yuzu
  • Sesame oil
  • Sushi seasoning
  • Shrimp crackers
  • Cucumber flowers
  • Salt


Looking to impress your guests with a unique and delicious dish that showcases the popularity of ancient grains? Look no further than this recipe for Ancient Grain Mix, Marinated St. Jacobs Oyster, Avocado, and Pea Salsa. This dish is perfect for Resto's, bistro's, events, and catering and is made using only the highest quality Ardo ingredients.

The Ardo ancient grain mix is made up of a variety of ancient grains, including quinoa, black rice, and buckwheat, which are packed with nutrients and provide a unique texture. The mix provides a nutty and slightly chewy texture, while the sesame oil and sushi seasoning add a unique and savory flavor to the grains. The St. Jacobs oyster, marinated in a mix of Asian-style herbs, olive oil, yuzu, and salt, provides a burst of umami flavor that pairs perfectly with the earthy taste of the ancient grains.

The avocado and pea salsa adds a creamy and refreshing element to the dish, with the crushed avocado cubes and garden pea puree creating a smooth and flavorful base. The addition of yuzu pepper and salt gives the salsa a zesty and tangy taste that complements the other ingredients.

The dish is garnished with garden peas, crackers, and flowers, providing a pop of color and a fresh, light flavor that balances the richness of the other components. All of these flavors come together in a beautifully balanced dish that showcases the unique and complementary flavor combinations that can be achieved with ancient grains, herbs, and fresh, high-quality ingredients.

To make it for your Resto, Bistro or catering business, simply follow these steps:

  1. Defrost the avocado cubes and briefly heat the garden pea puree.
  2. Mix the puree together with the crushed avocado cube, season this salsa with olive oil, yuzu pepper and salt. This creates a flavorful and visually appealing salsa that serves as the base of the dish.
  3. Crush the Asian-style herb mix in the mortar or food processor with some olive oil, yuzu and salt. Mix with the St Jacob's oyster cut into brunoise. This adds a burst of flavor to the dish and provides a unique twist on traditional oysters.
  4. Warm the ancient grain mix and season with sesame oil and sushi seasoning. This adds a unique and delicious flavor to the ancient grain mix, making it the perfect complement to the marinated oysters and salsa.
  5. Briefly cook the garden peas in salted water. This adds a pop of color and a burst of flavor to the dish.
  6. To assemble the dish, apply a mirror of salsa on the plate, top with the ancient grain mix and finally the marinated st Jacob's oysters. Drizzle with the marinade. Finish with the garden peas, crackers and flowers. This creates a visually stunning and delicious dish that is sure to impress your guests.

This recipe serves 10 and is an excellent way to showcase the versatility and nutritional benefits of ancient grains. If you're looking to stand out from the crowd and serve something unique and delicious, be sure to give this recipe a try.

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