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Marron with Spring Vegetables

Marron with Spring Vegetables

 Ingredients for Marron  

  • 180g live marron
  • 50ml extra virgin olive oil
  • 2g sea salt

Method for Marron 

  1. Blanch marron in heavily salted water for 20 seconds. 
  2. Remove and chill in ice water until cool. 
  3. Remove the whole marron tail from the shell. 
  4. Place marron tail into a cryovac bag and season with olive oil and salt. 
  5. Seal on high in a vacuum pack machine. 
  6. Cook marron in a water bath at 53 degrees for 12 minutes. 
  7. Remove and set aside. 

Ingredients for Spring Vegetables 

  • 1 pencil leek
  • 1 baby turnip
  • 2 baby brussel sprouts
  • 5 baby cavolo nero leaves
  • 50g unsalted butter
  • 100ml fish stock
  • Baby herbs for garnish

Method for Spring Vegetables 

  1. Blanch all vegetables separately in salted water.
  2. Chill in a blast chiller.
  3. Roast the pencil leek in a hot pan until slightly darker than golden.
  4. Heat the turnip, sprouts and cavolo nero leaves in a butter and stock emulsion in separate pans.

Ingredients for Marron Bisque 

  • 1 shell from marron
  • 1 carrot
  • 1/2 a fennel head
  • 1 stick of celery
  • 1 star anise
  • 2 coriander seeds
  • 1 large tomato
  • 100ml fish stock
  • 20ml olive oil
  • 10ml brandy
  • 1 pinch of saffron

Method for Marron Bisque 

  1. Toast coriander seeds and star anise in a dry heavy-based pan with olive oil. 
  2. Peel and wash all vegetables except tomato, dice into 2mm squares. 
  3. Blanch and peel tomato, remove seeds and dice in large pieces. 
  4. Add marron shell to the pan and roast until golden. 
  5. Add tomato and deglaze with brandy. 
  6. Add fish stock and cook on low heat for 2 hours. 
  7. Continue to skim the top for any impurities. 
  8. After 2 hours remove coriander and star anise and blend mix in a bar blender. 
  9. Strain through a fine sieve and serve. 

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Level 36

Operating Hours

6pm - 10pm
Closed on Sunday and Public Holidays

Dress Code

Smart Casual

Smoking Policy

Smoking is not permitted in Altitude Restaurant.