John and Asia's Rainbow Forest

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Ingredients:

½ pumpkin
1 green banana (boiled until cooked through)
1 eggplant
5 taro leaves
2 cups coconut cream
1 passionfruit
1 teaspoon sesame oil
Fresh grated coconut

Method:

  1. Peel and remove seeds from pumpkin.
  2. Chop into chunky pieces.
  3. Boil for 10 minutes.
  4. Drain and cool, then blend with half a cup of coconut cream and set aside.
  5. Remove skin from green banana and cut into three slices lengthways.
  6. Grill for 5 minutes each side.
  7. Slice eggplant into similar size as banana.
  8. Brush with oil and grill for 7-10 minutes.
  9. Boil taro leaves in remaining coconut cream for 15 minutes, and season.
  10. For the dressing scoop flesh out of passionfruit.
  11. Mix with sesame oil.

To serve:

  1. Pour pumpkin mash into middle of plate.
  2. Add taro leaves on top.
  3. Add grilled banana and eggplant.
  4. Dab with dressing and garnish with fresh grated coconut.
 

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