Posh Food for a Posh New World

Posh food, the food exclusive to the wealthy or rather, food that only the rich can afford is one of the most attention-grabbing topics for us professional cooks. They sell great and for posh prices. Among some of the pleasures that the privileged sections enjoy, comfort food or delicious food rare to the common people is central. But the idea of posh food, as we should consider has revolutionized along with many of our lifestyle changes. The value of food never diminishes and yet the type of food preferred changes with generations.

The primitive idea of over nourished food or the old food fad is getting out dated. Now it is all about light food that will keep you active and fresh throughout the day. Because in a modern world where people are striving for intellectual fitness more than anything else, physical and mental well being is all that matters.

What the Modern Day Food is all About

Posh food or food, for that matter is getting more and more refined with time. The posh people consider their food in a much more rational and scientific way. Of course, the lavish way of eating may still persist, but now the idea of lavish too has much more to do with exotic flavors and items rather than the rich and fatty.

People are more concerned about cutting down their cholesterol level. Besides food fad is on the wane. And the class-divide in food comes with nutritional balance. So we can only imagine the level of perfection that the so called posh food will look for. It would probably be exciting to check out  some of the posh budget recipes. The idea of posh food now reflects freshness and vitality.

And, yes that’s why presentation while serving a dish also matters a little too often. What pleases the eye perhaps pleases all other senses much more than often. Ironically ever more true to the generation.

The Future of our Nutritional Choice

With health concerns ever on the rise, people will only keep getting more conscious about consuming food of a balance diet. With the current phenomena, it seems like only the rich can afford to be healthy. The, supposed to be healthy and fresh food items like fruits and vegetables are most infected with chemical contents and no longer healthy for consumption. Now there is a new surge for purer foods i.e. of organic quality food. So now, talk of quality food and the price of good food, it all about the scientifically ensured kind that counts.

Now that the idea of fresh and healthy is prime, fruit salads and green juices are items that are taking an upper hand. Adding great beverages in the category of fresh lime or fresh green veggies to the menu makes the best eatery for most people. And noticeably people are opting for more of food with medicinal value much more than just nutritional food items. In exactly this pattern, the trend of posh food is on the change. When people say they prefer exotic food, they are usually not looking for just good taste but also health benefits in terms of anti-aging or anti-oxidant food items.

Revolutionized

For example, sea food makes one of the most exotic and yet stimulating delicacies that modern generation grave for. In spite of the nasty taste that sea weeds give initially, people have begun to embrace its tangy saltiness and adding all kinds of flavors. It is no surprise that sea weeds have emerged as one of the most exotic in big demand because of its health benefits.

So what’s the big change? Once it was all about feisty treats of rich meat dishes and chocolaty or creamy layers of food; and all that too on the excess side. Now it is about moderation and the perfect balance that defines posh food. Well, you can check out new posh recipes here.

Bring On Those Feisty Meals

If you find yourself in one of these feasts, first thing, watch what you bite. Chances are, everything you bite into can be spicy delicious. Be it a homely feast or one of those cooking crazes at a party, get ready for the wacky flavors that stir up the foodie in you. From spicy cuisines to posh beverages and salads and pies, you know you will get a feisty treat.

Exquisites Around the World

In that strain, some of the world’s spiciest cuisines include Chinese Sichuan cuisines, Ethopian Doro Wat, Korean Jigaes, Indian Chilli Paneer, Mexican Chilate De Pollo, Tibetan La Phing etc. Fixing these dishes may need elaborate preparations. And deliciously spicy cuisines like the Bunny Chow from South Africa and Camarones a la Diabla from Mexico would make the best dishes for feasts. Not forgetting the exotic Devil’s Curry from Malaysia? However sophisticated the sort of cooking appliances we require to prepare, it has got to be one of the must-dishes on my list.

What’s That I like About Feast

But the ultimate idea of a feast would be that of steaming hot food combined with the aromatic flavor of exquisite beverages. As I imagine feasts are a sumptuous sight with a rich variety of food that can drunken you just by the sight. So, a feast better be about generous occasion. Because feasts are not just feasting for our stomach but also for all our five senses. Should we not add the luscious richness of fruity colors and chocolate desserts? Cakes and pies are just as essential for filling up your happy tummy.

Some Chessy Facts About my Idea of Feasts

And what are the best feisty treats that can save the day? Music is another food for our senses which can give us an overwhelming feeling of contentment. Better not omit that. If you are serving posh food, accompany them with posh music too.

With so much going on both in the flavor of each dish and the huge variety of food items, we cannot forget about thirst quenching juices and cold drinks either, can we?

A feast means intense cooking, we also need the best cooking appliances. While we have the cream whipped up in the mixer, you have to get crumbs running in your confectionery oven. And feast are a mouth watering affair for both the quests and the host, get sufficient or more than enough stock.

Exotic Flavors! It’s Taste Time

It is said that good food is a key to the heart? Indeed, it should be. Especially because we know food is the one way of refueling and boosting our body and soul. Good food rejuvenates us all the time with renewed zeal. Well, it is also no surprise that food is always part of celebrations. The most savory dishes that make a sumptuous meal; ain’t it exciting to think of such feast?

Well there are a bunch of cooks who cook purely for love of cooking while there are a bunch of foodies like me who cook purely for the love of eating all the luscious food on the other hand. Well, both cooks will love these exotic flavors. So try them out and feel the tang, the glaze, the zest and savor each taste because they are fabulous stuff; divinely exotic.

The Zesty Thai Lobster Cuisine

Its piquant, it’s got the extra seasoning, the blend and it’s got the added zip. Best taken with grilled chickens or simple marinades.

Ingredients

  • 2 cooked lobster tails
  • 1 tbsp of vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 tbsp of Asian Blend
  • 4 cups of chicken or fish broth
  • 1 tbsp of grated lime skin
  • 1/3 cup of long-grain rice
  • 1 cup of coconut milk
  • 6 large sliced mushrooms
  • 2 chopped green onions
  • 1 Thai chile
  • 1 tbsp of fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tbsp of fresh lemon juice
  • Garnishes: lime wedge, fresh cilantro

Procedures

  1. Separate the lobster meat from its shell and then slice it to start with.
  2. Heat the vegetable oil on medium heat, stir in the Asian Blend and sauté for a minute. Then add the lemon skin along with broth and stir in the rice too. close the lid on and simmer on reduced heat for about 20 minutes.
  3. Pour in the coconut milk, stir in the mushroom and cook it as you stir for about 5 minutes.
  4. Put in the lobster, the green onions, halved chile and also the cilantro which should then be cooked for not less than 5 minutes.
  5. Turn off the heat, and add lime juice. Garnish and serve.

Seafood Tagine

It’s the salty and sour zest, and aroma that makes it just so scrumptious. This Moroccan dish can maintain its zest with fresh lemon juice too.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley leaf, chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2 cup olive oil (extra virgin)
  • 1 tbsp of ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons sweet Hungarian paprika
  • 8 saffron threads, grounded
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 6 ounces of snapper fillets
  • 4 peeled tomatoes, seeded & chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • 1 tbsp of ground cumin
  • 1/2 tbsp of salt
  • 1/4 tbsp of fresh pepper, grounded
  • 1/4 cup olive oil, extra virgin
  • 2 diagonally sliced carrots
  • 1 onion, sliced thinly
  • 1 tbsp of preserved lemon
  • 12 kalamata, pitted
  • Garnish: fresh flat parsley leaf

Procedures

  1. Mix the first seven ingredients in a bowl large enough to contain.
  2. Place the snapper fillets in a baking dish and pour the parsley mixture over the fillet evenly. Cover the dish and chill it, turning at least once or more if required.
  3. Heat the tomato, cumin and garlic over a medium flame and bring it to a boil. Simmer with a reduced heat for about 8 minutes until it thickens slightly but do stir occasionally. Turn off the heat and season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  4. Use a Dutch oven to heat the olive oil on medium heat where onion, carrot and tomato is to be added once warm enough. Cook it covered for about 12 minutes, until the carrot is tender.
  5. Remove the mixture from heat and place the chilled fillet on it. Top fillet with preserved lemon very evenly and then sprinkle olives. Cook it covered again for 10 minutes over medium heat until fish flakes.
  6. Remove from heat, garnish and it is ready to serve.

Alongside these dishes, you may check out some other posh new recipes too. And do make sure you patch these fabulous dishes with the most suitable beverages.