The Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park’s poke bowl

28 Jul 2021 | Updated on: 27 Sep 2022 |By Luxury London

Taking its name from the Hawaiian word Poke, which translates as 'to slice or cut', preparing a poke bowl is really that simple. This version, from The Rosebery restaurant at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, makes


Soba noodlesAvocado, thinly sliced and seasoned with olive oil and saltPickled mooliWakame dry seaweedEdamameCarrots, shavedCucumber, shavedSesame seedsScottish salmon or firm tofu

For the Japanese dressing

Soy sauceSoy beansVegetable oilCitrus juiceMustard seedsWasabi Salt Pepper Coriander Vinegar


  1. Prepare salmon, if using, by curing for 24 hours in a 50% salt to sugar rub with a citrus zest of lemon, lime and orange. If using tofu, season in cornflour and deep fry.
  2. Blanche noodles in boiling water for 1 minute and leave to rest in a Japanese nesting bowl.
  3. Blanche edamame for 30 seconds.
  4. Roast sesame seeds briefly in a hot oven.
  5. Mix all ingredients for the Japanese dressing together in a bowl.
  6. Artfully place all ingredients into individual bowls.
  7. Serve with Japanese dressing on the side for a colourful summer lunch.

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