Sardine & burratina pugliese tomato caramel, quinoa crisp

By Chef Gregoire Berger

Ossiano Atlantis The Palm – Dubaï


• 50g white sugar
• 50g salt
• 1 orange
• 1 lemon
• 10g chopped dill
• 1 Tsp white peppercorns
• 1 Tsp fennel feeds
• 3 fillets Qwehli® sardines

Mix sugar and salt. Use a Microplane® and zest orange and lemon. Mix well, cover and cure the sardines for 20 minutes. Rinse and pat dry.


• 500g vine tomatoes
• 10g white peppercorns
• 2 cloves garlix
• 3 sprigs thyme

Blend tomatoes and garlic in the Thermomix®. Add white peppercorns and thyme. Cook for 20min. hang overnight. Reduce to syrup.


• 500ml milk
• 20g white wine vinegar
• 2 sprigs thyme
• 3 cloves garlic
• 1 bay leaf
• 200g burrata pugliese

Infuse milk with other ingredients. Heat up to 82°C, add the vinegar. Once the whey separates, hang in muslin cloth overnight. Scoop out burrata and mix with equal of ricotta cheese. Serve with tomato and olive salsa.


½ shallots diced, ½ lemon juice, chopped chives, ½ lemon zest.
Shallot rings, lemon zest, Shichimi Togarashi, Kalamata olive cheeks, quinoa chips.


Mix burrata mix with all condiments then put on the center of the plate. Burns slightly the sardines with a torch, put garnish and chips and finish with tomato caramel.