by Bernard Lahousse
on December 3, 2007

Oyster – Kiwi by L’ Air du Temps

Another example of a foodpairing combination is done by L'air du temps, a Michelin star restaurant in Eghezée, Belgium. If you go to foodpairing and choose oyster, you will find kiwi as a matching ingredient.

Oyster - Kiwi also called Le Kiwître

oyster kiwi foodpairing

Ingredients (for 4 persons)

  • 4 oysters
  • 2 kiwis
  • 100 g coconut puree
  • 1 spoon lemon juice
  • 50 g fresh sepia ink
  • 1 tea spoon wasabi powder
  • 1 g tara gum
  • 0,5 g methylcellulose


Mix the coconut with the tara gum. Sieve. Keep fresh during 1 hour.

Mix the sepia ink with the methylcellulose. Keep in the fridge

Peel the kiwi. Cut into small pieces (5mm) but discard the white parts. Mix the wasabi together with the kiwi pieces.

Open the oysters.

On a plate put a spoon of kiwi pieces. On top the kiwi. Put a drop of sepia ink and a spoon of coconut next to the oyster.

by Bernard Lahousse
Scientist, food aficionado and Foodpairing® founder Bernard Lahousse applies his scientific approach to food innovation and extends his knowledge to chefs and bartenders all over the world.

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