What is the food like from the Pacific Islands? Chances are you have never tried this rich, multi-cultural cuisine. Well now is your chance to learn about the history and future of Pacific island foodways.

Robert-OliverLearn from Chef Robert Oliver, author of award winning, Me’a kai: The Food and Flavors of The South Pacific, named Best Cookbook in the World at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards in Paris in 2010, and with his most recently published cookbook Mea’Ai Samoa:  Recipes and Stories from the Heart of Polynesia currently being nominated for the Gourmand Awards 2014 which is taking place in Beijing from 19 – 22 May.

Join Chef Robert Oliver for a screening of an episode from his new documentary series Real Pasikif and a presentation about his award winning cookbook, followed by a sampling of recipes from the cookbook on our rooftop terrace.

“In fact, his next big project is to wean the resort island of Samoa off imported ingredients as well. He’s already secured the commitment of 17 resorts, which represents half the island nation’s economy, he said. “I want this book to help the Pacific Islands rediscover their own culture and use that as a platform for their own economic sustainability,” he said. “We want to position the little island country as a world leader in sustainability.”  The Independent, 2011

  • Date: Sunday, May 18th
  • Time: 16:00-20:30
  • Cost: This event is free to those who RSVP; door tickets are 100 RMB

Delivered with the Support of the European Union and Pacific Islands Trade and Invest.  EU image001