Leonard Cheung, chef-owner of Cultivate in Central, Hong Kong with his banana bread and caviar dish. Photo: Jonathan Wong Leonard Cheung, chef-owner of Cultivate in Central, Hong Kong with his banana bread and caviar dish. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Leonard Cheung, chef-owner of Cultivate in Central, Hong Kong with his banana bread and caviar dish. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Caviar with banana bread, durian ice cream or in mooncakes, anyone? Chefs in Hong Kong try out new and unusual pairings

  • Chef Leonard Cheung’s banana bread with a spoonful of caviar is going down a treat with diners at Cultivate, with ‘only about one in 10’ not liking it, he says
  • Chef Barry Quek tried nine different types of caviar for his durian ice cream before settling on a variety with just the right nutty notes and salinity

Topic |   Food and Drinks
Leonard Cheung, chef-owner of Cultivate in Central, Hong Kong with his banana bread and caviar dish. Photo: Jonathan Wong Leonard Cheung, chef-owner of Cultivate in Central, Hong Kong with his banana bread and caviar dish. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Leonard Cheung, chef-owner of Cultivate in Central, Hong Kong with his banana bread and caviar dish. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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