1,600 chefs from 54 countries were at Erfurt, Germany between 18-22 October for the 23rd International Exhibition of Culinary Art also knows as Cooks Olympic. They started with Olympic style grand parade all dressed in white. The Olympics has a Hot Kitcken competition for hot prepared food and a Culinary Art kitchen for the cold food. They are competitions in National-Senior, National-Junior, National-Military, Community and Individual categories.
Norway won the Culinary Olympic. ifood.tv should create a Norway subsite. Germans were the 2nd.
The Winner's Menu:
|Appetizer||Lightly Smoked and Baked Norwegian Fjord Trout
Served with Jerusalem Artichoke, Sago Compote and Oyster, Green vegetables
"Arctic" Caviar Sauce, Apples and Chives
|Main course||Medley of "Svanøy" Lamb
„Mushroom Flavoured" Lamb Roulade Made of Breast and Loin Fillet
Lamb Leg with Horseradish, Dill and Mustard, Potato Creation "Erfurt 2008",
Porcini Mushrooms and Pickled Onions, Buttered Seasonal Vegetables,
Aniseed Scented Lamb Jus
|Dessert||Black Currant & Caramel Autumn Dessert, Caramel Mousse,
Compote and Jelly of Forest Berries, Warm Black Currant "Soufflé Pudding",
Crispy Feuilletine, "Marbled" Yoghurt and Black Currant Ice Cream