Hunger Management

Peanuts and coriander: An unforgettable pairing

Make this peanut-coriander sundae (left) with juicy, charred pineapple topped with coconut ice cream. The peanut-coriander noodle salad (above) is built on a base of shirataki noodles with plenty of crunchy vegetables.
The peanut-coriander noodle salad (above) is built on a base of shirataki noodles with plenty of crunchy vegetables.ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI
Make this peanut-coriander sundae (left) with juicy, charred pineapple topped with coconut ice cream. The peanut-coriander noodle salad (above) is built on a base of shirataki noodles with plenty of crunchy vegetables.
Crispy chilli.ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI
Make this peanut-coriander sundae (left) with juicy, charred pineapple topped with coconut ice cream. The peanut-coriander noodle salad (above) is built on a base of shirataki noodles with plenty of crunchy vegetables.
Make this peanut-coriander sundae (above) with juicy, charred pineapple topped with coconut ice cream. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

Put roasted peanuts and aromatic coriander together and you will get an explosion of flavours that will elevate both savoury and sweet dishes

When I think of champion flavour combinations, rum and banana, chocolate and raspberry, apple and cinnamon, pineapple and clove come to mind. On a recent trip to Taipei, I fell in love with another inseparable pair - coriander and peanuts.

It happened while I was noshing through Ningxia Night Market with my Taiwanese friend.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 01, 2019, with the headline 'An unforgettable pairing'. Print Edition | Subscribe