The Mountain Food Festival at WoknRoll Goa in Candolim

One of the key selling points when it comes to promoting Goa is food. The local food is full of delicacies that cannot be found anywhere else in the world. They may be replicated but any true blue Goan will immediately know the difference in taste. That being said, there are so many other kinds of cuisine to try out while in Goa. And South-East Asian cuisine is probably one of the most popular kinds there is. The best restaurant to try such cuisine is WoknRoll Goa, located in Candolim. They recently held a Soup festival which went was originally supposed to be for two weeks but got extended to two months due to its great success. Now the chef has decided to tickle your taste buds once more and bring you the Mountain Food Festival.

The Mountain Food Festival promises to take you on culinary adventure across South East Asia

South East Asian cuisine is always a delight. Ask anyone who has been on a holiday to countries like Thailand, Vietnam, and Indonesia. Conversations about these places always center around two things: the culture and the food. Every region in these countries has their own special cuisine as well. From the coast to further inland to the mountains. It’s food made with love and bursting with the different flavors native to these regions.

Therefore, it is with great pleasure that WoknRoll Goa presents the Mountain Food Festival. Beginning today, foodies get to take a journey to the mountain regions of some of South East Asia’s famous countries. The Mountain Food Festival will go on for the entire month of September and ends on 7th October. So if food is your passion, go try out the different dishes from the mountain regions of Thailand, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, and Indonesia.  


A preview of the cuisine at the Mountain Food Festival

Here’s a sneak peek at some of the fabulous dishes at the Mountain Food Festival. Check it out!

Korean Sticky Chicken
Image credit – WoknRoll Goa

Korean Sticky Chicken: From the mountain regions of Korea, comes a spicy sweet dish with traditional Gochujang Chili Paste, Garden Fresh Ginger and sesame seeds.

Japanese Pork Shogayaki (Ginger Pork)
Image credit – WoknRoll Goa

Japanese Pork Shogayaki (Ginger Pork): A Northern Japanese dish famous for its use of Ginger. The Name literally means Ginger Pork. This is a Pork Chop marinated in sake and miso paste.

Northern Thailand Coconut Shrimp with Orange-Chili Dipping Sauce
Image credit – WoknRoll Goa

Northern Thailand Coconut Shrimp with Orange-Chili Dipping Sauce: This a popular Thai dish. The prawns are marinated in local Thai spices and coated with fresh coconut, mixed with breadcrumbs. They are served with a tangy, sweet and spicy orange chili dip.

Malaysian Otak Otak (Grilled Fish Quenelles)
Image credit – WoknRoll Goa

Malaysian Otak Otak (Grilled Fish Quenelles): A Classic Malaysian dish with nuts spices, herbs, Green Bird eye chilies, and red snapper, minced and made into a patty, wrapped in banana leaf and grilled, letting it cook in its juices.

Now with such mouthwatering dishes from the mountains of these countries and more, a visit to WoknRoll this month is definitely in order. So without waiting any longer, give WoknRoll a call on +91 90490 22348 to make a reservation or check out on the WoknRoll Goa Facebook page for more information.

Aguada Lighthouse Road, Sinquerim, Candolim
403515 Candolim

The restaurant is just ahead of Goa’s favorite party place, Cohiba Goa.

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WoknRoll Goa, Candolim


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