Caramelized Jerusalem Artichoke Soup
Caramelized Jerusalem Artichoke Soup


  • Jerusalem Artichokes, peeled 100g
  • Ave-Natur Oat For Cooking 50ml
  • Onion stock (onions, thyme, water) 100ml
  • Ave-Natur Oat For Cooking 200ml
  • Hazelnuts, toasted 1tbs
  • Ave-Natur Oat For Whipping (whipped) 50ml


  1. Place peeled Jerusalem artichokes into an oven tray and pour Ave-Natur Oat For Cooking generously on top, sprinkle sea salt flakes
  2. Bake in 175C / 45min
  3. Put caramelized artichokes into a blender
  4. Pour hot onion stock and Ave-Natur Oat For Cooking into the blender and mix on high speed until it becomes smooth
  5. When serving, top with Ave-Natur Oat For Whipping

Jaakko Sorsa

Jaakko started his culinary career 27 years ago, apprenticing with Finnish and Swedish master chefs and gaining a solid foundation in classical cooking techniques. In 2004, Jaakko arrived in Hong Kong to open FINDS with the goal of introducing true Nordic flavors to the Asian palate.

In 2011, Jaakko was invited to plan and prepare a modern Finnish dinner for Princess Takamado of Japan, where he drew upon his experiences preparing private dinners for other royalty including the Princess of Sweden.

In 2019 Jaakko was hired as an Executive Chef by the Frantzén Group, which is behind three Michelin-starred Restaurant Frantzén in Stockholm and three Michelin-starred Restaurant Zen in Singapore.

Jaakko is now the full-time Executive Chef for Ocean Table where he oversees all culinary experiences and coordinates culinary collaborations with the region’s top chefs.

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