6 Sumptuous Dessert Recipes By MasterChef Winner Nayanjyoti Saikia That Are Too Good To Be True!

by Tejashee Kashyap
6 Sumptuous Dessert Recipes By MasterChef Winner Nayanjyoti Saikia That Are Too Good To Be True!

When Michelin-starred chef Vikas Khanna came across Nayanjyoti Saikia’s Instagram account, he was extremely pleased.  Khanna even visited him in Assam, checked his culinary abilities, and invited him to participate in MasterChef India Season 7 with him. Cut to April, Saikia rose to fame and became the winner of MasterChef India Season 7.  His unique cooking style blends traditional Indian flavours with modern techniques. His impeccable presentation skills and attention to detail also make his preparations stand out. From complex desserts to intricate main courses, the young chef has been making quite the waves in the culinary industry. To bring you some of the simple yet sumptuous desserts that look good to both the eye and the palate, we decided to scroll through his Instagram. Here are the must-have dessert recipes:

1. Eclair

Eclair is a delectable French pastry that has become a beloved dessert around the world. Saikia prepares an elongated shaped, light and airy choux pastry shell with a luscious filling, that looks like a true delight for those with a sweet tooth. So, the next time you crave a sweet treat, consider indulging in the exquisite pleasure of an éclair and experience the harmony of crisp pastry, creamy filling, and the sheer delight of this timeless French pastry.

2. Strawberry Entremet

A strawberry entremet is a delightful dessert. Saikia cooks a layered one that combines various textures and components to create a harmonious and visually appealing dessert experience. The addition of strawberries captures the essence of summer and brings a burst of freshness and sweetness to every bite.

3. Strawberry Sorbet With White Chocolate Crumble

This is another delightful and refreshing dessert recipe. Saikia combines the vibrant flavours of strawberries with the rich sweetness of white chocolate, bringing a perfect balance of tartness, sweetness, and creamy texture. This makes for a wonderful treat for warm summer days or as a light and elegant ending to a meal.  The vibrant red colour of the strawberries against the creamy sorbet and the crisp white chocolate crumble creates a visually stunning dessert that is sure to impress.

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4. White Chocolate Tart With Fruits

A passion fruit, orange, and white chocolate tart is another luscious and tangy dessert. The young chef begins the preparation of tart with a buttery and crumbly shortbread crust. Moreover, the balance of sweet and tart, along with the luxurious creaminess of the white chocolate, makes this dessert a true delight for the senses. It is a perfect choice for those who appreciate the delightful interplay of contrasting tastes and textures in a dessert.

5. Panna Cotta

Panna cotta translates to “cooked cream” in Italian. Saikia makes a silky and smooth custard-like dessert made by gently simmering a mixture of cream, coconut milk and white chocolate. The contrast between the creamy and coconutty panna cotta and the bright and tangy passion fruit coulis creates a symphony of flavours. This dessert will transport your taste buds to a tropical paradise. For an extra touch of elegance, the dessert can be garnished with toasted coconut flakes, fresh passion fruit seeds, or a sprig of mint.

6. Honey Icecream With Mango And Honeycomb

Nothing reminds of summer than this decadent dessert.  Think of the natural sweetness of honey, the tropical flavours of mango, and the crunchy texture of honeycomb. Well, this dessert is a delightful and indulgent one that combines all of it. It comes with the goodness of floral notes, fruity freshness, and delightful texture.  However, the real star of this dessert remains the crunchy element of surprise and texture given by the honeycomb.

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So, which of these dessert recipes are you going to prepare first?

Cover image credits: Instagram/Nayanjyoti Saikia