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BURRATA & FARRO CAPRESE W/ STRAWBERRIES, BLACK PEPPER & BASIL PISTOU

If you like mozzarella you’ll LOVE burrata, almost like it’s molten lava cousin with the richest creamiest filling. Paired with sweet tomatoes, plump strawberries (nectarines are great too) laced with black pepper to bring out their sweetness and basil pistou, (the Provence version of…

January 26, 2019
Mains

SAIGON CRISPY PANCAKES W/ FRAGRANT HERBS & CARAMEL PORK

Cook time: 20 minutes Prep time: 45 minutes Serves 4 If you really want to impress, have a go at these sizzling pancakes (banh xeo). They’re fairly simple with just a few tricks to pulling them off – the batter needs to rest at…

December 30, 2018
Mains

SLOW COOKED CARAMEL SALMON W/ MANGO SLAW

Cook time: 35 minutes Prep time: 25 minutes Serves 6-8 Caramel is incredible on salmon, especially when the rich sweetness is balanced with a tangy mango slaw. Cooking the fish at a low temperature allows it to heat up slowly, helping the proteins to…

December 30, 2018
Mains

CAULI-BASED ROAST CHICKEN PIZZA W/ KALE, LEMON & PISTACHIO PESTO

Here’s a little bit of a healthy take on a traditional pizza -still loaded with cheesy goodness but also crammed with cauliflower, kale, nuts and greens. The most important step for a crispy base is the wring out the cooked cauliflower until every drop…

October 9, 2018
Brunch Mains

LEMONY, WILD ROCKET, SPINACH & HERB FILO PIE

This delicious big pan of goodness is based on a classic Greek spanakopita. I’ve freshened it up with zesty lemons, pungent herbs and plenty of black pepper. Last night we had a hankering for comfort food but with weeks of ills and chills we…

September 16, 2018
Baking Dessert

BLUEBERRY SOUR PUSS CHEESECAKE

Here’s a zingy little cheesecake I had the privilege of creating for Mac’s new Sour Puss Blueberry Beer. It’s light and creamy and filled with tangy lemons and plump mulched blueberries giving it a pretty purple hue. The whole combination is layered on top…

September 7, 2018
Baking Dessert

COCONUT, LEMON & RASPBERRY ALMOND CAKE (GF)

Birthday’s are for treats right?! This decadent buttery cake is my new go to birthday cake. It’s super simple with gluten-free richness that goes a long way – only needing the teeniest piece. I’ve iced it as think birthday cakes need icing but feel…

July 3, 2018