Recipes

Cochinita Pork Tacos
These pulled pork tacos are inspired by the super flavourful Cochinita Pibil; it’s a Mexican slow-roasted pork dish from the Yucatan Peninsula. Traditionally this is made with Mexican bitter oranges and wrapped in banana leaves to cook. This pays homage to those delicious traditional flavours in a fun and colourful way. Your friends and family will love this; provecho! INGREDIENTS Pulled Pork 1.5 kg pork shoulder (skin off) 250ml fresh squeeze orange juice 1 medium lemon juiced 100g ch..
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Apple Galette
Apple Galette - 13/09/2018
​ INGREDIENTS CRUST 1 ½cups plain Flour 2 tbsp raw sugar ½ tsp salt 120g cold unsalted butter  5 tbsp cold water  1 egg 1 tbsp milk  ½ tbsp demerara sugar 60g raw macadamias 100g double thick cream   FILLING 2 large granny smith apples 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp ground nutmeg 1 tbsp raw sugar 1 tbsp milk 60g melted unsalted butter Zest o..
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Souffle Broccolini Omelette
INGREDIENTS ½ bunch broccolini, larger stalks halved lengthways. 6 eggs, separated ¼ cup (60ml) pure cream 2tbs extra virgin olive oil ½ cup Paris Creek cheddar, coarsely grated ½ cup fresh ricotta (we used buttermilk ricotta) ½ bunch English spinach, leaves separated Finely grated zest of 1 lemon Finely grated parmesan to serve   DIRECTIONS Whisk egg whites in a bowl until stiff peaks form. Whisk egg yolks, cream and ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper in a ..
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Chinese Inspired Mushroom Sang Choy Bow
INGREDIENTS   50g dried shitake mushrooms 400g mixed mushrooms (we used swiss brown and button) 1 1/3 cup jasmine rice 2tbs toasted sesame seeds 2tsp dulse flakes Juice of 1 lemon 2tbs tamari soy sauce 2tbs peanut oil 2 garlic cloves 5cm ginger, finely grated 1 bunch green shallots, white part finely chopped, green part thinly sliced on the angle 1 tbs extra virgin sesame oil ¼ cup hoisin sauce 1 butter lettuce, leaves separated 1 (100g) small..
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Chinese Pork Belly
Chinese Pork Belly - 04/09/2018
Pork belly is a staple in Chinese cuisine; it is such a versatile meat and besides being delicious on its own, it can be used to add wonderful flavour to most dishes. This dish is simple yet super delicious and that sticky sweetness will be a treat for all the senses.  INGREDIENTS 1kg pork belly 300g semi firm tofu, cubed 1/3 cup brown sugar 2 tbsp tamari 4cm piece of ginger; half grated half thinly sliced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 tbsp red wine vinegar 1 tsp gro..
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Lamb Kofta and Fattoush Flatbreads with Roasted Eggplant
Serves 6 | Prep 10 | Cooking 30 INGREDIENTS 400g lamb mince 1 red onion, 1/2 thinly sliced, 1/2 coarsely grated 2 garlic cloves, finely grated 1 tbs middle eastern spice blend 400g Lebanese eggplant (approx. 2) 2 tomatoes, sliced 6 red radishes, thinly sliced 1 bunch parsley, leaves picked 1/2 bunch mint, leaves picked Juice of 1 lemon, plus extra wedges to serve 2 tsp sumac 1/3 cup (80ml) olive oil 1tbs sesame seeds Pitta 300g organic self-raising..
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Middle Eastern Roast Chicken with White Bean Salad
Serves 4 | Level Medium | Prep 20mins | Cooking 1:30mins This is a great way to step up that traditional roast chicken and bring in that Middle Eastern flare. The beautiful spices on the chicken can be traditionally found in Egyptian and Lebanese cuisine. This will sure become a family favorite.    INGREDIENTS Chicken 1 large chicken (approx 2kg), butterflied 1tsp garlic powder 1 1/2 tsp sumac 1 1/2 smoked paprika 1 1/2 tsp salt flakes 2 tsp ground coriander..
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Warming Sweet Potato and Cashew Daal
Serves 6-8 | Prep 15min | Cooking 25min   INGREDIENTS 1kg gold sweet potato, cut into thick wedges 1/3 cup (60ml) ghee, melted (sub with coconut oil) 2tsp Indian curry powder 1 brown onion, finely chopped 1 long red chilli, seeds rmoved, finely chopped 5cm piece ginger, finely grated 5cm piece of turmeric, finely grated 2 cups (400g) split red lentils 1/2 cup roasted cashews, roughly chopped, plus extra to serve 1tbs dried curry leaves 1L (4 cups) vege..
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Keralan Chicken Curry
Keralan curry is a less common know curry from Kerala; a southern region in India. It is fragrant and features a rich fennel and sweet spice base. For this recipe we are taking that tremendous flavour and using it to marinate and season crispy chicken thighs; which are served with a fresh slaw and raita dipping yogurt. INGREDIENTS For The Chicken 1 kg thigh fillet cutlet (approx. 6 thighs with bone) 6 tbsp full fat yogurt 6 cloves garlic crushed 3 cm piece of ginger finely grat..
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Thai Pumpkin Soup
Thai Pumpkin Soup - 17/08/2018
This is a soul warming pumpkin soup that has a wonderful fragrant Thai twist. you can make this soup the day before to allow the fresh made curry paste to infuse and create a wonderful spicy dish. INGREDIENTS 1 medium Japanese pumpkin (about 2-3kg) 1 litre vegetable or chicken stock 1 cup coconut cream 4 tbsp laksa curry paste 1 tbsp coconut oil   FOR THE PASTE See Sara's recipe for Thai Laksa paste in a previous recipe post or substitute it with your favourite ye..
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