Category: Recipes

Savoury Bread and Butter Pudding

Bread and Butter Pudding is just as delicious as a savoury meal as it is a sweet treat. The key to elevating this recipe from its 'things to do with stale bread' status is to use quality ingredients. Try our interpretation of the humble bread and butter pudding recipe, with a savoury twist. It takes a little more time than your usual bread and butt...

Recipe: Lamb Balti

The Balti originates from Baltistan in Northern Pakistan where the cuisine style has some similarities with neighbouring China. Traditionally cooked in a round shaped, two handled pan, the Balti Dish or Karahi as it is also known, has a strong passing resemblance to the Wok. This aromatic, quick to cook, medium hot curry is made with lean lamb stri...

Recipe: Creamy Seafood Chowder

This seafood chowder is rich and creamy without being heavy. The use of dulse seaweed adds a smokey flavour and silken texture to the broth. Ingredients: 40g unsalted butter 2 medium onions, peeled and sliced. 1 large leek, finely sliced 600ml fish stock 500ml milk 500g mixed firm white fish - ling, barramundi , salmon,  300g prawns or cla...

Recipe: Saffron & Orange Syrup Cake

This is a quick and easy approach to a syrup cake using our very own Essential Ingredient Saffron Syrup. The earthy flavour of saffron enhances the zingy citrus in this incredibly moist cake that will have them asking for seconds...or thirds. Ingredients: 125g butter, softened 1 cup caster sugar 4 eggs Zest of 1 Orange 2 cups desiccated cocon...

Recipe: Cheese Fondue

It's time to forget the fondue of the 70s and 80s and reacquaint yourself with the traditions of this delicious dish. Discover Nick Haddow's interpretation of this classic Swiss recipe below. If you are without a fondue set you can use a slow cooker instead. Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 garlic clove 375ml dry white wine 1 tsp lemon juice 400g grat...

Recipe: Peach and Cardamom Crisp

"Make the most of the end of the stone fruit season with this quick and easy recipe. Also try using figs, apricots, plums, or a combination of fruits – the result will be just as delicious. We love the crisp filo pastry as a base, but if you’re after something a little more decadent, use puff pastry." - Kate Hemphill Ingredients: 4 sheets fil...

Recipe: Spicy Seafood Laksa

This version of the famous creamy seafood and noodle dish is less piquant than that from Penang. Serves 6 Ingredients: 1 kg small prawns 850 gm other seafood 6 cups water 6 cups chicken stock 3 tbsp vegetable oil 350 gm packet rice vermicelli 4 cups thin coconut milk 2 cups thick coconut milk 1 cup fish cakes, sliced (optional) 1 cup fis...

Recipe: Yoghurt Baked Fish and Walnut Crumble

“This is one of my go-to celebratory dishes to make for friends and family during summer, a fish dish that is in high demand. “The tangy marinade bathes the fish in a rich lustrous coating, giving maximum moisture during its cooking, resulting in flavours that are as luscious and seductive as they are light and aromatic." -Christine Manfield ...

Snapper Ceviche with Mini Corn Tortillas

Thought to be Peruvian in origin but common throughout Latin America, ceviche is raw fish that is ‘cooked’ by the acidity of citrus. Ceviche is best served with something sweet to balance the citrus and here we have used sweet potato, but you could just as easily incorporate avocado or mango into the recipe. Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 small sw...