top of page
Dave Verheul's grilled English spinach with green olive and oregano

Dave Verheul's grilled English spinach with green olive and oregano

A green olive and oregano pesto adds punch flavour to a side dish in grilled spinach leaves.

Prep time 15 mins

Cook 2 mins, plus pre-heating the embers

Serves 4

Embla's roast chicken with sauce vin John

Embla's roast chicken with sauce vin John

A new take on roast chicken and the classic poulet au vin Juane

Prep time 20 mins

30 mins

Serves 4

Roasted beetroot, goat’s curd and hazelnuts

Roasted beetroot, goat’s curd and hazelnuts

Chef Massimo Mele brings simplicity to the fore with this beautiful dish of local ingredients.

Prep 20 mins

Cook 45 mins

Serves 4-6 as an antipasto

Kaiserschmarrn

Kaiserschmarrn

Of all the Austrian dessert classics, this imperial pancake reigns supreme over Alpine menus.

Prep 15 mins

Cook 15 mins

Serves 4

Beef brisket and pepper broth with udon

Beef brisket and pepper broth with udon

This comforting noodle soup has flavour from slow cooked brisket, charred onions and a good dose of pepper and garlic.

Prep time 30 mins

2 hrs

Serves 4 with stock leftover

Classic prawn cocktail with Marie Rose sauce

Classic prawn cocktail with Marie Rose sauce

For a classic Marie Rose sauce, make your own whole egg mayo and give it a beautiful pink blush with tomato sauce and a splash of Cognac. Just add prawns.

Prep time 20 mins

Serves 4

Cafe Paci's Brussels Sprouts with dates and Comté

Cafe Paci's Brussels Sprouts with dates and Comté

A simple and seasonal dish of Brussel Sprouts, raw and fried, courtesy of Pasi Petanen.

Prep time 30 mins

Cook 15 mins

Serves 6 as a side or shared dish

Buttermilk pancakes, blueberry-maple syrup and salted butter

Buttermilk pancakes, blueberry-maple syrup and salted butter

Spring weather calls for long late brunches with one big one big salty-sweet pancake.

Prep time 30 mins

Cook

Serves 6-8

Sweet potato and coconut soup with curry spices

Sweet potato and coconut soup with curry spices

A good curry spice blend introduces tonnes of flavour to your next pureed soup.

Prep time 10 mins

Cooking 30 mins

Serves 4-6

Delicata squash with hemp seed salsa

Delicata squash with hemp seed salsa

Delicata squash is one of winter's finest vegetables, and when cooked over coals is the perfect winter feast, by way of Tasmania's The Agrarian Eatery.

Prep time 20 mins (plus fermentation)

Cook 20 minutes (plus preparing the grill)

Serves 4

Apple blackberry and spelt crumble

Apple blackberry and spelt crumble

For this crumble, salted butter gives the crumb a lovely salty-sweet edge and using spelt flour adds a nuttier flavour.

Prep time 20 mins

Cook 40 mins

Serves 4-6

Lamb shank and barley Scotch broth

Lamb shank and barley Scotch broth

A traditional soup that is classically made, really is the greatest dish in the world.

Prep time 40 mins

Cook 3 hours

Serves 6-8

Lamb tagine with pumpkin, preserved lemon and olives

Lamb tagine with pumpkin, preserved lemon and olives

Tagines are known to be fragrant with a little sweetness from added fruit or honey. Some have nuts, and many have vegetables, this savoury version of lamb includes coriander, preserved lemon and olives.

Prep time 30 mins

Cook 3 hours

4

Pickled Jervis Bay mussels

Pickled Jervis Bay mussels

An easy and delicious starter that makes the most of sustainably-farmed Australian shellfish, from Longshore restaurant.

Prep time 30 mins

Serves 6 as an appetiser

Tonnarelli pasta with prawn and ‘nduja

Tonnarelli pasta with prawn and ‘nduja

Prep time 30 minutes (plus making pasta dough, drying bread)

Cook 10 minutes

Serves 4

Lamb chops with preserved lemon salsa verde

Lamb chops with preserved lemon salsa verde

Prep time 15 mins

Cook 15 mins

Serves 4

Lamb neck and potato pie with parmesan crust

Lamb neck and potato pie with parmesan crust

The beauty of a pie is that, while it does take a little work, it can all be prepped ahead so it’s ready to go into the oven when you want to serve


Prep time 30 mins (plus resting the pastry and cooling the lamb)

Cook 3 hrs 30 mins

Serves 4-6

Poached peaches with rose geranium and vermentino

Poached peaches with rose geranium and vermentino

There are peaches that are made to be eaten, subito, preferably over the sink, and then there are peaches that are a little firmer, still with a fine scent, for poaching.

Serves 6-8

Tomato tonnato

Tomato tonnato

This summery-take on vitello tonnato that uses ripe summer tomatoes instead of veal with a tuna sauce is a Mediterranean holiday on a plate.

Prep time 20 mins

Cook 30 mins

Serves 6 as a shared dish

Swordfish sandwich with lemon mayo

Swordfish sandwich with lemon mayo

Prep time 20 mins

Cook 10 mins

Makes 4

bottom of page