Pear Tart with Goats Cheese + Honeyed Walnuts
Baking / Breakfast / Cheese / Cream / Creme Fraiche / Goat's Cheese / Honey / Lemon / Lunch / Parsnip / Pears / Puff Pastry / Savoury

Pear Tart with Goats Cheese + Honeyed Walnuts

As a big-time supporter of eating what’s in season, this recipe is a celebration of early autumn pears. Beautiful big-bottomed pears are sliced thinly and layered on a bed of velvety parsnip crème and all-butter puff pastry. Baked until golden and puffed, the tarts are finished with a scattering of honey-walnuts and crumbled goats cheese … Continue reading

Chicken, Date + Rosemary Balls on Pear + Parsnip Mash
Baking / Cauliflower / Chicken / Creme Fraiche / Dates / Goat's Cheese / Hazelnuts / Lemon / Lunch / Parsnip / Pears / Rosemary / Savoury

Chicken, Date + Rosemary Balls on Pear + Parsnip Mash

Sweet, herby, and comforting, this is an incredibly heart warming and satisfying dish. Balls of beautiful free-range, organic chicken mince, hazelnuts, dates, garlic, and lots of rosemary, sit on top of a heavier-than-it-looks mash of new seasons pears, parsnip, and cauliflower. Finished simply with a crumbling of my favourite goats cheese and drizzle of extra … Continue reading

Crispy Skinned Blue Eye, Grilled Octopus with Smoked Tomato + Squid Ink Linguine
Creme Fraiche / Lemon / Lunch / Parsnip / Savoury / Seafood

Crispy Skinned Blue Eye, Grilled Octopus with Smoked Tomato + Squid Ink Linguine

2 x 200gm Blue-Eye Trevalla fillets – or another firm fleshed white fish such as Barramundi Olive oil Sea salt 100g dried squid ink linguine 1 octopus tentacle 2 cups good quality organic tomato soup 2 tbsp liquid hickory smoke 2 tsp sweet smoked paprika 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar 1 medium parsnip, chopped into … Continue reading

Herb Roasted Chicken with Cauliflower, Parsnip Mash + Lemon Caper Gremolata
Baking / Cauliflower / Chicken / Lemon / Lunch / Parsnip / Savoury

Herb Roasted Chicken with Cauliflower, Parsnip Mash + Lemon Caper Gremolata

This morning I woke to grey, low-hanging clouds and a light wintery mist. Resisting the urge to roll over and curl up again under the covers I pulled myself up out of bed with hopes of a day of delicious and warming foods. Wintery days call for roasted meats and comforting sides like buttery mash. … Continue reading