Steamed Nori Chicken with Tamari + Ginger Mushrooms
Broccolini / Cheap + Cheerful / Chicken / Chilli / Coriander / Dairy-Free / Ginger / Light Meals / Main Course / Meals + Courses / Mushroom / Savoury / Special Diets / Spring Onions

Steamed Nori Chicken with Tamari + Ginger Mushrooms

A great way to add a bit of interest and style to steamed chicken. Free-range chicken breasts are stuffed with stir-fried mushrooms with ginger, a mixture of tamari, oyster sauce, mirin, sesame oil, and a kiss of chilli. Everything is rolled up in sheets of nori and steamed in a bamboo basket. This method allows … Continue reading

Crispy Duck, Walnut + Pear Radicchio Cups
Duck / Fennel / Freekah / Lime / Lunch / Radicchio / Rice / Savoury / Spring Onions

Crispy Duck, Walnut + Pear Radicchio Cups

I love a duck, don’t you? This is a bit of a crowd pleaser – I cook up some freekeh or use up any left over brown rice from last night’s dinner, chop up some fennel and spring onion. Toss this with some beautiful crispy roast duck, toasted walnuts, sesame seeds, and spoon into perfect … Continue reading

Wallaby Tartare with Avocado and Fennel
Avocado / Beef / Cumin / Eggs / Fennel / Kangaroo / Lime / Lunch / Savoury / Soy Sauce / Spring Onions / Wallaby

Wallaby Tartare with Avocado and Fennel

Don’t let the first word of this dish put you off. Yes, it does involve wallaby and yes, it does involve the wallaby being raw. At this point I’m going to have a guess and say I’ve lost about three-quarters of you. For those of you that are still with me, wallaby is an extremely … Continue reading

Scallops with Yoghurt and Chorizo Crumbs
Chorizo / Coriander / Fennel / Lemon / Lime / Lunch / Savoury / Scallop / Seafood / Shellfish / Soy Sauce / Spring Onions / Tamari / Yoghurt

Scallops with Yoghurt and Chorizo Crumbs

Scallops are beautiful little things, don’t you think? So summery, light and go so well with so many different flavours, ingredients and styles of cooking. The pub classic ‘surf and turf’ style meals always seem to have a revival in the warmer days of summer, which is wonderful! Who doesn’t love sitting down to a … Continue reading

Lime + Coriander Sticky Beef Hash with Sunny Side Egg
Beef / Breakfast / Chilli / Coriander / Eggs / Lime / Lunch / Mirin / Savoury / Soy Sauce / Spring Onions / Tamari / Tomato

Lime + Coriander Sticky Beef Hash with Sunny Side Egg

A lime and chilli spiked Asian style beef hash recipe that delivers layer after layer of flavour. Thin strips of fillet steak are wok-tossed in a marinade of soy, mirin, tomato chutney, chilli, and coriander. Crunchy green broccolini and spring onions add colour and texture, and a perfectly sunny-side-up egg nestled on top finishes things … Continue reading

Beach Bum Sliders – Prawn + Coconut Patties with Caramalised Pineapple + Minty Avocado Mayo
Avocado / Baking / Basil / Bread / Coconut / Coconut Milk / Coriander / Eggs / Ginger / Honey / Lemon / Lime / Lunch / Mint / Panko Breadcrumbs / Pineapple / Savoury / Seafood / Shellfish / Spring Onions / Yoghurt

Beach Bum Sliders – Prawn + Coconut Patties with Caramalised Pineapple + Minty Avocado Mayo

There comes a time in everyone’s life when they must lie back, tip the brim of their hat over their eyes, take a sip of something fruity, a bite of something light and delicious, and do nothing else but soak up the sun. The unfortunate reality is this kind of do-nothing situation is something of … Continue reading

Spring Onion Pancakes with Buddha Belly Beans
Baking / Beans / Black Eyed Peas / Bread / Breakfast / Broccolini / Leek / Lunch / Palm Sugar / Savoury / Soy Sauce / Spring Onions / Tamari / Wholemeal Flour

Spring Onion Pancakes with Buddha Belly Beans

There’s a man with a cart not too far from where I am staying in Beijing. He pedals to the same spot every morning – the clang of the old spokes on the footpath a distinctly Beijing version of the ice cream truck jingle. But ice cream is not what he is selling. He makes … Continue reading