Herby Crusty Salmon

Impressive! Yes it is! I wanted to create a new recipe that honours this fish.  I promise you that all the ingredients I used only enhance the flavour of the Salmon. It is also a tasty master piece for your table. Ingredients 1 kilo side of salmon, skin on 6 tablespoons wholegrain mustard 6 slices of crusty bread, torn into small pieces 100 grams […]

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My Danish Strawberries & Marzipan Pastries

It is spring time in Australia and this means it’s strawberry season.  The strawberries come in hot red colours with an intense fragrance.  Their season is short and families are eager to visit the small farms and orchards around Perth where they can have a family picnic and return home with a big box of freshly harvested sweet strawberries. Unfortunately, this […]

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Spicy Red Shrimp Curry

The mortar and pestle are the most valued tools in a Thai kitchen.  It crushes and smashes all the ingredients together releasing their flavours and oils.   Curry pastes to the Thais are “the mother sauces” to the French (Chef MCDang). In my opinion Thai curry pastes are best made fresh at home and it is really worth the effort.  All curry pastes take a […]

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Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes & Fennel Salad

I grew up just eating red tomatoes, but today there are so many varieties of tomatoes and one of my favourites is the heirloom cherry tomatoes.  I love the colours and flavours of the various varieties.  I like to eat them like grapes and I also like them in a simple salad. I think the heirloom tomatoes are so […]

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“Cuatro Leches cake”

What makes the Tres Leches Cake, a Latin American and Mexican humble cake, so alluring ????  Well, for Latin Americans and Mexicans this cake is baked at home and the recipe is passed down from one generation to another.  For others it is a moist, sticky and sweet cake that literally melts in your mouth. My passion for new flavours drew me to […]

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