One Pot Spiced Lamb with Sour Cherries and Dates

This is a dish that is sure to please young and old. It is a slowly cooked dish that enjoys the tart sweetness or sour cherries and dates married with beautiful fragrant spices such as cumin cinnamon paprika and cardamom.   …

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Salmon Stuffed Glutinous Rice Balls with a Mango, Cucumber and Mint Salad

These exotic rice balls could be steamed, fried or baked in the oven. They can be filled with lots of variations including duck, prawns, chicken or even tofu. The salad colud be varied by substituting peach or nectarine for the …

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Roast Garlic and Rosemary Flatbread with Salted Whipped Ricotta

Imagine serving this up as a side dish to a beautiful fragrant butterflied leg of lamb, perfcetly cooked on the hotplate of your barbeque.   INGREDIENTS 1 bulb of garlic (wrapped in foil and roasted until tender and soft 180°C) …

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Red Roasted Chicken Cutlets with Lebanese Peach and Mint Peperoni

This dish needs to  be started the day before if you wish to cure the chicken for extra flavour and moisture. The pepperoni could be varied depending on seasonal availability of fruit and vegetables, even using dried fruit in winter …

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Chicken and Haloumi Skewers with Carrot and Pineapple Waldorf Salad

Try this for an unusual barbeque idea. The haloumi is a great contrast to the sweetness of the carrot and pineapple salad. INGREDIENTS – to serve 8 8 chicken tenderloins 250g Haloumi cheese 1 zucchini, cut into chunks for skewers …

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Spiced Lamb Salad with Cumin, Ginger and Peanuts

This is a classic Thai style of warm salad that could also be used with lamb cutlets and barbequed or even medallions of eye fillet. The salad is simply a combination of salad vegetables including capsicum, sring onions and peanuts …

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Steamed Fish with Salted Soybeans and Glass Noodles on Crisp Iceberg Lettuce

This dish is a very simple dish to prepare with complex flavours and textures coming from the Salted Soy Beans and glass noodles which are baked in foil with your choice of fish . The iceberg lettuce provides an interesting …

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One Pan Roasted Fish with Gremolata

This is one of those dishes that is sure to be a crowd pleaser and should satisfy even the fussiest of eaters. For those who are a bit more adventurous a dollop of delicious anchovy parsley and lemon gremolata will …

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Slow Roasted Tagine of Lamb with Prune and Cauliflower

This is an unusual combination of ingredients which gives surprising flavour and texuture when enjoyed together in a dish such as this. If you want a quicker version  use diced lamb shoulder. Couscous or pasta could be the accompaniments. INGREDIENTS …

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Hanoi Spring Rolls

Out of the variety of Spring rolls available when dining out these are my favourite as the wrapping is that of Rice paper, which is the same as for fresh rice paper rolls. These can be either pan or deep …

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