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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Citrus Salmon Confit with Witlof Creme Fraiche and Capers

This is one of my all time favourites. It can be part of an entrée or as a stand alone main course. You need to begin the recipe the day before as the recipe is lighly cured overnight before being …

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Roasted Beetroot Cranberry and Quinoa Garden Salad

This is a slightly different salad. It combines all the beautiful jewel colours to really set off your festive table. When pomegranates are in season these could also be used as a garnish. INGREDIENTS 1 beetroot wrapped in foil and …

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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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Chinese Roasted Duck with Shredded Omelette and Crisp Salad Greens

This is definitely a dish that will be remembered. It has all the elements that make up a gastronomic feast. The Richness of the Duck contrasts distinctly with the soft omelette and salad of crisp cucumber and beanshoots. Serve the …

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Morrocan Carrot Grape and Hazelnut Salad with Goats Fetta

This salad could be a vegetarian main course when served with brown rice or even quinoa as it includes protein from the hazelnuts and marinated fetta. INGREDIENTS 200g grapes 100g sugar Tsp chai whole spices placed in tea infuser 4 …

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Indonesian Gado Gado with Sweet Potato

This delicious salad originates from Indonesia. Many variations can be found but characteristcally it contains steamed potatoes, beans, eggs, tofu all topped with  Peanut Sauce served on Iceberg lettuce or steamed cabbage. In my version I have chosen to use …

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Roasted Cauliflower Salad of Panfried Swordfish with Celery, Capers and Raisins

  This is an unusual seafood salad and is also ideal served with pasta instead of the roasted cauliflower (or both). INGREDIENTS 1              spanish onion thinly sliced 2 sticks  celery thinly sliced (mandolin is …

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Japanese Style Honey Baked Salmon Salad with Roasted Pumpkin and Seaweed

 This dish highlights the characteristic sweet and savoury flavours readily found in Japanese cooking. Miso paste is found in Asian Grocers or health food shops.   INGREDIENTS           2 Salmon fillets, cubed 4 large handfuls of baby spinach …

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