Entries by helene

How to Cook Fish… the Real Deal!!

RULES  RULES   RULES 1. DRY the fish very thoroughly with paper towels 2.Cook fish FAST and on a HIGH HEAT. 3. DO NOT OVER COOK FISH :  200g fish fillet takes about 8 minutes. 1 1/2 minutes skin side up in a hot pan, 1 1/2 minutes on the other side,   3-4  minutes in a […]

Mt. Cook Salmon

  Fresh Water Chinook Salmon from the glacial fed water of New Zealand’s Southern Alps!! Mount Cook Alpine Salmon is an ‘A’ grade Sashimi rated but is just as    nice grilled or baked. Find it any day of the week at the following stores near you: Maloneys Grocer Coogee, Wholefoods House Danks St Alexandria & […]

Prawn Fajitas with tomato, bean and green chili salad

Prawn Fajitas with tomato, bean and green chili salad Need 500g peeled green prawns 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon dried red chilli flakes 4 roma tomatoes, finely chopped 400g can red kidney beans, rinsed, drained 4 spring onions (shallots), thinly sliced 1 long fresh green chilli, finely chopped 1/4 cup chopped […]

Chilli jam scallops with Asian greens

Chili Jam scallops with Asian greens Need 2 bunches Chinese broccoli trimmed, cut into 6cm lengths 20 scallops without roe 1 1/2 tablespoons chilli jam 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 small onion, thinly sliced 2 teaspoons light soy sauce How Steam the Chinese broccoli, covered, over a large saucepan of boiling water for 2-3 minutes […]

Prawn Panzanella

Prawn Panzanella Need 250g thickly sliced artisan kalamata bread Olive oil spray 2 garlic cloves, crushed 12 green prawns, peeled leaving tails intact, deveined 200g red grape tomatoes, halved 200g yellow cherry tomatoes, halved 1 small red capsicum, seeded, coarsely chopped 1/2 small red onion, cut into thin wedges 2 tablespoons fresh lemon thyme sprigs […]

Beer Battered Fish & Chips

Beer Battered Fish & Chips 4 large (about 200g each) unpeeled desiree potatoes, cut into wedges 2 teaspoons olive oil 225g (1 1/2 cups) self-raising flour 1 egg, lightly whisked 375ml (1 1/2 cups) chilled light beer Salt & freshly ground black pepper Vegetable oil, to deep-fry 8 (about 120g each) white fish fillets (such […]

Balmain Bugs, saffron & fennel risotto

Balmain Bugs, saffron & fennel risotto Need 1.2L chicken stock, heated Meat from 4-6 raw Balmain bug tails 1 small handful chopped tarragon 1 1/4 cups (100g) grated parmesan, plus extra to serve Lemon quarters, to serve   How In a large heavy-based saucepan over low heat, melt the butter, then add the onions and […]

Moroccan Swordfish

Moroccan Swordfish Need 1 teaspoon saffron threads 2 tomatoes, peeled, seeded, thinly sliced 1 red capsicum, roasted, peeled, seeded, thinly sliced 1 yellow capsicum, roasted, peeled, seeded, thinly sliced 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1 small red chilli, seeded, thinly sliced 2 large garlic cloves, crushed 150ml extra virgin olive oil, plus […]

Salmon Tart

 Salmon Tart Need 1 sheet frozen shortcrust pastry, thawed 415g can red salmon, drained, flaked 2 eggs, separated 1/3 cup sour cream 1 tablespoon capers, rinsed, drained, chopped 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped How Preheat oven to 220°C. Line a 19cm, fluted, loose-base tart pan with pastry, trimming any excess. Place tart case into […]

Honey Prawns

Need 2 teaspoons cornflour 1/2 cup chicken stock 1/3 cup honey 1 1/2 tablespoons peanut oil 1kg medium green prawns, peeled, tails intact, deveined 1 medium carrot, peeled, halved, sliced diagonally 1 garlic clove, crushed 2 teaspoons sesame seeds 150g snow peas, trimmed 4 green onions, cut into 5cm lengths How Whisk cornflour and 1 […]