This is the Gurnard recipe you have to try!

Gurnard, nettles, artichokes, toasted cream & crab head sauce by Aaron Ward

recipe: nam jim oysters by kelvin shaw

Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 1 hour Skills needed: beginner Serves: 3 doz oysters Ingredients 3tbs    Palm Sugar 1          Long Red Chilli seeded and diced 1          Stick of lemongrass top inch and bottom inch discarded then thinly slice 1          Bunch of coriander, washed thoroughly and sliced stems & leaves 2          Limes 1          […]

Recipe: Pan fried bug tail, baby cos, macadamia, yuzu curd, finger lime, Kombu butter by Jacob Davey

Pan fried bug tail, baby cos, macadamia, yuzu curd, finger lime, Kombu butter by Jacob Davey Serves: 4 Skills Needed: Advanced  Ingredients 4 bugs 2 baby cos lettuce 75g salted Kombu 275g butter diced 4g finger lime caviar 10ml lemon juice Salt 4 egg yolks 25g sugar 50ml yuzu juice 50g macadamias roasted and chopped […]

chocolate moon cake recipe: josh niland

Theobrama Cacao – or as we all know and love it – chocolate! Josh Niland , head chef at Sydney’s Cafe Nice and an Electrolux Australian Young Chef Highly Commended shares his easy, extremely decadent, fit for the gods and delicious chocolate moon cake recipe!   Preparation time: 10mins Cooking time: 35mins Skill level: beginner Serves: 8 Ingredients […]

Handcrafted Boosey Creek Cheese

Written by Lilani Goonesena. It’s a Tuesday morning on the Electrolux Appetite for Excellence produce tour and that means blue cheese day at Boosey Creek Cheese. Cheesemaker and co-owner, Ken Cameron, gives us a tour of the dairy and 900-acre farm where 350 Friesian cows produce 400 million litres of milk a year. Only 100,000 litres […]

Olive doughnut recipe: Josh Gregory

Sugar & jam step aside, the doughnut is now savoury. One of our young chefs,  Josh Gregory from Biota Dining in Bowral NSW shares his Cockatoo Grove Olive Oil Doughnut recipe, which we featured at our awards night earlier this year.   Olive Oil Doughnuts Preparation time: 2 hours (includes proving time) Cooking time: 10 […]

lamb belly, turnips, pickled onions and sheeps’ milk yoghurt

Jacob Davey was the Australian young chef of the year 2013, have a look at one of the great lamb share plates he created. Preparation time: 45 minutes Cooking time: 8 hours Skills needed: moderate – hard Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 lamb belly (approximately 800 grams) 1 kg duck fat 400 g rock salt 3 […]

troy story

article courtesy Voyeur, Virgin Australia Troy Rhoades-Brown began his chef apprenticeship at the tender age of 15. At just 23, he and his wife opened Muse Restaurant in the Hunter Valley. His aim was to provide a value-for money dining experience while supporting local producers. Determination and passion drove Troy to continually evolve his cooking, […]

White….the cocktail

Fancy a burst of burst of fresh citrus with vodka? Then kick off spring with another amazing creation from cocktail scientist extraordinaire Andrew Cameron and his partner in crime Kat Whitcroft White – served tall Preparation time: 5 minutes Skills needed: easy skills Serves: 1 45mls x Ketel One Vodka 40mls x Semillon Verjuice on Grapefruit […]