Recipes perfect for use as an entree or light meal.
A savoury crepe who’s flavour is enhanced considerably by the use of the beer in the batter.
A savoury treat that makes for a great breakfast or can even be served as a canapés.
A rich and creamy tart perfect as a starter or as a light meal in its own right.
Brioche, a sweet bread of French origin and surprisingly enough it’s actually not that hard to make.
Quintessentially Australian and probably the simplest of all the bread products to make.
Croquetas (croquettes) are extremely popular in Spain. Their beauty lies in the béchamel sauce which is the base of the recipe.
This is a twist to the traditional recipe from Burgundy. Enjoy them with a glass of your favourite beer.
Crunchy on the outside, soft in the middle. Just Potato and a little seasoning, no other ingredients required.
There's nothing like the smell of fresh baked croissants coming out of a French bakery, why not try making them yourself at home.
An ideal vegetarian summer starter, this recipe for an Eggplant and Persian Feta Timbale that sets the oil infused vegetables against the beautiful flavour of the feta cheese.
A rich and creamy soup, full of autumn flavours.
French Toast made with homemade brioche. A special treat for my daughters third birthday.
There really is nothing quite like the smell of freshly baked bread. Who’d have thought it was so easy to make.
A simple recipe where the fresh ingredients are the star of the show.
This savoury cake can be served as an appetizer or can be simply eaten as a snack.
A traditional recipe to keep you warm during this cold winter months.
A real treat for Christmas or parties any times of the year!
A traditional French dish that balances the sweetness of caramelized onions with the saltiness of anchovies and olives.
An old favourite brought back that serves as an impressive start to any meal.
Perfect when served either hot or cold with a nice side salad, it makes an ideal dish for use at a picnic or other outdoor dining occasion.
a staple to be found at many a barbeque or picnic, with perfectly balanced flavours we think you'll find this recipe hard to beat.
This recipe may not be authentic but this is the one I grew up with. This delicious salad will make a great meal, especially under the scorching summer sun.
With a beautiful flavour balance, contrasting textures and exquisite presentation, truly a recipe to use if you want to impress.
Recipes making use of either Pasta or Rice as a main ingredient.
A gorgeous cheesy pasta dish that is suitable for vegetarians.
A beautiful risotto full of autumn flavours
My twist on the classic Italian recipe for Lasagne.
A dish with Spanish origins combining the seafood and chorizo with the smoky flavours infused from cooking over an open fire.
Recipes making use of fish or Seafood as a major ingredient.
A classic French recipe with an Australian twist.
Tiger Prawns, stuffed dates and asparagus, a really beautiful combination that makes an exotic starter for two people.
A beautiful soup where the Western Australian Rock Lobster is well and truly the star of the show.
‘Moules Frites’ or Mussels with Chips is one of the traditional dishes served in French cafes.
For those that find eating raw freshly shucked Oysters a little intimidating, Oysters Mornay is a great compromise
Using nothing more than lemon juice to enhance their flavour, Oysters Natural is one of the easiest dishes you can make.
Salmon Confit - The slowly cooked confit melts in your mouth and highlights the exquisite flavour of salmon.
An impressive traditional salmon dish with cranberries and ginger.
Smoked salmon with a beautiful lemon and chive cream, together they make a great filling for the galettes.
Plump mussels stuffed full of beautiful flavours, a traditional Mediterranean classic.
Our library of recipes where the major constituent is either meat or poultry.
Hearty Beef and Mushroom Pie, a winter classic that also helps to make the cold weather a bit more bearable too.
A hearty Beef stew made using a flavoursome English Bitter style beer.
A hearty stew with warm inviting flavours, a meal that’s just perfect for the cold winter months.
A classic French chicken recipe packed full of the flavours of red wine, port, spices and vegetables, truly the perfect dish for a cold winter's night.
The tender juicy duck meat combined with the crispy crunch of the skin and the spiced sweetness of the orange sauce make this a dish to remember.
Beautiful pork cutlets in a mild blue cheese sauce that’s flavour is balanced by the sweetness from the honey glazed Pears and Walnuts.
Poulet Basquaise, a summer dish packed with flavours that is very popular back in the South of France.
A simple recipe that does justice to this gorgeous cut of meat.
Beautiful Lamb shanks infused with Garlic and Thyme flavours so tender that the meat just falls off the bone.
Our library of recipes that are suitable for Dessert or Sweets.
Crunchy pastry around a nutty sweet filling, a twist on the classic Baklava that is really hard to resist.
Easy to make and delicious, everything I like in a home made biscuit.
Beautifully light and fluffy while still being full of Blueberry flavour.
Blueberry Marshmallows, light, fluffy, full of flavour and with a colour that just jumps out at you.
A citrus burst made with the bits of the fruit you would normally throw away.
Gorgeous little cakes originating from the Bordeaux region of France.
This dessert is probably one of the simplest to realise, yet it tastes just delicious.
These chocolates make a perfect end to any meal or can be enjoyed on their own as a special treat.
Pear and Almont Tart, delicious, indulgent and easy to make, what could be better?
Delicious bite sized pieces of apple coated in white and dark chocolate.
Wonderfully creamy and velvety smooth, it really is the perfect way to end a meal. Truly an old favourite that's guaranteed to please and that I don't think will ever go out of style.
An easy to make clasic that is rich in flavour and dark in colour.
A beautiful dessert that not only tastes good, but will also help to light your table during earth hour this year.
In a slight twist to the traditional Opera usually made with butter cream, the Chestnut cream and Brandy syrup give this recipe a Christmassy feel.
Under the crunchy topping hides a beautiful rich and creamy custard. Probably one of the most decadent desserts you can make!
Sweet, crunchy and covered in chocolate, that’s how I like my honeycomb and this is the recipe that I use to make it
Cloud like in their lightness with a sublime flavor. Quite simply, I will never be buying marshmallows from a shop again.
A quick easy recipe for Pancakes. One of my favourite desserts.
Cheesecake cream with a peach sherbet, our twist on the classic peaches and cream recipe.
A delicious sweet treat perfect to have with coffee after a meal.
Combining the flavours of Rocky Road with a chocolate ice cream sundae, we think that this recipe makes for one of the best desserts imaginable.
A beautifully rich chocolate ice cream infused with the rum and coffee flavours of Bundaberg Royal Liqueur.
The perfect way to end a meal with coffee or as a special treat during the festive Christmas season.
Nothing beats a beautiful cold Ice Cream on a hot day. While you could buy it from a shop, fresh, homemade soft serve Ice Cream is better in just about every instance imaginable.
Think plump ripe strawberries coated in rich dark chocolate before being rolled in chopped pistachio and macadamia nuts.
This delicious pastry which name was made famous by the Tatin sisters combines the taste of caramel with the flavour of the apples cooked in butter under a golden pastry crust.
It’s sweet, easy to eat and has a beautiful flavour. Truthfully, not the easiest recipe I’ve ever made but more than worth the effort.
For a decadent treat, try this simple recipe to make a punnet of fresh strawberries into something really special.
All of our other recipes that don't seem to fit into the other categories such as Breakfast and Side dishes.
For a quick and easy alternative to mashed potato, why not give Cauliflower Puree a try.
Pieces of bread soaked in sauce and coated in melted cheese, the perfect dish to share with family or friends.
Silky smooth and full of flavour, Perfect mashed potatoes are something to behold.
nd easy to make Smoked Salmon Mousse canapés.
For a beautiful quick and easy breakfast, combine the delightfully fluffy Scrambled Eggs with the decadent flavour of Smoked Salmon.
For a breakfast with a difference, why not try our recipe for Yoghurt Pancakes served with Roasted Hazelnuts Honey and Berry Coulis.
Our library of recipes for drinks or cocktails.
Sangria - A sweet mix of wine with a little something to give it a little more kick.
If you’re trying to warm yourself up or sooth a sore throat I can’t think of a better way to do it than with a beautiful Warm Whisky.
Probably one of the easiest cocktails you’ll ever make. The raspberry and rhubarb flavours combine to make a glass of sparkling wine into something really special.
Our library of recipes for Dips and Sauces.
A garlic mayonnaise that features in many traditional Provencal recipes and also makes a delicious dip when served with a selection of raw and lightly cooked vegetables.
With its nutty taste and creamy texture, this Lebanese dip is very healthy and it even won the vote of some reluctant eggplant eaters in my household.
How to make a Bechamel Sauce - A versatile easy to make white sauce that can be used in many different recipes.
A versatile fruit sauce that can be used to infuse berry flavours or accentuate your dishes presentation.
With black olives, capers and nuts, Black Olive Tapanade makes a perfect dip for sharing or even just for when you need a snack on your own.
A simple recipe showing how to make a Blueberry Coulis, a versatile fruit sauce that can be used to infuse blueberry flavours as well as add a splash of colour to your dessert and sweet dishes alike.
Chicken Parfait or chicken liver pate makes for a beautiful entree or snack when served with toasted fresh bread and pickles on the side.
This custard thickened with both plain flour and corn flour is very versatile. It can be used as base for a soufflé or as filling for tarts, pastries and cakes.
A sauce with beautiful African and Middle-Eastern flavours that can be used in dishes such as Couscous or as a base for a Rouille sauce.
A simple recipe showing how to make your own fresh, creamy Mayonnaise
A mayonnaise like sauce full of Mediterranean flavours which is usually served with dishes such as fish stews, bisque or seafood.
It’s delicious, healthy, quick, easy and cheap to make. How can you beat that?
I love making my own dips and this one of my favourites, Tzatziki
Our library of different Cooking Techniques used in our recipes.
For those of us for whom a little Chilli goes a long way, drying Chilli Peppers is an easy way to extend the life of this versatile cooking staple.
Blind Baking, an explanation of how it works and why you need to use the blind baking technique.
Cutting a whole chicken into eight pieces, believe it or not, it’s not as hard as you’d think
How to make a Bouquet Garni. A pouch of herbs used to flavour stocks and stews.
A rich stock used to infuse other dishes with the flavours extracted from the stock ingredients.
This recipe shows how to make a beautifully balanced and deliciously delicate fish stock using the left over head, bones and trimmings of white or pale pink fish such as the Salmon shown here.
This delicious creamy chocolate ganache can be used as an icing or filling for cakes and can be flavoured with a few drops of your favourite liqueur if you like.
A quick, easy and stylish alternative to a set of Salt and Pepper shakers.
A whisked sponge boasts the lightest texture of all cakes. Its volume relies on the amount of air incorporated when eggs are whisked with sugar over a gentle heat.
This pastry is the base of many desserts and savoury hors d'oeuvre. Some examples include profiteroles, éclairs and gougeres.
How to make Shortcrust Pastry, a simple to make pastry that can be used for savoury or sweet tarts.
Be it Dark, Milk or White chocolate, to work effectively with it you need to know how to melt chocolate properly. Follow these simple steps and you'll get it right every time.
Quick Skimming is used to remove excess fat from a freshly made stock without having to wait for it to cool.
There is no way better to release the gorgeous sweetness and delicious flavours of a capsicum than to roast it until the skin blackens and blisters before peeling it off to reveal the soft flesh.
The technique required to separate the segments of citrus fruit so as to leave the bitter pith behind.
Believe it or not, it’s not that hard to temper chocolate. There is no mystery to it, have a go, it makes a huge difference and is really worth the extra effort.