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Fresh Friday | 1 July

Dear Fresh Friday friends, With the prospect of more rain, wind and cold weather, I thought it would be good to have a Scottish “crofters style soup” rich with the slow simmered flavours of vegetables, yellow peas and ham hocks. A baked Louisiana style Atlantic salmon, crusted with our Blackened Cajun Spice mix should also […]

Fresh Friday | 24 June

Hi there, Fresh Friday this week visits the state of Goa on the west coast of India. Goan history brings complexity to its cuisine, with influence from Portugal for 450 years ending in 1961.

Fresh Friday | 17 June

Hello Fresh Friday friends, I hope you all enjoyed last weeks dishes as much as I did. Revisiting the classic Black Forest cake as a trifle was a trip down memory lane, such a great combination of sour cherries, chocolate, sponge and cream(I used our white chocolate mousse instead of cream). See below for this […]

Fresh Friday | 10 June

Hi everyone, Well the cold weather is a shock to the system, so I thought we need a good hearty dinner to build some warmth during the weekend.

Fresh Friday | 3 June

Dear Fresh Friday friends, once again I have decided to make some personal favourite dishes for this weeks menu. This quintessential French soup was a classic in the 1970’s when I was an apprentice at Wrest Point in Hobart. Our main course is a perennial favourite for many people and is also a great vegetarian […]

Fresh Friday | 27 May

Dear Fresh Friday friends, This week I have decided to make some of my favourite dishes from Italy. All are examples of honest, rustic cooking that the Italians are so famous for. So you can expect big engaging flavours featuring both cured, fresh and fermented ingredients like parmesan, olives, pancetta, anchovies and fresh herbs. So […]

Fresh Friday | 20 May

Hello Fresh Friday friends, This week we are off on a culinary whistle stop tour of Europe that promises to be a feast of flavours and aromas!

Fresh Friday | 13 May

Dear Fresh Friday friends, This week we are off to England! Picture a late autumn day, sun shining, the leaves turning to their stunning autumn colours, both in the trees and rustling on the ground, occasionally swirling in the gentle breezes. Now you are there, our menu is: