Aperol and Red Grapefruit Cocktail

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Servings 6
Preparation 10 minutes

Crushed ice
360ml Aperol
10 red or pink grapefruit, juiced and strained
1 bottle (750ml) sparkling wine
Lime slices, to garnish

  1. Fill 6 martini glasses or […]

Stuffed Zucchini Flowers

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Zucchini flowers have become much more readily available, and they are delicious stuffed. I am always a little disappointed when thy are simply battered and […]

Smoked Duck with Christmas Spiced Pickled Cherries

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Christmas Canapés
Makes: 24
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes

2 x 200g duck breasts, skin on

Smoking Mixture
1 tablespoon black tea leaves
1 tablespoon herbal tea (eg an […]

Almond Gazpacho with Seared Scallops


Christmas Canapés
Makes 18 shot glasses
Preparation 10 minutes + one hour refrigeration
Cooking 2 minutes

2 cups (220g) white sourdough bread, crusts removed, cut into cubes
1 cup (160g) […]

Snails in Herbed Cream Sauce on Garlic Crumbs


Serves: 12
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes

12 snails in the shell
1 tablespoon butter
1 eshallots, finely chopped
¼ cup (60ml) dry white wine
¼ cup (60mls)  heavy […]

Pete Evan’s Crisp Kale Chips

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Servings: 8-10
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes

1 large bunch kale or Tuscan cabbage
1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
¼ cup  olive or coconut oil
Sea or […]

Pork Souvlaki with Skordalia

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Souvlaki (soo-vlah-kee) is the term used to describe “little skewers” of meat, usually pork, which are marinated and then grilled over a charcoal burner, all over […]

Greek Mezze Plate

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Servings: 6 as an entrée
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Lemon basting mixture
1 small lemon, juiced
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 large red chilli, de-seeded and […]

Crab Cakes with Dill Pickle Remoulade


Servings: 4
Preparation Time: 15 minutes + 30 minutes chilling
Cooking Time: 10 minutes

¾ cup (45g) fresh breadcrumbs (see notes)
¼ cup milk
225g raw crabmeat, well drained
2 green […]

Duo of Greek Dips

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Fava is an easy dish to make and its bright yellow colour is a pretty addition to any table. It can be served as an […]