CATAPLANA – Ameijoas na Cataplana


I never did get to try this dish in Portugal but the idea of shellfish and pork together fascinated me. However, research shows this to […]

Linguine with Seafood and Garlic Crumbs

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This recipe was made with the stunning seafood I gathered on my farm trail from Lucky in Ulladulla and the local vegetables collected from my […]

Poached Yabbies with Lemon Myrtle butter and Macadamia Warrigal Greens


I caught yabbies myself at Murray Bank Yabby Farm near Albury and took inspiration from local Wiradjuri woman Leonie McIntosh to incorporate indigenous ingredients into […]


Servings: 12 as an entrée or 40+ as a canapé
Preparation Time: 15 minutes + 30 minutes marinating

½ sourdough baguette, thinly sliced, cut into 1 cm […]

Snapper with Mango Salsa


I am lucky enough to be able to call Rick Stein a friend and colleague. He is the master of fish cooking. This is the […]

Steamed Brook Trout with Salmon Caviar

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Brook trout is a large freshwater fish related to salmon and trout. If you can’t get it, use rainbow trout, though this is much thinner […]

Rainbow Trout with Preserved Lemon and Herb Dressing


I cooked this recipe at Helm winery, one of the first commercial wineries in the Canberra District Wine Region. My good friend, Ken Helm, took […]

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 […]

Barbounia wrapped in Vine Leaves with Marouli Salad

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I cooked these lovely little fish at Vivari Beach at Drepano during filming Lyndey & Blair’s Taste of Greece. You can watch this now on […]

Betel Leaves topped with Spicy Fish


No New Year Eve’s meal would be complete without fish. The Chinese character for “abundance” sounds the same as “fish”. There is also a vegetarian […]