Posts by bmay

Yellowfin tuna with champ, soft poached egg and capers

Serves 6 Ingredients 6 x 180 g yellowfin tuna steaks olive oil 6 eggs 2 teaspoons vinegar Champ 6 large Desiree potatoes, peeled and diced 1 cup milk 1/2 cup cream 120 g butter 1/2 bunch spring onions, thinly sliced diagonally 2 tablespoons capers salt and pepper Lemon and caper sauce 1 tablespoon butter 1…

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Spanish mackerel dry red curry

Spanish mackerel dry red curry with a green papaya salad (serves 6) Ingredients: 600 g Spanish mackerel fillets, skin off Marinade: peanut oil, to coat 1 cup Spanish onion, finely diced ½ cup cracked coriander seeds 1 cup roughly chopped fresh coriander 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 stalk lemongrass, minced 2 tablespoons red curry paste…

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Ruby snapper with asparagus

Slow-cooked ruby snapper in extra virgin olive oil with asparagus and chardonnay vinegar (Serves 4) Ingredients: 720 g ruby snapper fillets, cut into 4 portions 150 ml extra virgin olive oil Mash: 2 large peeled foxton potatoes (or other potato suitable for mashing) 30 g butter 50 ml cream salt, pepper and chopped chervil to…

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Sugar cane prawn sticks

Served wtih sweet chilli lemon myrtle dipping sauce – jasmin rice Serves 4 – 2 per person The art of this dish is in the packing, oil the best hand, hold the cut sugar cane in the other, pick up a handful of prawn mixture and wrap it onto the cane, don’t get to much…

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King threadfin with fritters and tapenade

(Serves 4) Ingredients: 4 x 300 g king threadfin fillets 100 g plain flour 2 eggs, whisked 2 tablespoons olive oil Fritters 1 cup cooked sweet corn kernels 1 cup grated sweet potato 1/4 cup finely diced chives 1/4 cup chopped zucchini 3/4 cup diced capsicum 1/3 cup chopped basil 2 tablespoons orange juice 2…

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Crispy skinned barramundi with lemon myrtle dressing

(Serves 6) Ingredients: 6 plate-size barramundi lemon myrtle leaves (fresh, if available) Lemon myrtle dressing: 2 tablespoons dried lemon myrtle leaves 1 cup extra virgin olive oil seasoning to taste For serving: salad greens, roasted bunya (or macadamia) nuts Method: Smear fish with dressing and place fresh lemon myrtle leaves inside the fish. Heat a…

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Endeavour prawn – sweet potato flat cakes

(Serves 6-8 as an entrée) Ingredients: 600 g green endeavour prawn meat, coarsely chopped 400 g plain flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon turmeric 1 teaspoon freshly ground coriander 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper salt to taste 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 800 g orange sweet potato (kumera), peeled and…

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