Classic Lemon Tart with Sweet Lemon Zest and salade de fleurs

Makes 2 tarts, serves 4 500g sweet pastry (see recipe below) Sweet lemon zest and salade de fleurs to garnish Lemon filling: makes 750ml 5…

Buller Wines Rare Tokay with Eton Mess

In terms of world-famous wines, it’s impossible not to respectfully mention the region of Rutherglen, Victoria and in particular Buller Wines’ rare collection of fortified…

Chocolate Fondant with Cacao Jelly

Chocolate Fondant with Cacao Jelly, Chocolate Crumble and Beetroot Ice-cream Chocolate Fondant Makes 6 fondant ramekins Melted butter for greasing ramekins Cacao powder for dusting…

La Zona Fiano 2016 with Banana Leaf Steamed Red Mullet

Chrismont’s wonderful new release La Zona Fiano from the King Valley is a most exciting aromatic white and should be considered a serious top-tier restaurant…

Crayfish Tail Brioche Sliders

Crayfish Tail Brioche Sliders Freshly BBQ’d crayfish tails, sliced into medallions Fresh brioche buns Apple slaw (see recipe below) Essentials’ Thousand Island dressing (see recipe…

Billy Button Fiano 2016 with Soft Prawn Taco

This fiano from Victoria‘s Alpine Valleys region is hand-crafted by the energetically talented alternative-varietals ‘queen’, winemaker Jo Marsh, formerly of Seppelt Great Western. A few…

King River Estate Pinot Grigio 2016 with Crispy Skin Barramundi Fillet

Each year King River Estate produces cleaner, more vibrant fruit, the result of pesticide-free biodynamic vineyard management. I’ve noticed a progressive advance in wine flavour...

Beetroot Cured Ocean Trout

Beetroot Cured Ocean Trout with fennel, orange and nigella seed salad, horseradish crème fraiche Beetroot Pickle (for curing) 6 small beetroot, cooked, peeled and grated…

Waldorf Salad with Smoked Walnuts and Apple Remoulade

Serves 6-8 4 Witlof ½ bunch celery, julienned 100g grapes Yileena Park Wines (Yarra Valley) Smoked Walnuts Apple remoulade (see recipe below) Parsley leaves ¼…

Baby Banoffee Pies with Yileena Park Botrytis Semillon

Serves 6-8 Sweet Pastry – Makes 500g 140g cold unsalted butter, diced 100g icing sugar Pinch salt 1 egg, lightly whisked 230g plain flour 20g…