Black Garlic Sourdough Bread

Garlicious Grown black garlic starts life as quality hard-necked garlic grown in Braidwood in the New South Wales Southern Tablelands about an hour from Canberra….

Salted Chocolate Tart with Burnt Honey and Black Tea Syrup

This Salted Chocolate Tart with Burnt Honey and Black Tea Syrup is a treasure to seriously indulge in this autumn. Essentials’ in-house chef Megan Chalmers…

Poached Quince Tarte Tatin with chestnut puff pastry and buttermilk ice-cream

This perfect autumn season dish is a wonderful way to wow guests with all the colour and fragrance of quinces. Chestnut Puff Pastry – Makes…

New York Cheesecake with vanilla-poached rhubarb & lavender honey syrup

Few desserts entertain better than a decadent cheesecake bursting with colour and natural fragrances. They may look tricky but we’ll let you in on a…

Fig and Frangipane Tart with Raspberry Vinegar Caramel and Vanilla Bean Marshmallow

Preheat oven to 160C 500g sweet pastry (see recipe below) 750g frangipane ¼ cup good quality fig jam 10 ripe fresh figs, thinly sliced Poached…

Summer Recipe: Spiced Cauliflower & Quark Tart

Artisan dairy producer Andre Kogut, for the past 12 years, has been making premium organic cheeses at his Blue Bay dairy in Mornington, south of…

Tomato & Shallot Tart with Burrata & Herb Vinaigrette

Makes 2 tarts, serves 4 Bake in 15cm diameter cake tins. 400g sheet of good quality all-butter puff pastry 16 pieces oven-roasted tomatoes (mixed varietals,…

Pissaladière (French-style Pizza)

Featuring a unique, easy-to-digest unleavened kefir pizza dough, this rich in umami French-style pizza will have you coming back for more. Caramelised onions 10 brown…

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…

Pork Terrine Pie Recipe

‘Goddess of Pie’ Kirsty Heather of Cooper’s Handmade Pies has crafted this beautifully-decadent and flavoursome Pork Terrine Pie. Hot Water Pastry 500g plain flour Pinch of…