Davidson Plum and Red Currant Fruit Kompot

Kompot is a non-alcoholic sweet beverage of Slavic origin, that may be served hot or cold, depending on tradition and season. 4 whole Davidson plums…

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…

Chocolate Fondant with Cacao Jelly and Chocolate Crumble

Designed to win over even the fussiest of gourmet guests, this Chocolate Fondant with cacao jelly and chocolate crumble is  a winning and decadent dessert ….

Vanilla Bean Marshmallow

500g caster sugar 1 tbsp liquid glucose 400ml water 2 tbsp gelatine powder 2 egg whites 2 tsp vanilla bean paste Icing sugar for dusting…

Wattleseed Ice Cream

Finely milled roasted wattleseed is a wonderful ingredient in ice cream. Flavour extraction is via hot, not boiling water, similar to a plunger coffee. The…

Ricotta and Crystallised Ginger Ice-cream

Vanilla Ice-cream Base Makes 500g 150ml thickened cream 225ml full-cream milk 5 egg yolks 60g caster sugar 1 vanilla pod, halved and scraped Ricotta and…

Autumn/Winter Waffles with poached pears, pecan crumble, salted caramel sauce

Autumn/Winter Waffles with poached pears, pecan crumble, salted caramel sauce and ricotta and crystallised ginger ice-cream Serves 6 Waffle Batter 1 cup plain flour 4 tsp…

Goat’s Milk Yoghurt & Orange Blossom Panna Cotta

2 tsp powdered gelatine 3 tbsp chilled water 1¾ cup thickened cream 6 tbsp caster sugar 2 tsp orange blossom water 1¼ cups Meredith Dairy…

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…