Tomorrow morning on ABC Far North (on Fiona Sewell’s segment following the 9.30am news) I’ll be announcing the beginning of the journey of my next book in the tropical cuisine series.
Fruits from a tropical home orchard
As the process of recipe testing with truly seasonal ingredients takes a year (at least!), followed then by the [...]
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I felt like a butter sauce, and I felt like rice paddy herb. Two different culinary traditions (Europe and South East Asia), but that’s what recipe testing is for – to test out recipes. So, I did, and it was very good.
Jobfish is also called Ironjaw or Rusty Jobfish (Aphareus rutilans) and I bought it [...]
This is a flavoursome, fresh pasta sauce which goes well with the taro gnocchi mentioned in the adjacent post. It is gluten free and dairy free but thanks to the pumpkin seed meal and olive oil has a creamy texture.
It can also be used as a salsa or dip, or added to tacos, tortillas or [...]
If you need to avoid gluten, eggs or dairy, or if you simply have taro available, then this is such a simple recipe and produces soft pillows of gnocchi-ness, the perfect canvas for your favourite pasta sauce.
cooked taro 'gnocchi'
This recipe works best with a large taro corm as that allows for a greater number [...]