Stuffed Zucchini Flowers

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Zucchini flowers have become much more readily available, and they are delicious stuffed. I am always a little disappointed when thy are simply battered and […]

Smoked duck with Christmas spiced pickled cherries

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Christmas canapés

Makes 24

Preparation 15 minutes

Cooking 15 minutes


2 x 200g duck breasts, skin on

Smoking mixture

1 tablespoon black tea leaves

1 tablespoon herbal tea (eg an […]

Almond gazpacho with seared scallops


Christmas canapés

Makes 18 shot glasses

Preparation 10 minutes + one hour refrigeration

Cooking 2 minutes


2 cups (220g) white sourdough bread, crusts removed, cut into cubes

1 cup (160g) […]

Snails in herbed cream sauce on garlic crumbs


Makes 12

Prep time 10 minutes

Cook time 20 minutes


12 snails in the shell

1 tablespoon butter

1 eshallots, finely chopped

¼ cup (60ml) dry white wine

¼ cup (60mls)  heavy […]

Pete Evan’s Crisp Kale Chips

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Serves 8-10

Preparation 10 minutes

Cooking 15 minutes


1 large bunch kale or Tuscan cabbage

1 tablespoon cayenne pepper

¼ cup  olive or coconut oil

sea or Himalayan salt […]

Pork souvlaki with skordalia

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Souvlaki (soo-vlah-kee) is the term used to describe “little skewers” of meat, usually pork, which are marinated and then grilled over a charcoal burner, all over […]

Greek mezze plate

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Serves 6 as an entrée
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes

Lemon basting mixture
1 small lemon, juiced
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 large red chilli, de-seeded and […]

Crab cakes with dill pickle remoulade


Serves 4
Preparation 15 minutes + 30 minutes chilling
Cooking 10 minutes

¾ cup (45g) fresh breadcrumbs (see notes)
¼ cup milk
225g raw crabmeat, well drained
2 green onions, finely […]

Duo of Greek dips

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Fava is an easy dish to make and its bright yellow colour is a pretty addition to any table. It can be served as an […]