Fried Tofu, Roast Chili and Tamarind Dipping Sauce.

Tofu. Some people get a real bug in their arse about it. ‘It’s got no flavour’ they say. ‘What’s the point?’ they say.   The point here, my friends is that everything tastes better deep-fried. And then smothered in this hot and sour chili sauce.  Grab a fork. Grab a glass of something cold and…

Kohlrabi Remmoluade, parsley, capers and lemon.

Kohlrabi is, to a lot of people, a bit of an unknown. To others as perennial as potato. It is however, very versatile and delicious eaten raw or cooked. It is raw in this recipe but being a remmoulade is softened (mascerated) with a little mayo and some other good stuff. To my mind it…

Zucchini Flower Fritters Stuffed With Cottage Cheese and Sumac.

These flowers were grown in Munduberra. I know that name not because I’ve ever been there but because when I was in primary school my best friend Darren moved there with his family. NEVER TOO BE SEEN AGAIN. Not by me anyways. It was a good lesson in the non-permanence of things. Much like the…

Free Range Omelette – Haloumi, Heirloom Tomato, Dill.

It’s an omelette. With haloumi in it. Right?!! Great at anytime of the day, but I particularly like this at breakfast. These heirloom tomatoes were hard to walk past at the fruit shop. I forget their name but I am familiar with this variety. Inside the flesh is firm without too much seed or water…

Barbecue Eggplant w/ White Miso and Black Sesame

Brush the flesh side of the eggplants with olive oil. Lay them flesh side down on the bbq and cook for about 25 minutes, giving them a quarter turn from time to time and a brush with more olive oil.