Recipes

chocolate avocado lemon curd easter eggs

RECIPES | Easter is just around the corner and it’s time to create delicious Easter treats for friends and family. This year, we teamed up with Fairtrade Australia to create something a bit more complex than usual, and it turned out really well. It’s a delicious combination of creamy avocado, tart

miso marinated fish recipe

RECIPES | Miso marinated fish has been a signature dish of chef Nobu Matsuhisa since 1987 and, having just returned from Japan with a jar of perilla miso in tow, I was keen to try making my own version at home. It’s a very tasty dish that’s healthy and full

lavender cream gin cocktail recipe

RECIPES | This lavender cream gin cocktail is a light, floral cocktail that works best with a gin that has light botanicals. The lavender and honey evoke summer days in Provence, while the egg white and heavy cream give the cocktail a silky, creamy texture. Despite its summer leanings, this

pearl barley, orange & fennel salad recipe

This Pearl Barley, Orange and Fennel Salad recipe is a great option for a hot summer day. It is perfect with roasted lamb or chicken or as a meal on it’s own. This recipe is a favourite among our friends. Preparation Time: 10 minutes    /     Serves 4-6

octopus chimichurri recipe

This Octopus with Chimichurri recipe makes cooking octopus at home easy and quite approachable. Often people ignore this beautiful piece of seafood as they are not sure how to deal with it. However I can guarantee it is much easier than you thought. This recipe creates a delicious dish perfect for

gin elderflower fizz cocktail recipe

RECIPES | With the warmer weather hitting Melbourne, the team at The City Lane thought it was time to create a series of delicious cocktails. We have created a variety of delicious, easy to make at home, cocktails which are perfect for a dinner party, an afternoon with friends or a Sunday session.

vietnamese rice paper rolls recipe

RECIPES | These Easy Vietnamese Rice Paper rolls are by no means traditional, they are simply my way of creating a quick and easy meal with leftover ingredients. They’re light, healthy and great for the warmer weather. Preparation Time: 15 minutes  / Serves 2-4 Ingredients 1 packet of rice paper

preserved lemon octopus salad recipe

This preserved lemon & octopus salad recipe makes cooking octopus at home easy and quite approachable. Often people ignore this beautiful piece of seafood as they are not sure how to deal with it. However, I can guarantee it is much easier than you think. This recipe creates a delicious dish

chimichurri recipe

Chimichurri is an Argentinian sauce traditionally used to accompany grilled meat, however this versatile sauce can be used as a salad dressing, marinade or condiment. Preparation Time: 10 minutes / Serves 4-6 Ingredients 1 cup fresh parsley, finely chopped 1 red chilli, finely diced 1 tsp (5g) fresh oregano, finely chopped

kale edamame salad recipe

This Kale and Edamame salad recipe is a delicious and healthy dish for the warmer months. It uses robust Japanese inspired flavours to balance out the strong taste of the kale. It also highlights the versatility of Kale as a vegetable. Preparation Time: 10 minutes / Cooking Time: 30 minutes