A selection of recipes to tantalise your taste-buds.
charred grapefruit with mint basil sugar recipe

This charred grapefruit with mint & basil sugar recipe is an easy brunch or breakfast idea when you feel like something slightly sweet and light. It activates a range of senses on your tongue and tastes great. It’s also a unique way to get in one of your daily pieces of

smashed avocado and panko scallops recipe

This wonderfully simple smashed avocado and panko scallops recipe is a quick starter or a great snack with a lovely glass of chardonnay. It is a dish designed to highlight the delicate flavour of the scallop and provide some textural contrast. Preparation Time: 5 minutes / Cooking Time: 6 minutes

one pot chicken puttanesca recipe

Chicken Puttanesca is a classic Italian dish traditionally served on angel hair pasta. This version is based on the classic recipe, however I exclude the pasta and oven bake the dish which allows you to cook this delicious recipe in one pot with minimal effort. Preparation Time: 10 minutes / Cooking Time:

midnight starling's cardigan cocktail recipe

Midnight Starling is a classic, country French bistro and bar in Kyneton, Victoria. Along with the usual suspects of French food and wine, the menu features a number of rather nice cocktails. One of the favourites this winter has been “The Cardigan” which was created by Midnight Starling’s owner and Michelin

lavender chamomile and cardamom chai tea recipe

This lavender, chamomile and cardamom chai tea recipe is inspired by a tea flight we tried at Pip’s Original Doughnuts in Portland earlier this year. It’s fragrant yet mild in comparison to the classic masala chai which most of us think about when we talk about chai. If you like lavender,

basil pesto recipe

Basil pesto is a really versatile condiment. You can spread it on bread, mix it through pasta, flavour fish or chicken or even marinate vegetables. Here’s my version of this all time classic. Preparation Time: 10 minutes /  Makes: 75g of pesto Ingredients 25g Parmesan cheese 40g basil 50g pine

mulled wine syrup recipe

This mulled wine syrup recipe is one of the easiest ways to make mulled wine. Over the years I have experimented with a range of methods, from spiced infusion bags to mulled wine powders to the good old fashion put the spices in the pot and simmer away. I have

pear and blue cheese ice-cream recipe

This pear and blue cheese ice-cream was inspired by an ice-cream that I tried at Salt & Straw in Portland earlier this year. It might sound like and odd combination at first, ill suited to ice-cream but when you try it you’ll soon realise just how well it all comes together.

grilled scallops truffle butter recipe south melbourne markets

MELBOURNE | Have you ever wanted to create a truffle-inspired dinner party but wasn’t sure where to start? Well, through the month of July, South Melbourne Market is making it easy! The City Lane was invited to experience the ‘Truffle Shuffle’, which gave us the opportunity to see what the

one pot baked salmon with dill yoghurt sauce recipe

This one pot baked salmon with dill yoghurt sauce recipe takes only 20 minutes to cook and is great healthy dinner option after a busy day at work. It’s quick, tasty and uses hardly any dishes. Preparation Time: 5 minutes / Cooking Time:  20 minutes / Serves: 3-4 Ingredients 400g salmon 1