Pork And Furikake Wonton Soup

Serves 3–4 This punchy winter broth is both quick and easy to make. The use of Opito Bay Salt Co’s furikake rounds out the Japanese inspired soup and you’ll finish the bowl feeling nourished and warm. For the broth 2 litres of good quality chicken stock/broth ¼ cup miso 5cm thumb ginger, sliced 1 tbsp […]

Opito Bay Sazón Wedges

Optio Bay Salt Co’s sazón is a taste of Mexico and Central America. We love using it on wedges, so the flavour shines through. Serve with a dollop of sour cream. ⅓ cup plain flour 3 tbsp Opito Bay sazón 2 tsp Opito Bay Sea Salt 1kg of scrubbed Agria potatoes, cut into wedges. neutral […]

Harriet’s How To – Chocolate Mousse

  Chocolate mousse holds a very special place in my heart, or should I say, stomach. I have fond memories of Mum serving up chocolate mousse in her tall sundae glasses with a few berries on top and if we were lucky, a crushed flake. It has consistently been one of my favourite desserts my […]

Harriet’s How To: The Perfect Steak

Words Harriet Boucher, Images Ashlee DeCaires I always viewed cooking steak a bit of a boy’s job. At childhood dinners with family and friends, the men all stood around the BBQ while the ladies prepared the accompaniments. That trend has continued into my adult life despite ever-changing gender roles. But watch out boys, I’m here […]

Roasted Black Doris Plum, Cinnamon Waffles and Dukkha Praline

Recipe Harriet Boucher, Images Ashlee Decaires One way to win over mum is to whip these up for a breakfast-in-bed treat! You can make the plums well in advance if they are bountiful. Warm them up before serving if they aren’t fresh out of the oven. The dukkha praline adds a nutty, sweet but savoury […]

Luisa Plum and Fennel Salad with Burrata

Recipe Harriet Boucher, Images Ashlee Decaires This is a refreshing summer salad, and who doesn’t love burrata? I used the frozen pizza dough from Vetro, proved it, rolled it out with some semolina flour and grilled it with lots of olive oil and sea salt. If you are after a quicker option, serve it with […]

Spudtacular Dressings  

Words Harriet Boucher, Images Ashlee Decaires My grandparents are keen gardeners and have an impressive patch of baby potatoes. Having their home-grown potatoes each Christmas has inspired me to create a variety of dressings to be enjoyed throughout the summer. Not everyone is a gardener though, so these recipes have been based on a 1.5kg […]

Christmas Plum Chutney

Words Harriet Boucher, Images Ashlee Decaires Use up those early season plums with this Chinese five spice chutney. Serve this chutney alongside your Christmas ham, turkey or roast chicken, then use it with leftovers toasted sandwiches for days to come. You can also blitz it up for a smooth plum sauce. 1 small onion, diced […]

Asian Herb Slaw with Crispy Noodles and Tangy Dressing

Recipe Harriet Boucher, Images Ashlee Decaires Serves 4 This zingy fresh slaw will summon summer. Serve with grilled rump steak or chicken and a cheeky roti bread on the side. (I love the Silk Road ones from the supermarket, fried in butter and oil – drool.) Slaw ¼ of a green cabbage, shredded on a […]

Vietnamese Style Chicken Noodle Soup

Recipe Harriet Boucher, Images Ashlee Decaires Serves 6 Spring is still soup season in my eyes and this version of chicken noodle soup is soul warming and nourishing. The use of Asian herbs and spices brings a bit of culture into this classic soup, and I’m sure it’ll quickly become a family favourite. 1 whole […]