Moroccan chicken & couscous with chickpeas sultanas & nuts

ABC NSW radio segment We were having friends over to play Mahjong so needed to get dinner organised beforehand. Decided to cook this in the morning to allow plenty of time for flavours to develop and blend and then it only had to be reheated. Chicken pieces on the bone could be used as they […]

Slow Food Sydney – Seafood Workshop

I recently had the pleasure of working with the Slow Food Sydney Group at a seafood workshop. Here is a brief rundown from their website of the activities and recipes we had fun cooking on the night at the Electrolux Interactive Kitchen at Mascot (www.electrolux.com.au).     Slow Food Sydney (www.slowfoodsydney.com.au) is a convivum of Slow Food, an […]

Squid and calamari recipes

ABC radio segment (www.abc.net.au) by Jen Lacey Inspired by the discovery of a sardine, whiting and a red mullet inside a squid, Deborah invited food consultant and author Brigid Treloar to share some recipes and tips on cephalopods – better known as squid, calamari, cuttlefish and octopus. Deb turned her added surprise into a stock, […]

Roasted Eggplant Dip

Roasted Eggplant Dip     Ingredients (serves 6-8) 1 large (700g) eggplant (aubergine) 2-3 garlic cloves, skin on 2-3 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons tahini (sesame seed paste) 1 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 3 green onions, finely chopped 1 tablespoon chopped flat leaf parsley, to garnish Generous pinch paprika, to serve (optional)   Method […]

June 11, 2010 • Tags: , , , , • Posted in: Radio, Dips, Vegetables • No Comments

Perfect sushi rolls – a step by step guide

  On ABC NSW radio (www.abc.net.au) Making sushi rolls may not always be successful with the first attempt but once mastered it can be great fun, especially if friends and family make their own. Experiment with whatever fillings you like, but a word of caution – don’t try and stuff too much rice or too […]

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