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Lemon Myrtle Sprinkle sushi

Lemon Myrtle Sprinkle sushiOther herbs and herb combinations include native peppermint and Alpine pepper, native peppermint and native mint, aniseed myrtle, native thyme. Plain boiled rice can be made a feature component by the simple addition of native herbs. Asian practice is to wash rice in cold water before cooking which is a prerequisite considering Read More …

Lemon aspen and ginger sauce

Lemon aspen and ginger sauceThis is an easy quick recipe to prepare. Add and mix together some lemon aspen juice (about 3% or to taste) with some honey, crushed ginger and Alpine pepper. Use this as a drizzle over Atlantic salmon for a very easy and delicious entree. Garnish with some greens and extra pepper. Read More …

Cheesefruit cream on game wrapped figs

Cheesefruit cream on game wrapped figsThe juice from cheesefruit makes a delicious flavouring for sauces, cream cheese dips and spreads and the flavour of over-ripe pineapple and blue-vein cheese compliments a considerable range of dishes. This recipe was inspired by Chef Armando from Sydney’s Buon Ricardo restaurant. A less rich sauce could be made using Read More …

Sydney Salad

Sydney Salad400g mesclun lettuce mix50ml light lemon myrtle mayonnaise1 avocado, sliced4 red cherry and 4 yellow pear tomatoes100g emu prosciutto15ml akudjura50g shaved parmesan75g Alpine pepper croutonswhitlof leaves for garnish1 small carrot Prepare the 4 Opera House garnishes by selecting 4×5 whitlof leaves of decreasing size. Make a hole at the base of the leaves with a Read More …

Wild lime and munthari meat jam

Wild lime and munthari meat jamWhen cooking fruits there are two choices of boiling medium for each of two effects: . Some fruits with delicate flesh will cook down no matter what medium but as a rule, boiling fruits in water will tend to reduce the fruit flesh to a purée since the water will Read More …

Native pepperberry cream

Native pepperberry creamThawed native pepperberries will bleed a burgundy juice into cream sauces and can be used for a feathering or ‘comet’ effect. They also make a versatile native pepperberry butter simply whipped into butter and left chill overnight for the flavour to infuse. Use native pepperberry cream or butter as an accompaniment to vegetables, Read More …

Munthari and mushroom sauce

Munthari and mushroom sauceThe longer this is cooked the more of the apple flavour of the muntharies imparted to the dish. A modification is to use the sauce to flavour slices of any native flavoured bread and then to set the resulting savoury bread pudding with an omelette mix of seasoned eggs and milk. Alternatively, Read More …

Mountain pepper and native thyme sauce

Mountain pepper and native thyme sauce300ml full-bodied red wine3 shallots, coarsely chopped3 tablespoons beef stock1 clove garlic, crushed2 teaspoons ground native thyme2 teaspoons ground Alpine pepperpinch of cayenne peppersalt and ground black pepper100g beef marrow bones (optional)1 tablespoon brandy3 tablespoons butter Heat the wine then add the shallots, stock, garlic, half the native thyme, the Alpine Read More …

Lemon Aspen Rainforest Punch

Lemon Aspen Rainforest Punch70ml lemon aspen juice (or to taste)1 litre apple juice1 .25 litre sparkling mineral waterVodka (optional – to taste) Mix all the ingredients together. Serves approx. 25 people. You can add vodka for a bit of a kick and garnish with some native mint, riberries and / or muntharies.Discover the functional (nutritional, antimicrobial, Read More …