Category Archives: Strawberry

Christmas Menu 2012

White truffle custard, mushroom ragu From the first time I made Thomas Keller’s white truffle custards I served them with a mushroom “ragu” rather than Keller’s black truffle “ragu” of veal stock base. I feel mushroom and truffle is a … Continue reading

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Strawberries and cream

I’ve always preferred the flavour of fresh strawberry to cooked strawberry, but these strawberries tossed in butter, sugar and cracked black pepper, before being roasted to soft, were a delight. A particularly good use of firmer winter (Queensland) strawberries. Some … Continue reading

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Lamb and more lamb, herbal sorbet

Salad of lamb’s liver, rocket, quince, onion, rocket, crutons, walnuts Lamb’s liver: flash fried. Quince: poached in red wine and cinnamon. Onion: slow fried with Sherry. Crutons: fried with mustard and cider vinegar. Plus rocket, sage leaves, roasted walnuts, and … Continue reading

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Christmas menu

Pheasant and Quail Terrine, beetroot salad, raisin purée Terrine: pheasant leg and breast, quail breast, chicken livers, prosciutto, seasoning, white wine. Beetroot salad: grated fresh beetroot, dressing of red wine vinegar, lime juice, soy sauce and honey. Raisin purée: plumped … Continue reading

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