With Microgreens

Baked Monkfish with Saffron Sauce

Posted on: 6th Mar, 2014by frenchie

We’ve always enjoyed eating monkfish. Until the last few years it wasn’t widely known in NZ. We’ve probably had it more in France where it’s called ‘lotte’. The fish is quite ugly – if you’re looking for the whole fish is most likely to be sold without it’s head. Monkfish flesh is white and dense […]

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Spring Vegetable Salad

Posted on: 6th Mar, 2014by frenchie

Isn’t it really good to finally feel that the weather is slowly warming and to have a variety of new season’s veges to eat? This is a salad where you can add as many or as few Spring vegetables as you like. Rather than cooking or blanching the vegetables all separately, you make this all […]

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Green Vegatable Salad

Green Vegetable Salad

Posted on: 6th Mar, 2014by frenchie

Now that it’s feeling a little more like summer I like to make salads that can be a meal in themselves or served with any cold meats, fish or chicken. This is one from our book that customers have told me is already a favourite. Every time I make this salad I use different vegetables […]

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Asparagus, Fennel & Orange Salad

Posted on: 6th Mar, 2014by frenchie

I came up with this for lunch at home yesterday after having bought lots of yummy vegetables and fruit from stallholders in the weekend. Jillian (Fruition on Sundays) grows and now sells delicious kiyomi oranges. They’re a Japanese hybrid orange developed in the late 1940s. They’re juicy, sweet with a little tartness and no pips. […]

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Fillet of Beef with Wasabi Mash and Vegetables

Posted on: 8th Jan, 2014by frenchie

This recipe was inspired by lunch at L’Hedoniste a small bistro in Paris. It’s one of the bistros I talk about above. I’ll change the vegetable mix according to the season. It was Spring in Paris so a few pieces of asparagus were included. I used a combination of shitake and button mushrooms as Jason’s […]

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