With Prawns

Prawn Fritters

Posted on: 21st Jul, 2014by frenchie

The batter for these fritters is made using chickpea flour made from ground chickpeas and is gluten free. It’s a popular flour used in Indian cooking for a variety of dishes and also used in various European cuisines particularly in the pancakes of Genoa, socca in Nice and the shrimp fritters of Andalusia in Spain. […]


Baked Hapuka with Seafood

Posted on: 6th Mar, 2014by frenchie

Normally for family birthday dinners I’ll serve duck or a slow-cooked meat dish. Last week for my father’s and Mike’s joint birthday dinner I decided to have a change and cook fish and seafood because I found it hard to resist Jimmy’s hapuka and John’s Foveaux Strait scallops and Australian prawns (available frozen on Sundays […]


Simple & Delicious Asparagus Recipes

Posted on: 5th Mar, 2014by frenchie

Asparagus is one of my favourite vegetables and each year from August onwards I can’t wait for the first of it to appear in our market. It’s a great vegetable to make the feature of a simple but delicious meal. To prepare the asparagus I snap the ends of the stalks to get rid of […]