Lemon Myrtle and Wattleseed Shortbread

Lemon Myrtle and Wattleseed Shortbread

I hope you enjoyed the previous story about our great Australian Outback. I'm sure it was easy to see how much I enjoy our amazing country.  Something I have discovered through my travels is that Australia has a taste of it's own. This might not be immediately obvious if you're eating in Continue reading

Wattleseed & Macadamia Crusted Barramundi

Wattleseed & Macadamia Crusted Barramundi

Today I am joined by Executive Chef Markus Strieby of Teshi's Restaurant at Mercure Harbourside Cairns.  Markus has shared one of his most popular dishes with Gourmet Getaways readers.  The dish is a Wattleseed and Macadamia Crusted, wild caught Barramundi. The Barramundi is served with a Rosella Continue reading

Australia Day Food Ideas

Australia Day Food Ideas

Do you have plans for Australia Day? For me Australia Day always means a day at the beach with friends.  This year we will be going to a local beach called Gallows where we can drive the vehicles onto the sand and put out the awnings for a bit of sun protection. We usually stay at the Continue reading

Coffs Coast Bush Tukka & Medicinal Plants Tour

Coffs Coast Bush Tukka & Medicinal Plants Tour

What a glorious day for a stroll through the North Coast Regional Botanic Gardens! I am meeting my friend and fellow food writer Lorraine Elliott from Not Quite Nigella to participate in an indigenous bush tukka tour. The tour is being held at the Coffs Harbour Botanic gardens and conducted by Continue reading

The Jaaning Tree

The Jaaning Tree

Take a relaxing deep breath, and settle in for the afternoon is my advice when visiting the “Jaaning Tree”. That’s what Lorraine from Not Quite Nigella and I did when which reached this picturesque restaurant. We were on our North Coast Food & Wine Tour and arrived at “The Jaaning Tree,” we were Continue reading

Gourmet Bushfoods

Gourmet Bushfoods

Galeru is the name of that rainforest taste that you can only get from Australia Bush Foods. Our Australian flavour is unique and beautiful and featuring more and more on restaurant menus.  The Rainberries (Riberry) are a favourite of mine and I have made a  Baked Camembert using the flavours of Continue reading

Baked Camembert with Riberry

Baked Camembert with Riberry

Week 30 Baked I have set myself two cooking challenges this week.  The first is to contribute an original recipe to "My Food Trail, weekly "cookbook challenge".  This weeks’ recipe is required to be a baked dish.  The second challenge was to design a dish for a Primary Producer of Australian Continue reading

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