Recipe Category: Chef's Favourites

Serves 4 Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 5 minutes 6 medium sized whole scampi, washed, dried and cut in half lengthwise 100gm butter unsalted 3 tbsp Lupi extra virgin olive oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 lemon, zested and juiced 1 tbsp chilli flakes ¼ cup Italian parsley 1 cup salad greens 4 dinner […]

Serves 4 Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 5 minutes 600gm little neck clams, scrubbed and purged 2 tbsp olive oil ½ white onion, thinly sliced 2 clove garlic, minced ½ cup rice wine (sake) 3 tbsp lime juice 2 tbsp fish sauce 2 red chillies 1 fresh lime to garnish 2 tbsp crispy shallots […]

Serves 4 Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 10 minutes 16 large prawns 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp allspice 1 tsp chilli powder Sea salt and black pepper 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tomatoes, diced 30ml lime juice 1 cup cooked rice, to serve 1 avocado, mashed, to serve ¼ […]

Serves 4 Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes 400gm skinned/boned monkfish, cut into small even cubes – other species to use could be blue moki, kahawai, ling, 200gm prawn cutlets 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 onion, diced 1 tbsp minced ginger 1 tbsp minced garlic 1 tsp shrimp paste 1 tsp chilli flakes […]

Serves 2 Prep time 10 mins Cook time 5 mins 200gms NZ Scallops roe on, foot removed 40gm butter Sea salt/ black pepper. Lemon butter sauce 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 lemon juiced and zested Olive oil 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves 1 loaf of artisan bread Method: 1. Add […]

How to shuck an oyster Wrap a tea towel over one hand and use it to hold the oyster firmly. Using an oyster shucking knife in the other hand, place the tip of the shucking knife at the base of the hinge, twist the knife using pressure, then without the pressure, lever the knife upwards, […]