cooking melbourne

Discovering Melbourne's Artisan Foods and Produce


Kohlrabi and Pear Salad

Kohlrabi provides a great juicy crunch to salads and with its very mild radish flavour it marries well with apple and pears, roasted nuts and nut oils. Ingredients I kohlrabi 1 firm green pear small salad onion (optional) handful of mint, dill or parsley juice of ½ a lemon 3 tbs grape seed oil or…

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celeriac soup

Celeriac Soup

Celeriac makes a  great autumn or winter soup. For Two Ingredients 6-8 cloves garlic olive oil ½ large celeriac (approximately 650 g) 1 leek, white part only, thinly sliced 500ml chicken or vegetable stock 100g crème fraîche or cream salt black pepper freshly grated nutmeg Preheat oven to 180°C. Peel and cut celeriac into large…

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gnocchi with slow roasted tomato

Gnocchi with Slow Roasted Tomatoes

With the tomato season coming to an end you may still have a load that are a little past their just picked freshest. This recipe for gnocchi with slow roasted tomatoes is delicious – the slow roasting gives this sauce a deep, rich flavour perfect for an Autumn gnocchi or pasta dish. serves 4 hungry…

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Early Autumn is a great time to get fresh celeriac that is really moist and tender enough to eat raw in a salad. You can use it in this classic remoulade or pair it with grated apples, parsley, roasted hazelnuts, hazelnut oil and lemon juice for a fruitier salad. Ingredients half a celeriac (approx 650…

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sticky pear pie

Sticky, Spiced Pear Pie

This is an oldie but a goodie recipe for pear pie – it’s filled with juicy pears and lots of spice and a sticky brown sugar sauce. If your pears have just gone yellow and are ripe don’t worry just cut them into large segments and they wont go mushy on cooking in this pie….

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