Stir-Fried Choy Sum with Sugar Snaps

A colourfuly crunchy dish offset by the soft texture of the tofu. Choy sum is one of the most popular vegetables in China – the flowering shoots are tender and sweet and the main stems full of flavour. Great for vegetaraians.

Armenian Nut Cake

A delicious moist cake. Nuts are an essential pantry item. Once opened, store them in the fridge as they will last longer and remain fresher.

Watermelon Granita

Look for seedless watermelon when making this pretty granita – it will make your life easier. Serves 4 250ml (1cup) water 200g (1 cup) caster sugar 2 cups watermelon puree ( about 1/8 large melon – use a liquidiser) Juice of 1/2 lemon Place the sugar and water in a pan and bring to the … Continue reading

Asian noodle salad

Shredded green papaya and green mango combine with rice noodles and a Thai-style salad dressing in this delicious salad.

Peking Duck Hand Rolls

Delicious cocktail party fare. All the ingredients are readily availabe at Chinese grocery stores - the crepes are sold either fresh or frozen.

Roast Rack of Veal

Adapated from a recipe by Tetsuya (Tetsuya’s, Sydney), this slow roast is a marvellous way to cook veal as it can often dry out using conventional roasting temperatures.