Author Archives: Lisa Velardo

Dive into the deep-end at the Melbourne Seafood Centre with Sara Oteri

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Watch as Sara Oteri goes behind the scenes at the Melbourne Seafood Centre to learn about the huge variety of fish and seafood species available, and meet the market traders that bring you this quality …

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Fig Tart Tartine 

Friday, November 17, 2017

Fig Tart Tartine Ingredients 8 ripe figs 200g raw caster sugar 80g unsalted butter pinch of saffron 1 sheet of good quality puff pastry Fresh blue berries and vanilla ice-cream to serve  Directions Preheat your oven to 170 degrees Celsius fan forced. Before getting started cut …

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Seared miso and pepper tuna

Friday, November 3, 2017

Seared miso and pepper tuna Ingredients 250g sashimi grade tuna 1 tbsp. white miso 2 tsp white peppercorns 1 tsp pink peppercorns 1 tsp coriander seeds 50g finely shaved fennel 50g apple cider vinegar 40g caster sugar 50ml water Extra virgin olive oil a squeeze of fresh …

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Pea & Pesto Pasta

Friday, October 27, 2017

Pea & Watercress Pesto Maccheroncini Ingredients 500g Maccheroncini pasta 1 1/2 cups blanched peas 1 bunch of watercress, thick stems removed juice and zest of 1 lemon 3 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil sea salt for seasoning Pea tendrils for garnish Directions Cook the pasta …

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Roasted Cauliflower

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Whole roasted cauliflower Ingredients 1 head of cauliflower, leaves and stem trimmed 1 tbsp. coconut oil 1tbsp plain flour 1 tbsp. madras masala spice powder 1 tin coconut milk (400ml) sea salt for seasoning 1 tbsp. sesame seeds fresh curry leaves oil for frying  Directions Preheat oven …

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Ricotta Cheesecake

Friday, October 13, 2017

Strawberry & Ricotta Cheesecake Ingredients 900g Firm Ricotta 120g Honey 60g caster sugar 1 tsp dried camomile flowers 400g choc ripple cookies 140g brown butter, melted pinch of salt 3 punnets of strawberries, finely sliced Icing sugar for dusting Directions Preheat oven to 160 degrees fan forced. In …

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Spring Salad

Monday, October 9, 2017

Spring Salad with Fresh Asparagus and Cranberries  Ingredients 2 cups cooked Quinoa 2 cups cooked Green Rice 2 bunches of fresh asparagus 2 cups of baby kale leaves 1/2 cup of blanched spring peas 1/2 cup of hulled broad beans 1/4 cup toasted …

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Father’s Day Gift Guide!

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

It's father's day this Sunday 3rd of September. We've put together a nifty gift guide to showcase some of the quality crafted gifts available at the Market. From the usual socks, hats and belts to beautiful certified …

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Chocolate Cake

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Ganache   Ingredients 465ml water 360g butter 180g dark chocolate (I used 60 percent Callebaut) 510g sugar 380g plain flour 45g cocoa 18g bicarb soda 225g eggs (about 6) 50ml cherry brandy 1 teaspoon of salt Ganache Ingredients 300ml whipping cream 300g dark or milk couverture …

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Baked Pumpkin

Friday, June 30, 2017

Whole roasted pumpkin is a great way of utilising an entire vegetable and is a fun way of sharing food amongst friends at a dinner party! Whole Baked Pumpkin with Fresh Goats Cheese Ingredients 1 small pumpkin (Jap …

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