WHERE else but Bellarine Peninsula’s Portarlington can you find an abundance of fresh mussels and array of other local produce. On January 9, 2010, the town will showcase its exceptional display of local produce at the Portarlington Mussel Festival. It may not have happened however if mussel farmers didn’t find a solution to the hundreds [...]
If you’re in Sydney on 17th and 18th October (1pm till sunset) then head to the spectacular harbour lapping at the edge of a sundrenched deck; a plate of hand-picked oysters, freshly shucked before your eyes; and the gentle swoosh of a crisp Mountadam Eden Valley Pinot Gris to complement the seafood flavours. Could there [...]
If you enjoy tuna and can’t get enough of pasta, then this combination dish is just for you. This meal is quite easy to make, takes only a small amount of time and is perfect with salad or as a meal on its own. If you don’t want to spend hours slaving away in the [...]
Paella is Spanish for ‘pan’, and is named as such after the large shallow round pan created specifically for cooking this dish. Chefs in Western and European countries have adapted the meal to suit their local tastes although most reinventions still feature the base ingredients of paella: saffron, olive oil and meat or seafood.
When it comes to popular Mexican dishes, chicken enchiladas are easily one of the favourites, especially in Australia. It’s hard not to love the combination of crispy corn tortillas, chunky chicken breast, spicy beans and roasted cherry tomatoes.
When it comes to winning combinations, you can barely go wrong with chicken, avocado and mushroom. The trio make a fantastic meal whether they are used in sandwiches, salads or pastas. This delicious dish transforms three common ingredients into an easy pasta masterpiece.
You can use any combination of vegetables in this creamy pasta dish depending on what is in season and what you like. If you don’t own a food processor, you can finely chop the anchovies, prosciutto, garlic and basil and combine with the cream for a more textured sauce.
Also known as kirmizi mercimek corbasi pirincli in Turkey, this delicious soup has a thick consistency and all the nutritional goodness of rice, onions, tomatoes and potato.
A cataplana is a Portuguese seafood dish. It is traditionally made of copper and shaped like two clamshells. A good substitute for a cataplana is a deep frying pan or saucepan with a tight-fitting lid. This helps to capture the aromas of the seafood.
This soup/stew style dish is incredibly popular in Portugal. Choose your favourite kind of seafood to tailor it exactly to your liking.