The autumn kitchen

Many of us have a complicated love/hate relationship with autumn. While we can be saddened by the end of summer and its long, warm evenings, barbeques and outdoor activities, the romantic associations with autumn are often irresistible.

Autumn, of course, sees the colour of the leaves changing before they fall from the trees and sees jumpers and jackets make …

How to Bone a Fish (video)

Cooking with fish is generally very simple, and the results are always delicious. Of course, the fresher the fish, the better the dish, and one of the keys to ensuring you’re cooking with the freshest fish available is learning how to clean, bone and/or fillet the fish yourself.
In this exclusive Essential Ingredient video, Maurice Esposito, one of Australia’s premiere seafood chefs and owner of Esposito in Melbourne, demonstrates …

Recipe: Pierre Khodja’s Regal King salmon tagine with chermoula

This recipe is often done with a whole fish. It is known as ‘family fish’ because it is put in the middle of the table for everyone to share.

Chermoula or ‘charmoula’ is a marinade used in Algerian, Moroccan & Tunisian cooking. It is usually used to flavor or marinate fish or seafood, but it can be used on other meats …