David Willcock’s Tortilla de patatas

RECIPE BY: David Willcocks Chef & Owner, The Surly Goat, Hepburn Springs Some dishes are greater than the sum of their ingredients. This little beauty, is greater than the sum of its two key ingredients…that’s right, count them again, two ingredients. When the recipe is this simple, it really is all about the produce. Forget about…

Annie Smithers’ Green Tomato Pickle

An absolute must in my pantry. This pickle is fantastic with cheddar and thick slices of bread, but even better with grilled haloumi cheese and soft Turkish rolls. 2 kg green tomatoes 6 large onions 300gm coarse sea salt 1.2 litres white vinegar, plus extra to blend 1 kg raw sugar 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper…

Alla Wolf-Tasker’s Ragout of Wild Mushrooms

Russians have always been mad about mushrooming, and their literature is full of stories of mushrooming parties. Mushroom season was eagerly anticipated every year, my parents and their friends returning from mushroom-gathering expeditions with boot loads of boxes laden with slippery jacks and pine mushrooms. The tiny ones were most in demand, the chore of…

Annie Smithers’ Tomato Spaghettini

We’re not all as fortunate as Annie to have a selection of heirloom tomatoes in our garden.  While you are here why not seek out Mt Franklin Organics instead? Well known for his heirloom tomatoes and pumpkins, Florian Hofinger of Mt Franklin Organics also supplies a good variety of other seasonal vegetables, herbs and berries.…