Le Cordon Bleu Master, Chef Samantha Gowing

Tag Archives of : Fish

13Jul
2016
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Sustainable Seafood

Here’s a handy list of sustainable fish and seafood for Australian waters. Choose wisely and choose well. Snapper is very prominent in our local waters near Byron Bay, as are Tweed Heads’ prawns, so it’s a good idea to check with your local supplier or fishmonger what is happening near your home. Buyer beware: Blue-fin Tuna […]

01Apr
2016
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Seared sesame salmon, soba noodle salad with a ginger, wasabi dressing

When I was a 19 year old whippersnapper, I studied Japanese language and managed a Japanese Restaurant in Melbourne. I wore a traditional kimono everyday – can you imagine  – and learned  the tricks of the trade from my hilarious, sake infused Japanese colleagues. 2 x 120 gram salmon fillets 1 teaspoon macadamia oil for coating 1 […]

18Aug
2014
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West Australian sardines with minted quinoa, currant and pinenuts

Sardines are rich in omega-3 essential fatty acids which have an anti-inflammatory action and beneficial to the nervous system. Quinoa is native to the Andean region of South America, the principal food of the area. The leaves are similar to the spinach plant and seeds are cultivated for their nutritious protein and calcium components. High in […]

13Jun
2011
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Mackerel Escabeche

This quick and easy fish dish is a highlight of many a cooking class. Simple to prepare and usually requires just a quick visit to your favourite fishmonger. Best with an oily white fish such as spotted or Spanish mackerel. Can be served warm or cold, as an appetiser, entree or mixed through a warm […]

07Apr
2011
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The Ultimate Organic Masterclass

This is the quintessential organic cooking class for anybody who is serious about healthy food choices. The knowledge you walk away with will give you the edge and the power to start effecting positive change in your health with organic whole foods. Learn the latest facts about fats, figures and a whole lot of wholefood fun with […]

28Mar
2011
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Salad of smoked trout with quinoa

This recipe was originally created for a segment on What’s Up Down Under TV with Frankie J Holden, which you can watch here. The shoot was at Hastings Point, about 25 minutes north of Byron Bay on a very windy weekend morning. Frankie J was just hilarious and we had a ball together! I’ve swapped […]