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Black Bean Taco Bowl Mix
Day before : soak 1 kg dried black beans overnight, plenty of water. Black Bean Taco Bowl Recipe SERVES 4 Ingredients 3 Tbs garlic 195g brown sugar or caster sugar 3 Tbsp chipotle in adoba, chopped 3 Tbsp cumin powder 3 Tbsp coriander powder salt to taste   Method Cook [...]
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Raspberry Coconut Chocolate Almond Tart
This chocolate tart is my go to for a stand out dessert. It doesn't rise, so it's fool proof (just don't burn it!) and it's gluten free! I've used raspberries and coconut on this recipe but you can use fresh fig and nougat or meringue and double cream. If you're [...]
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Baked butternut, miso eggplant and tahini dressing with crisp green beans
This is a great dish for a meat free night or something a little different to take along to a friends BBQ. You can pre-prepare a lot of this dish the day before, but it's best to keep the garnishes freshly done on the day. I came up with this [...]
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Miso Eggplant
The Gascoyne Food Festival is an absolutely cracking event, celebrating the regions outstanding produce and the people that grow it. This year I was lucky enough to get an invite to the long table lunch and was tasked with the challenge of cooking the vegetarian main dish. Straight away I [...]
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Sustainable Seafood Pasta
Recently I travelled to Singapore in conjunction with the City of Swan to show off our amazing Swan Valley produce and meet with some of the supportive Tourism bloggers, Food journalists and wine judges that are dominating Singapore media at the moment. What struck me about Singapore is their ravenous [...]
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Swan Valley Grilled fig, goats curd and Vinocotto bruschetta
My first experience with the kind of food that makes you stop and go ‘wowzers! was at Lamont’s in the Swan Valley. The dish in question, a stunning baked Swan Valley fig grown by Paula Hoffman, wrapped in prosciutto and stuffed with blue cheese. I was 17 so this was [...]
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Lemon Curd Pavlova
Winter = Lemons!! Not sure what to do when you get a glut of lemons on your tree or your generous neighbour drops off a couple of heaving bags? Lemon Curd Pavlova of course!!   Ingredients for lemon curd: 4 eggs 1/2 cup caster sugar 2 tspn lemon rind 1/2 cup [...]
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Mushroom Freekeh Risotto
We’ve just put this deliciously warm dish on the winter menu at Taylor’s Café which is perfect timing with all the mushrooms popping up out of the ground like little pokemon collectables, but be warned these mushrooms are best used as seasonal indicators only, pick the wrong one and its [...]
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Rich Beef Tongue Taco
When I’m cooking there’s nothing more exciting than experimenting with a new ingredient and although tongue cant be considered ‘new’, cooking it in this fashion brings it up to date and tasty as hell! This dish does takes time so I suggest doing it on your weekend. My advice, let [...]
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Char-Grilled Cauliflower with tomato, dill and capers
Ingredients: 2 tbsn capers, drained and roughly chopped 1 tbsp French wholegrain mustard 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tbsn cider vinegar 120ml olive oil 1 small cauliflower divided into florets 1 tbsn chopped dill 50g baby spinach 20 cherry tomatoes halved coarse sea salt and cracked pepper   Dressing: Mix [...]
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    Caroline Taylor
    Caroline works at Taylor’s Art and Coffee House in the Swan Valley. She is passionate about humanely sourced, organic and locally produced free-range food produce.
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    WA Celebrity Signature dish
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    Entwined in the Valley
    Degustation Dinner Sunday 6.11. 2016 | Mandoon Estate
  • RECIPES
    Black Bean Taco Bowl Mix
    Day before : soak 1 kg dried black beans overnight,...
    Raspberry Coconut Chocolate Almond Tart
    This chocolate tart is my go to for a stand...
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