Oooh I’ve never been Whitebaiting before and was invited to the mouth of the Hurunui to catch my own, how friggin exciting. So me and a good mate of mine, Julie went with gum boots, long johns, hair ties and high expectations for the last day of the season. We met our glorious hosts Woody,…
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Black Seafood Fried Rice
If you’re looking for a new easy mid-week dish, this is the one for you. A fantastic take on the traditional fried rice using these wonderfully dark, nutty and smokey grains. I have to say I don’t often blow my own trumpet, but every time I devour a mouthful of this dish with the aromatic…
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes
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This is the most well known dipping sauce in Vietnam and it is served on the side or drizzled over most dishes. It varies from region to region with some adding palm sugar and / or coconut water to sweeten it.
Generally papaya is used in this dish, which is used in Vietnamese cooking as a vegetable. In NZ, it is really hard to find green papaya so I replace it with mango which has that same deep, dry, sweet flavour when green – which I love, love, love and it works so well with the…
Pan Fried Snapper with Turmeric & Dill (Cha Ca) is one of Hanoi’s most loved dishes, in fact there is a whole street with it’s name and where you can also find loads of restaurants – of course serving this dish. There is a restaurant called Cha Ca La Vong which has been serving this…
Jax was in Auckland recently, hanging out with the team from The Breeze and cooking up a BBQ to remember for one of their lucky listener’s – Jax, The Breeze and Alfa One Spray Oil… What a combo!