Roast Striploin of Pork with Fennel

Roast Striploin of Pork with Fennel

Roast Striploin of Pork with Fennel is the first of the three cooking demos I held in Melbourne recently with Murray Valley Pork, as part of their Summer Tastes event. A striploin of pork is simply marinated with mustard, garlic and

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Summer Tastes with Manu and Murray Valley Pork

I was in Melbourne recently with Murray Valley Pork as part of their Summer Tastes event. In addition to holding cooking demos I had the opportunity to meet some fabulous fans and do a few interviews about my top tips

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Sauce Grenobloise & Crispy Skinned Salmon

Grenobloise — a classic French sauce made with lemon, parsley, capers and butter — is the perfect accompaniment for salmon, or pretty much any other fish you prefer! Remember that you’ll need to remove the scales from the skin before

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How to Season and Truss a Chicken for Roasting

Trussing a chicken means it not only keeps its shape as it roasts, but helps the meat to cook evenly. Watch the video to see just how easy it is to take your roast chicken to the next level. WATCH

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Giveaway: Howard Vineyard Wine

Spring has finally sprung here in Sydney and in celebration I’d like to share a glass of wine with you! Howard Vineyard has been kind enough to offer a lucky reader a half-case of wine, including two bottles of Clover

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Sauce au Poivre

Steak with black pepper sauce is a perennial bistro favourite, but that doesn’t mean you can’t recreate it at home. Be generous with the pepper, if you’re going to make a luscious peppercorn-spiked cream sauce it needs to taste like

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How to Crack Pepper without a Grinder

A good pepper grinder is an invaluable tool for quickly seasoning food, but this is a method I’ve used in commercial kitchens for years to crack a lot of pepper very quickly. It’s perfect for any recipe — such as

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How to dice shallots like a pro

Finely chopped shallots are a key ingredient of many French sauces, and achieving a delicate dice shouldn’t be daunting or time consuming. With a few simple techniques you can be dicing like a pro — just remember to use a

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