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Salad niçoise

200g green bean, trimmed, chopped coarsely 250g cherry tomatoes, halved 1/2 cup (80g) gherkins 2 lebanese cucumbers (260g), sliced thickly 1 medium red onion (170g), sliced thinly 150g mesclun 6 hard-boiled eggs quartered with yolks removed 425g can tuna in spring water, drained LIGHT VINIGRETTE 1 teaspoon olive oil 1/4 cup (60ml) lemon juice 1…

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Prawn, scallop and asparagus salad with ginger dressing

400g uncooked medium King prawns 400g sea scallops 250g asparagus, trimmed, halved 1/3 Cup coarsely chopped fresh chives 120g baby spinach leaves 1 large Red capsicum (350g), chopped coarsely Ginger dressing 5cm piece fresh ginger (25g), grated 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon sugar 1 Shell and devein prawns, leaving tails…

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Tom yum goong

16 uncooked large king prawns (1.1kg) 1 tablespoon peanut oil 10cm stick (20g) fresh lemongrass, chopped coarsely 2 cloves garlic, quartered 3cm piece fresh ginger (15g, chopped coarsely) 3 litres (12 cups) water 2 fresh kaffir lime leaves, chopped coarsely 2 tablespoons fish sauce 1/4 cup (60m) lime juice 2 fresh long red chillies, sliced…

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Steamed Belgian mussels

1.3kg black mussels 2 teaspoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic, crushed 3 shallots (75g), sliced thinly 2 trimmed celery stalks (200g), sliced thinly 2 large egg tomatoes (180g), chopped finely 1/2 cup (125ml) dry white wine 200g curly endive 1/2 cup loosely packed fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh chives 1/4 cup…