Winged Bean and Shrimp Gising-Gising

Gising-Gising LC

The “graveyard” shift in a call centre was both a boon and a bane for me. When Manila became a major US outsourcing hub in the early 2000s, salaries upped several notches. I jumped on the bandwagon, as many of us did. There was a catch, though – the challenge of keeping myself awake while everyone was asleep. … Read more

Creamy Smoked Salmon Fettuccine

Fettuccine with Creamy Smoked Salmon Sauce

What would be a romantic meal to make? I asked the family. I need some romantic food idea’s for a Valentines Day dinner, and thinking along the lines of a Creamy Smoked Salmon Fettuccine. “There isn’t any romantic food” explained my mere male, Mr GG “There are romantic meals, but it’s not the food, it’s … Read more

Wattleseed & Macadamia Crusted Barramundi

Wattleseed & Macadamia Crusted Barramundi Recipe

Today I am joined by Executive Chef Markus Strieby of Teshi’s Restaurant at Mercure Harbourside Cairns.  Markus has shared one of his most popular dishes with Gourmet Getaways readers.  The dish is a Wattleseed and Macadamia Crusted, wild caught Barramundi. The Barramundi is served with a Rosella and Mandarin dressing. Something I particular love about … Read more

Delicious Thai Sweet & Sour Fish

Cooking Class Sweet & Sour Fish

One of the children’s favourite dishes in Thailand has been Sweet & Sour Fish or “Phad Prew Wan Pla”. Thankfully, it was a dish which was featured in my Thai Cooking Class at Absolute Resort in Phuket. As with all Thai dishes, this recipe has a lovely balance of flavours and it’s such a simple … Read more