Category Archives: Commercial Cookery

Semester Three: “The Flavour of Australia” & Navarin of Lamb

After a long break it’s good to be back at college. I have a new Chef, I’m in a much bigger kitchen, the pace is much faster, there are greater expectations of my work performance and the presentation of my … Continue reading

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Seafood – Lesson Two: Calamari & Stir-fried Vegetables with Chilli and Lime Dressing

Finally I have returned to college after an unexpected break. I missed the first lesson of Seafood as I was in hospital, but luckily I am able to do a make up class in a few weeks, which is a … Continue reading

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Catch-up Spatchcock & Corn and Coriander Puree

As per my last post, I missed the last week of Cooking School due to an unexpected stay in hospital. The only way to gain credit, and pass the Poultry Dishes component, is to demonstrate that I have cooked the … Continue reading

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Poultry Dishes – Lesson 2. Duck, Quail & Puy Lentils.

This post has photos of boned and jointed Poultry. This is a much delayed post of last weeks lesson, even though I started it soon after finishing the class last Tuesday with the plan to complete it over the weekend. … Continue reading

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Poultry Dishes – Lesson 1. Red Curry Chicken Leg with Mushrooms.

A warning to my vegetarian friends, this post has photos of boned and jointed chicken.  It’s the start of a new block of lessons with a new Chef. I like the way Chef Michael set the tone straight up-front by … Continue reading

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