Archive for the ‘chef’ Tag

FOOD with Rowan   Leave a comment


Red roast pork   Leave a comment

Recently took a trip to Sunnybank in Brisbane to get some stuff, came away with a plan

Red roast pork(char su) with green tea soba noodles and Korean soy and chilli dressing.



Asparagus Rises to the top   Leave a comment

Image attached is my first crop of home grown Asparagus. Planted about 6 months ago in Brisbane Australia and after allowing the growth of full shoots and flowers(which are quite pretty) I have been able to harvest 4 spears that have risen above the soil surface.

I took this opportunity to Photograph them as you see in the image as well as stitch a panorama for my Macro Pano Food series.

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Calzone Climax   Leave a comment

mission – create calzone for morning tea.
accepted – make flat bread recipe. mm the smell of growing yeast, the feel of dough and the anticipation of cooking and eating. while proving prepare a fresh tomato base and cut items for the filling. portion dough, roll out, paste half with tomato add cheese and topping. fold over into a half moon and seal edge( now how does that edge fold go?) really any edge will do, the more rustic the better. allow to prove, brush with oil, sprinkle with salt flakes and bake until perfect. oh! the smell, the colour, the warm home just baked feeling you get, Totally worth it. the eating is good to, like a perfect climax to the best movie(s#x).




Dinner service   1 comment

At the big house dinner parties were a royal experience. Beautiful plated entree, played main with silver service vegetables, and plated dessert and petitfours.

The silver service vegetable was my first task to master. 3 varieties each dinner party and they changed each dinner party. Broccoli flowerets, zucchini cut into flowers, stuffed zucchini flower with baby zucchini. Baby carrots, carrot batons in a carrot ring. Baby cauliflower gratins, poms bolligere, poms William, chateau potatoes, bean bundles, cabbage dumplings and the list goes on.
I had to learn many new skills, the most notable would be patients, also vegetable carving, turning(a skill I still love), attention to details, near enough is not good enough and more patients.

Next post some entrees I think. Like share and comment please


My new Gaming Youtube Channel.   Leave a comment

I have started a YouTube channel for Starmade. ┬áMy two sons will also be dining some video’s. ┬áPlease like, subscribe and comment.



Food Photography – Gluten Free Savoury Muffin   Leave a comment

Food Photography - Gluten Free Savoury Muffin

I am looking for advice, comments and mentoring with my Food Photography. As I embark on the new direction I would love some signposts, maps etc.

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