Grilled mango, southern comfort honey glaze, icing sugar

With 6 mango trees around the retreat one can say that mangoes are plentiful at the moment. But what to do with so many of them? I wanted to make a dessert that truly brought out the mango ness without having to bake it or mix it with another ingredients. Now why not try this one: […]

November 8, 2016
Chicken Mustard

My dad’s classic French seeded mustard sauce combination also makes an excellent sauce for fish, such as Wahoo and Tuna. Serves 4 Ingredients: 4 Boneless, skinless chicken breasts Seasoning Tablespoon of Seeded mustard Thickened Crème Fraiche Drop of Dry white wine from the glass your drinking Kumala & Pumpkin cut into small pieces Island cabbage […]

July 22, 2016
Corn Fritters w Grilled Prawns & Green Papaya Salad

Corn Fritters w Grilled Prawns & Green Papaya Salad Serves 6 Ingredients: 2 tablespoons (40ml) olive oil, plus extra to grease· 4 spring onions, chopped 1 cup corn kernels 2 red capsicums (pepper), seeded and finely chopped 1 cup (250g) self raising flour, sifted 2 tablespoons fresh parmesan cheese, shredded ¼ cup (65ml) milk 3 […]

May 17, 2015
Trees and Fishes Autumn Menu

Something To Start Fish Croquette fish of the day, potato, Fish croquette served w homemade aoli & watercress leaves Soft Shell Fish Tacos Cajun marinated fish of the day, iceberg lettuce, soft shell tacos, cheese & chili tomato rougaie Melanesian Coconut Prawns Coconut crumbed prawns, green papaya salad w homemade plum asian dip Pan Seared […]

April 15, 2015
Rhum Brown Sugar-Grilled Pineapple

Did you know? Pineapples can be consumed fresh, cooked, juiced, and preserved, and are found in a wide array of cuisines. In addition to consumption, the pineapple leaves are used to produce the textile fiber piña in the Philippines, commonly used as the material for the men’s Barong Tagalog and women’s Baro’t saya formal wear in […]

February 18, 2015
Trees and Fishes Summer Menu

Something To Start Smoked Marlin Salad Mesclun lettuce, watercress leaves tossed w local peanuts, garlic croutons & Marlin shavings w retreat made lemon, chili vinaigrette Soft Shell Fish Tacos Cajun marinated fish of the day, iceberg lettuce, soft shell tacos, cheese & chili tomato rougaie Asian Seafood Omelet Julienne of greens, mix seafood, shitake mushrooms […]

January 19, 2015
Stir Fry Basil, Chilli Prawns

If you love prawns this quick & easy dish is for you with it sweets and little chilli aroma! Ingredients Serves 6 1.5kg frozen kings prawns cutlet Fresh basil leaves, chopped 1 red chilli, cut in half lengthways and deseeded Table spoon of Fish Sauce, Sweet Chiili Sauce, Lemon Juice 1 tbsp olive oil basil […]

November 6, 2014
Roasted Organic Chicken, Lemon Zest Risotto w Island Cabbage Sauce

This recipe is so easy to make and so delicious. Hope you enjoy it! Serves 4 Ingredients: 4 Chicken breast (preferably organic) Bunch of Island cabbage, you can use spinach or rocket leaves Fresh Cream Nangae nuts can use pinenuts Dash of olive oil Freshly ground black pepper Mixed herbs 450g Rice or Risotto rice […]

September 26, 2014
Green Job Fish Tacos!

Here’s a healthy version of tacos using fresh fish. In this recipe I used a green job fish, with a citrus, dill, cumin marinade and spicy retreat made tomato relish. Serves 4 Ingredients 4 fillets of firm white fish, such as snapper, cod, mahi mahi, or job fish 2 medium limes, halved 1/4 teaspoon ground […]

September 22, 2014


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