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Recipes by Christine Manfield
21.02.2017

As the '90s dawned, darling chefs were pushing the boundaries of cooking in this country. A young Christine Manfield, just starting out at this heady time, soon became part of the generation that redefined modern Australian cuisine. She shares some of her timeless signatures from the era.

Cirrus, Sydney review
20.02.2017

Cirrus moves the Bentley team down to the water and into more lighthearted territory without sacrificing polish, writes Pat Nourse.

How to grow rocket
20.02.2017

A vegetable patch without rocket lacks a great staple, according to Mat Pember. The perennial performer is a leaf for all seasons.

50BestTalks brings World’s best chefs to Sydney and Melbourne
16.02.2017

Massimo Bottura and more are coming to the Sydney Opera House.

Toby Wilson, Sean McManus and Jon Kennedy to open Bad Hombres
16.02.2017

Expect Mexican-Asian flavours and an all-natural wine list from two of Sydney’s edgier operators.

Local Knowledge: Moscow
16.02.2017

Director of Shakespeare theatre company Cheek by Jowl Declan Donnellan walks us through the essential sights and his favourite cafes and restaurants of his hometown.

On the Pass: Danielle Rensonnet
16.02.2017

Bellota chef Danielle Rensonnet talks us through the current menu at the restaurant and her favourite summer ingredients.

Melbourne's Tomato Festival is back in 2017
15.02.2017

Returning for another year, Melbourne’s Tomato Festival is ripe with cooking demonstrations, talks, and produce stalls dedicated to plump produce.

Turnip slaw


"A twist on a coleslaw, this turnip dish adds a nice peppery bite to the meal," says Rodney Dunn. "Turnips have fallen out of favour, seen as an aside to sexier vegetables, and few people know how to treat them any more. Try this and you won't be disappointed."

You'll need

1.3 kg (about 5) turnips ½ cup each finely chopped flat-leaf parsley and mint 1/3 cup finely chopped tarragon   Cider vinegar dressing 60 ml (¼ cup) cider vinegar 55 gm (¼ cup) caster sugar 2 tbsp sunflower oil 1 tbsp Dijon mustard 120 gm (½ cup) double cream

Method

  • 01
  • Coarsely shred turnips on a mandolin or with a coarse grater, combine in a bowl with 2 tsp sea salt and mix well. Stand until wilted (30-40 minutes), then drain and squeeze out excess liquid and transfer to a serving bowl.
  • 02
  • For cider vinegar dressing, combine vinegar, sugar and ½ tsp sea salt in a saucepan over medium heat, bring to the simmer for 3 minutes, stirring to dissolve sugar, then whisk in oil and mustard. Pour dressing over coleslaw and stir well to combine. Stand until cool, then stir in cream and season to taste. Refrigerate until required and serve with suckling pig.

At A Glance

  • Serves 6 - 8 people
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  • Serves 6 - 8 people

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