Grilled salmon chops with asparagus and lemon relish
This recipe perfectly illustrates the power of simplicity - the key to success is super-fresh, high-quality ingredients. Although purists may argue that a salmon cutlet isn't technically a chop, naysayers will be silenced once they tuck into this bright-flavoured dish.
Beetroot-cured ocean trout with buttermilk and soft herbs
While smoked salmon is a popular breakfast side dish, we love the lighter flavour of home-cured ocean trout, especially with buttery toast, soft-boiled eggs and a drizzle of buttermilk dressing. Begin this recipe a day ahead to cure the trout.
Slow-cooked ocean trout with peas, and Meyer lemon and fennel salsa
Danielle Alvarez shares her recipe for slow-cooked ocean trout. "In the US, the wild king salmon season opens in the middle of spring and those who know this can't wait to get their hands on it," says Alvarez. "Although salmon is not indigenous to Australia, ocean trout is a suitable substitution. Fin-fish aquaculture is a contentious topic around the world (I'm not entirely convinced of its merits), but Australia certainly is leading the pack on sustainable practices."