Fresh, local seafood tastes so much more delicious when cooked by the beach with salt in the air and
First off, lets meet for coffee to chat about a few asian-inspired, seafood lunch menu ideas and then head off to local fishmongers to buy some of the day’s catch.
Then a stop off, to select other required supplies and a comprehensive and informative tour of an Asian supermarket to discover just what exactly is that mystery ingredient you’ve always wanted to know how to prepare.
We buy a few snacks at the Chinese bakery for morning tea and head to my beachside home on one of the Gold Coast’s most exclusive streets.
There we will together prepare, learn, taste, challenge our taste buds, cook and then beautifully present our culinary efforts on a plate.
We’ll pour ourselves a glass of wine and enjoy our lunch on the deck all while soaking up the stunning view from my backyard, from the vast blue ocean to the pristine white surf beach.
I don’t provide printed recipe notes or the like because this is about creating something delicious to eat with the fresh, seasonal ingredients we hav
Julie is a born and bred Queenslander who knows of everything beautiful there is to see and do on the Coast. An accomplished interior designer in her 'real' job, Julie is a foodaholic who loves nothing better than to cook up a feast for her friends and loved ones and with many years of cooking, travelling, teaching, shopping and TV Masterchefing up her sleeve, she is well qualified to give you a truly memorable and unique taste of the Gold Coast's beachside cuisine.