How to cook perfect poached eggs - Chef Dominique Rizzo

How to Cook Perfect Poached Eggs

Welcome to my series on how to cook eggs. Cooking eggs sounds simple, but people often ask me how to cook perfect poached eggs without them being over or undercooked or sticking to the pan. Eating eggs 2-3 times a week is a great way to enjoy a lean healthy protein. Protein is made up of amino […]

How to Cook Pad Thai & Chicken Green Curry

How to cook Pad Thai and Green Chicken Curry and recipes as featured at Putia School: These are two of my favourite Thai recipes that will have you cooking Thai at home in your kitchen as good as any take-away.   You can cook both dishes and serve with toasted sticky rice for a Thai family […]

How to cook Thai Toasted Sticky Rice

Toasted Sticky Rice (khao kua) gives a crunchy texture and nutty flavour to Larb. Watch Dominique recorded live during her Thai cooking class at Putia School Larb is a staple of Thai food, it’s easy to make, and it’s a brilliant combination of ingredients. A spoon of larb followed by a ball of fresh sticky […]

How to cook Labneh scented with saffron and rosewater

What is labneh? Labneh is a yoghurt cheese. It is one of those wonderful exotic foods that is becoming more well known as people travel and enjoy the local food. How to cook labneh –  That is the question for today. It can be prepared as a delicious silky pudding or more like a cheese with a […]

How to stay motivated at work – be open to opportunities

Watch on YouTube: How to stay motivated at work with Chef Dominique Rizzo My advice to students graduating from TAFE college today is to enjoy but not to be limited to what is on your piece of paper, your diploma, your certificate, so proudly received.  Congratulations all round on fabulous achievements but then again don’t let it define you […]

Mother's Day Recipe Winners- Prize hamper

Mother’s Day Recipe Winners

  Here are our Mother’s Day Recipe Winners of our competition celebrating all of our fabulous mothers in 2016. There is a hearty oxtail stew from Tricia and a delicious side dish of polenta squares from Natasha and one more favourite from Dominique, a borlotti bean dish, great as a side or as a main for […]

Cooking Class Food as Medicine

Cooking Class  Food as Medicine We look to new vitality with a few great tips we picked up from Chef Sam Gowing at her “Food as Medicine” master cooking class at Putia Pure Food Kitchen in April 2016.   Why are Black Chia Seeds trending as a super-food?   Quite simply, black chia seeds repair […]

Spanish Tapas Cooking Class - Ingredients - Putia cooking class

Video Spanish Tapas Cooking Class

  Here I am at my Putia Cooking School at the Spanish Tapas Cooking Class and I’m sharing with you my tips for Spanish Tapas. In my Spanish Tapas Cooking Class, it’s not all about chorizo and manchego cheese. There are so many other ingredients and flavours that you can bring into your Spanish kitchen. […]