Eight of WA’s most talented home cooks have been revealed as Semi Finalists for WA’s Signature Dish 2015. Each contestant will prepare and cook a dish that represents the flavours of our State on a plate using the best of WA produce.
The 2015 Semi-Final contestants and recipes include:
Cone Bay Barramundi with green mango and mizen salad by Arylene Westlake-Jennings
Cone Bay Barramundi with bush tomato relish by Natalie Newman
Gascoyne seafood broth with Shark Bay Wild Prawns by Jerolina Rankin of Yalardy
Crispy skinned Shark Bay Whiting with Carnarvon zucchini ribbons and Carnarvon chilli, fresh corn and basil by Julie Anderson
• Swan Valley & Surrounds
Pepperberry beef with lemon myrtle crème, asparagus and pearl barley by Carly Rossbach-Smith
Lemon myrtle marron laksa inspired curry by Matt Cook
Peel Sea Mullet fillets with gremolata and mediterranean potatoes by Brooke Nazzari
Harvey Beef eye fillet seasoned with bush tomato, native thyme and pepperberry with red wine jus. Served on top of a pecorino potato ballet, sautéed spring onions, truffle infused broad bean puree and garnished with pickled beetroot, crispy parsnip and carrot shards by Rachel Hartshorn
The Grand Finale will be one of the highlights of the Margaret River Gourmet Escape event on 22 November 2015. Finalists will battle it out during a 60 minute session at the Gourmet Village to decide which regional dish will win the annual title of WA’s Signature Dish.
For more information on WA’s Signature Dish and the Semi Finalists, visit www.wasignaturedish.com.au.