P&O Recipes


Eggplant Masala

A delicious, spicy Eggplant Masala made with tomatoes, onions, garam masala, ginger and turmeric. Add fresh coriander leaves and serve hot.

 

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Maldivian Fish Curry

This warm, tangy fish curry with ground fennel, cumin, turmeric, black pepper and cooled with mellow coconut milk. It celebrates two cherished ingredients in Maldivian cuisine: fish and coconut. Simply perfect to cook up this weekend.

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Hawaiian Curry with Sweet Potato and Bananas

Aloha! Get ready to enjoy a curry so delicious you might just have to book a trip to Hawaii (one day)! This dish has more than just a fabulous taste it is full of spices, kidney beans, tofu, sweet potato and raisins making it one of the healthiest curries around. Serve with rice and top with banana and walnuts.

 

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Cook Island Lamb Curry

This lamb curry pulls no punches. Simmered in a heady mix of spices, the result is a rich, thick and comforting bowl of yumminess. Use a lamb leg cooked in lime, ginger, lemongrass, garlic and dark rum, with sweet potato, fresh coconut and boiled eggs added for flavour. Garnish with colourful strips of red and yellow capsicum and serve with rice. Oh my goodness!

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Cumin Potatoes

Potato lovers rejoice! Cumin potatoes are a mouth-watering potato dry curry made with potatoes, turmeric, cumin, and coarse salt. Serve hot or at room temperature, and sprinkle with fresh coriander. Yum.

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Burmese Spiced Pork with Mango

Spice up your life with a delicious Burmese Spiced Pork and Mango Curry from The Pantry. Fresh ingredients and maximum taste with the sweetness of the mango bringing out the best in the pork. Serve with a green mango salad, steamed rice and lime wedges. Delicious.

 

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Braised Beef Short Ribs

For a perfect winter evening meal, look no further than this braised beef short ribs recipe. Cooked in a full-bodied red wine, with onions, carrots and celery, orange zest, Dijon mustard, Worcestershire sauce and spices, this is a feast for your tastebuds. Serve with caramelised oven baked garlic cloves and extra sauce.

 

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Pork and Mushroom Ragout

Spiced pork and mushrooms simmered in dark beer, veal stock and red wine vinegar. Serve with smooth mashed potatoes mixed with sauteed spring onions, savoy cabbage and cream. Plate up with a side caramelized shallots and roasted carrot. Drooling yet?

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Classic Swedish Meatballs

The BEST Swedish meatballs recipe! Made from a mixture of beef and pork and perfect for these cold wintery nights. Serve with onion potato mash, cranberries and a cucumber salad.

 

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Mushroom Bourguignon

A beautiful combination of porcini, cap and button mushrooms mixed with garlic, seasonal winter vegetables and a splash of red wine. This dish is a wonderful vegetable alternative to a classic stew. Serve it up with creamy polenta and grilled brussel sprouts.

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Bakewell Tart

Crisp sweet shortcrust pastry, a layer of raspberry jam plus a delicious frangipane filling with touch of lemon rind. Dust with icing sugar, flaked almonds and serve with custard or strawberry ice cream. Yum.

 

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Rhubarb and Pear Crumble

Enjoy seasonal rhubarb, pears, cinnamon and a splash of white rum in this heavenly winter dessert. The biscuit crumble on top is a show stopper with butter and brown sugary goodness. Serve hot with vanilla ice cream. Perfection

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400 Gradi - Pizza Viennese

Pizza with fries? Yes you heard right! Fries is a term you often wouldn’t often hear in a pizzeria. But 400 Gradi has taken food-mashups to the next level with its Pizza Viennese, a traditional Neapolitan-style pizza topped with fior di latte, sausage and fries. This pizza is actually very popular in Italy and kids love the combination. The team at 400 Gradi challenge you to try it. Available onboard at 400 Gradi and Gradi Pronto.

Luke Mangan’s Truffle Fries

Truffle fries are a Cruiseling favourite.

Here are Luke’s three ways to take your ‘fries’ to the next level:

  1. Add truffle oil and LOTS of Parmesan cheese (like at Luke’s Bar & Grill)
  2. Mix through bacon and blue cheese for a sharp and salty tang!
  3. Forget the tradition of fries and tomato sauce, instead toss your hot fries through homemade garlic aioli

Bread & Butter Pudding

A classic comfort dessert, combining crusty brown bread, sultanas, currents, cinnamon & candied orange peel. Custardy on the inside, golden and buttery on top, the only real question is what will you serve it with? Ice cream, custard or a dollop of brandy cream?

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Warm Plum Clafoutis

Serve this delicious French-inspired dessert combining sweet plums, vanilla, dates and cinnamon at home. Dust with icing sugar, drizzle with maple syrup and present with a side of non-dairy ice cream, sherbet or yogurt.

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Sticky Date Pudding

This sticky date pudding recipe with melted dark chocolate, dates and heavy cream is the BEST comfort food dessert! Serve hot with butterscotch sauce, vanilla ice cream and fresh mint.

 

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Mixed Berry Cobbler

Your choice of juicy sweet berries and a crumbly biscuit topping come together beautifully in this old-fashioned mixed berry cobbler. Serve with a dollop of whipped coconut cream.

 

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Singapore Chilli Prawns

This Singapore-Style Chilli Prawn dish from Stix in the Pantry, is full of flavours and downright saucy, making it the perfect dish to eat with a bowl of steaming white rice on a cold winter’s day.


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Moroccan Style Chicken Ragout

This hearty ragout, full of vibrant vegetables, dates, olives and warming spices is a favourite from Waterfront Restaurant. Serve with a side of couscous, tabbouleh salad, yoghurt and fresh coriander.


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Sake Salmon and Cucumber Finger Sandwich

This Dragon Lady high tea favourite will satisfy anyone's midday munchies. With pickled cucumber & sake soaked salmon combined with wasabi and spicy roe dressing, you'll definitely be going back for seconds. Delicious.

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Palm Sugar and Coconut Scones

Put a coconut twist on classic scones. Serve up with mango ginger marmalade and some freshly whipped cream.

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Beef and Kimchi Rice Paper Rolls

Wrap up these kimchi beef rice paper rolls and serve up this slice of Dragon Lady ‘heaven at home’.

Kimchi is a wonderfully spicy combination of fermented cabbage & radish with Korean flavours of garlic, ginger, spring onions & chillies. Combined with the fried beef, that uses oregano and tomatoes, this dish is a feast for the taste buds.

Serve with homemade chilli mayonnaise. Delicious!

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Artisan Bread Platter

A decadent bread platter with triple cream brie cheese, macadamia nut pesto, homemade strawberry jam, churn butter and coarse sea salt. ‘Platter of champions’ comes to mind!


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Yellow Beetroot, Fior di Latte and Melon Salad

A salad for the gods, sweet and savoury on one colourful plate. Mixing pickled heirloom beetroots, rockmelon, toasted almond slivers and pulled Fior di Latte, which is semi-soft, fresh cheese made in the style of Italian mozzarella. Add some lemon juice and salt for flavour. This salad will be a hit with even the pickiest of eaters.


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Morning Pick

A colourful bowl of goodness to start the day. Combining 5 types of in-season tropical fruit with fresh mint and lime zest, you would be hard pressed to find a more delicious breakfast option.

Think of selection of 5 of some of these delicious ‘fruits of the gods’ - dragon fruit, green and golden kiwis, pineapple, pawpaw, papaya, mango, watermelon, honeydew melon, rock melon, Piel de Sapo melon, strawberries, blueberries or grapes. YUM!


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Watermelon Poke Bowl

This delicious Watermelon Poke bowl with red rice, broad beans, marinated tofu, pickled radish shallots and tahini sauce, brings colour and flavour to your lunch! Get into it.


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Smoked Ocean Trout, Radish and Olive Salad

A delicious combination of hot smoked trout fillet, thinly sliced radish, pickled green olives and mustard cress. Topped with a fermented lemon dressing that blends yogurt, preserved lemons, chilli powder, smoked paprika and spices. Tasty!


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Coconut Cup

A delicious combination of chia seeds, almonds, cashews, flaxseed, dried apricots and cranberries, goji berries, pistachio and sunflower seeds with coconut water.


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Pulled Pork Burgers

Brace yourself! These pulled pork burgers with a smoky chipotle-molasses BBQ sauce are moreish and mouth-wateringly good. You will not be able to stop at just one.


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Byron Beach Club Smoothie Bowl

A breakfast bowl full of colour and taste, combining frozen acai blended with banana, almond milk, dragon fruit, strawberry, granola and honey. Simply delicious.


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Signature Bircher Muesli

Soaked milky oats with mixed seeds, nuts, cinnamon, Greek yoghurt, banana, green apple, sultanas and maple syrup. My mouth is watering.


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Beach House Brekkie

A delicious mixture of oven baked pumpkin, roasted capsicum, beetroot, lentils, topped with a poached egg, rocket and goats cheese. Add raspberry dressing and pumpkin seeds for extra flavour and crunch. Is there a better way to wake up in the morning and fill your belly up?


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Traditional Hot Cross Buns

When it comes to Easter, you can’t beat indulging in a lovely, sticky hot cross bun. With plenty of currants, sultanas, mixed peel, cinnamon, ginger and cardamom spices, our Executive Chef promises that you’ll never want the shop bought versions again.


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Raspberry and Coconut Parfait

Raspberry and coconut cream parfait topped with warm chocolate sauce and chopped pistachios. Get in my belly!


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Chocolate Mint Ice Cream Slice

Just like a giant sandwich only mint chocolate-chip ice cream flavoured. Garnish with caramelized pear wedges and fresh mint, and you will be in heaven.


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Pineapple, Basil and Ginger Sorbet

An easily blended sorbet with fresh basil and spicy ginger, served with an oven-dried pineapple crisp. Try adding a drizzle of vodka or white rum for a real bang.


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Chai Ice Cream with Saffron Oranges

Ice cream with strong notes of black pepper, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, fennel and star anise. Whole spices that you toast yourself are best for this ice cream, but ground ones will work as well. Serve with zesty saffron oranges for a taste sensation.


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White Chocolate Semifreddo, Stewed Cherries & Gingerbread Crumbs

Semi-freddo is a semi-frozen Italian dessert that tastes pretty much like ice-cream, though the texture isn’t as dense. This delicious version using cherries and white chocolate is sugary sweet, but the tartness of the fruit perfectly balances out the taste.


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Pineapple Carpaccio with Mango Sorbet

The tropical flavours of pineapple and mango are given room to shine in this super simple dessert. The tang of the pineapple and the smooth sugariness of the mango sherbet, make it a perfect combination. Delicious!


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Double Chocolate Muffin

Super chocolatey, moist yet dense, with crunchy tops, LOTS of chocolate chips and topped with dark chocolate shavings! These are the best chocolate muffins you’ll ever taste.


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Strawberry Cheesecake Muffin

Slightly sweet muffins made with fresh strawberries, strawberry jam filled with a cheesecake centre, dusted with powdered sugar and decorated with strawberry cream frosting.


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Black Forrest Muffin

These Black Forest muffins feature soft, light, and moist chocolate cupcakes with a cherry filling and are topped with a homemade whipped cream, chocolate shavings and candied cherries.


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French Pudding

A glorious bread based pudding baked with apples, maple syrup, apricot jam, raisins, almond slivers and candied fruit.

Can you say no?


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St. Honoré cake

A classic French cake, with a ring of custard-filled, crunchy caramel profiteroles surrounding vanilla crème patissiere, topped with Chantilly whipped cream.

The St. Honoré cake, is usually known by its French name, gâteau St-Honoré, and is also sometimes called St. Honoratus cake. It is named for the French patron saint of bakers and pastry chefs, Saint Honoré or Honoratus, Bishop of Amiens and was invented in 1847 at the Chiboust bakery on Rue Saint-Honoré in Paris.

Can you say no?


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Opera Cake

Opera Cake is a show stopping, rich French dessert that uses one of the most loved flavour combinations, chocolate and coffee. The cake consists of six layers of light almond sponge soaked in coffee syrup, filled with coffee buttercream, dark chocolate ganache and topped with chocolate glaze.


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Honey and Pineapple Basted Leg Ham

A twist on a Christmas tradition. Leg ham basted in brown sugar, maple syrup, honey, pineapple juice and Dijon mustard, you would be hard-pressed to find a yummier way to serve ham.


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Plant-Based Christmas Cake

With a tantalising mixture of dates, dried cranberries, dried figs, prunes and dried apricots, orange zest & walnuts with cinnamon and brandy butter, you'll die and go to heaven with this decadent Christmas cake.


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Chocolate Buttercream Yule Log

One of the all-time great festive recipes is the Chocolate Yule Log. Try adding a couple of teaspoons of cinnamon or a few drops of peppermint to your buttercream for a festive twist.


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Ginger Apple Christmas Salad

Ginger adds a peppery-sweet note to this apple salad. Combining crisp apples with ground ginger, walnuts, blue cheese, baby lettuce and a plum dressing, your family and friends will be asking you to share this recipe immediately.


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Shaved Fennel, Pear, Rocket and Preserved Lemon Salad

This fennel & pear salad is a wonderful, light addition to Christmas lunch. With sea salt, preserved lemon, baby rocket, thinly sliced pear and shaved fennel, it is bursting with so much flavour, you'll be going back for seconds.


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Honey and Red Pepper Paste Lamb Leg

If you are looking for something less traditional to plate up on Christmas Day, then this is it. Lamb pairs brilliantly with the many flavours of the Australian holiday season and this delicious honeyed roast is hard to beat. Once the lamb leg is seasoned and cooked, sprinkle with sea salt and add a grilled lime. Yum!


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Yoghurt, Passionfruit and Banana Eton Mess

Make the most of seasonal fruit with this Australian version of a traditional Eton Mess. Just delicious.


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Roasted Pork Scotch Fillet

Pork scotch is a gorgeous piece of meat to roast and quite different to the traditional turkey and ham Christmas fare. Stuffed with prunes, apricots, pistachios and sage, this will go down a treat with family and friends.


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Raspberry and Lychee Crumble

This decadent combination of lychees, raspberries & vanilla custard with a sugary, crunchy oat crumble on the top, will leave you wanting more.


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Traditional Roast Turkey

This really is the best Christmas turkey recipe! The dried stone fruit and fresh herb stuffing adds sweet and unique flavours to the turkey meat. A must try on Christmas Day.


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English Fruit and Lime Buttercream Sponge

A 'pimped up' classic for you to try at home. This lime infused sponge with dried fruit takes the traditional Victoria sponge to the next level.


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Ocean Trout Poke Bowl

Ben Frankitt's favourite recipe is this delicious Ocean Trout Poke Bowl. Packed with flavour and a delight to eat, we dare you not to love it.

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Dragon Lady Passionfruit Swiss Roll

There is always something exotic about the taste of fresh passionfruit. Enveloped with cream into this sponge roll, with some passionfruit popping candy, the result is simply heavenly.


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Dragon Lady Pineapple and Dulce Leche Tartlet

These classic dessert tartlets feature thin layers of crisp, flaky pastry spread with creamy dulce de leche, jammy pineapple preserves and a touch of lime. They will be a serious hit with kids and adults alike.


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Dragon Lady Mango and Ginger Marmalade

Made from juicy mangoes, fresh ginger and lemon juice, this delicious marmalade is a taste sensation. Breakfast will never be the same.


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Dragon Lady Turmeric Pumpkin and Roasted Chilli Jam

This roasted chilli jam is delicious with anything savoury. Add roasted pumpkin with turmeric, garlic, ginger, red onions, baby tomatoes and mustard seeds. Top it off with a baked whole-wheat croissant and lunch is served.


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Spaghetti Carbonara

A spaghetti carbonara recipe is a classic, which you can rarely get wrong. Try this authentic & traditional version at home. Get in my belly.


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Spinach & Avocado Fusilli

A quick and easy recipe perfect for even the fussiest eaters. Creamy avocado & spinach pasta with a no-cook sauce. Garnish with almond flakes and parmesan shavings for a five-star effect.


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Pipe Rigatoni Puttanesca

Puttanesca is a classic Sicilian sauce made with olive oil, tomato, anchovies, olives & capers. Garnish your dish with sharp Parmesan cheese and earthy fresh oregano. Enjoy!


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Dragon Lady's White Chocolate and Yuzu Cheesecake

A classic cheesecake with a Japanese twist.

Yuzu, a deliciously fragrant Japanese citrus fruit, has a flavour similar to lemon but with a hint of herbs and mandarin. Combining this with white chocolate makes for a tantalising combination of flavours. A perfect spin on the regular lemon cheesecake.

If you want to make an unforgettable dessert, then this one is a winner.

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Oatmeal & White Chocolate Cookies

Got a sweet tooth? Indulge in these white chocolate chip-oatmeal cookies. A Charlie's favourite and extremely moreish. No one wants just one.

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Luke Mangan’s Liquorice Parfait

If you love the taste of black liquorice, this is the ice cream for you. This mouth-watering parfait with lime syrup is a taste sensation.

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Sultana & Chocolate Cornflake Cookies

A little bit of Charlie’s goodness, just for you. With plenty of crunch and a delightful burst of sweet sultanas & chocolate chips, these cookies are a guaranteed winner!

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Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

If you love chocolate chip cookies, you are sure to enjoy this recipe, which has a double dose of chocolate!

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Everyone deserves a little bit of love from the oven. These peanut butter chocolate cookies are to die for and very easy to make. Warning: you may be tempted to eat every single one.

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Chocolate Grand Marnier Torte

Experience the very decadent P&O Chocolate Grand Mariner Torte straight from the P&O Dessert menus to you.

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Flourless Lemon Muffins and Cottage Cheese

Straight from our Group Executive Chef, Uwe Steifel, these flourless muffins are a cruiseling favourite on our Waterfront Restaurants.

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Anzac Biscuits

Anzac Day is just around the corner. To mark this moment @ home, try this recipe for Anzac Biscuits, shared by the P&O Corporate Executive Chef, Uwe Stiefel.

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Warm Apple, Raisin & Custard Strudel

A deliciously crisp, flaky puff pastry loaded with apples, rum-soaked raisins, cinnamon and custard. Serve warm and add a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

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Spiced Chocolate & Walnut Cake with Candied Orange

This spiced chocolate cake is truly something special, made with toasted walnuts, vanilla, cinnamon, sweet potato and dark chocolate. Serve warm with powdered sugar and candied orange slices.


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