King Valley Recipes

Fresh and colourful

On a warm day spent with friends and family, you’ll want to keep the food simple and flavoursome. This is a meal that’ll impress your guests, especially when it’s served with the perfect King Valley wine.   Thai Salad of Ocean Trout   Sauce 30g palm sugar, roughly chopped 75ml lime juice (2-3 limes) 15g…

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Comfort food

  The fire’s flickering, wine’s on the table and the osso buco is slow cooking. It doesn’t get much better than this. The Politini family share their ultimate, heart warming dinner.   Ingredients: 10 veal shanks (osso buco cut) 1 cup plain flour ¼ cup olive oil 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 carrot, roughly chopped…

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Pick me, pick me!

‘Tis the season to pick the best from your garden, to share it with your friends and family – accompanied by a glass of Prosecco, of course.   Prosecco-battered zucchini flowers   Ingredients Serves 5   10 zucchini flowers Bocconcini (buffalo mozzarella balls) 2 egg whites 1 cup self-raising flour 350ml Dal Zotto Pink Pucino…

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The ultimate comfort food

This meal was served in the historic Brown family home, over a conversation about the King Valley homeland. The old brick homestead has long held the role of welcoming visitors to the Brown Brothers estate, just as its owners have for 128 years. “The house was built by my great-grandfather in the 1920s,” Caroline Brown…

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Sweet rewards

Josie Politini is one of the King Valley’s culinary treasures, cooking and sharing food that is true to her Sicilian roots. Josie (Giuseppina) is the matriarch of the Politini family, who have been growing grapes and making wine in the King Valley for more than 25 years. Arriving in Australia from the small Sicilian town…

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An Italian feast

Chef Mark Manson serves up a classic Italian dish. A firm favourite on the Dal Zotto family table, why not try this local lamb dish next time you have friends over for dinner?   Lamb rump with tomatoes and green beans Ingredients Serves 6 Lamb jus 1.5kg lamb bones 2 onions 2 carrots 5 celery…

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