Chef Mark Southon has worked in many fine dining restaurants in New Zealand, Australia and the UK. Here he offers a selection of some of his favourite signature dishes that showcase top quality New Zealand ingredients. With sections covering everything from seafood and game, to desserts and vegetables, Mark’s recipes capture the distinctive qualities and provenance of the produce he uses. His passion for using fare from the wild and ingredients with special characteristics results in a refreshing approach to achieving the utmost flavour from each dish. This is a book to inspire home cooks to push the boundaries and serve sensational food. A comprehensive “Basics” section provides tips for making all those little extras that make dishes truly delicious. Complemented by stunning photography and useful plating suggestions, Southon Cooking is the perfect kitchen companion to ensure dining is a memorable occasion.