Food Stylist Mish Lilley's home for Recipes, Family Meals, Delicious Food Ideas.

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I’m a professional food stylist and currently prepping my own series of cookbooks and a cooking show. In my food catering business, Mishka La Mushka, I catered private and corporate functions and events big and small, designed food in hat boxes for the Spring Racing Carnival and created too many themed kids birthday parties to mention. But now I love food styling and sharing my fun food ideas with mums wanting to create restaurant-quality meals at home, for kids and family. So let’s get cooking!

I'm Mish Lilley, a kitchen cook, food stylist and chef prepping a series of cookbooks, a cooking show and this blog. This blog is dedicated to my love of good food styling and good food. It's a cooking site and recipe website designed to help mums and dads create restaurant-quality meals at home for their kids and family. My wide range of recipes cover:

Vegetables: Artichoke Asparagus Beans Beets Broccoli Cabbage Carrot Chili Corn Cucumber Eggplant Garlic Olives Onions Peas Peppers Potatoes Pumpkin Spinach Squash Sweet Potatoes and Yams Tomatoes Turnip Zucchini

Fruits: Blackberries Blueberries Apple Apricot Banana Berries Cantaloupe Cherry Coconut Cranberries Fig Kiwi Lemon Orange Peach Pear Pineapple Raisins Raspberries Strawberries Watermelon

Meat: Bacon Beef Breasts Brisket Caribou Chicken Corned Beef Duck Game Hens Ham Kangaroo Lamb and Mutton Pigeons Pork Poultry Rabbit Ribs Spam Turkey Veal Venison Wings Livers

Seafood: Bass Catfish Clams Crab Lobster Mussels Oysters Prawns Salmon Scallops Shellfish Shrimp Snapper Sole Squid Swordfish Trout Tuna

Pasta, Rice, Breads and Grains: Barley Bran Buckwheat Cereals Cornflakes Cornmeal Grains Lasagna Noodles and Pastas Oats Rice Whole Wheat

Dairy: Butter Cheese Sour Cream Crème Fraiche Eggs Dairy Milk Mozzarella Yoghurt

Nuts: Walnuts Hazelnuts Almonds Peanuts Pecans Pistachios

Herbs and Spices: Basil Chilli Mint Oregano Salt Pepper Sesame Seed Cardamon Curry Ginger

Other Ingredients: Honey Oils Soda Soy Tabasco Tofu Yeast

Cuisines: Arab Balinese Berber Chinese Japanese Cambodian Indonesian Javanese Malaysian Penang Burmese Singaporean Thai Vietnamese Indian Italian Spanish Turkish Greek Moroccan Portuguese French Mexican Haute and Home Style

Dishes: Entrees Starters Mains Salads Sauces Soups Toppings Sides Deserts Canapes Hors d' Oeuvres

Bon appétit!




Thai Salmon Salad Recipe

I was given some Superior Gold salmon to try last week and it’s seriously good. There are many varieties in the new range one of which was thick cut hot smoked salmon, which was perfect in this super tasty protein packed salad.

Tuna Tartare Recipe

This a very special recipe, taken from Olimpia Bortolotto of Cecconi’s Flinders Lane new cookbook – La Tavola Della Famiglia. Tuna is a fish IMHO (in my humble opinion),  that is best served raw. This fresh, spicy and delicious combination is a lighter nod to traditional tartare and would make…

Healthy Salmon Fishcake Recipe

The recently opened Kaya Health Club  in Prahran have challenged me to experience their Mind and Body Health Club – 21 times in 30 days. Those that know me, know that I’m a big pilates fan, so what’s great about this health club is that it specialises in authentic yoga and Group Reformer Pilates…

Beetroot Cured Gravadlax Recipe

As a lover of Swedish design and stationery, I’m featuring the gorgeous kikki.K Kitchen range in this blog post. And, I thought it was only fitting to provide a Swedish inspired recipe to go with it. It’s nice to have a home for all the inspiring recipe ideas that I’ve ripped out from…

How To Tea Smoke Fish

My very own Mary Poppins – Kait, who looks after my girls whilst I’m busy working, brought me 2 lovely rainbow trout that her father Mick caught in Jindabyne NSW. Thanks Mick! I thought I’d try my hand at tea smoking them, which is much more subtle than using wood…

Crispy Fish Brioche Rolls

The magical combination of seafood and mayonnaise encased in a warm buttery brioche roll was inspired by the amazing ‘New England Lobster Roll’ at Golden Fields in Melbourne’s St Kilda. Whilst I’d quite happily snack on a lobster roll every night of the week, I’ve come up with a slightly…

Tuna Bake

Since my retro flashback posts 2 weeks ago, I’ve received a few requests to revive a few classic dinners favourited in the 70’s and 80’s. Tuna Mornay was top of the list so I renamed my version, Tuna Bake (Mornay just isn’t a culinary term thrown around much these days).…

Baked Tuna, Tomato & Zucchini Rice

This is a recipe that every parent should have in his or her repertoire. It has been an absolute saviour when I’m disorganised and only have basic ingredients on hand. It’s not pretending to be a risotto, but the rice always seems to cook perfectly every time with no stirring…

Snapper Pie

I managed to get my hands on some beautiful fresh snapper, which is my favourite fish with red emperor a close second. Its firm texture lends itself to many recipes and it’s probably too good to put in a pie, but this is a very special pie that the whole…