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

Mish Delish Good Food Blog

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!

As last nights weather was reminiscent of a balmy night in Thailand, I created a Thai green curry with a twist. I’d picked up some fresh salmon fillets from the market not knowing what the heck I was going to do with them and created this dish with ingredients I had on hand. Such good warm weather food.

Thai Green Curry with Eggplant & Salmon
Serves 4
You’ll need:
2 tbs rice bran oil
2 tbs good quality thai green curry paste
3 cloves garlic, crushed
2 birdseye chilli’s, finely sliced
1 400g can coconut milk
2 tsp raw or palm sugar
1.5 tbs fish sauce
1 large eggplant, diced
2 salmon fillets, skinned, pin boned and diced
1 small handful peas
Serve with jasmine rice.
  1. Fry off the curry paste in the rice brain oil until fragrant.
  2. Add the garlic and chilli’s and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add the coconut milk, sugar and fish sauce and check for seasoning. It should have the perfect balance of sweet & saltiness. Stir and bring to the boil.
  4. Lower heat to a simmer and add the eggplant. Simmer for 10 minutes or until the eggplant is nice and soft but not breaking apart.
  5. Add the salmon and peas and simmer for 2 minutes then turn off heat and serve. The salmon should be just cooked.