When Rex Morgan isn’t in the Bistro kitchen, he’s in the TV studio – This year, you might have seen him on the popular TVNZ Show Whanau Living, where he demostrated his skills and shared some great recipes with the show’s presenter, Stacey Daniels.
This isn’t the first time Rex has been on screen, he’s been on a number of shows including Masterchef NZ.
If you missed the show, you can watch OnDemand or find Rex’s recipes below.
Rex appeared in Episode 1 of Whanau Living where he made;
Pan Fried Fish and Crushed Potatoes
Macaroni, Roast Vegetables and Ham Bake
Apple, Rhubarb and Orange Crumble
Rex also returned for an appearance in Episode 7 of Wh?nau Living where he made;
Baked Apple Tart with Butterscotch and Vanilla Ice Cream
Braised Lamb Shoulder Stew with Gnocchi and Basil
Caramalised Honey Pears
Rex Morgan is a NZ Beef and Lamb Ambassador, culinary judge and former Masterchef TV personality. An award winning chef, Rex is menu designer for Air New Zealand Business Premier.
Rex is head chef and partner at the Bistro.
Salmon’s versatility and great flavour makes it Christmas day staple for many New Zealanders. This fresh summer dish is easy to prepare and can be served on its own or as part of your festive banquet.
A Rex Morgan Recipe
400 g piece fresh boneless salmon (skin on)
100 ml of 42 Below vodka
10 peppercorns, crushed
2 tablespoons of rock salt
2 tablespoons of brown sugar
2 oranges, juice and grated rind
200 g of fresh baby salad leaves
One apple, sliced into thin sticks
50 ml cider vinegar
50 ml apple syrup
10 g Dijion mustard
200 ml extra virgin olive oil
Salt and pepper
1. Combine all marinade ingredients, mix and rub onto salmon.
2. Take salmon and place skin side down, cover with cling film and leave in refrigerator to marinate for 24 hours
3. Remove salmon from cling wrap, wipe dry and slice thinly
4. Place salmon slices on serving plate, cover with baby salad leaves then apple
5. Mix together vinaigrette ingredients, stir thoroughly and drizzle over salad.
6. Season and serve
Match with Chardonnay