Explore fresh tastes from the Castle Towers fresh food marketplace.
Explore the range of exclusive recipes below created for Castle Towers by Larissa Takchi, Winner of MasterChef 2019, which showcase the amazing variety of fresh, fragrant and tasty food from our fresh food marketplace on level 1.
Chai Sticky Buns with Caramelised Nuts
Treat yourself and try Larissa's sticky buns perfect for breakfast or an indulgent dessert. Watch Larissa's twist on the original hot cross bun! Recipe coming soon.
Larissa's Vietnamese Bahn Mi Rolls
Vietnamese Bahn Mi Rolls are fresh and fragrant and perfect for healthy eating or you can add them your kids’ lunchboxes. Watch the video.
Grilled Peach and Burrata Panzanella Salad
One of Larissa’s favourite go-to summer salads that goes beautifully with grilled chicken or pork, or some of the gourmet sausages from Chop Butchery. Watch the video.
Larissa's Christmas ham with a pineapple and apricot glaze
There is no better centrepiece for your Christmas table than a beautifully glazed ham. Larissa shows us her family's top secret to making a pineapple and apricot glazed ham. Learn more.
Fish en Papillote
Fish en Papillote is an easy, healthy and flavourful way of cooking fish. Using the freshest produce, Larissa Takchi will show you how to create this simple and delicious meal in less than 15 minutes. View recipe.
Onion Tarte Tatin with Goat Cheese and Thyme
Perfect for an outdoor picnic spread on a sunny day or a cheese and wine night with some friends. Here is Larissa’s twist on an old classic. View recipe.
Introducing Larissa Takchi
As both a Castle Towers local and an extraordinary young chef, Larissa knows the best stores to get the finest and freshest ingredients and how to bring it to life in simple, yet clever recipes. Learn more.
We respectfully acknowledge the Bidjigal people, the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the Country on which Castle Towers resides. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging and acknowledge the continuing connection to land, sea and community.