We’re shipping Australia wide
as usual! Call 1300 303 307

Alert

The maximum quantity permitted for this item is , if you wish to purchase more please call 1300 303 307
Food

Curtis Stone’s grilled 80 day dry-aged ribeye with creamed corn and charred scallions

Preparation time
15 mins, plus 10 mins resting time
Cooking time
40 mins
Serves

 

Ingredients

  • 4 large ears of sweet corn husked, divided
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • Kosher salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling
  • 2 x 700g 80-day dry-aged bone-in ribeye steaks (5cm thick, spinalis attached)
  • 8 scallions

Method

  1. First, make the corn stock for the creamed corn. Working over piece of parchment paper on cutting board, grate 3 ears of corn, (we use a Lee’s corn cutter) making sure to pass corn over cutter multiple times to collect all corn kernels and corn ‘milk’ from cobs. Carefully transfer corn kernels and corn milk to medium bowl and reserve (there should be about 11/2 cups corn).
  2. Cut each spent corn cob into 3 pieces and place in medium saucepan with 4 cups water. Bring mixture to boil over medium-high heat, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for about 30 minutes, or until liquid has reduced by about half and has taken on corn flavor. Strain corn stock. Discard cobs.
  3. To make creamed corn, prepare grill for indirect high heat. For charcoal grill: Fill chimney starter with hardwood lump charcoal and ignite. When coals are covered with white ash, dump them in an even layer on one half of grill, leaving other half of grill empty. Place grill grate in position. Preheat grill grate for 5 minutes. For gas grill: Preheat all burners to high heat. Before grilling, turn half of burners off.
  4. Grill remaining ear of corn, turning as needed, for about 10 minutes, or until kernels are deeply charred all over.
  5. Allow corn to cool slightly, then cut off kernels and reserve kernels.
  6. In medium heavy skillet over medium heat, heat olive oil. Add reserved grated corn, including its juices. Cook for about 2 minutes, or until most of moisture in corn mixture has cooked out. Add 1/4 cup reserved corn stock and cook for about 2 minutes, or until most of liquid has cooked out. Repeat process 3 more times to use total of about 1 cup corn stock. Stir in reserved charred corn kernels and cook for 30 seconds to rewarm. The consistency at this point should be similar to risotto. Remove pan from heat and stir in butter. Season with salt and pepper.
  7. To grill steaks and scallions, pat steaks dry with paper towels. Lightly coat each steak with oil and season liberally with kosher salt (about 2 teaspoons) and freshly ground black pepper (about 1 teaspoon). Place steaks on unlit side of grill and cover grill. Cook, flipping over halfway through cooking, for about 30 minutes, or until center of steaks registers 43°C on an instant-read thermometer.
  8. Place steaks directly over lit coals, and cook, turning as needed, for about 5 minutes, or until both steaks have charred crust and an internal temperature of 52°C to 54°C for medium-rare. Set steaks aside to rest for 10 minutes.
  9. Grill scallions on hottest part of grill, rotating as needed for about 4 minutes, or until they are charred.
  10. To serve, cut meat from bone and separate eye of ribeye (center piece of meat) from spinalis (outer piece of meat) by cutting through fat that separates the two pieces. Carve each separate piece against grain and serve with creamed corn and scallions.
Food
Preparation time
15 mins, plus 10 mins resting time
Cooking time
40 mins
Serves

SHARE

Two Blues Sauvignon Blanc 2014
1 case has been added to your cart.
Cart total: xxx
1 case, 12 bottles, 3 accessories

You might also like

Food
Gourmet Destinations - Cantonese
Words by Jackie Macdonald on 4 Sep 2018
Chef Philip Chun talks through the traditions of cantonese cuisine and the challenge of shaping its identity in an australian context. When Hong Kong-born chef Philip Chun finally settled in Australia in 2010, it was the latest in a long list of countries where he’d plied his trade. Having started as a kitchen hand on Hong Kong Island in the early 1980s, he went on to work in Taiwan, China, the Philippines and Indonesia, rising to the position of executive chef along the way.  Today, he’s head chef and owner of North Sydney’s Greenwood Chinese Restaurant, where the focus is on Cantonese cuisine.  As he describes, “The backbone of Greenwood is the three main streams of Cantonese food, including barbeque, yum cha dim sum and Cantonese cuisine dinner.  “To date, Cantonese food has been very limited in Australia,” he adds, “and while we strive to maintain the traditions at Greenwood, we think outside the square to bring some new lights to Cantonese food.”   This creative thinking is also borne of a need to adapt to local ingredients.  When he arrived in Australia, Philip says, “Asian groceries were already available, therefore dry goods were not hugely impacted.  “However, live seafood and fresh vegetable options were limited and this is still the case today. To adapt, I worked on alternate methods of cooking to accompany the ingredients.”
Cantonese characters When it comes to tradition, Philip explains, Cantonese food has always been famous for being, “Light, flavourful and fresh. The focus is on bringing out the true flavour of the ingredients, while also looking after health and well-being.” For example, he says, “Soup normally contains some general health-benefitting herbal ingredients.” Another Cantonese essential is stir-fry, and the technique used can reveal the level of a chef’s experience. And there is a special exclamation used when stir-fry is mastered.  “It is very hard to explain in words, it is the experience,” Philip describes. “But when all ingredients are cooked perfectly, a special heat and aroma presents and we say, ‘wok hey!’”  For Australian diners, typical Cantonese favourites are sweet and sour pork, Mongolian lamb, spring rolls and fried rice, he says. But, Philip adds, “With more exposure, there is more knowledge of different cuisines and more willingness to try different types of food.”  Perfect motivation for Philip and his team to keep evolving our experience of Cantonese cuisine!    Speaking of experiencing Philip’s food, the Greenwood restaurant will reveal an exciting new renovation in September. Or if you can’t make it to North Sydney, Philip presents some of his favourite recipes here for you to recreate in your own kitchen. Who knows, you might even elicit your own cries of ‘wok hey!’
Philip talks food Pork, prawn and cabbage rolls with crab roe sauce   This dish has been developed using a traditional method and it requires more time and more skills. It contains a lighter flavour and has a finer touch, focusing on bringing out the true flavours of the ingredients.  Grilled whole squid brushed in sweet soy sauce on stir-fried glutinous rice Glutinous fried rice is a very traditional dish and nothing has been changed in this recipe, including flavour, ingredients and texture. The squid gives a more Australian touch, with the seafood and the grill plate coming into play.   Chilli plum fried chicken with mixed nuts This dish was created with the thinking that it would suit Australian tastebuds. The method originated from sweet and sour pork, then I added a personal touch with the light chilli.  Grilled beef tenderloin fillet dressed in bitter melon and black bean sauce The idea for this dish comes from typical Cantonese stir-fry beef with black bean sauce. However, I decided to add a personal touch, swapping beef strips for fillets, which means I can control how long the fillet is cooked. Bitter melon is one of my favourite melons and it goes extremely well with black bean sauce. 
Food
Seasonal Salad
Words by Libby Travers on 3 Sep 2018
Ignore the importance of salad leaves at your peril. They’ve been known to make or break many a meal.   I prefer to eat my salad as the French do, that is, after the main course, before the cheese, with my fingers. There is something entirely visceral about picking up the delicate leaves one by one, in appreciation of the careful attention that has come before. The metallic tines of a fork appear to me the quickest way to erode that joy. With such simple pleasures, it is always a game of the finest details. Your choice first hangs on their freshness, as there is nothing more depressing than a bowl of wilting leaves. Once you have sought out the best-looking specimens at the market, you can start making more exciting decisions: are you looking for crunch or delicacy; bitterness, citrus or peppery notes; a creamy sauce or simple vinaigrette?  Remember, these leaves are often the vehicle for other flavours and, just as it is with wine, this is a game of matching weight for weight, in this case leaves to the dressing. The crisp form of cos and iceberg will hold up against a creamy sauce; while more delicate leaves and fresh herbs will make better friends with a gentle vinaigrette, something agrodolce with a balance of sweet and sharp; leaves from the chicory family (endive and radicchio) have an innate bitterness and pair well with an anchoïade or even blue cheese and nuts; while peppery rocket loves the salty bite of a little parmesan. Once home, your leaves need a gentle touch – this is a task for a lover, not a warrior. Salad leaves must be diligently picked, carefully washed (and dried), and dressed at the very last minute, with just enough dressing to kiss the leaves, not drown them. It is only then you’ll have a salad worth its own place at the table! Beyond the salad bowl, there is a bounty of beautiful leaves that love a little time in the frying pan. Cos, braised with the sweet spring peas and bacon is a favourite served with chicken; while endive can be cut in half and allowed to caramelise in a hot pan with a little butter and lemon juice, the cooking will help mellow the bitterness – it is brilliant with game.  Wilted greens can also take a starring role in a meal. All along the Mediterranean, the tradition of seeking the wild leaves and herbs that grow in the hills and quickly cooking them has led to beautiful pastas, egg dishes and pies. We have our very own, largely underrated, native spinach found in the sandy soil along the coastline known as warrigal greens. These leaves require blanching or light cooking to remove a poisonous compound (only dangerous in large quantities, but best avoided!). Once blanched, they have a delicate flavour and texture, and can be used in a wild weed pie or omelette to great success.  In a restaurant kitchen, working through the large boxes of leaves is often a task assigned to the apprentices. They must carefully check each leaf for damage and bugs before thoroughly washing them. It must be done each day and can take hours. I recall pointing out to a friend of mine, the head chef at one such kitchen, that this must become a little tiresome. He (correctly) chastised me, explaining that while the leaves may not seem exciting, one bruised leaf would show they didn’t care, one bug would ruin an entire meal, one grain of dirt would ruin the mouthful. The lesson is in the detail, as is the reward. Select and store Seek out beautiful, fresh salad leaves. Pick through them carefully before washing them in cold water – a little soak will also help to revive tired leaves. A salad spinner is an important friend here, as moisture will repel oil. An alternative is to lay the leaves out on a dry tea-towel and pat them dry. Salad leaves love Extra virgin olive oil, vinegar, onion, cream, cheese, nuts, honey, garlic, mustard, salt, pepper, lemon, herbs, radish, egg. Great salad recipes to try by Lyndey Milan: 
Tuna and quinoa poke bowl Crisp pork belly with Asian salad
Burrata spring salad Spiced chicken with blood orange and date salad