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Timothy MacDonald

Tim MacDonald (timothymacdonald.weebly.com) has more than 20 years experience as a chef. He was named Concours de Chefs winner for Yachts over 160 feet at the 2011 Antigua Charter Yacht Show. His recipes are designed for the owner and guests. Comment at editor@the-triton.com

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Top Shelf: Rice paper rolls with green mango, shrimp and avocado

Top Shelf: by Chef Tim MacDonald Some 30 years ago, on Richmond’s Victoria Street in Australia, the Vietnamese rice paper roll was a staple for the locals.  …

Top Shelf: Antigua lobster case in point for buying local

Top Shelf: by Chef Tim MacDonald One of the biggest expenditures during a week-long or 10-day charter is the caviar and lobsters. And one of the biggest …

Top Shelf: RT’s Blueberry Muffins

Top Shelf: by Chef Tim MacDonald While on board my last vessel, I developed a unique relationship with the owner, RT. Three years ago, we started breakfast …

Top Shelf: Sweets’ Violet Gelato Gingersnap Short Stack

Top Shelf: by Chef Tim MacDonald What does it take to run an interior on a busy 180-foot (55m) charter yacht for a year? Not on rotation, but old-school style. …

Top Shelf: Sunchoke Vichyssoise with Smoked Salmon and Golden Quail Egg

Top Shelf: by Chef Timothy MacDonald All that glitters is not gold. But when in desperate need to elevate a dish to new heights, gold, silver and bronze leaf …

Top Shelf: Banana-Coconut Bread

Top Shelf: by Chef Tim MacDonald Two quick Wadadils at the Rubis corner gas station and I board the English Harbour-to-St. Johns rocket. Think Gene Wilder’s …

Top Shelf: Chook in a Bag

Top Shelf: by Chef Tim MacDonald “What’s good, Phil?” asked an incoming Bambini Trust client as famous Sydney artist “Phil” exited the small Italian …

Top Shelf: In charter season, a helper worth her weight in cake

Top Shelf: by Chef Tim McDonald Ask any sole charter chef what they want most for Christmas and I’ll bet you, sure as nuts, they will say a reliable helper …

Top Shelf: Thai Spicy Banana Blossom and Pearl Salad

Top Shelf: by Chef Tim McDonald First encountered at Noiy’s on Samui – a hippy, rough-cut-diamond sort of speak-easy that sits not far off the main ring …

Top Shelf: So Fran macrobiotic salad

Top Shelf: by Chef Tim MacDonald “Tell him to study macrobiotic,” shouted the boss down the line to the captain while giving food preferences. On hearing …

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Crew Compass: Crew can curb ocean pollution

Crew Compass: Crew can curb ocean pollution

Crew Compass: by Lauren Loudon It’s hard to pinpoint exactly what it is that defines my love for the ocean, but there are several …

Yachties invited to ‘Spin for a Cause’

Yachties invited to ‘Spin for a Cause’

Young Professionals in Yachting have put out the call for the marine industry to unite on Aug. 16 for an afternoon of fun and exercise to …

Top Shelf: Rice paper rolls with green mango, shrimp and avocado

Top Shelf: Rice paper rolls with green mango, shrimp and avocado

Top Shelf: by Chef Tim MacDonald Some 30 years ago, on Richmond’s Victoria Street in Australia, the Vietnamese rice paper roll was a …

Latest news in the charter fleet: Tranquility now with CN

Latest news in the charter fleet: Tranquility now with CN

News in the charter fleet M/Y Tranquility, a 300-foot (91.5m) Oceanco launched in 2014, available for summer charter in the western Med …

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