Author Archives: Lisa Velardo

Emma’s Grilled Persimmon & Prosciutto Salad

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The most common persimmon variety is the Oriental or Japanese persimmon, which has a sweet, fruity flavour. They are full antioxidants and are an excellent source of fiber, which helps keep the body regulated. Try …

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Emma’s Baked Camembert

Monday, June 26, 2017

Camembert is a soft, creamy, surface-ripened cow's milk cheese, and is absolutely perfect as a dinner party starter! Baked Camembert Ingredients 1 whole Camembert – a smallish one about 8-10 cm diameter 1 Turkish bread or focaccia ¼ cup olive …

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Lynton’s Saffron and Pink Pepper Poached Pears

Friday, June 9, 2017

Saffron and Pink Pepper Poached Pears Ingredients 6 firm, ripe pears such as conference 1/2 cup raw sugar 2 tbsp. honey pinch of saffron 1 tsp pink peppercorns peel of 1/2 lemon 1/2 stick of cinnamon Water Whipped Cream of Crème Fraiche to serve Directions Preheat oven …

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Lynton’s Saddle of Mutton

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Traditionally, Saddle of Mutton was one of the great English dishes. Today, it serves as an affordable cut of meat that can be transformed into a dinner party favourite! Saddle of Mutton Ingredients 1 saddle of Mutton, flank …

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Lynton’s Rose and Chilli Oil with Labneh

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Labneh is a fresh cheese popular in the Middle East, and has a consistency much like cream cheese with the tang of yogurt. The perfect starter dish at any dinner party, this rose and chilli …

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Lynton’s Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Crispy Onion

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

There is a common misconception about Brussels sprouts due to their bitter flavour, however after trying this recipe and experimenting with these simple flavour combinations, you'll be sure to change your mind. That, and the …

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Lynton’s Black Barley Salad

Monday, June 5, 2017

Black barley is a delicious natural grain that contains high amounts of protein, fiber, vitamin B6 and phosphorus. Donned a "superfood" it can be added to soups, salads, stuffings, pilafs and is often used as a …

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Emma’s Christmas Recipes

Friday, December 23, 2016

Fresh oysters with easy sauce Oysters are classified as a sustainable choice when selecting seafood, although they are usually my first and preferred choice! I just LOVE them! 2 Dozen or more of fresh oysters! Zesty Citrus 1 long …

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Lynton’s Christmas Recipes

Heirloom Tomato Carpaccio Ingredients 500g mixed heirloom tomatoes 1 meyer lemon, frozen 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp salt Freeze the meyer lemon a day ahead of making the dish. Thinly slice the tomatoes crossways into 3mm thick rounds, …

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New market pavilion to be built on Queen Street

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

A new market pavilion will be established on Queen Street in the second half of next year to make sure traders can continue to run their businesses during the renewal program. In keeping with the Queen …

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