Roasted Cauliflower

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Whole roasted cauliflower Ingredients 1 head of cauliflower, leaves and stem trimmed 1 tbsp. coconut oil 1tbsp plain flour 1 tbsp. madras masala spice powder 1 tin coconut milk (400ml) sea salt for seasoning 1 tbsp. sesame seeds fresh curry leaves oil for frying  Directions Preheat oven …

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Ricotta Cheesecake

Friday, October 13, 2017

Strawberry & Ricotta Cheesecake Ingredients 900g Firm Ricotta 120g Honey 60g caster sugar 1 tsp dried camomile flowers 400g choc ripple cookies 140g brown butter, melted pinch of salt 3 punnets of strawberries, finely sliced Icing sugar for dusting Directions Preheat oven to 160 degrees fan forced. In …

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Spring Salad

Monday, October 9, 2017

Spring Salad with Fresh Asparagus and Cranberries  Ingredients 2 cups cooked Quinoa 2 cups cooked Green Rice 2 bunches of fresh asparagus 2 cups of baby kale leaves 1/2 cup of blanched spring peas 1/2 cup of hulled broad beans 1/4 cup toasted …

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Chocolate Cake

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Ganache   Ingredients 465ml water 360g butter 180g dark chocolate (I used 60 percent Callebaut) 510g sugar 380g plain flour 45g cocoa 18g bicarb soda 225g eggs (about 6) 50ml cherry brandy 1 teaspoon of salt Ganache Ingredients 300ml whipping cream 300g dark or milk couverture …

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Baked Pumpkin

Friday, June 30, 2017

Whole roasted pumpkin is a great way of utilising an entire vegetable and is a fun way of sharing food amongst friends at a dinner party! Whole Baked Pumpkin with Fresh Goats Cheese Ingredients 1 small pumpkin (Jap …

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Chicken Gratin

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Chicken Gratin Ingredients 1 organic free range chicken, broken down into 10-12 pieces (or 4 chicken Maryland's) 2 French shallots, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 stalk celery, finely chopped 1 bunch thyme 2 bay leaves 400 ml white wine 400ml chicken stock Salt & …

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Grilled Persimmon 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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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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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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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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