Laura Sharrad Recipes

Pork Meatballs in White Wine and Sage

Pork Meatballs in White Wine and Sage

Ingredients: 1kg pork mince 1 brown onion, finely diced 2 cloves garlic, finely diced 1 cup grated parmigiano cheese 1 egg 1/2 cup fresh breadcrumbs Plain flour, for dusting White Wine Sauce: 2 cups white wine 1 bunch sage leaves 2 sprigs of rosemary 2 bay leaves 6...

Sticky Date Pudding

Sticky Date Pudding

Ingredients: 185 g dates 1 cup water 60g butter 2 eggs 185g self raising flour 185g sugar 1tsp baking powder ½ tsp vanilla paste Butterscotch Sauce: 1 cup cream ¾ cup brown sugar 2 tbsp butter Pinch of salt Method: Bring the dates and water to a boil, then remove from...

Pickled Gherkins

Pickled Gherkins

Ingredients: 1 kg Gherkins ¼ cup non-iodized salt 2 cup white vinegar 2 cups water 2 tbsp sugar 2 tbsp salt 1 tbsp pickling spice (combination of your favourite pickling spices, such as mustard seeds, allspice berries, red pepper flakes, bay leaves, cloves, black...

Cold Soba Noodle (Zaru Soba)

Cold Soba Noodle (Zaru Soba)

Ingredients: Recipe brought to you with the help of our friends at Asian Inspirations Serves : 3 1 pack Hakubaku Organic Soba Noodle Dashi Stock: 300ml water 4 each Shitake Mushroom 1 each Konbu seaweed (dry) (5cm x 3cm) Soba Sauce: 300ml Dashi stock 70ml Murasaki Soy...

Thai Beef Salad with Lemongrass

Thai Beef Salad with Lemongrass

Ingredients: 200g steak – rump or scotch fillet 1 tsp vegetable oil Salt and black pepper Dressing: 3 cloves garlic 4 birdseye chillies – more or less to taste 1 Tbsp fish sauce 1 Tbsp soy sauce 1 tsp palm sugar, grated (or white sugar) 1 ½ Tbsp fresh lemon juice...

Saltimbocca

Saltimbocca

Ingredients: 400g Broad Beans 1 clove garlic 1 small brown onion 1 pork fillet  Approx 10 thin slices of quality flat pancetta 15 sage leaves Plain flour for dusting 1 rosemary sprigs 1-2 garlic cloves Splash of white wine Method: Peel the second skin off broad beans....

Tiramisu

Tiramisu

Ingredients: 3 eggs, separated 6 tbsp caster sugar 500 g mascarpone cream 500ml espresso coffee 80ml marsala 500g savoiardi biscotti ( 1 large packet ) Dark chocolate, to grate Cocoa powder, to dust Method: Beat the egg yolks and half the sugar in a bowl for 5 minutes...

BBQ Scallops

BBQ Scallops

Ingredients: 1 dozen albacore scallops 200g butter 3 cloves garlic 1 long red chilli 1/4 bunch parsley 1/4 bunch dill 1 tbsp capers 1 red shallot Salt Black pepper 2 lemons Method: Blitz the butter with the garlic, capers, shallot, chilli, 1/2 of the parsley and 1/2...

Cannelloni

Cannelloni

Ingredients: Filling: 1 bunch silverbeet, chopped finely 500g ricotta 1 egg 50g grated parmigiano cheese Sea salt Freshly cracked black pepper 1/3 nutmeg grated Sugo: 2 x 400g tins chopped tomatoes 1 brown onion, finely diced 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 1 long red...

Cavatelli Cacio e Pepe

Cavatelli Cacio e Pepe

Ingredients: 100g butter 200g finely grated pecorino cheese Salt Black pepper, freshly ground Pasta Dough: 100g semolina flour 100g plain flour 80ml - 100ml water Pinch of salt Method: Make the pasta dough and allow it to rest for 20 minutes.  Cut the dough into long...

Ricotta Gnocchi Spiced Pork Ragu

Ricotta Gnocchi Spiced Pork Ragu

Ingredients: Serves: 4 300g ricotta cheese (firm) 3 whole eggs 100g grated parmesan cheese Nutmeg (freshly ground) 300g Plain flour 0000 plus some for dusting Pork Ragu: 2 tbsp. olive oil 1 large garlic clove, finely chopped 1 chilli, finely chopped 700g (1 1⁄2 lb)...

Green Garganelli with Braised Greens

Green Garganelli with Braised Greens

Ingredients: 1 bunch cavolo nero, stalks removed & finely chopped 1 brown onion, finely diced 1 long red chilli, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped 4 anchovy fillets, chopped 1/2 cup white wine 50g butter 100g grated parmigiano cheese Extra virgin olive oil Sea salt...

Tuscan Panzanella Salad

Tuscan Panzanella Salad

Ingredients: 1kg assorted heirloom tomatoes, red yellow and green 1 clove garlic ½ bunch basil leaves, picked ½ loaf stale ciabatta bread, torn Extra virgin olive oil Aged italian balsamic vinegar Sea salt flakes Black pepper Method: Quarter & roughly chop the...

Quail Cotoletta with Black Pepper Mayo

Quail Cotoletta with Black Pepper Mayo

Ingredients: 3 Quails De-boned 3 cups fresh breadcrumbs Sea salt Black pepper 200g Flour, for dusting 2 eggs 50g Mayonnaise 1 tbsp black pepper Method: Season the breadcrumbs and flour with salt and pepper  Dip the quail into flour, then eggs, then into the...

Vongole

Vongole

Ingredients: 4 roma tomatoes ½ brown onion, finely diced 2 garlic cloves, finely diced 1 tbsp chilli oil ½ cup white wine 500g goolwa pippies 1 cup parsley leaves, chopped 250g fresh taglierini or linguine 1 lemon, juice only 50g unsalted butter Sea salt flakes Black...

Best Ever Cotolette

Best Ever Cotolette

Ingredients: 6 chicken thighs 3 cups fresh breadcrumbs ½ bunch parsley 100g parmigiano cheese 2 garlic cloves Sea salt Black pepper Flour, for dusting 2 eggs Method: Blitz the parsley, cheese and garlic into a fine crumb and mix through the breadcrumbs.  Season with...

Yuzu Mayo Chicken Yakisoba

Yuzu Mayo Chicken Yakisoba

Ingredients: Recipe brought to you with the help of our friends at Asian Inspirations 200g Hakubaku Organic Yakisoba Noodles 150g chicken breasts (thinly sliced) 80g shimeji mushrooms (roughly cut) 8 asparagus (cut into shorter sticks) 1 clove garlic (sliced) 2g red...

Wagyu Carpaccio, Enoki Mushrooms and 62 Degree Egg Emulsion

Wagyu Carpaccio, Enoki Mushrooms and 62 Degree Egg Emulsion

Ingredients: Ponzu: Mirin 80g Rice vinegar 50g Soy sauce 400g Bonito flakes 50g Lemon juice 50g Yuzu juice 50g Kombu 1 each  Salted Egg Emulsion: 62 degree celsius egg yolk 5 each Grapeseed oil 200g Vegan dashi 50g Pickled Padron Chilis: Padron chilis grilled 100g Soy...

Tuna Tartare

Tuna Tartare

Ingredients: 150g Raw Bluefin Tuna, sashimi grade ½ shallot, finely diced ½ lemon juice 1 tbsp diced gherkin 1 tbsp diced chilli, de-seeded 1 tsp fresh dill, finely chopped 1 tsp chives, finely chopped 2 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp whole egg mayonnaise 1 egg yolk 50g potato...

Gnocchi with Pesto

Gnocchi with Pesto

Ingredients: 1kg royal blue potatoes, boiled and mashed 250g 00 flour Salt Pesto: 200g picked basil leaves 80g pine nuts 50g grated parmigiano reggiano 250ml extra virgin olive oil 2 garlic cloves Sea salt flakes Freshly cracked black pepper Method: Add all your...

Ricotta and Silverbeet Nudie

Ricotta and Silverbeet Nudie

Ingredients: 1 bunch silverbeet ¾ cup breadcrumbs ½ cup grated parmigiano cheese 2 eggs 300g firm ricotta Fresh grated nutmeg 2 tbsp plain flour, plus more for dustin200g unsalted butter Black pepper Sea salt flakes Nutmeg, to grate on top Method: Remove the...

Beer Battered King George Whiting

Beer Battered King George Whiting

Ingredients: 6 x KGW fillets Oil for frying Batter: 100g cornflour 100g plain flour 100g self raising flour 500ml cold pale ale beer Tartar Sauce: 1 handful parsley leaves, chopped finely 1 handful dill leaves, chopped finely 1/2 red shallot, finely diced 2 tbs baby...

Raw Caramel Slice

Raw Caramel Slice

Ingredients: Base: 2 cups cashews 10 pitted dates 1 cup coconut 4 tbsp liquid coconut oil Pinch of salt 1 tsp raw cocoa powder Caramel: 1 cup almond butter 10 pitted dates 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp vanilla paste 3/4 cup coconut oil 1 tsp salt flakes Chocolate Topping:...

Hand Rolled Pici with Pork Sausage Sugo

Hand Rolled Pici with Pork Sausage Sugo

Ingredients: 100g fine semolina flour 100g 00 flour 100g water  3 italian pork sausages, casing removed 1 red onion, finely diced 2 garlic cloves, finely diced 1 tsp chilli flakes 1 tsp fennel seeds 600g tomato passata  Extra virgin olive oil Sea salt flakes Black...

Cannoli

Cannoli

Ingredients: Pastry 340g plain flour 80g lard 70g icing sugar 125ml marsala 2 yolks 1 whole egg Custard 3 yolks 100g caster sugar 100g cornflour 1l warm milk Vanilla Cooking and Serving Canola oil, for frying Icing sugar, for dusting  Method: For the pastry, mix...

Carbonara

Carbonara

Ingredients: 250g fresh pasta 3 large free range eggs 40g parmigiano cheese 150g smoked pancetta / guanciale Sea salt flakes Black pepper Method: In a mixing bowl, whisk the eggs, parmigiano cheese, salt and pepper. In the meantime, place the diced pancetta into a fry...

Lasagna

Lasagna

Ingredients: 2 brown onion, finely diced 2 garlic cloves, chopped 2 carrots, finely diced 2 celery sticks, finely diced 100g pancetta, finely diced 4 x 400g tins chopped tomatoes 4 fresh bay leaves 1 sprig rosemary, finely chopped 1/4 bunch sage, finely chopped 150g...

Zeppole Di Veneto

Zeppole Di Veneto

Ingredients: 150g raisins 100ml grappa 400g plain flour 10g yeast 115g sugar 2 eggs 150ml milk 30g toasted pine nuts Zest 1 orange Zest 1 lemon 50g chopped candied fruit Canola oil, for frying Method: Soak the raisins in grappa and let them plump up for 5  minutes,...

Grilled Peach, Burrata and Proscuitto Salad

Grilled Peach, Burrata and Proscuitto Salad

Ingredients: Serves: 6-8 People 3 peaches, halved 1 Burrata 12 slices prosciutto 1 whole red radicchio, quartered and core removed 100g baby rocket leaves 100g mixed lettuce leaves To Serve: Extra virgin olive oil Sticky fig glaze Salt flakes Chilli flakes Method:...

Taramasalata Dip

Taramasalata Dip

Ingredients: 150g smoked salmon roe 4 sliced sourdough white bread 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 1/4 red onion, finely chopped 150ml olive oil Pinch sea salt 2 lemons Extra roe, for serving Black pepper, for serving 1 sourdough loaf, for serving Method: Soak the...

Stuffed Zuchinni Flowers

Stuffed Zuchinni Flowers

Ingredients: 12 zucchini flowers 12 large basil leaves 1 buffalo mozzarella ball 12 anchovy fillets Canola oil, for frying ½ cup self raising flour ½ cup plain flour ½ cup cornflour 250ml pale ale beer Sea salt flakes Method: Before you can stuff the zucchini flowers,...

BBQ Lamb Cutlets, Smokey Gremolata

BBQ Lamb Cutlets, Smokey Gremolata

Ingredients: 6 lamb cutlets Marinade 1 tbsp smoked paprika 2 sprigs rosemary, finely chopped 3 sprigs oregano, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 long red chilli, finely chopped or 1 tbsp chilli oil Sea salt flakes Extra virgin olive oil Post Marinade...

Nonna Maria’s Aranchini

Nonna Maria’s Aranchini

Ingredients: 1 onion, finely diced 2 garlic cloves, finely diced 400g tinned tomatoes 1/2 bunch basil leaves 5 cups arborio rice 1 chicken stock cubes 1/2 cup grated mozzarella cheese 1/4 cup grated parmigiano cheese 1 egg 20 bocconcini 2 cups fresh breadcrumbs Sea...

Almond, Orange and Strawberry Cake

Almond, Orange and Strawberry Cake

Ingredients: 2 whole oranges 100g caster sugar 100g Adelaide hills honey 6 eggs 300g almond meal 1tsp baking powder Pinch of salt 500g strawberries Extra honey, for drizzling Method: Place oranges in a pot of boiling water & boil for 2 hours until soft. Drain and...

Orecchiette, Broccolini, Anchovy and Pangrattato

Orecchiette, Broccolini, Anchovy and Pangrattato

Ingredients: 1 bunch broccolini 3 cloves garlic 1 birdseye chilli 4 anchovy fillets 50g butter 100g pecorino cheese Sea salt flakes Black pepper Extra virgin olive oil Semolina Pasta Dough 100g semolina flour 100g 00 flour 100g water Method: Mix the flour and water to...

Truffle Risotto

Truffle Risotto

Ingredients: 10 dried porcini mushrooms 1 brown onion, finely diced 3 garlic cloves, chopped 1 tbsp truffle paste 440g arborio rice 1 cup white wine 1.5 L stock 250g mixed mushrooms, finely chopped 100g butter 100g parmigiano cheese Sea salt flakes Black pepper Extra...

Castagnole (Sweet Ricotta Doughnuts)

Castagnole (Sweet Ricotta Doughnuts)

Ingredients: 100g firm ricotta 40g caster sugar 1 egg Zest of 1 lemon Zest of 1 orange ½ tsp cinnamon Grated fresh nutmeg 2 tsp marsala 175g plain flour a 1 tsp baking powder 20ml milk Pinch salt Canola oil, for frying Caster sugar, for coating Method: Mix all the...

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