Matt Sinclair Recipes

Steak with Pepper Sauce

Steak with Pepper Sauce

Ingredients: Serves: 2-4 2 x 250g T-bone or Rump steak Sea salt 2 Tbsp Olive oil 2 Tbsp Butter 1 brown onion, diced 2-3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 tsp dried chilli flakes 2 tsp dried mixed herbs 40 ‘twists’ cracked black pepper 2 chicken stock cubes, crumbled 2-3...

Beef and Lemongrass Betel Leaf Rolls

Beef and Lemongrass Betel Leaf Rolls

Ingredients: Serves: 4-6 500g beef mince 3 lemongrass stalks, white part only, grated 3 spring onions, white and green separated, each finely chopped 1 large clove garlic, grated ½ cup chopped coriander (stems included) 1 Tbsp fish sauce 1 Tbsp caster sugar 1 tsp salt...

Sarma-Style Soup

Sarma-Style Soup

Ingredients: Serves: 6 500g Sauerkraut 200g speck, chopped 350ml Passata 1 Tbsp paprika Salt and pepper Meatballs: 500g beef mince 500g pork mince ½ cup uncooked rice 1 Tbsp paprika ½ bunch parsley, chopped 100g speck, finely chopped Salt and pepper Method: Combine...

Pork Cutlets, Nashi Pear, Kohlrabi Slaw

Pork Cutlets, Nashi Pear, Kohlrabi Slaw

Ingredients: Recipe brought to you with the help of our friends at Let's Go Motorhomes 400g pork chop,  2 chops 30ml Olive Oil 1g Rosemary Slaw: 50g Caster Sugar 50g Rice Vinegar 100ml Filtered Water 50g Mustard Seed 100ml Malbec Wine 500g Kohlrabi, thinly sliced 2...

Silken Tofu with Chilli and Spring Onion

Silken Tofu with Chilli and Spring Onion

Ingredients: Serves: 4 250g soft tofu, drained 2 Tbsp light soy sauce 1/3 cup peanut oil 3 spring onions, finely sliced 2cm piece ginger, grated 1 green chilli, finely sliced 1 tsp sesame oil Salt White pepper 2 tsp toasted sesame seeds 1 Tbsp crispy shallots Method:...

Chicken and Chorizo Meatballs

Chicken and Chorizo Meatballs

Ingredients: Serves: 4 2 Tbsp Olive oil 1 brown onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 100gm speck, roughly chopped 285gm jar piquillo peppers, drained 400gm tinned diced tomatoes 2 bay leaves 2 tsp chopped or dried rosemary 250ml chicken stock Salt and pepper ¼...

Lamb Neck Soup

Lamb Neck Soup

Ingredients: Serves: 4 1 Tbsp Extra virgin olive oil 800g lamb neck, cut into 4 chunks (ask the butcher) 1 brown onion, chopped 2 large carrots, cut into chunks 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 Bay leaves 1.5 Litres salt reduced chicken stock 100gm green beans,...

Pork Adobo

Pork Adobo

Ingredients: Serves: 4-6 1 kg pork belly, cut into 4cm pieces 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar 1/3 cup soy sauce 6 cloves garlic, grated 2 tsp black peppercorns 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 red onion, cut into wedges or chunks 3 bay leaves 1 Tbsp brown sugar Salt Method: Add the...

Lo Mai Gai

Lo Mai Gai

Ingredients: Recipe brought to you with the help of our friends at Wine Selectors Serves: 4-6 200gm Glutinous rice, soaked overnight, or minimum 3 hours 1 Tbsp vegetable oil 500gm Pork mince 1 tin red curry paste (Maesri brand) 2tsp Caster sugar 2 Tbsp Fish sauce 1...

Gourmet Tomato and Buratta Salad with Homemade Balsamic Reduction

Gourmet Tomato and Buratta Salad with Homemade Balsamic Reduction

Ingredients: Serves: 2 4 Heirloom tomatoes (assorted colours), thickly sliced 1-2 balls burrata ½ red onion, thinly sliced 20 basil leaves 1-2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil Sea salt Cracked Pepper Reduction: 1 cup balsamic vinegar 2 Tbsp brown sugar ½ tsp sea salt...

Miso and Honey Garlic King Prawns

Miso and Honey Garlic King Prawns

Ingredients: Serves: 4 3 tsp cornflour 1 tsp soy sauce 1 egg white, lightly beaten 1 tsp sesame oil 16 King prawns, peeled, deveined and butterflied Oil for deep frying 2 Tbsp toasted sesame seeds 2 Tbsp chives, chopped Miso-Honey Sauce: 3 Tbsp miso paste 2 Tbsp honey...

Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Kaffir South Side

Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Kaffir South Side

Ingredients: 1 packet rice paper wrappers 500g Pork mince 150g wood ear mushrooms, pre-soaked then strained, roughly chopped 150g Vermicelli noodles, softened, roughly chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely grated 1 egg, lightly beaten 2 Tbsp fish sauce 2 Tbsp caster sugar 2...

Singapore Noodles

Singapore Noodles

Ingredients: Serves: 4 250gm dried vermicelli noodles ¼ cup vegetable oil 4 eggs, lightly beaten 1 brown onion, finely chopped 4 garlic cloves, grated 1-inch piece ginger, peeled and grated 250gm Gai lan, chopped 100gm snap peas, trimmed and halved 500gm peeled and...

Dan Dan Noodles

Dan Dan Noodles

Ingredients: Serves: 4 270g Hikubaku udon noodles 1 bunch Gai Lan, or leafy Asian greens 3 Tbsp vegetable oil 500g pork mince 2 Tbsp Hoisin sauce 2 Tbsp Shaoxing wine 1 Tbsp dark soy sauce ½ Tbsp five spice powder ½ cup roasted crushed peanuts 4 spring onions, thinly...

Pear Streusel Cake

Pear Streusel Cake

Ingredients: 1 pear, peeled and cored, diced 1 tsp ground cinnamon 125g unsalted butter ½ cup caster sugar 2 eggs 1 ½ cups plain flour 1 tsp baking powder Salt Streusal Crumb: 40g unsalted butter, chilled, diced 1/3 cup plain flour 2 Tbsp caster sugar Salt Method:...

Microwave Carrot Cake with Lime Icing

Microwave Carrot Cake with Lime Icing

Ingredients: 2 eggs 1 cup sugar ¾ cup vegetable oil 1 tsp vanilla essence 2 cups grated carrot 1 ¼ cups plain flour 1 tsp baking soda 2-3 tsp cinnamon 2-3 tsp mixed spice ½ tsp salt Lime Cream Cheese: 200g cream cheese, room temperature 1 ½ cups icing sugar, sifted...

Mushroom, Tofu and Cashew Laab

Mushroom, Tofu and Cashew Laab

Ingredients: Recipe brought to you with the help of our friends at Wine Selectors Serves: 4 1 Tbsp vegetable oil 200g Shiitake mushrooms, chopped 150g Shimeji mushrooms, chopped 300g firm tofu, diced ½ cup toasted cashews, roughly chopped 1 red onion, thinly sliced ½...

Sichuan Salt and Pepper Spareribs

Sichuan Salt and Pepper Spareribs

Ingredients: Serves: 4 1 kg pork spareribs, cut crosswise into thirds * (ask the butcher - about 1 ½ inches in length) 1 tsp Sichuan peppercorns 1 tsp five spice powder 1 tsp salt 1 tsp brown sugar 25ml light soy sauce 25ml Shaoxing wine ½ tsp sesame oil 1 egg,...

Crispy Fried Eggs with XO and Lap Cheong

Crispy Fried Eggs with XO and Lap Cheong

Ingredients: Serves: 2-4 1 cup Vegetable oil 4 eggs 3 lap cheong sausages, thinly sliced 2 Tbsp XO Sauce 100gm cherry tomatoes, halved ½ red onion, thinly sliced 1 green chilli, thinly sliced ½ cup coriander, roughly chopped Method: Heat oil in a wok over a...

XO Sauce

XO Sauce

Ingredients: ½ cup dried scallops ½ cup dried shrimp 300ml Shaoxing wine 6 long red chillies, roughly chopped 2 inch piece ginger, peeled, roughly chopped 1 head garlic (10-12 cloves), peeled, roughly chopped 2 large red shallots, roughly chopped 1 large rasher bacon,...

4 Ingredient Pizza Dough

4 Ingredient Pizza Dough

Ingredients: 300gm self-raising flour 200gm Greek yoghurt 20ml Extra Virgin Olive Oil Salt 1 Tbsp semolina Toppings: Option 1: Pizza sauce Fresh mozzarella, sliced 100gm Shaved mortadella ¼ red onion, thinly sliced Option 2: Pizza sauce Zucchini, thinly sliced Smoked...

Chai Spiced Biscotti

Chai Spiced Biscotti

Ingredients: 2 ¼ cups plain flour, sifted 1 ½ tsp baking powder ½ tsp salt ½ cup brown sugar ½ cup caster sugar 60gm unsalted butter, melted, cooled 3 eggs, room temperature 100gm flaked almonds, lightly toasted Chai Spice Mix: 1 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp ground...

Orange and Poppyseed Puddings with Rum Custard

Orange and Poppyseed Puddings with Rum Custard

Ingredients: Serves: 4-6 125gm unsalted butter, softened 100gm caster sugar Zest of 2 oranges Zest of 1 lemon 200gm self-raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 20gm poppyseeds 2 eggs 140ml milk Rum Custard: 125ml milk 125ml thickened cream 3 large egg yolks 3 Tbsp caster...

Beer Battered Fish with Garlic and Dill Mayo

Beer Battered Fish with Garlic and Dill Mayo

Ingredients: 1 ½ cups self-raising flour, plus extra 375ml bottle of lager beer, cold 4 x fillets white fish, portioned into thick strips eg. Flathead/snapper/red emperor Sea Salt Deep fryer/pot of vegetable oil Garlic Dill Mayo: ½ cup garlic Dip (Yumi brand...

Dukkah

Dukkah

Ingredients: ¼ cup pistachios ¼ cup hazelnuts ¼ cup slivered almonds ¼ cup toasted sesame seeds 1 tbsp. cumin seeds 1 tbsp. fennel seeds 1 tsp brown sugar ½ tsp sea salt ¼ tsp cracked pepper Method: Place the nuts in a large pan over a medium heat. No need to add oil....

Falafel Pitas

Falafel Pitas

Ingredients: Serves: 4 2 cups dried chickpeas 2 tsp baking soda 1 red onion, roughly chopped 1 bunch Coriander, roughly chopped 1 bunch Parsley, roughly chopped ½ bunch Dill, fronds picked 8 cloves garlic 3 Tbsp ground cumin 2 Tbsp ground coriander ½ - 1 Tbsp chilli...

Tom Yum Mussels

Tom Yum Mussels

Ingredients: Recipe brought to you with the help of our friends at Wine Selectors Serves: 4 1 Litre Chicken stock 3 stalks lemongrass, white part only, bruised 1-inch piece Galangal, thinly sliced 4 kaffir lime leaves, torn 3 green Birdseye chillies, chopped 2 Golden...

Pantry Pasta

Pantry Pasta

Ingredients: Serves: 2-4 400g pasta Sea salt 3 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 onion (any colour), diced 4-5 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1-2 Tbsp dried chilli flakes 1-2 Tbsp fennel seeds 100gm pitted green olives (jarred), chopped 50gm pickled zucchini, roughly...

Zaatar

Zaatar

Ingredients: 1 Tbsp cumin seeds 1 Tbsp coriander seeds 2 Tbsp toasted sesame seeds 2 Tbsp sumac 1 tsp paprika 2 Tbsp dried oregano 1 Tbsp dried thyme 1 tsp sea salt ¼ tsp cracked pepper Method: Dry roast the cumin and coriander seeds over a low-medium heat until...

Chicken and Corn Egg Drop Soup

Chicken and Corn Egg Drop Soup

Ingredients: Serves: 4 2 Tbsp oil 1 red shallot, finely diced 4cm piece ginger, grated 2 cups corn kernels, roughly chopped 100ml Shaoxing wine 1.5 litres chicken stock 2 Tbsp corn flour 2 tsp light soy sauce 150g deboned BBQ chicken, roughly chopped 3 eggs, lightly...

Pickled Green Tomatoes

Pickled Green Tomatoes

Ingredients: 2kg green tomatoes, cut into 5mm slices 200g salt 200ml white wine vinegar 1 Tbsp dried oregano 2-3 garlic cloves, sliced 1 long red chilli, chopped Extra Virgin Olive Oil Method: Place the green tomatoes in a plastic tub and cover and coat evenly with...

Pumpkin Gnocchi

Pumpkin Gnocchi

Ingredients: Serves: 4 Gnocchi: 400g cooked butternut pumpkin 70g 00 flour 50g parmesan cheese, finely grated 2 yolks Pinch sea salt Pinch nutmeg Sauce: 1 red onion diced 3 cloves garlic sliced 2 tbsp tomato paste 1 bunch cavolo Nero, finely chopped 1 ½ cup chicken...

Welsh Rarebit

Welsh Rarebit

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Charcoal BBQ Baby Squid

Charcoal BBQ Baby Squid

Ingredients: Serves: 4 1kg Baby squid, cleaned ½ Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive oil 2-3 Tbsp Malay curry powder 2 tbsp Fish sauce 2 cloves garlic, finely grated ½ bunch fresh coriander 2-3 spring onions, thinly sliced Dipping Sauce: 125ml white vinegar 70g caster sugar 40g...

Pea and Ham Soup

Pea and Ham Soup

Ingredients: Serves: 8 1 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 large brown onions, finely chopped 3 large carrots, finely diced 1 litre salt reduced chicken stock 2.5 cups split green peas (soak the night before to reduce cooking time) 1 smoked ham hock Salt and pepper 150g...

Ricotta Hotcakes with Mandarin Syrup

Ricotta Hotcakes with Mandarin Syrup

Ingredients: Serves: 4 Hotcakes: 1 cup plain flour, sifted 1 tsp baking powder 1 tbsp brown sugar ½ tsp salt ¾ cup buttermilk 4 eggs, separated 250g fresh ricotta Oil or butter 100g flaked almonds, lightly toasted Mandarin Syrup: 150ml mandarin juice 1 Tbsp lemon...

Masterstock Braised Drumsticks

Masterstock Braised Drumsticks

Ingredients: Serves: 4 2 Litre Masterstock 2 kg Chicken Drumsticks 6 boiled eggs (boiled for 6-7 minutes), peeled 4 spring onions, finely chopped ½ cup picked Coriander 2 Tbsp Sesame Seeds Steamed Jasmine rice to serve Method: Place the stock and drumsticks in a heavy...

Tandoori Lamb with Herbed Mayo

Tandoori Lamb with Herbed Mayo

Ingredients: Recipe brought to you with the help of our friends at Wine Selectors 1.5kg butterflied lamb leg 6-8 pita bread/flatbread 1 red onion, thinly sliced 1 cos lettuce Olive Oil Herbed Yoghurt: 200gm Natural Yoghurt 1/3 cup fresh coriander, chopped 1/3 cup...

Masterstock

Masterstock

Ingredients: 2 cup caster sugar 2 cups soy sauce 1 cup shao-hsing wine 3L water 2 inch piece ginger 8 cloves garlic 6 spring onions, 5cm batons 8 star anise 8 coriander seeds 4 cinnamon quills 4 cloves 2 pork trotters Method: Place an even layer of sugar in a large...

Risotto Milanese

Risotto Milanese

Ingredients: Serves: 4 2 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil, plus extra 1 brown onion, finely grated 2 cloves garlic, finely grated 1g saffron threads 400g Arborio Rice ½ cup dry white wine 1.5 Litres Vegetable stock 50g unsalted butter 125g parmesan, finely grated Method:...

Cheese Pita

Cheese Pita

Ingredients: 3 cups plain flour, plus extra Salt 1 ¼ cups warm water 150ml Peanut oil, plus extra Cheese Filling: 500g ricotta cheese 100gm Greek fetta 300gm cottage cheese 300ml thickened cream 2 eggs Salt Method: Combine the cheeses in a large bowl and mix together,...

Masterstock

Masterstock

Ingredients: Base2 packets of Oreos¼ cup + 1 tbsp of melted butter1 pinch of saltFilling½ cup butter meltedCup brown sugar1 can condensed milk¼ cup of cream1 tsp salt1 cup crunchy peanut butter (or smooth)Topping150g milk chocolate chips50ml cream2 tbsp smooth peanut...

King Prawn Nasi Goreng

King Prawn Nasi Goreng

Ingredients: Serves: 4 12 King Prawns, peeled and deveined, cut into bite-sized pieces 2 cups cooked Basmati rice, chilled 1 cup wombok, shredded 1 large carrot, grated 3 Tbsp. vegetable oil 2 Tbsp. light soy sauce Nasi Paste: 1 Brown onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic 1...

Cumin Seed Flatbread

Cumin Seed Flatbread

Ingredients: ● 350ml lukewarm water● 1 sachet (7g) dried yeast● 500g 00 flour● Pinch of salt● Pinch of sugar● 2 Tbsp cumin seeds● 2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive oil, plus extraMethod: Add the yeast and warm water to a bowl, mix together and set aside for 5 minutes until...

Duck San Choi Bow

Duck San Choi Bow

Ingredients: Serves: 2-4 500g duck mince 4 spring onions, finely sliced 3 cloves garlic, finely sliced 2 inch piece ginger, peeled, julienned 100g shiitake mushroom, finely sliced 1 coriander root, chopped Dried chilli flakes, to taste 2 Tbsp. peanut oil 2 Tbsp....

Pork Cutlets with Apple and Cucumber Relish

Pork Cutlets with Apple and Cucumber Relish

Ingredients: Serves: 4 4 pork cutlets, 1 inch thick Marinade: 4 cloves garlic 2 tbsp ground cumin 2 tbsp ground coriander 1 tbsp ground turmeric 1 tbsp chilli flakes 3 tbsp fish sauce 2 tbsp brown sugar 2 tbsp oil Salad: 1 Lebanese cucumber, peeled, diced 1 large...

Potato and Celeriac Gratin

Potato and Celeriac Gratin

Ingredients: Serves: 4-6 40g butter 40g plain flour 400g milk 100g tasty cheese 1 tsp fresh cracked pepper Sea salt Bulb celeriac, peeled, shaved as thinly as possible 3 large waxy red potatoes, thinly sliced 2 medium brown onions, sliced ½ cup Panko breadcrumbs 2...

Reuban Sambos

Reuban Sambos

Ingredients: Makes: 4 8 large slices Rye Bread 600g shaved corned beef 6 slices Swiss cheese, halved diagonally ½ red onion, thinly sliced ½ sugarloaf cabbage, very finely shredded 1 ½ Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil, plus extra 1 ½ Tbsp White wine vinegar Salt White...

Sticky Ginger-Soy Chicken Wings

Sticky Ginger-Soy Chicken Wings

Ingredients: Serves: 2-4 2 kg chicken wings 2 Tbsp. sesame seeds 2 spring onions, finely sliced 1/2 cup coriander, roughly chopped Marinade: 1/2 cup sweet chilli sauce 2 tbsp. soy sauce 2 tsp. sesame oil 3 cloves garlic, grated 1 inch piece ginger, grated 1-2 tbsp....

Loaded Hummus

Loaded Hummus

Ingredients: Serves: 2 95gm Chilli infused tuna 100g Fresh ricotta 1/2 cucumber, diced 3 roasted piquillo pepper, diced 5 pitted green olives, chopped 1 Tbsp chives, chopped 1 Tbsp parsley, chopped 1/4 cup toasted pine nuts 1 Tbsp Extra virgin olive oil Lemon juice to...

BBQ Baby Snapper with Almond Cream

BBQ Baby Snapper with Almond Cream

Ingredients: Serves: 6 3/4 cups apple cider vinegar 1 Tbsp sugar 1 small red onion, thinly sliced 1 fennel bulb, thinly sliced (mandolin) 1/2 bunch Dill, plus extra 2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Lemon, thinly sliced 2 baby snapper*, gutted Almond Cream:  250 gm...

Lemon and Ricotta Tart

Lemon and Ricotta Tart

Ingredients: Serves: 8 2 sheets shortcrust pastry ½ cup medjool dates 2 free range eggs ½ cup caster sugar 2-3 tsp lemon zest 250gm fresh ricotta ½ cup thickened cream 2 tbsp plain flour 1 tbsp icing sugar Method: Remove pastry and allow to thaw slightly before...

Homemade Ricotta

Homemade Ricotta

Ingredients: Serves: 4 2 Litres Full cream milk 1/2 - 1 tsp sea salt 3 Tbsp fresh Lemon juice or white vinegar 1 tsp of lemon zest, optional addition Method: Line a colander with lightly dampened cheesecloth or chux, ensuring there is enough excess to tie up and hang...

Grilled Vegetables With Sumac and Lentil Salad

Grilled Vegetables With Sumac and Lentil Salad

Ingredients: Serves: 4 3 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Tbsp sumac 2 Eggplants, sliced 1cm lengthways 2 Zucchinis, halved lengthways 300gm baby carrots, peeled 200gm watercress 1 small red onion, thinly sliced 250gm brown lentils, drained and rinsed 1/3 cup currants ¼...

Homemade Paneer

Homemade Paneer

Ingredients: Makes: 4 1 Litre full cream milk 1-1.5 Tbsp white vinegar Method: Prepare a muslin cloth or chux over a bowl. Place milk into a heavy-based pan over a medium heat. Bring the milk up to a light simmer, stirring often to avoid sticking at the bottom of the...

Salmon Nigiri

Salmon Nigiri

Ingredients: Serves: 4 3 cups sushi Rice 3 cups water 90ml rice wine vinegar 35gm caster sugar 20gm sea salt 4 x 180-200g Salmon fillets, skin off 1 red onion 2 avocado, thinly sliced Wasabi Kewpie mayonnaise Sushi soy sauce Method: Wash the rice 6 times or until...

Pork Belly Banh Mi

Pork Belly Banh Mi

Ingredients: Serves: 4 ¼ cup rice wine vinegar 1 Tbsp caster sugar 2 carrots, peeled and grated with a mandolin 500g pork belly Sea salt 4 Vietnamese rolls 120g chicken liver parfait or pate 1/3 cup whole egg mayonnaise 1 Lebanese cucumber, cut in half and sliced into...

Toffee Apple Frangipane

Toffee Apple Frangipane

Ingredients: Serves: 8-10 Toffee Apple: 2 large Granny Smith apples, peeled, diced into chunks ½ cup caster sugar Frangipane: 130g unsalted butter 160g caster sugar 1 Tbsp lemon zest 1 tsp vanilla bean extract 3 eggs 180g almond meal 75gm plain flour ½ tsp baking...

Eton Mess

Eton Mess

Ingredients: Serves 4 200gm white chocolate, roughly chopped 300gm Greek vanilla yoghurt 200gm Mascarpone 4 Meringue nests, roughly chopped and crumbled 100gm raspberry sorbet ½ cup passionfruit pulp 125gm fresh blackberries, some halved, some left whole Method:...

Panzanella

Panzanella

Ingredients: Serves 4 4 thick slices day-old Italian bread (Ciabatta or Pane di Casa) 6 tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil 4 ripe truss tomatoes 1 Lebanese cucumber ½ small red onion, thinly sliced 1 tbsp. baby capers, drained and rinsed 1 large ball fresh buffalo...

Sum Yung Guys BBQ Chicken

Sum Yung Guys BBQ Chicken

Ingredients: 2 butterflied chickens Oil Coriander to garnish Marinade (2-3 chickens) 20g garlic 30g coriander root 50g green chilli 70g brown sugar 80g oyster sauce 100g fish sauce Sesame Sauce (1 litre) 200g sesame seeds 80g grated ginger 50g peanuts 150ml soy sauce...

Crumbed Lasagne Bites

Crumbed Lasagne Bites

Ingredients: Makes 12-24 Leftover Lasagne ¼ cup plain flour 2 eggs 1-2 cups Panko crumbs Anchovy Mayonnaise 1 large egg yolk 1 tsp Dijon mustard ½ tsp lemon zest 2 Tbsp lemon juice 1 cup light extra virgin olive oil 6-7 anchovy fillets in oil, drained, finely chopped...

Trout and Udon Noodle Salad

Trout and Udon Noodle Salad

Ingredients: Serves 4 1 packet Udon Noodles (Hakubaku brand preferred) 250g smoked trout, torn into bite-sized slices 200g mesclun or butter lettuce, roughly torn 1 Lebanese cucumber, halved lengthways, deseeded, sliced 3 spring onions, thinly sliced 1 cup fresh...

Indian Spiced Omelette Toastie

Indian Spiced Omelette Toastie

Ingredients: Makes 2 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 clove garlic, finely chopped 2 spring onions, finely sliced 1 green chilli, finely chopped ½ bunch fresh coriander, roughly chopped ½ tsp ground turmeric 1 tsp chilli powder 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground coriander 4 Eggs,...

Sashimi Swordfish with Sorrento Sprtiz

Sashimi Swordfish with Sorrento Sprtiz

Ingredients: Serves 2-4 500g sashimi grade Swordfish, thinly sliced 100g Cashew Creme 50g watercress 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced 1/3 cup flaked almonds, lightly toasted Extra Virgin Olive oil Fresh Lemon Sea salt Cracked pepper Olive and Currant Tapenade 1 cup green...

Gnocchi Bake with Black Olives and Cherry Tomatoes

Gnocchi Bake with Black Olives and Cherry Tomatoes

Ingredients: Serves 4 500g store-bought gnocchi 150g buffalo mozzarella 1/3 cup grated parmesan Cherry Tomato Sauce 3 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive oil 1 red onion, finely chopped 3 anchovy fillets, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 100g pitted black olives 1 Tbsp...

Basque Cheesecake

Basque Cheesecake

Ingredients: Serves 6-8 430g cream cheese, room temperature 120g caster sugar 270ml thickened cream (at least 30% fat) 20g plain flour, sifted 3 eggs 1 Tbsp lemon juice 1 tsp vanilla extract Pinch of salt (approx. 1/2-1 tsp) Method: Preheat oven to 220C fan forced/...

Torta Caprese

Torta Caprese

Ingredients: Serves 8-12 175g unsalted butter, chopped 220g 65% + dark chocolate, finely chopped 175g caster sugar 110g brown sugar 6 eggs 140g almond meal 2 tbsp cocoa 1/2 tsp sea salt Icing sugar to dust Serve with Raspberries and Cream (optional) Method: Preheat...

Pad Kra Pow

Pad Kra Pow

Ingredients: Serves 4 3 tbsp vegetable oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 inch piece ginger, minced 3 red birdseye chillies 500gm beef mince 60ml fish sauce 60ml oyster sauce 40gm caster sugar 2gm ground white pepper 100ml water or salt reduced chicken stock 100gm diced...

Spinach and Ricotta Dumplings

Spinach and Ricotta Dumplings

Ingredients: Serves 4 2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil 1 large brown onion 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 tsp dried oregano 2 x 400g tins of crushed tomatoes 1 bunch basil, leaves picked Sea salt 250g frozen spinach 375g fresh ricotta 50g parmesan cheese, grated 2 eggs 1/4...

Crispy Fried Garlic and Chilli Oil

Crispy Fried Garlic and Chilli Oil

Ingredients: Makes 1 Small Jar 1/2 cup Extra Virgin Olive oil 1 bulb garlic, peeled, finely sliced 2 Tbsp chilli flakes Method: Place cold oil, sliced garlic and chilli flakes into a frypan over a low heat. Gently let it tick over, stirring occasionally until garlic...

Goats Cheese, Grape and Rosemary Focaccia

Goats Cheese, Grape and Rosemary Focaccia

Ingredients: Recipe brought to you with the help of our friends at Wine Selectors 500g strong bread flour 300ml lukewarm water 7gm dried yeast (1 sachet) 1/2 Tbsp caster sugar Olive oil 1 cup assorted seedless grapes, halved 150g Goats cheese feta (Meredith dairy) 1/2...

Chocolate Crepes

Chocolate Crepes

Ingredients: Batter 2 eggs 1 cup milk 1/2 cup water 3/4 cup plain flour 1/3 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1/4 cup EVOO Pinch sea salt Compote 1 cup frozen mixed berries 2 tbsp caster sugar 1 tbsp lemon juice Lemon zest Topping Whipped Cream Dark Chocolate...

Peanut Dipping Sauce

Peanut Dipping Sauce

Ingredients: 2 Tbsp Vegetable oil 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 Tbsp chilli flakes 1 cup spicy tomato salsa 1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter 3 Tbsp Ketcup Manis (ABC sauce) Juice of 1 lime 1 tbsp white sugar Salt Method: Place a small saucepan on a medium heat and...

Braised Lamb Shoulder with Toum

Braised Lamb Shoulder with Toum

Ingredients: 4kg Lamb shoulder with a generous fat cap 2 Litres liquid chicken stock ¼ cup Extra Virgin Olive oil 1 Tbsp. cumin seeds 1 Tbsp. coriander seeds 4 bay leaves 1 tsp black peppercorns Sea salt Toum 1/3 cup garlic cloves, peeled 20gm lemon juice 20gm iced...

Mooloolaba Prawn Caeser Salad

Mooloolaba Prawn Caeser Salad

Ingredients: Serves 2-4 10 green King prawns 1 baby cos lettuce 1 slice/crust of bread, roughly torn 2 rashers streaky bacon, diced 2 eggs Fresh coriander leaves (garnish) Fresh Dill fronds (garnish) Lemon Marinade 50ml Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 tsp ground turmeric 1...

Stir-Fried Beef with Black Pepper and Morning Glory

Stir-Fried Beef with Black Pepper and Morning Glory

Ingredients: Serves 2 2 Tbsp vegetable oil 200gm cooked rump steak, 1 cm slices, against the grain 1 bunch Kang Kong (Morning Glory), cut into 2 inch batons 2 packets instant noodles, cooked and rinsed 2 spring onions, finely sliced 2 Tbsp Oyster Sauce 2 Tbsp ABC...

Coconut Flan

Coconut Flan

Ingredients: Serves 10-12 1/2 cup caster sugar 400ml coconut milk 395ml condensed milk 120ml evaporated milk 5 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract Method: Preheat the oven to 180C. Place the sugar in a non-stick pot and place over a low-medium heat. Stir continuously until...

Spanner Crab Fried Rice

Spanner Crab Fried Rice

Ingredients: Serves 2-4 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 large brown onion, diced 5 cloves garlic, finely chopped 3 eggs, lightly whisked 4 cups cooked rice (day old) 1 tsp salt 1 tsp chicken stock powder 1/2 tbsp sugar 1/2 tsp white pepper 300g Spanner crab meat 3 spring...

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