Test 1

Ingredients: Serves:4-6 1 Spanish onion, peeled and finely diced 1 medium carrot, peeled and finely diced 2 sticks of celery, finely diced Small handful of picked rosemary, roughly chopped 3 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped Teaspoon dried chili (optional) 3...

Tuna Melt

Tuna Melt

Ingredients: 50g Mornay Sauce (see Croque Madame recipe)  100g Tuna, tinned and drained  40g Butter, unsalted 1 Tbsp Red onion, diced 2 Tbsp Mayonnaise  50g Strong Cheddar  Whole meal Sandwich bread ½ Lemon, juiced  20g Parmesan, to garnish  Method: Preheat your oven...

Orange Polenta Cake

Orange Polenta Cake

Ingredients: 4 regular or blood oranges 250 g runny honey 3 large free-range eggs 200 g ground almonds (We use JC’s Quality Almond Meal) 100 g fine polenta Method: Preheat the oven to 160ºC/325ºF/gas 3. Rub a 20cm springform cake tin with olive oil, then line the base...

Bangers & Mash

Bangers & Mash

Ingredients: 900g floury potatoes, peeled and cubed 1 tbsp Olive Oil 1 large onion, finely chopped 1 tsp Dijon mustard 500ml chicken stock 1 tsp gravy granules  8 pork sausages 50g unsalted butter 50ml Thicken cream 100g Savoy cabbage, Sliced (mandolin)   3 spring...

Pan Com Tomato

Pan Com Tomato

Ingredients: 6 slices country bread  3 San marzano tomatoes, (or other good quality)  3 Tbsp Olive oil  1 garlic clove (optional)  Salt and pepper to taste Method: Toast of your bread. Grate your tomatoes, discarding the skins once grated. Stir through 2 tbsp olive...

Kipfler Potato & Rosemary Focaccia

Kipfler Potato & Rosemary Focaccia

Ingredients: 500g plain flour 350g tepid water 4g instant yeast 20g extra virgin olive oil 10g salt, plus extra for garnish 250g Kipfler Potatoes (or enough to cover the top of your dough) 1/2 Bunch Rosemary ½ cup Olive Oil Method: In a large mixing bowl, combine...

HOMEMADE DUMPLINGS

HOMEMADE DUMPLINGS

Ingredients: 12 GREEN (UNCOOKED) PRAWNS PEELED, DEVEINED AND FINELY CHOPPED 100G PORK MINCE  2 SPRING ONIONS, FINELY CHOPPED 1 TEASPOON FINELY GRATED GINGER 1 TABLESPOON FINELY CHOPPED CORIANDER 1 TABLESPOON SESAME OIL 1 TABLESPOON VEGETABLE OIL 1 TEASPOON TABLE SALT...

$20 Challenge – Spaghetti Bolognese

$20 Challenge – Spaghetti Bolognese

Ingredients: 700ml Bottle Passata 450gm of Pork Mince (Beef Mince or a combination of both will work too) 2 x 500gm packets of bucatini dry pasta 1 x onion 1 x carrot 2 x cloves of garlic 1 x stick of celery 1 x stick of rosemary 1 x cup of red wine Olive Oil Method:...

Duck Fat Roasted Brussel Sprouts Lemon Parmesan

Duck Fat Roasted Brussel Sprouts Lemon Parmesan

Ingredients: 1kg Brussel sprouts cut in half 200g duck fat 8 garlic cloves, lightly crushed, skin on ¼ bunch thyme sea salt flakes 2 lemons juice 2 lemons to zest 100g parmesan cheese Method: Preheat the oven to 220 degrees. Place Brussel sprouts in a bowl. Add thyme,...

Karaage Chicken

Karaage Chicken

Cuisine : Japanese Serves  : 2 Prep Time: 15 mins Cooking Time: 15 mins Ingredients: 300g Boneless chicken thigh (skin on) 3 tbsp Japanese soy sauce 1 tbsp Japanese Cooking Sake 1 Egg 5g Fresh ginger (grated) 2 cloves Garlic (crushed) ¼ cup Potato starch (to coat)...

Raspberry Breakfast Pot

Raspberry Breakfast Pot

Can also be made with mangos.  Ingredients: 100g Raspberries, frozen (we use Raspberries from Perfection Fresh) 150ml Water 60g Rolled Oats  1 Tbsp Honey, organic  1 Tsp Peanut Butter Roasted nuts to garnish and fresh raspberries   Method: Mix the oats, water and...

Croque Madame

Croque Madame

Ingredients: 2 Slices of Sourdough 1 Tbsp Dijon mustard  50g Gruyère, grated  1 Free range egg  50g Thick cut Ham  For the cheese sauce:  30g Butter 2 Tbsp Plain flour  150ml whole milk  50ml Cream 25g Parmesan  50g Gruyère cheese  50g Tallegio  Method: Start off by...

Italian Cabbage and Sausage Soup

Italian Cabbage and Sausage Soup

Ingredients: 40ml olive oil 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 medium onions, chopped 2 potatoes, diced 1 carrot, chopped 1 zucchini, chopped 4 Italian sausages ½ small savoy cabbage, finely sliced, core and ribs removed 8 cups chicken stock, bought or homemade (we use...

Sticky Date pudding

Sticky Date pudding

Ingredients: 150g Soft brown sugar​ 75g Butter, unsalted​ 2 Free range Eggs​ 175g Dates, seeded 100ml Water​ 50ml Rum​ 175g Self raising flour​ 5g Bicarbonate soda​ 1g mixed spice Tip: Day before making soak the dates in the rum, bicarb of soda and water and leave in...

Grilled Radicchio and Cranberry Salad

Grilled Radicchio and Cranberry Salad

Ingredients: 1 bag of Ocean Spray Craisins Ocean Spray Cranberry Juice 2 heads of Radicchio 1 bunch of Chives The jewels of 1 Pomegranate 100ml Honey 1 jar of Goats cheese in oil (keep the oil for your dressing) Salt  Pepper  Olive oil Method: Heat up your BBQ or...

Pot Roasted Chicken

Pot Roasted Chicken

Ingredients: 1 Whole Chicken  500ml Chicken stock   200g Pearl couscous   1 Brown onion, sliced  1 Bulb Garlic, cut in half  1 Carrot, peeled and diced  1 Tsp Smoked Paprika 1 Tsp Chilli flakes  1 Lemon, Zested and juiced  Handful of fresh parsley, chopped  100g...

Buttermilk Fried Chicken with Maple Chilli Glaze

Buttermilk Fried Chicken with Maple Chilli Glaze

Ingredients: 500g Chicken wings 200ml Buttermilk  300g Plain flour  1 Tbsp Garlic powder 1 Tsp Smoked paprika  1 Tsp onion powder  1 Tsp salt  For the glaze 100ml Maple Syrup  50g Pickled jalapenos  Method: First prepare chicken and marinate in buttermilk, for at...

Lemongrass Chicken Skewers

Lemongrass Chicken Skewers

Ingredients: 4 LEMONGRASS STALKS 4 KAFFIR LIME LEAVES, STEM REMOVED AND CHOPPED 1 TABLESPOON GRATED GINGER 4 CLOVES GARLIC 2 TABLESPOONS FISH SAUCE 2 TEASPOONS SOY SAUCE 1½ CUPS CORIANDER LEAVES AND STEMS, CHOPPED 700G CHICKEN MINCE 2 TABLESPOONS EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE...

Baked Eggs

Baked Eggs

Ingredients: 9 cherry tomatoes, halved 1 small garlic clove, thinly sliced 2 tsp good-quality olive oil 1 tsp balsamic vinegar 5 basil leaves, torn, plus a few extra to serve if you like 5 pitted olives, sliced 2 large free-range egg 1 tsp small capers, rinsed salt...

‘Quke’ Mint and Gin Tea Cake

‘Quke’ Mint and Gin Tea Cake

Ingredients: 250g punnet Qukes, deseeded 1 lime, juice ¼ bunch mint leaves 1tbs gin 150g butter (or dairy-free alternative) 150g golden caster sugar 1tsp vanilla paste 200g self-raising flour Gin Buttercream   125g butter (or dairy-free alternative), softened 65g...

Grilled Octopus Balls (Takoyaki)

Grilled Octopus Balls (Takoyaki)

Cuisine:              Japanese Serves:               3-4 Prep Time:        20 mins Cooking Time:  15 mins   Ingredients: 1½ cups Flour 70g Yamaimo (Japanese yam, peeled and grated) 3 Eggs 1¼ cups Dashi Sesame oil 110g    Pre-cooked octopus (cut into about 1½ cm...

Basque Cheesecake

Basque Cheesecake

Makes 1 X 15cm Cheesecake Serves:             6 Prep Time:                   10 minutes Baking Time:               45 minutes Cooling Time: 3 hours 30 minutes minimum     Ingredients: 3 (165g) Eggs 450g Cream cheese, cut into cubes and softened 150g Sugar,...

Spicy Prawn Pasta

Spicy Prawn Pasta

Ingredients: 2-3 Long red Chilies 1 birds eye chili (optional) Garlic Brown Onion Parsley Basil  Juice of ½ a Lemon 2 dozen Fresh Raw Prawns Fresh Linguine  A few knobs of Butter Olive Oil Salt and Pepper Method: Heat up a pan with a generous amount of olive oil, then...

Peppered Pineapple Eton Mess

Peppered Pineapple Eton Mess

Time: 30 minutes Easy Ingredients: 1 medium pineapple, peeled, cored and chopped. Top 30ml rum ½ cup brown sugar 1 Tbls pink peppercorns 1 lime, juice and zested 300ml thickened cream 300ml marscapone  1 vanilla bean 1/3 cup icing sugar, sifted 2 large meringues,...

Leftover Spag Bol Toastie With Pesto Mayo

Leftover Spag Bol Toastie With Pesto Mayo

Ingredients: Leftover Spaghetti Bolognese  Sliced white bread Mozzarella Smoked mozzarella Grated Parmesan Butter Olive oil Mayo Pesto Salt and pepper Method: Place a scoop of pasta on one side of the bread. Then grate up your 3 cheeses and place on the other side of...

Cannon of Lamb

Cannon of Lamb

Ingredients: 200g Lamb cannon  1 sprig Rosemary  ½ Garlic bulb  20g Butter  1 Tbsp Olive oil  100g Lamb belly bacon  1 brown onion, diced  4 Tbsp Yoghurt, hung  Handful Bronze fennel Iceberg Lettuce cup Juice of 1 lemon Method: Over medium heat, add your oil, and lamb...

Spicy Nut Mix

Spicy Nut Mix

Ingredients: 250g Walnuts  250g Hazelnuts  250g Macadamia nuts 125g Pumpkin seeds 125g Sunflower seeds  60g Butter, unsalted 2 Tbsp Honey, Mr Noons honeycomb  1 Tsp Cayenne pepper 2 Tbsp Rosemary, finely chopped  1 Tbsp Cognac  Method: Preheat oven to 180* Prepare...

Tomato & Burrata Salad

Tomato & Burrata Salad

Client - That’s Amore Cheese Typically from Puglia, this fresh creamy cheese has gained more and more popularity in the past few years, not only in Italy but overseas. Burrata is a fresh, handmade cow's milk cheese made from mozzarella and cream and it can be used in...

HONEY AND SOY PORK SKEWER BAO BUNS

HONEY AND SOY PORK SKEWER BAO BUNS

Ingredients: 1 box frozen store bought bao buns 4 x pork belly spareribs, skin removed and thinly sliced 1 Tbs honey  3 Tbs soi sauce 1 tsp sesame oil Hoi sin sauce Siracha kewpie mayonnaise 2 cucumbers, finely julienned 1/2 bunch coriander Method: Mix the pork strips...

White Peach, Granny Smith & Raspberry Jam

White Peach, Granny Smith & Raspberry Jam

Ingredients: 500g White Peach  250g of Granny Smith Apples 2 punnet of Raspberries (We use Perfection Fresh) 500g Jam sugar ½ Lemon, juiced  Method: In a heavy bottom pan, over a high heat add your peaches and apples cut into qtr along with raspberries, the sugar and...

SICILIAN CAULIFLOWER PASTA

SICILIAN CAULIFLOWER PASTA

Ingredients: 1 brown onion, finely diced 2 cloves garlic, finely diced 1 long red chilli, finely diced 250g pork mince  1 small head of cauliflower, chopped into small florets  1/2 cup white wine Salt flakes Black pepper Extra virgin olive oil 1/2 bunch parsley,...

Beer Battered King George Whiting

Beer Battered King George Whiting

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

Leftover Roast Chicken & Sweetcorn Risotto

Leftover Roast Chicken & Sweetcorn Risotto

Ingredients: 200g Roast chicken, picked of the bone   1 garlic clove, minced 1 tin of Sweetcorn 500ml Chicken stock  100g Butter, unsalted, Divided  ½ brown onion, diced  170g Aborio rice  275ml white wine 100g Parmesan  Method: Dice 1 onion into an equal sized...

Malaysian Satay Pork

Malaysian Satay Pork

Ingredients: 400g pork shoulder (thinly sliced) 20 mini wooden satay sticks 2 stalks lemongrass (only white section, thinly sliced) 3 cloves garlic 4 tbsp ABC Sweet Soy Sauce Kecap Manis 4 tbsp fish sauce 1 tbsp cooking oil 1 sprig coriander leaves with roots 1 tbsp...

Buttermilk Blueberry Pancakes

Buttermilk Blueberry Pancakes

Ingredients: 200g Plain Flour  120ml Buttermilk  100g Caster Sugar 1 Egg, beaten  ½ Tsp Baking powder  1 Tsp Vanilla bean paste  200ml Thicken cream  75ml Maple syrup For Blueberry compote 2 punnets Blueberries 100g Caster sugar  ½ lemon juice Method: Whisk together...

WHITE CHOCOLATE & RASPBERRY MUFFINS

WHITE CHOCOLATE & RASPBERRY MUFFINS

Ingredients: 3 cups frozen raspberries 180g white chocolate chips 2½ cups self-raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 cup caster sugar 1 egg ½ CUP extra virgin olive oil 2 tsp vanilla paste ¾ CUP milk 1/2 cup oats Demurer sugar Method: Preheat the oven to 180°C. Line 12...

Persian Cranberry Pilaf Rice

Persian Cranberry Pilaf Rice

Ingredients: 500g basmati rice 80g Ghee (or clarified butter) 200g Brown onion, thinly sliced 500ml Cranberry juice, optional   ½ Tsp turmeric 75g Caster Sugar 1 Tsp Sumac powder  375g Dried Cranberries (we use Ocean Spray Craisins)  1 Tbsp olive oil  ¼ Tsp saffron...

Egg Plant Parmigiana

Egg Plant Parmigiana

Ingredients: Tomato Sauce Garlic Basil Tinned Tomatoes Salt Pepper 2-3 Eggplants 3 Eggs Flour Olive Oil Mozzarella Parmesan Method: For your sauce, cook down garlic and ripped basil leaves in olive oil. Then add tinned tomatoes, salt and pepper and simmer off to the...

Honey Roasted Lamb Ribs

Honey Roasted Lamb Ribs

Ingredients: 800g Lamb ribs 150g Brown sugar  30g Five spice  30g Chilli powder 15g Garlic powder  15g Smoked paprika  100ml Honey  50ml Gouchochang   1 Lime Juiced 1g Toasted sesame seeds, white and black 5 Spring onions, finely sliced  Method: Add lamb, brown sugar,...

Macadamia & Sunblushed Tomato Pesto

Macadamia & Sunblushed Tomato Pesto

Ingredients: 1 Bunch Basil  80g Sun blushed tomatoes  80g Macadamia nuts (we use JC’s Natural Macadamias) 80g Parmesan  200ml Olive oil  Squeeze of lemon juice  Salt to season  Method: Place all ingredients, except the oil in the blender and purée adding the oil a...

Tagliatelle Verdi

Tagliatelle Verdi

Ingredients: 150 g dried spaghetti 4 cloves of garlic 200 g cavolo nero 30 g Parmesan cheese 30 g ricotta cheese Method: Cook the pasta in a pan of boiling salted water according to the packet instructions. Meanwhile, peel the garlic. Tear the stems out of the cavolo...

Curried Pumpkin Soup

Curried Pumpkin Soup

Ingredients: 500g Crown Pumpkin, peeled and diced  1 Shallot, diced 1 Garlic clove, chopped 4 Sprigs Thyme, picked and chopped  6 Curry leaves, fresh (dry if you can’t get fresh) 40g Butter, unsalted  1 Tbsp cumin  1 Tsp Turmeric  ½ Tsp coriander seeds  500ml...

Choc Chunk Cookies

Choc Chunk Cookies

Ingredients: 200g unsalted butter, melted, cooled 280g dark-brown sugar 80g caster sugar 1 large egg 1 tablespoon vanilla  2 1/3 cups plain flour 1 1/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp baking powder 220g dark (70%) chocolate cut roughly into chunks Method: Preheat oven...

Spiced Chargrilled Chicken, Flatbreads & Pomegranate Herb Salad

Spiced Chargrilled Chicken, Flatbreads & Pomegranate Herb Salad

Ingredients: 1 x free range whole butterflied chicken 1 tbs smoked paprika 1 tsp nigella seeds 1 tsp fennel seeds 1 tsp chilli flake 4 x flat breads  1 bunch mint 1 bunch coriander 1 bunch dill 1 bunch parsley  1 pomegranate  1 cup greek yoghurt 1clove garlic 1 lemon,...

White Chocolate & Raspberry Croissant Pudding

White Chocolate & Raspberry Croissant Pudding

General: Serves: 10 Easy Time: 1 hour 20 minutes Ingredients: 4 eggs 2 egg yolks ½ cup caster sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste 300ml cream ½ cup milk 100g white chocolate, chopped 125g raspberries 8 croissants, torn in half Extra raspberries to serve Method: 1....

Salmon En Papillote

Salmon En Papillote

Ingredients: 2 slices fresh lemon 2 garlic cloves, halved 175g Salmon, skinned 1 stick lemongrass, halved lengthways and bashed with a rolling pin 2 spring onions, halved 2 small sprigs fresh rosemary 2 small sprigs fresh thyme 1 red chilli, finely sliced 1 bay leaf 1...

Swiss roll, cranberry and raspberry ripple

Swiss roll, cranberry and raspberry ripple

Equipment: We will need a 33 x 23cm/13 x 9in Swiss roll tin.Ingredients: 3 large free-range eggs 75g caster sugar, plus 3 tbsp for sprinkling 75g self-raising flour For the filling 75g Ocean Spray Craisins 150m double cream 75g raspberry jam Method: Preheat the oven...

Roast Leg of Lamb with baby cos salad

Roast Leg of Lamb with baby cos salad

Ingredients: 1 cup red wine 2tbsp extra virgin olive oil I tbsp chopped fresh rosemary 1tbs chopped fresh parsley 4 garlic cloves, crushed Zest and juice of 2 lemons 1 tbsp Dijon mustard Salt and pepper 1 leg of lamb, deboned 2 baby cos Parmigiana Reggiano Zest and...

SPAGHETTI CARBONARA

SPAGHETTI CARBONARA

Ingredients: 150g guanciale, diced 3 eggs, whisked  200g pecorino cheese, grated  Black pepper Salt  Method: Add salt to a pot of water, and bring to a boil.  Cook your pasta until al dente In a frying pan, add the guanciale on low heat and allow it to render out the...

MANGO SORBET

MANGO SORBET

Ingredients: 1k Mangos (600g cooked puree)  100g Caster Sugar 400ml Water Methods: Cut up Calypso Mangoes and then place in a hot pan, dry. Just as it begins to stick, add a splash of hot water. Cook the mango for about 5 mins in total. Dissolve sugar in water and...

Pearl Cous Cous Salad

Pearl Cous Cous Salad

Ingredients: 400g Pearl cous cous ½ bunch of kale, leaves peeled from stork ½ bunch of spinach, leaves peeled from stork 1 bunch chives 1 bunch chervil 4 lemons, juiced 1 Tbsp Dijon Mustard 1 Tbsp Sherry Vinegar 4 Tbsp Yoghurt ½ broccoli, roasted 2 Red peppers,...

OLD SCHOOL COTTAGE PIE

OLD SCHOOL COTTAGE PIE

Ingredients: 1 tbsp sunflower oil 1 large onion, peeled, chopped 2 celery sticks, finely chopped 2 carrots, peeled, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, peeled, finely chopped 500g lean beef mince 150ml red wine 2 tbsp plain flour 500ml beef stock 300ml cold water 2 tbsp...

ANZAC BISCUITS

ANZAC BISCUITS

Ingredients: 1¼ cups rolled oats 1 ¼ cups desiccated coconut 1 cup plain flour 150g unsalted butter ¼ cup golden syrup 1 cup raw sugar ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda Pinch of salt Method: Preheat oven to 180°C. Combine the oats, coconut, flour and a pinch of salt in a...

KIDS PIZZA TARTS

KIDS PIZZA TARTS

Ingredients: 4 SHEETS OF STORE-BOUGHT PUFF PASTRY, THAWED 500G MIXED HEIRLOOM CHERRY TOMATOES 1 TABLESPOON EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL 2 TABLESPOONS OREGANO LEAVES SEA SALT AND CRACKED BLACK PEPPER 1 TUB BOCCONCINI BALLS 1/2 BUNCH BASIL LEAVES Method: Preheat the oven to...