March 24, 2020

450g red seedless grapes

2 tbsp balsamic vinegar

4 tbsp olive oil + extra for brushing

3 rosemary sprigs, stalk removed and roughly chopped

1 cup fresh ricotta

1/4 cup honey

1 tbsp lemon zest

sea salt to season

fresh baguette sliced

Preheat the oven to 180c.

Add grapes, balsamic...

March 23, 2020

Lamb Ragù with Creamy Polenta

Ingredients

1kg diced lamb shoulder

2 x 400g tin diced tomatoes

2 carrots, roughly chopped

2 celery stalks, roughly chopped

1 onion, roughly chopped

4 cloves garlic, roughly chopped

2 tbsp tomato paste

1/2 cup red wine

1/4 cup olive oil

handful of fr...

February 20, 2020

Chunky Chocolate Banana Bread

makes 8-10 slices 

Ingredients 

3 ripe bananas, mashed 

1 whole banana, sliced down the center

180g dark chocolate, roughly chopped into chunks

1 1/2 cups plain flour

1 cup brown sugar

2 eggs, whisked 

1 tsp cinnamon

120g melted butter

1 tsp vanilla...

February 7, 2020

3 large eggplants, cut into 1 cm thick rounds

3 red capsicum (peppers), halve each capsicum, stalks removed & seeds discarded

2 fresh mozzarella balls cut into slices

1 large handful of fresh basil leaves

sea salt

Chili Basil Oil

3 handfuls fresh basil leaves finely chopped

2...

February 1, 2020

1.5kg baby octopus, cleaned and cut

500g Barilla n.5 spaghetti pasta

2 small birds eye chilies, thinly sliced

1/2 cup olive oil

2 handful fresh parsley, roughly chopped

2 garlic cloves, minced

juice of 1 lemon

salt to season

In a bowl place octopus, chili, olive oil, parsley,...

January 31, 2020

300g mascarpone cheese

4 eggs, yolks & whites separated

1 1./2 cups freshly brewed hot esspresso coffee

1/2 cup caster sugar

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 shot of frangelico liqueur (optional)

1 packet savoiardi biscuits (sponge fingers)

cocoa powder, dusting

Brew coffee & pour into...

January 31, 2020

1kg fresh clams

1 tin diced tomatoes

8 garlic cloves sliced

2 tsp chili flakes

2 tbsp tomato paste

1/4 cup olive oil

2 tbsp fresh torn basil

salt to season

In a large saucepan, heat the oil, garlic & cook on a low heat for 5 mins.

Stir in the tomato paste, chili flakes & cook f...

January 29, 2020

Serves 4

12 fresh figs

100g gorgonzola

1/3 cup walnuts roughly chopped

1 tbsp fresh rosemary

2 tbsp olive oil

1 tbsp runny honey

Preheat an over to 180c

Score a deep cross in the top of each fig & place onto a work bench.

Gentley press the gorgonzola into the centre of each of...

January 15, 2020

Ricotta Gnocchi

Serves 4

375g fresh ricotta

1/2 cup parmesan cheese

1/3 cup plain flour + extra for dusting

1 egg

1 tsp salt

Line a baking tray with baking paper & scatter a little flour over the top.

In a bowl, mix the ricotta, flour, egg, parmesan & salt until combined.

Trans...

December 15, 2019

Meet your new favorite dish… Grilled Peaches, Prosciutto and Mozzarella salad.

Delicious juicy peaches aren’t just for a sweet snack or dessert. Try these yummy grilled peaches with balsamic glaze to up your salad game.

Accompanied with salty prosciutto, creamy mozzarell...

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