May 18, 2020

A deliciously different take on the classic Bruschetta that we all love! 

Changing it up this time with a beautiful Smashed Pea & Mint Bruschetta with showcasing the creamiest cheese you'll ever come across with delicious Fromager d'Affinois Truffles Cheese.

This is...

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


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 


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


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.


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