Recipes

Thai Laksa Paste
Thai Laksa Paste - 16/08/2018
This fragrant laksa paste is incredibly  versatile and can be used in various ways; from a creamy chicken laksa, to a delicous dipping sauce and a great base sauce in a stir-fry. INGREDIENTS 5 dried long red chillies  2 kaffir lime leaves 3 small shallots 1/2 tsp ground turmeric or 4cm piece fresh turmeric 1 medium brown onion, chopped 1 small lemongrass stalk (green removed) 3cm piece galangal 8 raw cashew nuts 4 garlic cloves 2 tsp ground coriander ..
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Thai Inspired Nourishing Chicken Laksa
Serves 6 | Prep 15 min | Cooking 60min   2tbs coconut oil 3 eschallot, thinly sliced, plus extra to serve 1 lemongrass, white part only finely chopped 1 long red chilli, seeds removed, finely chopped 1/3 cup Laksa chilli sambal, plus extra to serve 800ml canned coconut milk 1x 1.5-2kg whole chicken 4 kaffir lime leaf bruised 400g pad Thai noodles ¼ cup fish sauce 100g snow pea sprouts, halved 200g Green beans, thinly sliced 1 bunch coriander, leaves..
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Classic Meatballs Recipe
These family favourites are delicious and tender meatballs that can be enjoyed hot with any pasta: even better the next day on a crusty bread roll with fresh rocket. Perfecto!   INGREDIENTS For The Meatballs 300g organic beef mince 300g organic pork mince 80ml milk 1/2 medium brown onion 4 cloves garlic, crushed 1 handful flat leaf parsley 1 sprig of fresh dill 1 1/2 tsp dried oregano 1 medium carrot, finely grated 65g bread crumbs 2 large organic e..
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Capricciosa Pizza
Capricciosa Pizza - 08/08/2018
Ingredients Olive oil for greasing 2 x 200g frozen pizza dough discs (sub with pre made pizza bases) 1 small tomato, chopped 180g semi dried tomatoes, (or sub with hickory smoked tomatoes for a smokey flavour) 1/3 cup pitted Kalamata olives, sliced 250g marinated artichoke hearts, quartered 6 button mushrooms, thinly sliced 100g sliced smoked leg ham, torn 125g fresh buffalo mozzarella, torn   Kale pesto 100g kale 1 garlic clove ¼ cup (60ml) ex..
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Vichyssoise Soup Recipe
It's a great time for a big batch of Vichyssoise Soup. Dutch Cream potatoes are on special. Leeks are at the peak of their season and looking particularly fresh and delicious, we just had a huge bin delivered! I really love this soup, it is delicate and fresh in flavour and makes a great meal in itself or a simple entree if you are having friends for dinner. This recipe is by Anthony Bourdain. Ingredients 4 tablespoons of butter 8 leeks 2 medium potatoes, cut into small cubes 2 cu..
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A Delicious Fennel Recipe
I didn't realise until recently how delicous and versatile this vegetable is. Now it has become a staple in our kitchen, I love it in a salad, roasted and simply fried in butter with a squeeze of lemon. My mother gave me this recipe, she swore how delicious it was and I will definately be trying it over the next couple of days... fennel and orange a perfect combo! Braised Fennel with Orange 4 fennel bulbs, plus 1 tbspn finely choped fronds for garnish 100gms unsalted butter 1/2 brown onio..
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