Archive For: sunday lunch

prawn, risoni and feta salad

prawn, risoni and feta salad

 a spring lunch outside with a glass of pinot grigio is the way to enjoy this pasta salad ingredients 1 1/3 cups risoni pasta 1 bunch watercress , leaves picked ½ bunch parsley, chopped 1 large fennel bulb, finely sliced 1 kg king prawns, cooked 200g feta cheese 1 lemon, juice ¼ cup extra virgin ... Read More
classic pea & ham soup

classic pea & ham soup

A family classic. My mum has always made this in bulk after Christmas with the left over ham bone. If you don’t have a ham bone to use, ham hocks are easily available at a butcher and they both give the best taste to this classic soup. ingredients 1 white onion, finely chopped 1-2 tbsp ... Read More
chicken and leek pie

chicken and leek pie

a classic pie combination that is easy to prepare and quick to disappear ingredients 2 leeks, sliced 2 celery sticks, sliced 800g chicken thigh fillets, cut in 2-3cm pieces ½ cup white wine 1 ½ cups chicken stock 2 tbsp plain flour 2 tbsp greek yoghurt 5 sprigs thyme leaves 1 sheet of frozen puff pastry ... Read More
crème brulee

crème brulee

This dessert is pure heaven and perfecting this easy custard will make you the perfect hostess! ingredients 500ml cream 200ml milk 125g caster sugar 1 vanilla pod, cut lengthwise 5 egg yolks 1 egg white 1 tbsp rose water, optional 100g demerara sugar instructions Preheat the oven to 120 degrees. Put the cream, milk and ... Read More
grilled peach and prosciutto salad

grilled peach and prosciutto salad

Prosciutto, figs and cheese are a winning combo. You could also use gorgonzola or parmigiano reggiano in this salad instead of the buffala mozzarella. ingredients 4 handfuls of rocket 6 slices prosciutto 3 peaches, halved and peeled 200g buffala mozzarella, torn 5 basil leaves, torn extra virgin olive oil instructions Heat a griddle or flat ... Read More