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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
pear tart tartin

pear tart tartin

This delicious tart can also be made with fig, bananna, peach, apricot or apple. ingredients 4 pears, peeled and quartered 1 cinnamon stick 100g butter 1 tbsp brandy ½ cup brown sugar 1 sheet puff pastry 200g Marscarpone 1 tbsp brown sugar the zest of 1 lemon instructions Add the ... Read More
fish pie

fish pie

ingredients 500g flathead fillets, cut into chunks 200g prawn meat, cut in thirds 1 cup frozen peas, thawed 1 lemon, zest only ½ bunch parsley, chopped 2 tbsp flour 100g butter 500ml milk Mashed potatoes 5 potatoes, peeled and quartered 1tbsp butter 100ml milk S&P instructions Preheat the oven to 180 degrees. Place the potatoes ... Read More
pavlova

pavlova

Everyone loves pavlova, it’s a family classic. The mound of meringue can be very intimidating but it’s really so easy and you will most likely have most of the ingredients. ingredients 6 egg whites 1 1/2 cups caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 tsp white vinegar TOPPING 500ml thickened cream 1 tbsp caster sugar ... Read More
tagliata

tagliata

prep time 30min | serves 2 people This is one of my favorite dishes to eat when I’m in Roma. “Tagliata di manzo” means cut steak and it is served with rocket and big chunky shards of parmigiano reggiano. I have added some cherry tomatoes for a little colour. This dish is a good twist ... Read More
eggplant parmigiana

eggplant parmigiana

This dish has all the taste and less guilt than a cheesy lasagne. A perfectly satisfying meal with a crisp green salad or a great side to a chicken schnitzel. ingredients 3-4 large eggplants, washed and sliced lengthwise (2-3mm thick) 2x 400g tinned tomatoes 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 dried chilli, chopped (optional) 1tsp balsamic ... Read More