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roast pumpkin and grain salad

roast pumpkin and grain salad

A filling salad on its own or a great accompaniment to lamb or chicken.   ingredients 1/4 Jap pumpkin 1 tsp chilli flakes 150g brown rice, cooked 150g quinoa, cooked 1 tbsp currants 1 tbsp pistachios Handful of mint, leaves torn 1/2 bunch parsley, chopped roughly 60g feta cheese 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil ... Read More
sautè di cozze e vongole

sautè di cozze e vongole

Enjoy this Italian classic as an entree or main and don’t forget to soak up the juices with the crunchy bruschetta!   ingredients 1 chorizo sausage, sliced 1 kg clams 1 kg mussels 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1/2 cup white wine 1/2 bunch parsley, finely chopped Extra virgin olive oil   instructions Heat a ... Read More
rum and raisin panna cotta

rum and raisin panna cotta

A light and festive dessert, easily prepared the day before ingredients 1.2 L thickened cream 8 sheets of gelatin 3 tbsp caster sugar 1 cup raisins dark rum 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp allspice ¼ tsp nutmeg instructions Place the raisins in a bowl and cover with rum, set aside for an hour and ... Read More
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
cous cous salad with roasted baby carrots

cous cous salad with roasted baby carrots

A North African staple adapted to be a light and tasty lunch or a perfect side dish for lamb or chicken. ingredients 1 ½ cups cous cous 500ml chicken stock, hot 1 tbsp butter A bunch of baby carrots, washed, cleaned and tops removed 1 tbsp honey 2 tbsp currants ½ cup of orange, juice ... Read More
sydney rock oysters with ruby grapefruit dressing

sydney rock oysters with ruby grapefruit dressing

ingredients 2 dozen Sydney rock oysters, opened 1 ruby grapefruit, segmented 2 chillis, de-seeded 1 handful of mint leaves, chopped 1 tbsp caster sugar 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil   instructions Peel and segment grapefruit and slice into small pieces set aside in a bowl keeping any juices that run off. Slightly warm vinegar ... Read More