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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
lamb shank shepherd’s pie

lamb shank shepherd’s pie

A winter dinner staple, serve with a side of steamed kale or spinach.   ingredients 1 onion, peeled and cut into 2cm-thick slices 4 garlic cloves, unpeeled, plus 2 garlic cloves, crushed 4 sprigs rosemary 6 small lamb shanks 500ml medium-bodied red wine olive oil 2 leeks, trimmed, washed and cut into 1cm rounds 2 sticks celery, finely sliced 2 carrots, peeled and finely ... 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