Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

Ingredients: 12 Ice Cream Sandwiches 500ml Double Cream 1/2 cup chocolate syrup 1 1/2 cup choc mint balls, halved 10 choc mint cookies, roughly chopped

Baked Pumpkin Donuts

Ingredients: 2 Cups of All Purpose Flour 2 Tsp of Baking Powder 1 tsp of Baking Soda 1/4 tsp of Salt 2 tsp of Pumpkin Pie Spice 3/4 cup of Pumpkin Puree 1/4 cup of Brown Sugar 1/2 cup of Granulated Sugar 2 Tbsp of Unsalted Butter, melted 2 Eggs 1/4 cup of milk or […]

Dorito Chicken Nuggets

Ingredients: serves 4 6 chicken tenderloins / 2 large breasts 2 cups crushed Doritos / corn chips 1/4 cup taco spice mix (mild) 2 eggs 1 cup plain flour Vegetable oil to fry

Spaghetti Bolognese

Ingredients: serves 6 800g extra lean beef mince/ground 2 tbsp olive oil 1 red onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 carrot, diced 1 zucchini, diced 1 red capsicum, diced 1 small head broccoli, cut into small florets 2 tsp dried oregano 2 tbsp roughly chopped basil, plus extra leaves, to serve 700g jar […]

Beef on Weck

Part 1: Part 2: Ingredients for 12 Kummelweck Rolls: 1 envelope active dry yeast (2 1/4 tsp) 1 cup warm water (105 F.) 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 tbsp sugar 1 1/2 tsp salt 1 large egg white 1 generous tsp honey 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 pound top-sirloin roast salt and pepper to taste […]

Cinnamon Toast Crunch Pancakes

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups SR Flour 1 cup Cinnamon Toast Crunch, crushed 1 tsp cinnamon 1/4 cup castor sugar 1 1/2 cups buttermilk 1 egg 1/2 cup melted butter 1 tsp vanilla extract

Chorizo Potato Salad

Ingredients: 5 large red potatoes 2 chorizo, diced 1 cup whole egg mayonnaise 1 tbls lemon juice 1 tsp smokey paprika salt & pepper to season 1 cup kidney beans 1 cup flat leaf parsley

Italian Snickers Brownies

Ingredients: 1/2 cup of Unsalted Butter, softened at room temperature 10 oz of Semisweet Chocolate, melted 1 cup of Granulated Sugar 1/4 tsp of salt 2 eggs 1 cup of flour 2-1/2 tbsp of Cocoa powder 1/2 tsp of Instant espresso powder 1 cup of Chopped up Snickers

German Pancakes

Ingredients for 4 small or 2 large portions: 3 large room temperature eggs 2/3 cup room temperature milk packed 1/2 cup flour (really pack the measuring cup firmly with flour) 1/4 tsp vanilla extract 1/4 tsp salt 3 tbsp clarified butter – Bake at 425 F. 20-25 min * garnish with melted butter, fresh lemon […]

Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Ingredients: 1 lb of Shredded Cooked Chicken 1 Small Onion, diced 12 to 14 Small Corn or Flour Tortillas 1 4oz can of Mild Green Chilies 2-1/2 cups of Shredded Mexican Blend Cheese 2 14oz can of Red Enchilada Sauce 1 tsp of Chili Powder 1 tsp of Cumin 1/4 tsp of Dried Oregano 3 […]

White Chocolate & Macadamia Shortbread

Ingredients: 250g butter, softened 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup caster sugar 1/4 cup rice flour 2 cups plain flour 1/2 cup chopped macadamia nuts 1/2 cup white chocolate chips

Deep Dish Tomato Pie

Ingredients: 1 1lb Balls of Pizza Dough 1-1/2 cups or so of Passata or any seedless tomato puree 2 cups of Cherry Tomatoes, halved or quartered if they are very big 4 Cloves of Garlic, minced Fresh Basil A pinch of Dried Oregano Extra Virgin Olive Oil Salt and Pepper, to taste

Mustard Flavored Crostini (Crostini Dijonnaise)

Ingredients for one baguette: 1 baguette, sliced diagonally 4 tbsp soft butter 2 tbsp Dijon mustard 1 tbsp yellow mustard salt, freshly ground black pepper, and cayenne to taste – bake at 350 F. until crisp and golden brown (Next time I may try to add a few tablespoons of olive oil, and a pinch […]

Cinnamon Toast Crunch Macarons

Ingredients: 3 eggs, whites only 65g almond meal/flour 200g powdered sugar 25g granulated sugar 45g finely ground up ‘Cinnamon Toast Crunch’ cereal Butter Cream 250g softened unsalted butter 1 cup icing/powdered sugar 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon 2 tbls brown sugar

Cilantro Lime Chicken and Rice

Ingredients: 1 ½ cups of Cooked White Rice 1 Small Yellow Onion, minced 3 Cloves of Garlic, minced 1 tsp of Cumin 1 tsp of Chili Powder 1 tsp of Granulated Garlic 1 ¼ lb of Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs, cut into large chunks, 3 Tbsp of Vegetable Oil ½ cup of Chicken Stock Zest […]

Duck Rillettes

Ingredients for about 3 cups of Duck Rillettes: 1 whole duck (about 4 1/2 pounds) – For spice rub: 1 1/2 tablespoons kosher salt 2 generous teaspoons fresh ground black pepper 2 teaspoons dried thyme – For the potpourri: 12 cloves garlic six 1/4-inch slices fresh ginger 3 bay leaves peel from 1 orange (only […]

Flaky Buttery Biscuits

Ingredients: 2 cups of Self Rising Flour 1-1/2 tsp of Baking Powder 1/4 tsp of Baking Soda 1/2 tsp of Salt 1-1/2 Tbsp of Sugar 1/3 cup of Cold Unsalted Butter cold and cut into tiny little pieces 1 cup of Buttermilk

Fried Peach & Pancetta Pizza

For One Small Fried Peach & Pancetta Pizza: (all ingredient amounts are purely guesses) 3-4 ounces prepared pizza dough 2 tablespoons ricotta cheese, plus a pinch of salt if needed fresh thyme leaves fresh ground black pepper 2 ounces pancetta 5-6 slices fresh peach freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano extra virgin olive oil, plus regular olive […]

Cajun Chicken Pasta

Ingredients: 3/4 lb of Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs, cut into bite size pieces 12 oz of Linguine or Pasta of your Choice 1 Red Bell Pepper, cut into strips 1 Yellow Bell Pepper, cut into strips 1 Yellow Onion, cut into half moon slices 8 oz Cremini Mushrooms, sliced 4 Cloves of Garlic 2 Tbsp […]

Eggplant Parmesan Sandwich

Ingredients 1 globe eggplant, about 1 pound 2 eggs 2 tablespoons flour 1½ cups dry breadcrumbs 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon black pepper 4 ounces mozzarella 4 hoagie rolls 2-3 tablespoons olive oil ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese 2 cups marinara sauce 1 small bunch fresh basil

Canelés De Bordeaux – French Custard Mini Cakes

INGREDIENTS: 2 cups (500 ml) milk 3 1/2 tablespoons (50 grams) butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup (100 grams) all-purpose white flour 1 1/4 cups (250 grams) white granulated sugar Pinch of salt 2 whole large eggs + 2 egg yolks Extra butter for the mold

Jelly Roll Ice Cream Bombe

Ingredients: 1-1/4 cup of All Purpose Flour 3/4 cup of Granulated Sugar 4 Eggs, separated 1/4 cup of Milk 1 tsp of Baking Powder 1/2 tsp of Salt 1 tsp of Vanilla Paste or Extract 1/2 cup of Strawberry Jam Strawberry Ice Cream, you will need about 4 cups or so of ice cream. Mango […]

Deep Fried Bananas

Ingredients: 4 Ripe Bananas 1 1/2 cups SR Flour 1 tbls cornflour 1 tsp salt 2 2/3 cups ice cold water oil for frying, serve with Coconut or Vanilla ice-cream

Mini Nutella Cheesecakes

Ingredients: makes 16-20 3 cups cookie crumbs 1/2 cup melted butter 2 cups Nutella 400g Cream Cheese 1/4 cup icing sugar Serve with fresh whipped cream & walnuts

Fettuccine Bolognese

Ingredients: serves 6 1 large brown onion, diced 2 garlic cloves, chopped 1kg Beef Mince 5 mushrooms, sliced 1 cup basil leave, torn 2 cans Whole tomatoes salt & pepper to season 1 packet Fettuccini Pasta Serve with optional basil leaves & parmesan cheese

Cranberry Stuffed Game Hens

Ingredients for Cranberry & Walnut Stuffed Game Hens (Makes 2 whole or 4 half portions) 2 whole game hens (about 1 1/4 pounds each), fully dressed, and seasoned with salt to taste For the stuffing: 3 tbsp butter 1/4 cup minced shallots 2 tbsp chopped green onions 1/4 cup dried cranberries 1 cup chicken broth […]

Orange Chicken

Ingredients: 1-1/4 lb of Boneless Skinless Chicken thighs, cut into bite size pieces 1 Egg White 2 Tbsp of Cornstarch Salt and Pepper, to taste Vegetable Oil For the sauce: 1 cup of Chicken Stock 1/4 cup of Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice (from about 1 large orange) Zest of One Large Orange 3 Tbsp of […]

Chicken Skewers

Ingredients Spice rub: 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground cumin seed ½ teaspoon paprika ¼ teaspoon turmeric ¼ teaspoon cinnamon ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flake 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast or thighs 12 large button mushrooms 1 red bell peppers, cut into eighths 1 onion cut into eighths 2 jalapeños, optional

Bok Choy Steamed Rice

Ingredients for 4 portions: 1 1/2 cups cold water 1 cup long grain rice 1 large bok choy, separated, and sliced 1 tsp soy sauce, plus more to taste 1/2 tsp toasted sesame oil 1 tsp sambal chili sauce toasted sesame seeds to garnish

Chocolate Chip Cookie

INGREDIENTS salted butter (130.38g) peanut butter (12.5g) caster sugar (104.06g) golden caster sugar (25g) soft brown sugar (157.5g) dark brown sugar (12.5g) plain flour (190g) self-raising flour (16.06g) cornflour (0.16 tbsp) wheatgerm (1.56g) rolled oats (13.75g) cocoa powder (9.06g) bicarbonate of soda (0.48 tsp) baking powder (0.22 tsp) 1.56 eggs 0.13 egg yolks dark chocolate, […]

Cheddar Stuffed Burgers

Ingredients: 2 lb of Ground Beef 3 Cloves of garlic, minced 1 Tbsp of Worcestershire Sauce 1/4 cup of BBQ Sauce 1/2 cup of Shredded Sharp Cheddar 8 Hamburger Buns, buttered and toasted 1/4 cup of Mayo 2 Tbsp of Ketchup Sliced Dill Pickles Sliced Tomatoes Lettuce 2 Yellow Onions 1 Tbsp of Butter 1 […]

Chocolate Marble Cake

Ingredients: 1/2 cup melted butter 2/3 cup caster sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup milk 1 1/2 cups SR Flour 1/2 cup cocoa powder

Stuffed Focaccia

Ingredients: 2 1-lb Balls of Pizza Dough 1 cup of Marinated Artichoke Hearts, Drained 1 cup of Marinated Mushrooms, drained 1 cup of Roasted Peppers 1/2 cup of Kalamata Olives, pitted and chopped 1 cup of Baby Spinach, finely chopped 2 cups of Shredded Mozzarella 2 Sprigs of Chopped Rosemary Olive Oil Sea Salt and […]

Banoffee Trifle

INGREDIENTS Banana bread butter (60g) caster sugar (60g) 2 eggs 2 ripe bananas self-raising flour (300g) pinch of salt pinch of baking powder Jelly water (350ml) caster sugar (100g) spiced rum (60ml) 4 sheets of gelatin Custard carton of pre-made custard (500ml) 1 tin of caramel (398g) To Serve double cream (400ml) 1 tbsp of […]

Red White & Blueberry Cake

Ingredients: 4 tablespoons (1/4 cup) softened butter 1 cup sugar ½ cup sour cream 3 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1¾ cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder ¼ teaspoon salt 1½ cups wild frozen blueberries (do not thaw first) Cream Cheese Frosting: 8 ounces cream cheese 2 tablespoons sour cream 2 or more cups powdered […]

Grilled Corn Guacamole

Ingredients: 2 Avocados 2 Ears of Fresh Corn 3 Scallions 1 Jalapeno, seeded (you might want to just use half if it’s too spicy for your liking) 1/4 cup (or more) of Chopped Cilantro 1 Lime 2 Tbsp of Melted Butter 1 tsp of Smoked Paprika Salt and Pepper, to taste

Chicken Satay Skewers

Ingredients: For the Marinade 1/4 cup of Lemongrass, roughly chopped 1/4 cup of Green Onions, roughly chopped 1 Red Chili, roughly chopped 2 Cloves of Garlic, chopped 1 Tbsp of Chopped Ginger Fresh Coriander 2 Tbsp of Fish Sauce 1/4 cup of Soy Sauce 3 Tbsp of Vegetable Oil 1 Tbsp of Brown Sugar 1-1/2 […]

Lemon Chicken Tagine

INGREDIENTS 2 onions 2 small or 1 large clove of garlic knob of fresh ginger 1 tbsp of cumin seeds 1 cinnamon stick pinch of saffron pinch of cracked black pepper 6-8 chicken thighs, on the bone 1 tbsp of preserved lemon paste cup of chicken stock (200ml) handful of green olives squeeze of honey […]

Spicy Coconut Cashew Tuna Tartare

Ingredients for 4 portions: 8 oz frozen “Sushi Grade” Yellowfin tuna (aka Ahi), diced, kept ice cold) 2 tbsp chopped cashews 2 tbsp sliced red onions 2 tsp grated fresh ginger 1 lime, juiced, plus more to taste salt to taste 2 tbsp thinly sliced fresh jalapeño rings or 1 tbsp minced serrano pepper 1/4 […]

Nutella Rice Pudding

Ingredients: 1 cup Arborio/Risotto Rice 2 cups milk 1 tsp vanilla bean paste 1/4 cup caster sugar 1 cup nutella

Savory Ricotta Tart

Ingredients for 6 thin portions: 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs, toasted in some olive oil olive oil to coat pan 2 large eggs 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper cayenne or other hot peppers to taste 1/4 cup fresh chopped or torn basil 1 tbsp chopped Italian parsley tiny pinch nutmeg 1 1/2 […]

Italian Summer Rolls

Ingredients: 2 oz of Thin Rice noodles, cooked and rinsed according to package instructions 6 or 8 (depending on the size) Large Rice Paper Rounds 1 Red Bell Pepper Thinly Sliced 1/2 of a Cucumber, sliced into thin matchsticks 5 Green Onions, thinly sliced into matchsticks 1 Carrot, peeled and shredded 1/4 cup of Chopped […]

Pepperoni & Tomato Couscous Salad

Ingredients: 1 cup pepperoni, sliced 1 cup couscous 1 1/2 cups tomato juice 2 1/2 cups mixed salad leaves (rocket/arugula, baby spinach) 1/4 cup semi dried tomatoes, chopped 1 lemon, juice and rind 2 tbsp olive oil 1/2 tsp chili flakes 1 cup feta cheese, chopped

Funnel Cakes

Ingredients: 1-3/4 cups of Milk (plus more if necessary) 2-1/2 cups of All Purpose Flour 2 Eggs 1/4 cup of Granulated Sugar 1/2 tsp of Salt 1 Tbsp of Baking Powder 1 tsp of Vanilla Extract Vegetable Oil for Frying Confectioner Sugar

French Toast

Ingredients: 1 French baguette, sliced 3 eggs 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup cream 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tbls caster sugar 1 tsp lemon rind 1 tbls butter serve with maple syrup (optional)

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