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Chocolate and Orange Pizza with Vanilla Marscapone

Ingredients  Pizza dough as in previous recipe Topping • Jap pumpkin, 4 thin wedges• Napoli• 2-3 tbls Olive oil• 1/2 onion, diced• 2 garlic cloves, crushed• 2 anchovies• 1 can crushed tomatoes• 1 ...

Chuck's Day Off

Stove Top Clambake

YIELD: 2 hefty servings Ingredients 2 pounds of seaweed (1 kg) ¼ cup of sea salt (55 g) 2 (1-1/2 pound) live lobsters 4 ears of corn 2 fresh pork sausages 1 pound clams (.5 kg) 6 small ...


Living Symphony

4 rooms, 3 levels, 2 water-features – and just 1 garden. Today, we take an angle on a formal garden created by a team of landscape design students that has ...

Donna Hay Fast Fresh Simple

Caramelised Figs With Maple Mascarpone

Serves 4 Ingredients 6 figs, halved ½ cup (90g) brown sugar 250g mascarpone ⅓ cup (80ml) maple syrup Method Heat a non-stick frying pan over high heat. Press the cut side of the figs into the sugar. Place the ...

Chuck's Day Off

Flambeed Pineapple Crème Brulee

Easy, Moderate, Complex Yield: 4 servings Ingredients 6 egg yolks 1/2 L cream (2 cups) 1/2 cup sugar (115 g) 1/2 vanilla bean For the Pineapple: 1 pineapple 2 ounces amber rum (60 ml) A good nub butter 2 spoonfuls brown ...

Chef At Home

Hidden Veggie Tomato Sauce

Yield: 4 servings Ingredients 1 tablespoon of olive oil 1 onion, peeled and chopped 4 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 1 x 28 oz can whole, chopped, crushed or pureed tomatoes 1 teaspoon dried oregano Sprinkled sea ...


Formal Setting – Black and White

This week’s episode of Fresh & Simple is a little different than previous episodes, in that instead of designing the table setting around the food, instead Vicky creates the perfect ...



This is a wonderful pepper and tomato stew that is also very versatile.  Serve it as a vegetable accompaniment to a roast or toss it with hot pesto and grated ...