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Fish the Dish

Rosé Sabayon with Caviar and Whipped Cream

Serves: 6 Ingredients 8 Eggs at room temperature 6 Tbsp (90 ml) White sugar 1 ½ cups (350 ml) Sparkling rosé ¾ cup (180 ml) Cold 35% whipping cream 30g tin of sustainable Sturgeon caviar Mint sprigs for garnish Method Prepare a double boiler – a metal or glass bowl over a pot of simmering […]


Anzac Biscuits

Makes: 45 | Prep Time: 20 mins | Cook Time: 6 mins per batch | Skill Level: 1 (Easy) Recipe by Merle Parish Ingredients 1 cup plain flour 2 tsp ground ginger 11⁄2 cups rolled oats 1 cup desiccated coconut 1 cup white sugar 1 tbsp golden syrup 2 tbsp boiling water 1 tsp bicarbonate […]



On today’s episode Gloria Bastos is joined by Marina Ehlers of Mosaic Arts. They’ll be taking us through the process of making impressive projects using these beautiful tile pieces. First, Marina shows how to make a project of Africa and then later show how to make a mosaic star tree By Marina Ehlers – Mosaic […]

Bake with Anna Olson

Minted Milk Chocolate Semifreddo

Makes 1 9-x-5-inch loaf pan or 12 paper cone cups Serves 12 Ingredients 8 oz milk chocolate, chopped 2 large eggs, separated 4 Tbsp sugar, divided ¼ cup Irish Cream liqueur 1 ½ cups whipping cream 1 tsp vanilla extract ½ tsp peppermint extract pinch salt cocoa powder, for dusting Method Melt the chocolate in […]

Chef At Home

Warm Bacon Cabbage Slaw

Yield: 4 – 6 servings  Ingredients 8 thick slices bacon, cut into 1/2 inch pieces 1 green cabbage, cored and thinly sliced 1/2 cup honey 1/2 cup cider vinegar 1/4 cup grainy mustard Sprinkled sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1 tablespoon dried thyme Method Crisp the bacon in a large saucepot […]


Show Me How – Season 9

Episode 13- Washi Tape Today we’re exploring with Washi Tape. This decorative tape is available in loads of colours and designs. Presenter Gloria Bastos and guest Nadia Ten Cate will use washi tape to decorate party theme items as well as office stationery. Two washi tape projects here Episode 12 – Decoupage Miriam Johnson of […]

Catherine's Family Kitchen

Roast Sirloin of Beef

Roast Sirloin of Beef, Oriental Style  Serves 6 Ingredients 1.2 kg piece beef sirloin 2 garlic cloves, chopped 4 shallots, roughly chopped 5cm of ginger, cut into thin strips 1 tsp Chinese five spice 200ml beef stock (may require more, to taste) 4 tbsp dark soy sauce 1 tbsp Chinese rice wine or dry sherry […]


Salami Wheels

Makes about 20 Ingredients 1 x 400g roll ready-made puff pastry 1 small salami, thinly sliced Garlic and herb seasoning Method Preheat the oven to 180 degrees. Roll out the pastry and cut into circles a little bigger than the salami. Place a slice of salami on each pastry round and season with garlic and […]