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Catherine's Family Kitchen

Warm Herb Wine

Serves 6 glasses Ingredients 1 bottle white wine   Juice of 1 lemon 4 tbsp clear honey 3 tsp caster sugar to taste Sprigs of rosemary and thyme Method Pour the white wine into a heavy based pot Add juice of 1 lemon Add the honey and caster sugar Add a sprig of rosemary and thyme […]

Cook Yourself Thin

Baked seafood and saffron risotto

Serves 4 Preparation time 20 minutes Cooking time 50 minute Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped 8 slices chorizo, chopped 3 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped 225g risotto rice 225ml white wine 600ml fish, chicken or vegetable stock Pinch of saffron Large pinch smoked paprika 2 cloves garlic, whole 8 […]


Gnocchi with roasted Pumpkin

Ingredients Pumpkin: ½ butternut pumpkin, peeled, seeded and cut into a 1cm dice
 Iced water, for refreshing
 30 ml vegetable oil
 Salt and pepper
 30 g butter, diced
 ½ bunch sage, leaves picked
 30 g pecorino, finely grated
 Gnocchi For the Side: 1 big mushroom Gorgonzola Fresh thyme Black peper Olive oil Lime zest Cooking […]


Vintage Ceramic Vase

Chalk paint is any crafters addiction; with its multiple uses on various surfaces, it makes it hard not use.  This week on Show Me How, Gloria Bastos is joined by Sofia da Cunha of O’Grady’s Paint. She will show us the versatile uses of this product on wood, ceramics and fabric. She will teach us […]


Easy Lazy Susan

The Get It Done team build a Lazy Susan, a circular rotating tray, placed in the centre of a table to share dishes easily among diners. Then they’ll show you how to create beautiful placemats. The team will give you some handy tips and tricks to beautify your table and make it easy for entertaining. […]

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Donna Hay Fast Fresh Simple

Caramelised Onion Galette

Serves 2 Ingredients 500g store-bought or home-made shortcrust pastry 450g pumpkin, peeled and chopped ¾ cup (240g) store-bought caramelised onion relish 150g gorgonzola, chopped sea salt and cracked black pepper 16 sage leaves Method Preheat oven to 200°C (400°F). Steam the pumpkin until almost tender. Set aside to cool. Divide pastry in half and roll […]

5-Ingredient Fix

Southern Eggs En Cocotte

PREP TIME: 15COOK TIME: 45SERVES: 4 Ingredients 6 ounces hot maple flavoured pork sausage (Southern style), crumbled   3 cups water 1 cup half-and-half Kosher salt 1 cup stone-ground grits or course polenta Freshly cracked black pepper 4 ounces grated Gruyere 4 farm fresh eggs Directions Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.  Cook the […]