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Fish the Dish

Piri Piri Halibut with Mint Pea

Serves:4 Difficulty: Easy Ingredients Piri Piri Halibut Four 4-6 oz Pieces of halibut 1 Tbsp (15 ml) Chopped parsley 1 Scotch bonnet chilli, deseeded and finely chopped (keep the seeds in if you want the extra heat) 4 Garlic cloves, chopped 6 Tbsp (90 ml) Grapeseed oil (or other neutral oil) ¼ tsp (1 ml) […]


Nicoise Salad

French bistro classics from Martha Stewart’s Cooking School… Join Martha as she re-creates four French bistro recipes you can make at home, including lamb navarin, Niçoise salad, croque monsieur, and celery-root remoulade. Serves 8 Ingredients 2/3 cup olive oil, plus more for tuna Juice of 2 lemons 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1 shallot, finely chopped […]


Ricardo and Friends

Ricardo & Friends is a programme about the joy of cooking and sharing good food with people we love.  Each meal is a good opportunity to gather family and friends for a special event, whether it is a child’s birthday or his graduation from university, or simply receiving last minute guests. As well as a […]

At Home

Sicilian Pasta

Serves 16-20/ Vegetarian Ingredients For the marinade 4 large handfuls torn fresh basil 16 celery sticks, trimmed and finely chopped 16 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped 20 ripe tomatoes chopped, or 40 cherry tomatoes, quartered 150ml (5fl oz) olive oil 600g (1lb 6oz) buffalo mozzarella, finely chopped Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper For […]


Domestic Blitz

Domestic Blitz (Season 3) brings some well-earned joy to the lives of true Australian heroes by rebuilding the homes. Each week, Shelley Craft and Scott Cam knock on the door of the residence of a brave Aussie hero, and they take on the massive task of renovating an entire home — from the inside, out […]

Chuck's Day Off

BLT Ceaser

The BLT Caesar is Chuck Hughes’ ingenious take on the classic Caesar featuring a prosciutto rim, lettuce ice cubes and a kick of fresh horseradish. Easy, Moderate, Difficult Prep time: 15 minutesCook time: 20 minutesInactive Prep time: 2 hours Yields: 4 servings Ingredients PROSCIUTTO RIM 3 slices of prosciutto 1 tablespoon smoked salt (15 ml) […]

Favourite Food


This is actually the Arabic word for chickpea; Ingredients 1x400g /14oz tin of chickpeas, drained or 200g of dried chickpeas, soaked in water overnight, then cooked in fresh water till soft Juice of 1\2 to 1 lemon 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 good tbsp of tahini paste (sesame seed paste) or sometimes if I have […]


Get it done – Ostrich egg Candle Holder

Shopping List 3 Ostrich eggs 3 tea candles Meranti wood block 200mm x 560mm Teak oil (red) Paint brushes and cloths Tool List POF 1400 with straight bit and round over bit PSR 18V cordless drill with holes saw +/- 70mm PSM 160 sander Dremel 4000 and various diamond bits and discs STEPS Eggs Draw […]