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Herb Crusted Rack of Lamb

Yield: 4 servings Ingredients A big splash of olive oil 2 racks of lamb, frenched and capped by your butcher ¼ cup or so of Dijon mustard ½ cup of fresh bread crumbs 2 cloves of garlic, finely minced 1 Tbsp of any fresh herb, minced 1 Tbsp of olive oil Method Preheat your oven […]

Pasta Carbonara

Yield: 4 servings Ingredients 1-454 gram package of penne or any pasta 2 Tbsp of olive oil 1-150g package of pancetta, chopped 1-125g package of prosciutto, chopped 1 cup of mascarpone cream 4 egg yolks 1 cup of Parmesan cheese, shredded 1 bunch of fresh oregano, chopped Method Splash the olive oil into a skillet […]

Maple and balsamic glazed lamb chops

Not a reinvention of the wheel with these flavour combos but a simple seductive supper none-the-less. I have to do away with knives and forks for these little lamb chops and with messy fingers gnaw off the meat, right down to the bone. Time from start to finish: 20 minutes Serves 4 Ingredients Cous cous: […]

Lobster Lasagna Di Carnevale

Yield: 8 Servings Ingredients For the Meatballs:                 3 Italian sausages, skins removed 1 egg ½ cup of breadcrumbs 1 Tbsp of grainy mustard ½ tsp of salt 1 Tbsp of fennel seeds For the Tomato Sauce:                     1- 125g package of pancetta, cubed 1- 125g package of prosciutto, chopped a splash of extra virgin olive oil […]

Caramel and Banana Cake

A super quick, super tasty banana tray bake. I am sure most of you know that Dulce is Italian for Sweet. I came up with this one night sitting in front of the telly half watching TV. I thought of my old job in fashion, I thought of a famous Italian design duo and well, […]

Braised Lamb Shanks with Dried Plum Pesto

Yield: 4-6 servings Ingredients For the lamp shanks 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil 4 lamb shanks 12 shallots, peeled and left whole 1 head of garlic, peeled into cloves then halved 2 carrots, peeled, cut in 3 or 4 large pieces each 2 parsnips, peeled, cut in 3 or 4 large pieces each 1 turnip, […]

Pan-fried Mascarpone Gnocchi with Dreamy Basil Pesto

I first had gnocchi in an Italian restaurant near my house and I had to find out all about it; where it was from, how it was made and it’s variations. They told me they used mashed potatoes and other ingredients to make the teeny pillows of heaven. I really wanted to put them in […]

Gingerbread Pancakes with Parma Ham and Maple Syrup

Major brownies points are awarded to those who go the extra mile on the Sunday and rustle up this breakfast dish. If you prefer to have the pancakes plain, then just omit the cinnamon, ground ginger, lemon zest, vanilla and sugar.  This plain mix can also be used for your Yorkshire puddings Time from start […]

Cheese Crusted Beef Tenderloin

Yield: 2 servings Ingredients 2- 8 oz tenderloin steaks 4 oz or so of your favourite cheeses like French-style cream cheese ¼ cup of butter ½ cup of fresh or dried bread crumbs fresh herb to garnish like tarragon, or thyme Method Preheat your oven to 350°F and turn on your convection fan if you […]

Aussie Olive damper bread

I first went to Sydney in my teens and when I saw the Opera House, I fell head over heels in love with the place. This is an Australian bread traditionally (I am led to believe) made by people in the bush on the camp fire. I love green olives, but the black variety, although […]

Lorraine’s Fast Fresh and Easy Food

In Fast, Fresh and Easy Food, Lorraine Pascal reveals culinary trade secrets and show us invaluable kitchen shortcuts for every occasion. Throughout the series the audience is enticed by the screen-licking beauty of the food; Lorraine will cook five inviting and accessible dishes per episode. From a sunny, summer pasta dish ready in four minutes […]

Street Beef Salad With Asian Flavours

Yield: 4-6 servings Ingredients For the Beef: A large beef pot roast, 4 lbs or so, cut into 1” or 2” cubes 4 cups of orange juice 1 cup of orange marmalade ½ cup of chili garlic sauce like Sambal 6 or 8 lime leaves a 3” inch knob of fresh ginger, rinsed, unpeeled, thinly […]

Pasta with Tomato Braised Beef Shanks

Yield: 4 to 6 servings Ingredients 2- 6 to 8 oz beef shanks 2 Tbsp of olive oil 2 onions, chopped 4 cloves of garlic, sliced 2  carrots, chopped 1 cup of your favourite red wine 1- 28 oz can of whole tomatoes 2 bay leaves 1 Tbsp or so of dried oregano 1 tsp […]

Chili Mac n’ Cheese

Yield: 6 to 8 servings Ingredients 3 Tbsp of vegetable oil 1- 4 lb chuck roast, trimmed and cut in 1-inch cubes 2 onions, chopped 1 head of garlic cloves, chopped 1 Tbsp of dried oregano 1 Tbsp of ground cumin seed 1 tsp of cinnamon 1 tsp of salt 2 dried Ancho chili peppers […]

Butter Steak

Yield: 4 servings, ¾ cup of butter Ingredients For the Horseradish Butter: ½ cup of butter, at room temp 1 tablespoon of green relish 1 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon of fresh thyme, chopped 2 tablespoons of horseradish For the Steaks: 4 large sirloin steaks, 8 to 12 ounces each 2 to 3 tablespoons […]

Donal’s Meals in Minutes

LA based Donal Skehan’s cookery series will teach viewers everything they know about modern meals by learning lots of tips, hints and cooking hacks. Donal will be using his skills to give viewers a bullet proof guide to quick cooking, using one pan dinners, 5 ingredient suppers and shop bought cheat meals, while nutritionist Paula […]

Oat pancakes with raspberries and honey

Makes 6 – 8 Pancakes Ingredients 150g runny honey 150g frozen (or fresh) raspberries 100g porridge oats (not instant), preferably organic ¼ teaspoon sea salt flakes 1 teaspoon baking powder 1½ teaspoons ground cinnamon 100ml oat milk or any other sort you wish 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla paste or extract 1 teaspoon sunflower oil […]

Old Rag Pie

Makes 9 generous slabs Ingredients 100g soft unsalted butter 1 x 270g packet frozen filo pastry, thawed 200–250g feta cheese 2 teaspoons grated Parmesan 2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves or 1 teaspoon dried 2 large eggs 150ml full-fat milk 1 x 15ml tablespoon sesame seeds 1 jar good runny honey (such as Greek thyme honey […]

Peanut Butter Brownies

See how to bake addictively delicious Mocha Brownies and Peanut Butter Brownies.  Join Chef Michael Smith as he goes back to basics with a twist! Ingredients For the Brownies: 8 ounces of dark chocolate 1 cup of butter 1 cup of flour 1 teaspoon of baking powder ½ teaspoon of salt ½ cup of cocoa […]

Dark and sumptuous chocolate cake

Cuts into 10 to 12 slices Ingredients For the Icing 60ml cold water 75g coconut butter (this is not the same as oil) 50g soft dark sugar 1½ teaspoons instant espresso 1½ x 15ml tablespoons cocoa 150g dark chocolate (min. 70% cocoa solids see Intro), finely chopped For the cake: plain flour 1½ teaspoons bicarbonate […]

Crunchy chicken cutlets

Serves 2 Ingredients 2 chicken escalopes or breast fillets (200–300g total), preferably organic ¼ cup (70g) Dijon mustard 1 clove garlic, peeled and finely grated or minced ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 egg 3 cups (75g) cornflakes 1½ teaspoons pimentón picante or paprika 2 x 15ml tablespoons sunflower oil cherry tomatoes and rocket or salad […]

Breakfast Bars

Makes 16 Bars Ingredients 250g medjool dates 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 325ml cold water 75g goji berries 75g pumpkin seeds 150g brown flaxseeds 50g cocoa nibs 25g chia seeds 25g cornflakes (gluten-free if required) 100g organic porridge oats (not instant) 1 x 20cm square baking tin Method Preheat the oven to 180ºC/gas mark 4, and […]

Mustard Bacon Strips with Bacon Whiskey Jam

Yield: 2 cups Yield: 12-13 strips Ingredients For the Jam: 2 pounds of thick sliced bacon, chopped a big splash of water 8 onions, chopped 2 cups of brown sugar 2 cups of water 2 cups of whiskey a tsp or so of red wine vinegar For the strips 1 pound of thick cut bacon […]

Thai noodles with cinnamon and prawns

Serves 2 Ingredients 1 x 15ml tablespoon sunflower oil 2 cloves garlic, peeled and roughly chopped 3cm piece (15g) fresh ginger, peeled and cut into fine matchsticks 1 star anise ½ long or 1 short stick cinnamon, broken into shards 2–3 leafy stems at the top of 1 stick celery (see Intro), stems cut into short […]

Simply Nigella

Relaxed, inspiring and as mouth-watering as ever, Nigella Lawson’s latest series, Simply Nigella, shows us that what, and how we cook, really can make us feel better and more alive. Packed with new recipes and tips designed to make our lives easier and less stressful, Nigella proves that whatever the occasion, food, in the eating […]

Apricot almond cake with rosewater and cardamom

Cuts into 8 to 10 slices Ingredients 150g “ready-to-eat” dried apricots 250ml cold water 2 cardamom pods, cracked 200g ground almonds 50g fine polenta (not instant) 1 teaspoon baking powder (gluten-free if required) 150g caster sugar 6 large eggs 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon rosewater non-stick cooking spray or sunflower oil for greasing TO […]

Spicy cauliflower and chickpea salad

Serves 2 heartily, or 1 with leftovers Ingredients 1 small head cauliflower 3 x 15ml tablespoons regular olive oil ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 teaspoons cumin seeds 250g home-cooked chickpeas or drained weight from a jar or can (400g) of chickpeas 1–2 x 15ml tablespoons harissa, to taste (and depending on the heat of the […]

Prawn, sweet potato and lime curry with chilli and black pepper roti bread

Ingredients For the chilli roti bread 200g/7oz plain flour (or a mixture of 50g/1¾oz wholemeal flour and 150g/5½oz plain flour), plus extra for dusting 4 tsp baking powder 1-2 tsp dried chilli flakes, to taste 1 tsp cracked black pepper 1 tsp fine sea salt 4 tsp sunflower oil For the prawn, sweet potato and lime curry 2 tsp desiccated coconut 2 tbsp medium or hot curry powder […]

Buttermilk Fried Chicken

In this episode, Donna teaches us her tricks for the tastiest fried chicken you’ll ever eat, along with prawn dumplings so delicate and flavourful they’ll have your mouth watering, and a delicious recipe for vanilla-roasted summer fruits perfect for any occasion. Serves 4–6 Ingredients 2 tablespoons sweet paprika 1 tablespoon fennel seeds, crushed 8 x […]

Madeira summer pudding with warm chocolate sauce

Ingredients 1 vanilla pod, seeds only (or a few drops of vanilla extract) 175g/6oz soft light brown sugar 2 tbsp dark rum, port or a blackcurrant liqueur 2 tsp ground cinnamon 2 tsp ground ginger 1kg/2lb 4oz fresh summer berries (such as a mixture of raspberries, blueberries, blackberries and redcurrants), stalks removed 2 Madeira loaf cakes small handful of fresh mint leaves, […]

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