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Goats Cheese and Pesto Pizza

Ingredients  Base • 2 cups white spelt flour• Cup olive oil• Cup clean water• Sea salt, really good pinch• Olive Oil, extra Topping  • 1-cup roasted macadamias or almonds or pine nuts• Either combo of 1 bunch basil or coriander• Or a combo of 2 tbls Parmesan• 1/2 cup (‘ish) Olive oil• 1 clove garlic• […]

Favourite Food

Onion Bhajis with tomato and chilli sauce

Serves 4 as a starter I sometimes serve these with a tomato salsa (page), which is good and light. Ingredients 110g (4oz) plain flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp chilli powder 2 eggs, beaten 150ml (1/4 pint) water 4 onions, thinly sliced 2 tbsp chopped chives Oil, for deep frying For the Tomato and […]

5-Ingredient Fix

Braised Beef Brisket

PREP TIME: 10 COOK TIME: 240 SERVES: 6 Ingredients 1 (6-pound) beef brisket, trimmed of fat   1/2 cup BBQ spice blend, be sure and check sodium levels   4 cups water (1 cup cold, 3 cups hot)  1 tablespoon very finely ground coffee  1/4 cup dark brown sugar  Freshly cracked black pepper  1/4 cup cider vinegar, […]

Donna Hay Fast Fresh Simple

Peach Crumble Galette

Serves 4. Ingredients 350g store-bought or home-made sweet shortcrust pastry 3 tablespoons apricot jam 3 peaches, sliced vanilla ice-cream, to serve crumble topping 40g butter, softened 2 tablespoons slivered almonds, finely chopped ¼ cup (35g) plain (all-purpose) flour 2 tablespoons caster (superfine) sugar ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon Method Preheat oven to 200°C (400°F). Roll out […]

Chuck's Day Off

BLT Bruschetta

Yield: 6 large servings. Ingredients 1 long peasant loaf, sliced lengthways 2 tablespoons good olive oil (25 ml) 1 head garlic, unpeeled, cut in half 1 cup goat cheese, at room temperature 1/3 cup 2% milk (75 ml) 4 large beefsteak tomatoes, thickly sliced 8 slices pancetta A handful of fresh basil leaves, torn roughly […]


Bake with Anna Olson

Prestigious pastry chef Anna Olson, showcases her delectable world of baking mastery, from muffins to meringue and from cream cake to croissants in this tantalizing new instructional series. Like your favourite professor in college, Anna’s kitchen-wit and wis­dom makes learning enjoyable and entertaining. Each episode Anna focuses on a foundation baking skill and builds on […]


Fish Tacos with Celeriac Remoulade

If you want fish, go wild. Pete talks with author, David Gillespie, about Omega 3 fatty acids, and makes 4 delicious seafood recipes. Moroccan Flounder with Carrot Salad, Jamaican Mussels, Salmon Belly with Celeriac Remoulade, and Fish Tacos with his two young daughters and their next door neighbour. Served: 4 Ingredients 500 g flathead fillets […]


Stuart’s Kitchen

Already a celebrity TV chef in the US, Stuart O’Keeffe returns home to Ireland for a brand new cooking show. Having built a successful career on The Food Network USA, Stuart brings his flair for cooking, charming personality and great food ideas together for the first time on his own show. The series is full […]