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Prosciutto and Mozzarella Panini

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook: 8 minutes Total: 18 minutes Yield: 4 servings Ingredients 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 2 teaspoons minced fresh oregano, or 1 teaspoon dried 1 teaspoon minced fresh garlic 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 8 (1/2-inch thick) slices ciabatta or other rustic Italian […]

Donna Hay Fast Fresh Simple

Simple Thai Fish Cakes

Serves 4 Ingredients 500g firm white fish fillets, skin off 2 teaspoons finely grated ginger 2 tablespoons chilli jam ¼ cup coriander (cilantro) leaves 1 eggwhite vegetable oil, for shallow frying lime wedges, to serve cucumber and lime salad 1 tablespoon lime juice 2 teaspoons fish sauce 1½ teaspoons caster (superfine) sugar 3 Lebanese cucumbers, […]

Food

Penne with Sausage and Escarole

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook: 30 minutes Total: 40 minutesYield: 6 to 8 servings Ingredients 1 pound penne pasta 1 teaspoon olive oil 2 medium onions, cut into small dice (about 2 cups) 1 red bell pepper, seeded and cut into medium dice (about1 cup) 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus more for the pasta water 1 […]

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Hasselback roast potatoes with garlic and bay leaves

Ingriedents 6 large potatoes, washed but not peeled Handful of fresh bay leaves 6 large cloves garlic, sliced 100g butter ¼ cup olive oil 1 cup white wine Method Step 1On a chopping board, place 2 wooden spoons horizontally and place each potato in between them to slice.Slice at 1/2cm intervals. The wooden spoons will […]

DIY

Headboard Bench

Headboard styles come and go, but luckily for DIY’ers out there, it simply means the next exciting project is around the corner. Using an old wooden headboard is a great way to build a unique bench. Adjust your dimensions according to the size of the headboard you are working with… Material PCM compound mitre saw […]

Fearless in the Kitchen

Easy Mac and Cheese Variation

Yield:  4 to 6 servings.         Ingredients 1 pound dried pasta shells, medium size ½ head broccoli, cut into florets 2 tbsp. olive oil 1 small onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, chopped 1 hot Italian turkey sausage, or raw turkey chorizo sausage, casing removed 1 tbsp. roughly chopped fresh oregano, chopped 1 red pepper, diced 1 […]

Bake with Anna Olson

Classic Cherry Strudel

This is the authentic Viennese-style cherry strudel, where the dough is stretched out as thinly as possible and rolled over its fruit filling. To stretch out the strudel you need to use a clean (but not valuable) tablecloth). Makes 1 strudel Serves 8 to 10 Ingredients Cherry Filling: 4 cups pitted tart cherries (these can […]

Alex's Day Off

Simple Cous-cous

Total Time: 28 minPrep: 10 minCook: 18 minYield: 4 to 6 servings Gremolata is one of my favorite simple touches to transform a dish into something with that extra “zing”. Ingredients Simple Couscous: 1 1/2 to 2 cups water 1 cup instant couscous 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 tablespoon olive oil Gremolata: 2 lemons, zested […]