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Cooking with Nick Stellino

Onion Soup with Gorgonzola and Prosciutto

Join Nick as he dives into some incredible soup recipes. He prepares Sicilian Bread Soup followed by Onion Soup with Gorgonzola and Prosciutto and ends with Chicken Soup with Meatballs. Serves 6 Ingredients 4 tablespoons olive oil 3 pounds onions, thinly slices 6 garlic cloves, thickly slices 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme 1 tablespoon chopped […]

Food

Goan Fish Curry

Ingredients Masala: 5ml Cloves 15ml Coriander seeds 5ml Cumin seeds 8 dried red Kashmiri chillies 2 star anise 2ml Turmeric 10ml Palm sugar 1 tsp Salt 5 garlic cloves, crushed 3cm ginger root, peeled and grated 20ml Tamarind Curry: 60ml Sunflower oil 1 onion, finely chopped 1 large tomato, chopped finely 1 tin of coconut […]

Bake with Anna Olson

Apricot Almond Vol au Vents

Makes 4 individual tarts Ingredients 4 Tbsp ground almonds 2 Tbsp sugar 1 large egg ¼ tsp almond extract 250 g Puff Pastry dough OR 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed in the fridge 2 large fresh apricots Turbinado sugar, for sprinkling Method Preheat the oven to 375 °F (190 °C) and line a baking […]

Bake with Anna Olson

Chocolate Mousse Cups

Makes 8 to 10 individual desserts Makes about 3 cups Ingredients White Chocolate Mousse: 8 oz chopped white chocolate 2 Tbsp unsalted butter 1 ¼ cups milk 3 large egg yolks 3 Tbsp sugar 2 Tbsp cornstarch 2 tsp gelatin powder, softened in 3 Tbsp cold water 1 cup whipping cream Chocolate Cups: 8-10 mini […]

At Home

Fondue Savoyard

Serves 4–6 / Vegetarian There are not many cold-weather suppers (or lunches on the ski slopes) better than this: pieces of bread dipped into molten cheese. You can either invest in a fondue set (fun and handy for large numbers), or you can make a fondue for two in a saucepan on a very low […]

Chef Michael's Kitchen

Fish Wings

Option: For maximum flavour, marinate the wings overnight. Ingredients 24 whole chicken wings or 48 chicken wing sections, a mixture of drums and flats ¼  cup of fish sauce ½ cup of brown sugar ½ cup of ketchup ¼ cup or so of Sambal or your favourite chili garlic sauce ¼ cup or so of […]

DIY

Bat Box

By encouraging bats into your garden can reduce irritating pests such as mosquitoes. Peter and Annalien learn from an expert on how to build a bat box. So if you would like to encourage these nocturnal friends into your garden, then watch the team gives you a step by step guide on how you can […]

Cook Yourself Thin

Prawn & Vegetable Tempura

Gizzi: “The idea is that such a light batter doesn’t absorb nearly the amount of oil as normal fish and chips. Plus you will be eating better veggies for you that absorb less oil too, and not eating the sugary and fatty sauces.” Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 12 large tiger prawns, peeled with tail ends kept […]