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Sweet Potato Purée

Ease of preparation: easy Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 1 hour 30 minutes Serves: 6 Ingredients  2 lb (1 kg) sweet potato ¼ cup (60 ml) butter ¼ cup (60 ml) chicken broth Salt and pepper Method Meanwhile, wrap dabs potatoes in aluminium foil.  Cook in oven approximately 1 ½ hours or until tender.  […]

Cooking with Nick Stellino

Pasta with Sweet Sausage Ragu

Chef Stellino makes traditional Italian pasta dishes with the elegance and panache. Nick visits the butcher and the cheese monger and prepares Pasta with Sausage & Butternut Squash and Pasta with Sweet Sausage Ragu.   Get this recipe in Nick’s Cooking With Nick Stellino E-Book or with a Nick Stellino VIP Subscription

Cooking with Nick Stellino

Chocolate Butter Cake

Meatloaf when done right can be a work of art, something worthy of the finest restaurant. Chef Stellino re-interprets a fabulous Sicilian recipe from his youth and prepares a Sicilian Stuffed Meatloaf. Then seals the deal with an incredible chocolate butter cake, dripping with the most luscious and buttery rum sauce…. Oh what a life!!! […]


Pressed Roast Turkey, Pesto, and Provolone Sandwiches

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook: 6 minutes Total: 16 minutes Yield: 4 servings Ingredients 8 slices ciabatta or other crusty Italian or hearty white sandwich bread 4 tablespoons prepared basil pesto 4 slices provolone cheese (about 4 ounces) 8 slices roast turkey (about 8 ounces) 1 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Salad (hearts of romaine […]

Cook Yourself Thin USA

Cheese, Vegetable and Bacon Frittata

Ingredients 1/2 C asparagus, sliced into 1/2 inch sticks 1/2 C assorted mushrooms, sliced thinly Olive oil spray 1/4 C grated Romano cheese 1 large zucchini, sliced into half-moons 1/4 C tomato, chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 1/4 C white onion, diced Fresh basil, 1 T chopped Fresh oregano, 1 T chopped Fresh thyme, 1 T […]


One tray Greek Lamb Mezze

There is no doubt that all the family will enjoy this healthy option, plus there is very little cleaning up as an added bonus. This one tray Greek lamb mezze not only cooks everything together in one roasting tin in the oven, but it can be brought straight to the table with a flourish. Serves: […]

Chuck's Day Off

Crispy Trout Starter

Easy, Moderate, Complex Yield : 4 servings Ingredients For the trout: 1 lb trout, cut in 4 pieces (450 g) 1 teaspoon fennel seeds, crushed (5 ml) 1 teaspoon mustard seeds, crushed (5 ml) 1 teaspoon dill seeds, crushed (5 ml) 1 teaspoon sea salt (5 ml) 1 teaspoon tellicherry pepper, crushed (5 ml) 1 […]


Vanilla Cupcakes with pink icing and rose petals

Ingredients 125g butter 150g sugar 3 large eggs 5ml vanilla essence 280g cake flour 15ml baking powder(3 teaspoons) pinch salt 125 ml milk For the icing 150g butter 1 cup icing sugar pink food colouring rose petals dragees (decorative candy balls) Method Preheat the oven to 180’C Beat sugar and sugar together. Add eggs and […]