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Toasted Ham and Gruyère Sandwich

Makes 1 sandwich This is a classic combination, and I think it makes the ultimate TV supper. This recipe makes enough for one sandwich, but you can easily make more for a crowd! Ingredients 2 slices of white bread, ciabatta or sourdough bread Softened butter 2 slices of ham or, even better, glazed bacon 2–3 […]

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Sicilian Pasta

Serves 16-20/ Vegetarian Ingredients For the marinade 4 large handfuls torn fresh basil 16 celery sticks, trimmed and finely chopped 16 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped 20 ripe tomatoes chopped, or 40 cherry tomatoes, quartered 150ml (5fl oz) olive oil 600g (1lb 6oz) buffalo mozzarella, finely chopped Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper For […]


Get it done – Ostrich egg Candle Holder

Shopping List 3 Ostrich eggs 3 tea candles Meranti wood block 200mm x 560mm Teak oil (red) Paint brushes and cloths Tool List POF 1400 with straight bit and round over bit PSR 18V cordless drill with holes saw +/- 70mm PSM 160 sander Dremel 4000 and various diamond bits and discs STEPS Eggs Draw […]


Pancetta and Potato Pizza

Pancetta and Potato Pizza

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Prawn Dumpling Miso Soup

Serves:4 Difficulty: Normal Ingredients Dumplings 1 lb Peeled and deveined medium prawn, washed and dried 3 Tbsp Chives 4 Tbsp Chopped fresh ginger Kosher salt 1⁄4  tsp (1 ml) Sesame oil 24-30 Wonton wrappers Miso Soup 4 cups (945 ml) Water 2 tsp (10 ml) Dashi granules 3 Tbsp (45 ml) Miso paste 3 Tbsp […]


Buttermilk Fried Chicken

The very best fried foods are golden brown on the outside and deliciously tender within—never greasy or soggy. Yet frying on the stove top is a technique that can elude even the most ambitious home cook. In this episode, Martha offers lessons in how to deep-fry and pan-fry to perfection at home in your own […]

Bake with Anna Olson

Classic Devil’s Food Cake

To qualify as a Devil’s Food Cake (the antithesis to an angel food cake), the cake should be very dark, rich in chocolate taste but still have a delicate moist texture. This cake meets all of those qualifications. For specific ingredients, a Devil’s Food Cake needs to include cocoa powder, baking soda and hot coffee […]


Pea, mint and artichoke bruschette with pecorino

  Ingredients 6 slices sourdough/ ciabatta, cut on the bias 1 clove garlic, halved Olive oil for drizzling 100g fresh or prozen petit pois 1 jar prepared artichokes in olive oil, drained 50g grated pecorino cheese Handful of fresh mint leaves, washed 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil Salt and pepper Method Step 1Boil the […]