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Delicious Chickpea, Feta and Coriander Salad

Ingredients 1 tin drained chickpeas 1 packet mixed lettuce 10 baby tomatoes, cut in half ½ packet mixed baby herbs (beetroot, watercress etc) 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar salt, pepper to taste Method Put the lettuce in a bowl. Add the chickpeas, feta cheese and baby herbs. Just […]

Chef At Home

Avocado Salsa

Yield:  about 2 cups Ingredients 2 ripe tomatoes, chopped 1 ripe avocado, peeled, pit removed and chopped 4 green onions, thinly sliced 1 lime, juiced and zested 1 chili pepper, seeds removed, flesh minced Salt to taste 1 small bunch of cilantro, chopped Method Place everything in a medium bowl and toss well until combined. […]

Catherine's Family Kitchen

Chilli Cornbread

Makes 1 loaf    Ingredients 3 tbsp butter 150g self-raising flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt                                  1 tbsp caster sugar ½ tsp freshly ground black pepper 150g polenta (cornmeal)  2 eggs, lightly beaten 300ml buttermilk    1 red chilli, seeded and finely chopped Method Preheat the oven to 180°C/Fan 160°C/Gas 4 Line a 900g (2lb) […]

5-Ingredient Fix

Chocolate Hazelnut Stuffed French Toast

Yield: 4 servings. Ingredients 4 large eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup whole milk pinch of salt 3 tablespoons butter 8 1/2-inch thick slices brioche or challah bread 8 tablespoons chocolate hazelnut spread Method In a medium bowl whisk the eggs, milk and salt. Working in batches, melt some of the butter in a large nonstick […]


Figs For 1001 Nights

Ingredients 12 black figs 50 grams unsalted butter 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 tablespoon vanilla sugar 1 ½ teaspoons rosewater 1 ½ teaspoons orange-flower water 500 ml mascarpone cheese 100 grams pistachios (slivered) Method Preheat a grill or oven to the fiercest it will go. Quarter the figs, taking care not to cut all the way through to the bottom, so that they open like flowers, or young birds squawking to […]

Fearless in the Kitchen

Roasted Chicken Suprêmes

A chicken suprême is a boneless piece of chicken breast with the first wing bone attached and trimmed. Ask your butcher to do this for you. Yield:  8 servings. Ingredients 8 chicken suprêmes About ¼ cup butter, softened to room temperature 2 tsp. herbes de Provence, or fresh chopped herbs, to taste Drizzle of fresh […]


Chicken Curry with Lentils

TIP : Chickpeas or frozen peas can be used instead of lentils. Ingredients 50ml sunflower oil or cooking olive oil 1 large onion, finely chopped 5ml coarse salt 15ml ginger and garlic, crushed 10 – 15ml red chilli powder 700g chicken fillets, sliced 5ml cumin 5ml coriander  5ml garam masala 2ml turmeric 1 x 400g […]

Cooking with Nick Stellino

Cooking with Nick Stellino – Previous Season

Back to the current season   Nick Stellino is an Italian American chef. Each episode opens with Nick visiting some of his favourite grocers, butchers, cheese makers and fishmongers. While on location, he happily shares his tips and tricks for selecting the ideal ingredients and the best culinary tools for the everyday cook. After each […]