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Chef Michael's Kitchen

Risotto with Classic Italian Flavours

Yield:4 – 6 Servings Ingredients 2 Tbsp of extra virgin olive oil 1 onion, chopped 4 cloves of garlic, minced 2 cups of Arborio rice 1 cup of Italian white wine 8 cups of real chicken broth, simmering hot 1 cup of good quality Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, shredded 1 Tbsp or so of butter a few […]

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Viewer Craft Gallery – Page 2

Proud of what you’ve made? If you’re an avid fan of crafting and all things diy, why not share your completed projects with us… Click here to send us pictures of your craft projects Craft Gallery Continued – Page 2 Back to Page 1 Click here to see previous season’s gallery


Chocolate Fudge Cake

Total Time: 1 hr 25 min Prep: 20 min Inactive: 15 min Cook: 50 min Yield: 10 servings or with 1 broken heart Level: Easy Ingredients For the cake: 2 2/3 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon granulated sugar 1/3 cup light brown sugar 1/4 cup best-quality cocoa powder 2 teaspoons baking powder […]


Inside the Box

Think you can out-design the professionals?  Well, Inside the Box with Ty Pennington puts two self-proclaimed armchair designers to the test in an all-out decorating duel.  Tackling similar spaces in their homes, the two rivals and their teams go head-to-head to create a themed room in just two days.  But there’s a catch — they […]

Bake with Anna Olson

Flourless Molten Centre Chocolate Cakes

Makes 4 individual desserts Ingredients Ganache: ¼ cup whipping cream 2 oz bittersweet chocolate, chopped Molten Cakes: ½ cup unsalted butter, cut into pieces 4 oz bittersweet chocolate, chopped 2 large whole eggs, at room temperature 2 large egg yolks, at room temperature ¼ cup sugar 2 Tbsp cocoa powder icing sugar, for dusting Method […]

Ask Tanya

Gardening Tips – Episode 9

Tips Prune all plants that have finished flowering in the garden to rejuvenate them and encourage new growth. You need to dead head any flowering winter annuals such as pansies – to make sure that they carry on flowering and giving you brilliant colour


Steak with Lemon and Thyme

Prep time: 5minCook Time: 10minServings: 4 Ingredients: 1 rump steak (1-inch thick) weighing approximately 1 pound 4 ounces Oil, for greasing 5 stalks fresh thyme to give 1 tablespoon of stripped leaves 2 bruised cloves garlic 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 lemon, zested and juiced 1 teaspoon Maldon salt or 1/2 teaspoon table salt […]

Favourite Food

Steak sandwich

Serves 4 Ingredients 2 sirloin steaks, 2.5cm (1inch) thick 1 clove of garlic, peeled, and cut in half Freshly cracked black pepper Olive oil 2 demi baguettes 2 handfuls of rocket leaves Horseradish mayonnaise, or cold leftover Bearnaise sauce HORSERADISH MAYONNAISE enough for about 6 steak sandwiches 1 x recipe basic mayonnaise, about 300ml (1/2 […]