Cookbook

DIY Tuna Rice Bowl

This recipe is a family favourite. Its super healthy but also kids love this as they can help chop and grate all the components. You just place all the components in small bowls on the table then add what you want to your rice bowl, allowing kids a range of vegetables to choose from really […]

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Chargrilled Beef with a Teryaki Glaze

Ready in 45 minutes | Serves 6   Ingredients 1 cup Kikoman teriyaki sauce 2 tablespoons Sweet Chilli 1 tablespoon Sweet Soy 1 tablespoon Mirin White Wine Vinegar pinch Salt 1/2 cup Honey Sesame Oil Eye Fillet of Beef   Directions Heat all ingredients over a medium heat until combined, but don’t boil. Pour a […]

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Chicken Breast filled with Truffled Brie

Ready in 30 minutes | Serves 4   Ingredients 4 Kiev cut chicken breast (skin on) 40g brie filled with truffles 1 cup english spinach leaves 4 tsp truffle butter 1 punnet of exotic mushrooms (Oyster, Swiss brown) 2 tsp sherry 4 tbls chicken stock 2 tbls cream 1/2 tsp castor sugar   Directions Clean […]

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Green Chicken Curry with Cashews and Green Beans

Ready in 30 minutes | Serves 4   Ingredients 2 tbsp peanut oil 800g chicken thigh fillets, trimmed and cut into large pieces 1 tbsp good quality green curry paste eg Charmaine Solomon 800mL coconut milk 2 tbsp fish sauce 2 kaffir lime leaves, finely sliced 200g round green beans, trimmed 200g vermicelli noodles 2 […]

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Lamb and Barley Braise

Ready in 30 minutes | Serves 6   Ingredients 6 lamb shanks 2 tbsp olive oil 2 onions, roughly chopped 3 carrots, peeled and roughly chopped ½ Swede/turnip, peeled and cut into small chunks 4 garlic cloves, roughly chopped 2 tbsp rosemary, finely chopped 2 bay leaves 2 sprigs thyme, finely chopped 2 tbsp tomato […]

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Roasted Pears and Parsnips with Beef Fillet

Preparation 25 minutes | Cooking 45-55 minutes | Serves 4   Ingredients 3 firm Williams pears 1 tablespoon olive oil 800g beef eye fillet, trimmed 1 tablespoon Dijon style mustard 450g parsnips 1 tablespoon honey 40 g butter 2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves 1/2 cup beef stock   Directions For the beef fillet: Preheat the […]

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Snapper with Jerusalem Artichoke Mash and Truffle and Porcini Butter

Preparation time 15 minutes plus cooking | Serves 4   Ingredients 4 snapper fillets or substitute another white fish fillet 4 Desiree potatoes and approximately equal quantity Jerusalem artichokes, washed 2 spring onions finely chopped 30g butter 180ml full cream milk 60g approx Wiffens Porcini and Truffle Butter   Directions Place potatoes and Jerusalem artichokes […]

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Spatchcock with a Pear & Macadamia Stuffing

Ready in 60 minutes | Serves 4   Ingredients 4 Spatchcocks – deboned 200 grams macadamias – roasted & chopped 1 diced & sauted onion 2 tablespoons fig jam 1 poached pear, core removed & quartered 1 pinch seasoning 2 tablespoons softened butter 2 cups English spinach 1 pinch Chinese 5 spice 1 pinch Star […]

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Steak with Herbed Butter and Spinach

Preparation time 10 minutes | Serves 4   Ingredients 4 good quality steaks, preferably pasture fed and aged Herbed Butter Sea salt Extra Virgin Olive Oil Herbed butter: 250 g good quality Butter we suggest Lescure butter 1 clove garlic crushed 2 anchovy fillets finely chopped Juice of a lemon ¾ cup each mixed herbs […]

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The Best BBQ Xmas Ham

Ready in 10 minutes, plus cooking | Serves 10   Ingredients 1 large good quality ham leg on the bone (visit Deli Planet and ask about their range of hams including free range hams) 500 g good quality apricot or plum jam (we suggest Hanks) 6 star anise broken 1 tablespoon Ground Cinnamon 1/2 cup […]

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