Baking

Summer Fruit Frangipane Tart

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Summer Fruit Frangipane Tart

Serves 6 – 8
Preparation: 5 minutes plus 30 minutes freezing
Cooking: up to 40 minutes

1 sheet (375g) ready–rolled butter puff pastry
100g blanched almonds
100g […]

Poached Pears with Caramel Sauce

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Poached Pears with Caramel Sauce

Serves: 4
Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes

2 cups (440g) sugar
2 cups (500ml) water
1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
1 strip lemon rind
2 star anise
4 […]

Chocolate Pear Tarts with Sparkling Shiraz Sabayon

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Chocolate Pear Tarts with Sparkling Shiraz Sabayon

Serves: 4
Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 10 mins poaching and 15 mins baking

2 cups water
1 cup (220g) sugar
2 ripe but firm […]

Mushroom Custards

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Mushroom Custards

Serves 6
Preparation 15 mins
Cooking 45 mins

3 tablespoons butter
300g Swiss brown mushrooms trimmed and thinly sliced
200g mushroom caps, trimmed and thinly sliced
2 garlic cloves, […]

Mushroom Filo Tarts

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Mushroom Filo Tarts

Makes 12
Preparation: 20 mins
Cooking: 75 minutes

500g Swiss brown mushrooms
5 eschallots, peeled
2 cloves garlic, peeled
20ml (1 tablespoon) extra virgin olive oil
50g butter
1 tsp thyme […]

Little Festive Summer Stone Fruit and Ricotta Cakes

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Little Festive Summer Stone Fruit and Ricotta Cakes

Sweet new season stone fruit and tart craisins combine beautifully in these healthy little cakes.  The addition of […]

Warm Spiced Apple and Custard Crumble

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Warm Spiced Apple and Custard Crumble

Serves 4-6
Preparation 30 minutes
Cooking 35 minutes

Custard
4 egg yolks
2 tablespoons caster sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
2 teaspoons cornflour
½ cup (125ml) milk
½ […]

Banana Caramel Sticky Pudding

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Banana Caramel Sticky Pudding

Makes 6
Preparation 15 minutes
Cooking 25 minutes

100g butter
¼ cup (55g) brown sugar
1 tablespoon golden syrup
2 eggs
1 cup ( 150g) self-raising flour
1 large banana, […]

Beef and Red Wine Pies

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Beef and Red Wine Pies

I have adapted a French technique of hot marinating the meat. The flavour in this is just amazing and well worth […]

Mediterranean Vegetable Pie

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Mediterranean Vegetable Pie

Serves 4-6
Preparation 40 minutes
Cooking 40 minutes

1 red capsicum
1 green or yellow capsicum
1 small eggplant
1 medium zucchini
2 eschallots, peeled
1 small head garlic, separated into […]