Finger Food

Grilled Salmon on Lemongrass Skewers

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Grilled Salmon on Lemongrass Skewers
Makes 12
Preparation: 10 – 15 minutes
Cooking: 4 minutes

3 x 30cm lemongrass stems
400g salmon fillets
1 tablespoon (20ml) ponzu (citrus soy sauce)

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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 […]

Thai Salad Lettuce Bites

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Thai Salad Lettuce Bites

Although this may a first appear to be like San Choy Bau, it is actually quite different. It is served at room […]

Black Pudding and Cabbage Rolls

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Black Pudding and Cabbage Rolls

Sean Kelly from Dominick Kelly’s butchers in Newport showed me how Black pudding was traditionally made from flaked oatmeal, chopped onion, […]

Caramelised Pear Scones

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Caramelised Pear Scones

Makes 12
Preparation 15 minutes
Cooking 20 minutes

2 small firm pears e.g. Corella, Josephine or Beurre Bosc
4 cups (600g) self-raising flour
Pinch sea salt
1 cup (250ml) […]

Spiced Orange Cakes

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Spiced Orange Cakes

Whole orange cake with spiced orange blossom syrup, pistachios and rose petals – baked in mini loaf tins, topped with pistachios and rose […]

Caramel Ice-Cream Biscuits

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This is my version of a South American biscuit called Alfajores filled with dulce de leche (caramel) ice-cream rolled in sugar and spice pecans

Makes 8
Preparation […]

Raspberries & Cream Shortcakes

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Raspberries & Cream Shortcakes

Makes 16
Preparation 15 minutes
Cooking 25 minutes

125g butter
½ cup (110g) caster sugar
1 egg
1½ cups (225g) self-raising flour
½ teaspoon sea salt flakes
1 tablespoon coffee […]

Cheesey Oat Cream Crackers

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Cheesey Oat Cream Crackers

Makes 30
Preparation 10 minutes
Cooking 12 minutes

½ cup (45g) rolled oats
1 cup (150g) plain flour
½ teaspoon sea salt flakes
½ cup (40g) finely grated […]