Baking

Modern Meatloaf with Middle Eastern Flavours

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Modern Meatloaf with Middle Eastern Flavours
Meatloaf is such a winner with all ages. Add some spices and hey presto: you’ve got a delicious, contemporary meal […]

Easter Bread & Butter Pudding

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Easter Bread & Butter Pudding
This is a great way of using up stale hot cross buns and even those excess Easter eggs!

Serves 6
Preparation 20 mins
Cooking […]

Creamy Seafood Pie For Cure Cancer World’s Biggest Dinner

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Creamy Seafood Pie For Cure Cancer World’s Biggest Dinner
If you use cornflour in this recipe, rather than plain flour, and use mash for the top […]

Rhubarb Tarte Tatin

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Rhubarb Tarte Tatin

I love a good tarte tatin, especially made with pear or quince, but who has time to make one? This simple method is […]

Salmon with Prosciutto, Asparagus and Smashed Potatoes

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Salmon with Prosciutto, Asparagus and Smashed Potatoes

Serves 4
Preparation 5 mins
Cooking: 40 mins (salmon only 8 mins)

800g small potatoes, boiled in their skins until soft
4 x […]

Summer Fruit Frangipane Tart

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This summer fruit frangipane tart is a wonderful addition to a warm outdoor afternoon tea.

Serves 6 – 8
Preparation: 5 minutes plus 30 minutes freezing
Cooking: up […]

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 […]