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BURRATA & FARRO CAPRESE W/ STRAWBERRIES, BLACK PEPPER & BASIL PISTOU

If you like mozzarella you’ll LOVE burrata, almost like it’s molten lava cousin with the richest creamiest filling. Paired with sweet tomatoes, plump strawberries (nectarines are great too) laced with black pepper to bring out their sweetness and basil pistou, (the Provence version of…

January 26, 2019
Mains

SAIGON CRISPY PANCAKES W/ FRAGRANT HERBS & CARAMEL PORK

Cook time: 20 minutes Prep time: 45 minutes Serves 4 If you really want to impress, have a go at these sizzling pancakes (banh xeo). They’re fairly simple with just a few tricks to pulling them off – the batter needs to rest at…

December 30, 2018
Mains

SLOW COOKED CARAMEL SALMON W/ MANGO SLAW

Cook time: 35 minutes Prep time: 25 minutes Serves 6-8 Caramel is incredible on salmon, especially when the rich sweetness is balanced with a tangy mango slaw. Cooking the fish at a low temperature allows it to heat up slowly, helping the proteins to…

December 30, 2018
Mains

CAULI-BASED ROAST CHICKEN PIZZA W/ KALE, LEMON & PISTACHIO PESTO

Here’s a little bit of a healthy take on a traditional pizza -still loaded with cheesy goodness but also crammed with cauliflower, kale, nuts and greens. The most important step for a crispy base is the wring out the cooked cauliflower until every drop…

October 9, 2018
Brunch Mains

LEMONY, WILD ROCKET, SPINACH & HERB FILO PIE

This delicious big pan of goodness is based on a classic Greek spanakopita. I’ve freshened it up with zesty lemons, pungent herbs and plenty of black pepper. Last night we had a hankering for comfort food but with weeks of ills and chills we…

September 16, 2018
Mains

PROSCIUTTO, BUFFALO MOZZARELLA & PINEAPPLE ‘HAWAIIAN’ SPELT PIZZA

Here’s a little bit of a fancy take on a traditional Hawaiian pizza. To celebrate International Pineapple day tomorrow I’ve teamed up with Dole to create this Prosciutto, Buffalo Mozzarella & Pineapple ‘Hawaiian’ Spelt Pizza. I’ve made it with with a quick spelt dough…

June 26, 2018
Mains

SUPER VERSATILE SWEET N’ SOUR PEANUT SAUCE (VEGAN)

Here’s the promised Sweet n’ Sour Peanut Sauce recipe we served with sticky roast vegetables and sorghum last night. It has so many uses beyond sticky vege & grains though, I make a batch most weeks to go with buckwheat noodles or Thai chicken salad…

June 7, 2018