Chocolate Profiteroles While I am slowing coming to accept the fact that it is no longer Summer, I can also accept that the upcoming months can give me the excuse to stay inside and cook! Yes, there’s no more beach swims, no more warm nights and no more soaking up the sun, but there’s cosy … Continue reading Fancy afternoon tea
Source: https://www.gourmettraveller.com.au/recipes/chefs-recipes/tzatziki-recipe-16974 Ingredients 1 small Lebanese cucumber, halved lengthways, seeds removed and diced50ml of white wine vinegar1 dried ancho chilli (about 5g; see tips)150g labne (see tips)1 1/2 tbsps of extra virgin olive oilDill sprigs, to serve Pita dough 3 tsp (9g) dried yeast1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil450 gm (3 cups) plain flour, plus extra … Continue reading Homemade pita bread and tzatziki dip
Homemade pita bread and tzatziki dip As I was flipping through the latest Gourmet Traveller magazine, I came across a section titled ‘Greek Feast’ with recipes for Greek salad, Greek custard tart and even a lemon barbecue chicken. But what caught my eye was the homemade pita bread and tzatziki dip, it sounded delicious! The … Continue reading Dipping into pita
Source: Yotam Otterlenghi’s ‘SIMPLE’ cookbook Ingredients 250g cous cous90ml olive oil2 tsp ras el hanout400ml boiling water300g cherry tomatoes2 onions, sliced into thin pinwheels (300g)30g golden raisins or sultanas1 tsp cumin seeds, toasted and lightly crushed50g roasted and salted almonds, roughly chopped15g coriander leaves, roughly chopped15g mint leaves, roughly torn1 lemon: finely grate the zest … Continue reading Cous cous with grilled cherry tomatoes and fresh herbs
Cous cous with grilled cherry tomatoes and fresh herbs [Picture: You’re at a cafe along the Amalfi coast sipping an Aperol Spritz, devouring a delicious caprese salad and watching the most amazing sunset you have ever seen.] This sounds like a very appealing vision, but in reality you are at home, in the middle of … Continue reading The real deal: well, almost.
Source: https://www.jamieoliver.com/recipes/seafood-recipes/sticky-mango-prawns/ Ingredients 300g large raw shell-on king prawns6 cloves of garlic1 tsp of curry powder1 heaped tbsp of mango chutney1 lime Method Quickly pull the legs and tails off the prawns and peel off the shells, leaving the heads on for bonus flavour. Run the tip of your knife down their backs and pull … Continue reading Sticky mango prawns
It’s the middle of Summer in Melbourne and it’s also very warm! As you start to make the most of the warm weather, delicious ice creams and refreshing beach swims, now would also be the time to reflect on the succulent food Summer tends to bring. Likewise, I bring you these amazing mango prawns. Sticky … Continue reading Summer vibes